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Walt Disney names a new chair as he prepares for a proxy battle with Nelson Peltz

Walt Disney names a new chair as he prepares for a proxy battle with Nelson Peltz

Activist investor Nelson Peltz will try to force his way onto Walt Disney’s board of directors after the company rejected his nomination as director, setting the stage for one of the biggest proxy battles in the US in years. Peltz plans to take his bid for a board seat straight to investors, according to people …

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Fed Chair Jerome Powell Calm As Bond Markets See Stagnation, Interest Rate Cuts

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Calm As Bond Markets See Stagnation, Interest Rate Cuts

Often, it is what is not said that deserves the most attention. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s decision to skirt the issue of inflation and raise interest rates during a central bank conference in Stockholm this week, as markets bet on his earlier hawkish signals, could be as pivotal as his speech in late August …

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