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Billionaires Giveaway: Who is Worthy?

I’m sure many recall the recent spate of articles on the results of a request by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett to get billionaires joining in something of a movement to promise at least half of their fortunes to charity. (Pledge to Give Away Half Gains Billionaire Adherents, NYTimes, 8/4/10) One report noted, […]

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Major Shift in Proxy Voting Policy at State Street

Last year Walden Asset Management filed a resolution at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) seeking a proxy review. While SSgA successfully obtained a “no-action” letter from the SEC, their voting practices were still the subject of a debate at the annual meeting. This year United for a Fair Economy picked up the torch and filed […]

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