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Takeda Pharmaceutical CEO Talks Big Pharma Trends

Takeda Pharmaceutical CEO Talks Big Pharma Trends

One of pharma's biggest CEO's talks M&A action on the exchange.

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.

Yankees in Talks to Buy YES Sports Network With Amazon, Sinclair

Yankees in Talks to Buy YES Sports Network With Amazon, Sinclair

The team has turned to Amazon, Sinclair and Altice to buy the remaining 80% of YES Sports Network, which broadcasts Yankees games.

What Is Cost of Capital and Why Is It Important for Business in 2019?

What Is Cost of Capital and Why Is It Important for Business in 2019?

Cost of capital is a useful corporate financial tool to assess big projects and investments, with the intent to limit costs.

Amazon: Workers in Germany Strike; Retailer Targets Unprofitable Online Items

Amazon: Workers in Germany Strike; Retailer Targets Unprofitable Online Items

Workers at two Amazon distribution warehouses in Germany go on strike Monday.

Genesco Rises on Sale of Lids Sports Group

Genesco Rises on Sale of Lids Sports Group

The $100 million sale of Lids Sports Group is 40% less than what Genesco paid for the brand in 2014.

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has just one woman on an 11-person board, putting Blackstone in percentage terms near the bottom of the Standard & Poor's 500.

More Tech and Finance Executives Back Away from Saudi Ties

More Tech and Finance Executives Back Away from Saudi Ties

Saudi money, including its Public Investment Fund, is a force in Silicon Valley and beyond. But the alleged murder of a prominent Saudi journalist is putting some leaders in an uncomfortable spot, as more top executives back away from a planned conference in Saudi Arabia.

All-Male Boards Could Face New Pressure From Shareholder Adviser ISS

All-Male Boards Could Face New Pressure From Shareholder Adviser ISS

Institutional Shareholder Services, the big advisory firm, is considering a new policy of recommending "no" votes against certain directors on companies without a single woman on their boards.

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Inc. said investment-banking chief Ray McGuire would move to a different role as part of a reorganization that aims to more seamlessly integrate the company's stock- and bond-underwriting business. Citigroup will combine its corporate and investment-banking group with its capital-markets origination business to create a new Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory division, according to a memo.