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IPO Investors Should Take Note of Pinterest's Dual Class Share Structure

IPO Investors Should Take Note of Pinterest's Dual Class Share Structure

Pinterest isn't exactly bringing the power to the people.

Bank of America's Push Into Ohio Sets Up New Test of Big-Bank Power

Bank of America's Push Into Ohio Sets Up New Test of Big-Bank Power

The expansion by Bank of America, the second-biggest U.S. lender, in Ohio aims squarely at territory that's currently dominated by large regional banks like Fifth Third, Huntington and Key.

Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Trade Higher on Analyst Upgrade

Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Trade Higher on Analyst Upgrade

Expectations that 'activist attention' on Bed Bath & Beyond will spur management changes and progress prompts a Morgan Stanley analyst to upgrade the stock.

Activist Investor Land & Buildings Wants a Seat on Marriott's Board

Activist Investor Land & Buildings Wants a Seat on Marriott's Board

Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management is seeking a seat on Marriott's board, saying the hotel chain has too many brands and needs to cull some.

Activist Investor Starboard Value Wants Major Changes at Dollar Tree

Activist Investor Starboard Value Wants Major Changes at Dollar Tree

Starboard wants Dollar Tree to explore a sale of Family Dollar and wants the dollar-store chain to sell items for more than $1.

Activist Investing Today: Why Analysts Make Good Directors

Activist Investing Today: Why Analysts Make Good Directors

Michelle Applebaum, a former steel analyst who has been nominated by insurgent managers Barington Capital and Land & Buildings for corporate boards talks to Ron Orol on the Activist Investing Today podcast

Activist Dan Loeb Has Infiltrated Your Campbell's Soup

Activist Dan Loeb Has Infiltrated Your Campbell's Soup

Activist Dan Loeb thinks Campbell Soup Co should be sold and wants to take over the board. The Deal's Senior Editor Ron Orol gave us the up-to-the-minute scoop.

Can Tesla Really Go Private? Or is its CEO Too Much of a Loose Canon?

Can Tesla Really Go Private? Or is its CEO Too Much of a Loose Canon?

Elon Musk announced to the world that wants to take Tesla private. But can he do it? And is he the reason a deal may not get done? Listen to The Deal's Senior Editor Ron Orol give us the inside scoop.

GM, Teva, Facebook and Other New Jana Partners Positions

GM, Teva, Facebook and Other New Jana Partners Positions

The insurgent manager that helped engineer the Amazon-Whole Foods combination just offered up a window into his latest allocations, any of which could soon become campaigns. Both Jana Partners and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported new positions in Teva

Zayo Attracts Activists Jana, Corvex and FrontFour

Zayo Attracts Activists Jana, Corvex and FrontFour

Barry Rosenstein's Jana has the largest stake among Zayo's activists. The Colorado fiber networking outfit is a candidate for REIT conversion--or a buyout.