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What is Activist Investing?

What is Activist Investing?

Carl Icahn, unhappy with the $13.65 buyout target proposed by Michael Dell and his partnering private…

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Obama’s Reelection And The Canadian Economy

According to a report recently released by Deloitte & Touche, Canadians can expect the focus of the country’s economic growth to shift west to the oil sands of northern Alberta. The report states that over the next 25 to 30 years, “growth of the oil sands [will be] key…

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BP To Admit Crimes And Pay $4.5 Billion In Gulf Settlement

BREAKING – BP plc, a British oil company, said Thursday that it would pay $4.5 billion in fines and other payments to the government and plead guilty to 14 criminal charges in connection with the giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago.

One of the nation…

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Memoirs Of A Hurricane

Over the past week, Hurricane Sandy has claimed over 86 lives and caused an estimated $30-50 billion in damages. It has affected every facet of business with massive disruptions ranging from GM’s manufacturing production to the cancellation of over 14,600 flights. Although natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy…

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Another Day, Another Anonymous Threat... But "What If"?

Whenever the exciting and fast-paced cyber-world quiets down, Anonymous is always there to make sure we have something to talk about. This time, they are threatening to take down Facebook and release Zynga games for free on November 5th if the online games company does not overturn their…

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Desautels Welcomes Brian Fetherstonhaugh, CEO OgilvyOne Worldwide

On October 17th, 2012, Desautels had the opportunity to hear from Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BComm 79’), Chairmam and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, as part of the CEO speaker series program here at Desautels. Fetherstonhaugh described his experience as a BComm graduate, and offered his input on what is relevant and what…

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