Jeff Smith

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Name: Jeff Smith
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Dear Marissa Mayer: Here's What You Can Do To Save Your Job (YHOO)

Late last week, Marissa Mayer got the kind of letter a public company CEO never wants to get. It was an open letter from a major shareholder, telling her what to do…or else. The letter was from a type of shareholder known as an "activist investor." ... [Published Clusterstock - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend For All Twelve of Starboard's Nominees For Darden

Starboard is Extremely Gratified that the Two Leading Independent Proxy Voting Advisory Firms Have Recommended Darden Shareholders Vote for All Twelve of Starboard's World-Class Nominees on Starboard's WHITE Proxy CardISS Concludes that "Significant Board ... [Published Scottrade - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Should Yahoo Buy AOL?

It’s hard to remember a time when Yahoo ( YHOO ) wasn’t in trouble. Seven years ago the board replaced chief executive Terry Semel with co-founder Jerry Yang to reinvigorate the flailing web portal.A lot of good that did. Four CEOs, two proxy battles ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

After 60 years, a Prairie Village Country Club is closing its doors

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - A longtime Prairie Village golf course will be closing down the greens on Halloween. No more divets in the grass and no more drinks after the 18th hole.Meadowbrook Country Club, after 60 years, is shutting down at the end of October. ... [Published KMBZ - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Alma's connection to Ebola-ridden Sierra Leone

If there’s one thing the West African country of Sierra Leone didn’t need it was more misery.The country of 6 million people, 70 percent of whom live in poverty, suffered under a 10-year civil war that left the country devastated when it ended in 20 ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

DA: ‘Stand Your Ground Law’ Shields Criminal Charges In Shady Point Death

The LeFlore County District Attorney announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed as a result of a shooting incident in Shady Point on early August.Douglas Neil Byrd , 21, of Spiro died Aug. 15 from wounds sustained by a semi-automatic gun ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New £40m masterplan for Collyhurst revealed - four years after original revamp was axed

The council has unveiled its first steps towards transforming the area, which it hopes will encourage developers and investors to go even furtherA new £40m vision for Collyhurst has been revealed - four years after the coalition axed plans to rebuild ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Port Shepstone Lions Club grooms Sheppie High learners on Leadership Retreat — photo gallery

Date posted: September 29, 2014 Port Shepstone High School learners upon their arrival at the camp.Port Shepstone Lions Club hosted their 28th annual Leadership Retreat at Camp Anerley over the weekend.Fourty Grade 11 learners, recently selected for ... [Published eHowzit - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Yahoo’s latest activist may point way with to-do list

Yahoo may squeeze out a third activist helping. Starboard’s Jeff Smith is following where uppity investors Dan Loeb and Carl Icahn have trod before him. He doesn’t exactly have fresh ideas but Yahoo could nevertheless benefit from the attention.Starboard ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Public invited to check out the chicks

If you’ve ever pondered the question of the chicken and the egg, then a local business has an event that’s right up your alley.Cackle Hatchery will be holding its second annual Chicken Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 11 at the Cackle Hatchery ... [Published Lebanon Daily Record - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Jeff Smith, Lebanon, Sales
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 3 reports

Who is Jeff Smith from Starboard

Reuters/ Rick WilkingActivist investor Jeff Smith, who runs hedge fund Starboard Value, is starting to become a household name on Wall Street.Smith has sent a letter to Yahoo![1] urging that they consider combining their business with AOL. Both of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Major Proxy Advisors Back Entire Starboard Darden Slate

NEW YORK ( The Deal ) -- In a blow to Darden Restaurants , the two main proxy advisory firms - Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. -- on Thursday recommended that shareholders vote for all 12 dissident nominees put up by activist ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Sep 26 2014]

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Dunham overshares about going down on her rug [Published Times Live South Africa - 2 hours ago]
Dear Marissa Mayer: Here's What You Can Do To S... [Published Clusterstock - 2 hours ago]
ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend For All Twelve of... [Published Scottrade - 5 hours ago]
DARDEN RESTAURANTS : ISS and Glass Lewis Recomm... [Published 4 Traders - 5 hours ago]
Should Yahoo Buy AOL? [Published FOXBusiness.com - 7 hours ago]
After 60 years, a Prairie Village Country Club ... [Published KMBZ - 14 hours ago]
Artists honour 'Usagi Yojimbo' creator with dra... [Published thestar.com.my - 21 hours ago]
'Well aware' of issues [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 30 2014]
Alma's connection to Ebola-ridden Sierra Leone [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 29 2014]
DA: ‘Stand Your Ground Law’ Shields Criminal Ch... [Published Southwest Times Record - Sep 29 2014]
Manchester town hall could be sold off without ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 29 2014]
Regeneration masterplan spells a bright future ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 29 2014]
Port Shepstone Lions Club grooms Sheppie High l... [Published eHowzit - Sep 29 2014]
New £40m masterplan for Collyhurst revealed - f... [Published Manchester Evening News - Sep 29 2014]
Yahoo’s latest activist may point way with to-d... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 29 2014]
Alibaba IPO, Yahoo and animal spirits [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 29 2014]
Public invited to check out the chicks [Published Lebanon Daily Record - Sep 29 2014]
Sloppy thirds [Published Business Standard India - Sep 29 2014]
Carmel Elementary Educator Named STEM Teacher o... [Published Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch - Sep 28 2014]
Watch: Banned Books Week and the History of Com... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 27 2014]
Adults can decide what to shelve [Published Standard Speaker - Sep 27 2014]
Michael Donohue [Published Athens Messenger - Sep 26 2014]
Starboard “Suggests” Yahoo! Inc. To Merge With ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 26 2014]
Local fire department warns residents of phone ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Sep 26 2014]
Should Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Follow Jeff Smith Adv... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 26 2014]
Who is Jeff Smith from Starboard [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
Meet The Hedge Fund Manager Who Wants Yahoo To ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 26 2014]
Meet The Hedge Fund Manager Who Wants Yahoo To ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 26 2014]
Meet The Hedge Fund Manager Who Wants Yahoo To ... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 26 2014]
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Dear Marissa Mayer: Here's What You Can Do To S... [Published Clusterstock - 2 hours ago]
Late last week, Marissa Mayer got the kind of letter a public company CEO never wants to get. It was an open letter from a major shareholder, telling her what to do…or else. The letter was from a type of shareholder known as an "activist investor." ...
Watch: Banned Books Week and the History of Com... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 27 2014]
"Banned Books Week: Comic Books and Literary Censorship" was originally released on Sept. 24, 2014. The original text isbelow.  "Comic books are being challenged with greater frequency than they ever have been," says Charles Brownstein, executive ...
Meet The Hedge Fund Manager Who Wants Yahoo To ... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 26 2014]
Activist investor Jeff Smith, who runs hedge fund Starboard Value, is starting to become a household name on Wall Street. Smith  has sent a letter to Yahoo! urging that they consider combining their business with AOL. Both of the stocks jumped ...
It’s Banned Books Week. Go Read Something Subve... [Published Wonkette - Sep 26 2014]
Can you believe that Banned Books Week is almost over? But you don’t have to fear — people are always trying to ban something, somewhere, so you can still enjoy a banned book at your leisure. Here’s a shopping list from the American Library Association’s ...
Happy Banned Books Week! Featuring All-Too-Comm... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 24 2014]
September 21-27 is Banned Books Week, a week dedicated to promoting awareness of censorship issues nationwide. This year'sspotlight is on challenges to comic books. Reason TV interviewed Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal ...
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