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BHGE and GE announce a series of long-term agreements

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11/15/2018 Photo: BHGE. HOUSTON & BOSTON — Baker Hughes, a GE company and General Electric Company jointly announced the entry into a series of long-term agreements that amend the commercial and technological relationships between the two companies. The Agreements focus on: Long-term collaboration on critical rotating equipment, including aeroderivative and heavy-duty gas turbine technology. BHGE Read More

U.S. senators introduce bill to rein-in proxy advisers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced a bill that would require the U.S. securities watchdog to directly regulate firms such as Glass, Lewis & Co and Institutional Shareholder Services, which advise investors on how to vote in corporate elections. The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall Read More

Covia Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results

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Volumes of 8.2 million tons, down 19% sequentially, and revenues of $523 million, down 27% sequentially, both on a pro forma basis Net loss of $289 million driven primarily by $295 million of pre-tax impairments, restructuring and merger-related charges Adjusted EBITDA of $84.1 million, down 53% sequentially on a pro forma basis due to lower Read More

SEC to review corporate democracy rules risking investor clash

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WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator is set to review this month rules on corporate democracy, setting it up for a clash with investors who worry the agency will side with companies to diminish voting rights on charged issues like climate change and gun violence. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo Read More

Temporally challenged: 69yo man fights to legally change his age… for more Tinder dates

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Inspired by people who legally change their name or gender, a 69-year-old Dutchman has launched an unlikely legal bid to change his age because he ‘identifies’ as 49 and feels the difference in decades is ruining his love life. Temporally-challenged Emile Ratelband claims he is being discriminated against for his age and says he is Read More

Tinkering with time: 69yo man fights to legally change his age… for more Tinder dates

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Inspired by people who legally change their name or gender, a 69-year-old Dutchman has launched an unlikely legal bid to change his age because he ‘identifies’ as 49 and feels the difference in decades is ruining his love life. Temporally-challenged Emile Ratelband claims he is being discriminated against for his age and says he is Read More

Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds surged more than 30 percent over the past 18 months and short selling of Tesla(TSLA.O) and Alibaba (BABA.N) shares reaches a frenzy. FILE PHOTO: A sign for BlackRock Inc on its building in New Read More