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Ford shareholders reject stock proposal

Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. Thirty-three percent supported it. That was slightly less support than the same measure received last year.


Large Dell Holder Sells Stake

The Oakmark Funds group, one of Dell's larger shareholders, sold its stake after Blackstone withdrew its potential bid for the PC maker.


Apple to dole out $100B to shareholders


Apple is opening the doors to its bank vault, saying it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders by the end of 2015. At the same time, the company said revenue for the current quarter could fall from the year before, which would be the first decline in many years.


Einhorn sues Apple, marks biggest investor challenge in years

Apple Inc on Thursday confronted its first major challenge from an activist shareholder in years as hedge fund manager David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital filed suit against the company and demanded that it dole out a bigger piece of its $137 billion cash pile to investors.


Dissident Shareholder Nominees Backed for AOL Board

Institutional Shareholder Services, the influential shareholder advisory firm, has recommended that AOL stockholders vote for two of the three board nominees put forward by dissident shareholder Starboard Value.


Shareholder sues Google to block stock split

Google Inc and its board were sued on Monday by a shareholder who wants to block the company's stock split plan because it entrenches the Web search company's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, according to court documents.


Citigroup shareholders snub execs on pay

Vikram Pandit

Shareholders of Citigroup rejected a board-approved pay package for CEO Vikram Pandit and other top executives, sending a loud and clear message that executive compensation needs to be tied to performance, or else.

Senh: Nice. That's how it should be done. What message are companies sending to their executives when they raises and bonuses even if the company's not doing well.


News Corp suspends voting rights for some non-U.S. shareholders

News Corp suspended half the voting rights of its non-American shareholders to comply with a U.S. law that limits foreign ownership, after the media company found it had breached the rule.


DealBook: Ex-Lehman Officials to Pay $90 Million to Settle Suit

The Lehman executives and directors are accused a shareholder lawsuit of misleading investors about the investment bank's health in the months leading up to its collapse.


Deutsche Boerse clinches $9.7 billion NYSE Euronext deal

Deutsche Boerse clinches $9.7 billion NYSE Euronext deal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG pulled off a $9.7 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext as shareholders approved a deal to create the world's largest exchange operator amid resistance in Frankfurt.


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