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At Rovi, Activist Investor's Years of Protests Against Executive Pay May Give Leverage on Board

Glenn Welling's Engaged Capital wants to install three directors, including himself, on the company's board at the annual meeting, arguing that shareholder returns have been negative overall.

Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon Image

Activist fund Engaged Capital revealed a 5.2% stake in the target in December and considered launching a proxy fight.

Oplink Communications (OPLK) Stock Soaring Today on Acquisition Announcement

Oplink Communications (OPLK) stock is gaining after the company announced it will be acquired by Koch Optics Inc. for $445 million.

Oplink Communications (OPLK) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

Oplink Communications (OPLK) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to Buy with a ratings score of B-.

How to Make a Plan Come Together on the Activist-Team

Dissidents find teaming up helps cover costs and drive insurgencies at larger companies.

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Tips for Retirees to Deal with Falling Stocks and Bonds

The markets' slide particularly hurts retirees, who may have to sell some of their stocks and bonds to finance spending.

Your Car Will Likely Be More Expensive

Ford has recently cast a shadow over the auto industry.

Short Sellers Targeted Commodities in September

Short sellers reversed course and sold $19 billion of shorts in September.

Alphabet CEO Pichai Continues to Sound Alarm About the Economy

The parent company of Google and Youtube is preparing for a sharp deterioration in the health of the economy.