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Don't Do An M&A Deal Without Doing This First   
February 20, 2019
Source: Forbes - For Steve Odland, CEO of The Conference Board, a merger or acquisition is more likely to ... Odland: The bias comes often through in highly emotional issues, such as politcal and social issues. Those highly partisan, highly...
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Microsoft says hackers tried to breach European think tanks and non-profit organizations   
February 20, 2019
Source: CNBC - The tech giant said in a blog post that it detected attacks targeting employees of the German Council on Foreign Relations and European offices of The Aspen Institute and The German Marshall Fund through malicious websites and...
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Owens Corning Tops Q4 Earnings Estimate, Boosts Dividend   
February 20, 2019
Source: TheStreet.com - Owens Corning Inc. (OC) posted stronger-than-expected fourth quarter profits Wednesday and said it sees returning to a "strong conversion of adjusted earnings into free cash flow" over the coming year. Owens Corning said adjusted...
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Banning Bans: Overreach' Or Good Governance'   
February 20, 2019
Source: FITSNews - South Carolina state lawmakers recently advanced the first of several so-called “bans on bans,” state-level bills that would ostensibly standardize and properly channel a flood of overly restrictive ordinances that...
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Governance panel opposed to Renault chairman being named Nissan head: sources   
February 20, 2019
Source: Business Insider - As Nissan and Renault seek to repair their 20-year alliance in the wake of ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn's arrest, the selection of his successor at the Japanese firm remains a sensitive issue, and the latest consideration is...
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PG&E Shakes Up Governance: Can It Restore Investor Confidence'   
February 20, 2019
Source: TriplePundit - In the U.S., when a company has a role in an accident causing over $50,000 in damages, hospitalization or death, it must report that event at both the federal and state levels. Utility company ...
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Glencore vows to cap coal output as profits tumble   
February 20, 2019
Source: Yahoo News - Zurich (AFP) - Mining giant Glencore pledged on Wednesday to limit its coal production and instead prioritise investment in other commodities needed as part of a transition towards cleaner energy and transportation. "To meet the...
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eGRC (Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance) market set to grow according to forecasts   
February 20, 2019
Source: WhaTech - Latest Report Available at Analytical Research Cognizance, “eGRC (Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance) Market Forecast to 2025” provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics and a forward...
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Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Targeted European Think Tanks   
February 20, 2019
Source: Bloomberg L.P. - The U.S. company said it was “confident” that attacks targeting employees of organizations including the German Council on Foreign Relations, The Aspen Institute and The German Marshall Fund, originated from a group...
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Musk: Tesla Will Produce 10,000 Cars a Week by End of 2019   
February 20, 2019
Source: Investopedia - Elon Musk is making some confusing statements on Twitter again. Musk tweeted his confidence that Tesla Inc.’s (TSLA) days of “production hell” are over, predicting that the automaker will manufacture 10,000 cars...
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