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Costco: How I Voted

Costco Wholesale Company (COST) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming today. Voting on MoxyVote.com‘s platform has already ended; I procrastinated too long. However, I can still look at advice (more…)

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Walgreen: How I Voted

Walgreen Co. (WAG) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up on January 11. Voting on MoxyVote.com‘s platform ends January 10. When I last looked, MoxyVote.com had recommendations from seven “good causes,” which included three consolidations. ProxyDemocracy.org had five (more…)

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PG: How I Voted

Proctor & Gamble (PG) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up  on October 11. I voted yesterday using the MoxyVote.com platform. Today is the last day to use it. Tomorrow, you’ll have to use ProxyVote.com. MoxyVote.com had recommendations from 13 “good causes,” which included several consolidations.  ProxyDemocracy.org had recommendations from 5 participating funds families. When it […]

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Shareowners Too Busy But Hamermesh Offers Wrong Solutions

Lawrence A. Hamermesh, Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware gave the Keynote Speech to the Practical Law Institute’s Ninth Annual Directors’ Institute on Corporate Governance on September 7, 2011. In Too Busy to Think, Spread Too Thin to Matter: Making a Rational Stockholder Voting System an Agenda Item for Management/Investor Dialogue, he runs over […]

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L'Apel: Democratic Capitalism at Risk

Recently, ICGN held their annual conference in Paris. From the Twitter feed, it appears I missed a good one. (see ICGN Via Twitter) I’ve already mentioned Jon Lukomnik’s appeal to look again at the idea that shareowners’ interests and executives’ can be aligned through compensation strategies. I think one origin of our errors was revising the […]

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Corporate Spring

Ordinary people using Facebook and Twitter overturned dictators in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. David Kirkpatrick of Techonomy Media, which promotes the integration of technology with business and social progress, writes “this social might is now moving toward your company… you’d better get out of their way—or learn to embrace them.” Gary Hamel, one of business’ […]

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Medtronic: How I Voted

Medtronic (MDT) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up  on August 25. I voted yesterday using the MoxyVote.com platform. However, it is too late to do that today, so you’ll have to use ProxyVote.com. MoxyVote.com had recommendations from seven “good causes,” which included two consolidations.  ProxyDemocracy.org had only two participating funds (more…)

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Amazon: How I Voted

Amazon (AMZN) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up June 7 and today is the last day to vote using the MoxyVote.com platform. MoxyVote.com had eight “good causes,” including three (more…)

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Davita (DVA): How I Voted

Davita (DVA) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up June 6. ProxyDemocracy.org had four funds voting. MoxyVote.com had two funds and two consolidations. Checking the Summary Compensation Table, it appears CEO/Chair Kent J. Thiry was paid more than $14 million. Using the United States Proxy Exchange (USPX) released draft guidelines, I voted against most […]

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IRobot: How I Voted

IRobot (IRBT) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 24. ProxyDemocracy.org had only one fund voting, CBIS, when I voted yesterday. MoxyVote.com had none. Today is the last day to vote using MoxyVote.com. Checking the Summary Compensation Table, it appears CEO/Chair Colin M. Angle was paid more than $2.3 million, which is […]

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Rovi: How I Voted

Rovi (ROVI) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 24. ProxyDemocracy.org had only one fund voting, Calvert, when I looked two days ago. MoxyVote.com had four “good causes” but only one readily identifiable source, Calvert. Checking the Summary Compensation Table, it appears CEO/Alfred J. Amoroso was paid […]

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Interface: How I Voted

Interface, Inc (IFSIA) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 23. ProxyDemocracy.org had only one fund voting, CBIS, when I looked yesterday. Often they seem to vote against just about every management recommendation but not this time. MoxyVote.com had five opinions but only two readily identifiable sources, Calvert and Trillium. They […]

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Kinetic Concepts: Victory for Shareowners!

I was about to sit down this morning and write another scathing post on Kinetic Concepts when I learned of their press release announcing they will gradually declassify their board. They gave no reason as to why they took this action just ahead of their annual meeting. Perhaps they looked again at their guiding principles, We […]

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Juniper Networks: How I Voted

Juniper Networks (JNPR) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 18. May 14 is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had only one fund voting, CBIS, when I looked yesterday. MoxyVote.com had no recommendations.  The Summary Compensation Table shows CEO/Chair Kevin R. Johnson earned $10 last […]

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Nutrisystem: How I Voted

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 12. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had one fund voting when I looked yesterday (CBIS). MoxyVote.com had no recommendations.  I see on the Summary Compensation Table that CEO/Chairman Joseph M. Redling was paid $5 […]

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Ford: How I Voted

Ford (FDMTP) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 12. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had one fund voting when I looked yesterday (CBIS). MoxyVote.com had seven recommendations, but none for the whole ballot.  While I’m happy with Ford’s performance, I see […]

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Gilead Sciences: How I voted

Gilead Sciences (GILD) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 12. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had two funds voting when I looked yesterday. MoxyVote.comhad no recommendations.  I voted with Domini, except I did not vote against CEO/Chairman Martin, (more…)

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Goldman Sachs: How I Voted

Goldman Sachs is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 6. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had only two funds voting when I looked yesterday, CalPERS and CBIS. MoxyVote.com had sixteen recommendations, although several were from voting consolidations for categories. There is […]

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MSCI: How I Voted

MSCI INC. (MSCI) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 5. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had no funds voting when I looked yesterday. MoxyVote.com had several recommendations.  All voted with management, except the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of […]

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Kansas City Southern: How I Voted

Kansas City Southern (KSUPR) is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 5. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had no funds voting when I looked yesterday. MoxyVote.com had only recommendations from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist […]

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Union Pacific: How I Voted

Union Pacific is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 5. Today is the last day to vote my proxy on the MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had only one fund voting when I looked yesterday, CBIS. MoxyVote.com had seven recommendations, although three were from voting consolidations for categories. I Voted in favor […]

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Hess: How I Voted

Hess is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 4. Today is the last day to vote on the  MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had two funds voting, covering all the issues. MoxyVote.com has four advisors or compilations of advisors offering opinions. I voted on the MoxyVote.com platform and went […]

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EMC: How I Voted

EMC is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up May 4. Today is the last day to vote on the  MoxyVote.com platform. ProxyDemocracy.org had three funds voting, covering all the issues. MoxyVote.com has eight advisors or compilations of advisors offering opinions. This time, several are comprehensive. I voted on […]

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Berkshire Hathaway: How I Voted

Berkshire Hathaway is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their annual meeting is coming up April 30 Again, I’m a little disappointed not to see more voting advice available at this late date. Where are Florida SBA, CalSTRS, CalPERS, and all those SRI funds? Only AFSCME is reporting so far on ProxyDemocracy.org but they […]

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Don't Let Them Get Away With Stealing Elections

Glyn Holton’s How To Steal a Corporate Election informs us of recent outrages on how elections are tipped in favor of entrenched managers and boards. If you’ve taken the time to read his post, I urge you to take another five minutes to help remedy the situation. To address the situation at American Tower Corporation […]

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