Tag archive for ‘battle’
Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

David Beckham Says Announcement on Miami MLS Club Imminent

Retired soccer superstar David Beckham, who is laying the groundwork for the establishment of a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami, said in a recent interview that the preparations are about to More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Koch Brothers’ War Chest Sends Tom Steyer, Democrats, to the Trenches

The Democrats see it as a David versus Goliath battle, while Republicans may see it as nothing more than pot-shots against the free market, but almost everyone has an opinion about the Koch brothers and More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

NHL Fight Between Sherry Bassin and Daryl Katz Uglier Than a Tussle in the Rink

Hockey is famous for its in-rink fights in which players might lose tempers, dignity and possibly a tooth or two.  A court battle between Sherry Basin, owner of the Erie Otters and the Daryl Katz, who More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Embattled Sheldon Silver Is Not Stepping Down, his Assembly Loyalists Are Stepping Up

NY State Assembly Speaker Silver is not quitting his job, the NY Times reported, he only “temporarily delegates his duties as speaker to a group of senior Assembly members.” That means that the More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Why Mark Cuban and Fellow Sharks Wanted a Bite of Lamp Book Company Lumino

It was a charming and unusual product that got all five sharks on CNBC’s  The Shark Tank in a heated battle. It’s one of those products that you probably never would have dreamed of, never thought More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Makes Truce with Pepsi, But Still May Break Up DuPont

After months of fighting tooth and nail to convince PepsiCo that it should split its beverage from its snacks division, Nelson Peltz of Trian Management and Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi seem to have made a truce, More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Tells DuPont Why It Needs Him

Activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Management is waging a proxy battle against DuPont and has nominated 4 potential members to its 13 person board. It isn’t the suggested appointments DuPont’s More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Elena Kagan to Impact U.S. Constitutional Liberalism for Years to Come

The battle between the styles of U.S. Supreme Court justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor could define the future of American liberal constitutional politics, Slate.com said. Kagan can be thought of as More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Sainsbury to Implement Layoffs Under Expense Reduction Program

  J Sainsbury Plc plans to cut about 500 jobs at its store support centers as U.K. grocers seek to bring down costs amid a supermarket price war, Bloomberg said. The reductions at centers located in London, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Nelson Peltz May Be Right About DuPont

  Nelson Peltz is an activist investor who likes to shake things up at a company once he buys a significant stake. However, often when there is news that an investor has taken a position in a company, More...

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