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S&P 500 Companies Increasingly Discussing Oil Prices

S&P 500 Companies Increasingly Discussing Oil Prices

The number of companies in the S&P 500 commenting about oil during earnings conferences increased 37% between September 1 and November 6, 2014  compared in the same period last year, according to FactSet. The financial research firm found that the […]

Income Tax: Get Smart About Giving

Income Tax: Get Smart About Giving

Income Tax: Get Smart About Giving by Tara Thompson Popernik, AllianceBernstein With the year-end drawing near, many people are starting to think about how much to give to tax-deductible causes—and which causes to support. But too often, even financially sophisticated […]

Darden Restaurants' New Board Cancels Poison Pill  

Darden Restaurants' New Board Cancels Poison Pill  

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) announced that its newly-elected board of directors implemented several reforms including the cancellation of its shareholder rights plan or poison pill. Darden says reforms align with shareholder interests The board of directors of the restaurant chain […]

Darden Restaurants’ New Board Cancels Poison Pill  

Darden Restaurants’ New Board Cancels Poison Pill  

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) announced that its newly-elected board of directors implemented several reforms including the cancellation of its shareholder rights plan or poison pill. Darden says reforms align with shareholder interests The board of directors of the restaurant chain […]