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  1. No, Yahoo is Not Really Worth $10B (YHOO)

    Yahoo's for sale and they're asking $10 billion. But that's not what they're worth.
  2. Starboard Value: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read about the aggressive and successful activist strategy employed by Jeffrey Smith, ...
  3. J.C. Penney: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Learn about Pershing Square's activist investment with J.C. Penney. Discover what ...
  4. Hologic: An Activist Investment Analysis (HOLX)

    Read about a health care company that attracted activist investors Carl Icahn, Barry ...
  5. Hess Corporation: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Learn about Elliott Management's 2013 activist investor involvement with Hess Corporation. ...
  6. eBay: An Activist Investment Analysis (EBAY)

    Find out how legendary investor Carl Icahn took on e-commerce giant eBay in 2014 ...
  1. No, Yahoo is Not Really Worth $10B (YHOO)

    Yahoo's for sale and they're asking $10 billion. But that's not what they're worth.
  2. J.C. Penney: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Learn about Pershing Square's activist investment with J.C. Penney. Discover what ...
  3. Hologic: An Activist Investment Analysis (HOLX)

    Read about a health care company that attracted activist investors Carl Icahn, Barry ...
  4. Hess Corporation: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Learn about Elliott Management's 2013 activist investor involvement with Hess Corporation. ...
  5. eBay: An Activist Investment Analysis (EBAY)

    Find out how legendary investor Carl Icahn took on e-commerce giant eBay in 2014 ...
  6. Staples: An Activist Investment Analysis (SPLS, ...

    Learn about Starboard Value LP's investor activism with Staples Inc. Find out what ...
  1. How can investors influence the c-suite?

    Learn how investors can influence corporate management. Find out about methods that investors use to take control and some ...
  2. If I own a stock in a company, do I get a say in the company's operations?

    You don't get a direct say in a company's day-to-day operations, but, depending on whether you own voting or non-voting stock, ...
  3. How do proxy fights work?

    A proxy fight occurs when a group of shareholders in a particular company attempts to join together to effect change in a ...
  4. Since stockholders are entitled to a company's assets and earnings, can a stockholder ...

    When buying stock in a company, an investor becomes a part owner of that company. In addition to possessing the small degree ...
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