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Proxy Voting as if Systems Matter

Proxy Voting as if Systems Matter

Proxy Voting as if Systems Matter. Investors currently get essentially the same voting advice if they are broadly diversified or if their investments are highly concentrated. That doesn’t make sense if they are attempting to use their votes to enhance their financial returns. It also may not make sense strategically, even if they are concerned […]

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Egan-Jones Updates Voting Guidelines

I have been using Egan-Jones Proxy Services (“EJPS”) for several months to help me decide how to vote my proxies and have come to value their advice. For example, I like their policy of withholding votes from the entire compensation committee when voting against say on pay. Recently Egan-Jones announced the implementation of changes to […]

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2013 AFL-CIO Key Vote: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Director Election

The Hewlett-Packard director elections of John H. Hammergren and G. Kennedy Thompson will be the first vote included in the 2013 AFL-CIO Key Votes Survey. The HPQ shareholder meeting is scheduled for March 20, 2013.  Votes “AGAINST” HPQ directors Hammergren and Thompson are consistent with the AFL-CIO’s Proxy Voting Guidelines (Item #1-04 and #1-09 on HP’s […]

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Fund Votes: Great Resource for Proxy Research

Jackie Cook has revamped the Fund Votes website with a nice fresh look. More importantly, she’s added new features that make me move it toward the top of useful sites for retail shareowners, as well as for some institutional investors. As far as I know, Fund Votes has long had the most comprehensive (more…)

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