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Berkshire's Warren Buffet's advice for Tim Cook: Ignore Einhorn, buy back stock

Apple To Investors: OK, OK, We'll Show You The Money

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If you listen to a rising chorus of Apple investors, it seems increasingly clear that Cupertino will soon dance a Wall Street jig and offer either a share-buyback plan or a higher dividend. Either of which would help support the share price, even if neither move seems likely to restore...
Apple To Investors: OK, OK, We'll Show You The Money

Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

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Greenlight Capital scored a major win over Apple executives in federal court this week. Greenlight Capital Inc. founder David Einhorn may have won a major battle against Apple, with a federal judge ruling in his favor on Friday to block an upcoming shareholders vote over preferred stock, Reuters reported....
Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

Here's One Of The Clever Financial Tricks That Mitt Romney Used To Become Dynastically Rich

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While the world waits for Mitt Romney to stop being the only Presidential candidate in several decades to keep his tax returns secret, we're left to try to solve the Romney money mysteries with the information we have. One of those mysteries is how Romney accumulated $21-$102 million in his...
Here's One Of The Clever Financial Tricks That Mitt Romney Used To Become Dynastically Rich

David Einhorn Drops Case Against Apple

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Move comes after the Greenlight Capital founder succeeded in getting a key vote off of the agenda for the shareholders meeting this week. Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn dropped his much-talked about lawsuit against Apple over the issuance of preferred stock on Friday, All Things D reported. The hedge...
David Einhorn Drops Case Against Apple

Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has won a court order preventing Apple from holding a proxy vote on a proposal that would stop the company from being allowed to issue preferred stock. Einhorn had sued Apple in a federal court in Manhattan arguing that its proxy statement violated SEC rules that...
Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple

Yahoo gains $7.1B in stock, cash in Alibaba share buyback

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Alibaba, a Chinese-owned e-commerce giant, has bought half of Yahoo's stake in the company through a buyback deal. The previously speculated arrangement, announced on Sunday, sees Alibaba receive half of the 40 percent stake Yahoo has in the company in exchange for $6.3 billion in cash, and around $800 million...
Yahoo gains $7.1B in stock, cash in Alibaba share buyback

DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock

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David Einhorn, the billionaire hedge fund manager, sued Apple to block a plan to eliminate preferred shares, showing deep dissatisfaction with the company's once-explosive stock....
DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock

LivingSocial CEO Fires Back And Calls Damning Report 'Fiction'

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PrivCo, a research firm that tracks private companies, reported yesterday that daily-deals company LivingSocial had taken an "emergency" round of debt from current investors. Now LivingSocial CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy has strongly denied that report in an email to employees obtained by Fortune's Dan Primack. LivingSocial is the No. 2 player in...
LivingSocial CEO Fires Back And Calls Damning Report 'Fiction'

SharesPost Report Values Twitter At $750 Million

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A new analyst report from private secondary market SharesPost values Twitter at around $750 million, which is less than the $1 billion valuation it got in its last round of funding and less than the $1.5 billion valuation private shares of Twitter are trading for on SharesPost itself. The...
SharesPost Report Values Twitter At $750 Million

Would you buy an Apple iPref from this man?

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David Einhorn takes his case for perpetual preferred stock to Apple shareholders FORTUNE -- Having failed to persuade Apple's (AAPL) management of the virtues of unloading some of its excess cash through perpetual preferred shares, billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn renamed them "iPrefs" and took his case directly to the shareholders...
Would you buy an Apple iPref from this man?

ISS Sides With Apple Over Einhorn on "Blank Check" Proposal

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Shareholder adviser ISS Proxy Advisory Services has urged investors to vote for an Apple Inc. proposal to eliminate the company’s power to issue preferred stock without shareholder approval, after hedge-fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital Inc. challenged Apple’s proposal earlier this week. “ISS policy supports the elimination of ‘blank...
ISS Sides With Apple Over Einhorn on "Blank Check" Proposal

DealBook: In Apple Fight, Einhorn Unveils 'iPrefs'

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The hedge fund manager David Einhorn wants the company to roll out what he calls iPrefs, perpetual preferred shares as a way to deliver more cash to its shareholders....
DealBook: In Apple Fight, Einhorn Unveils 'iPrefs'

Morgan Stanley: Apple Is Probably Going To Jack Up Its Dividend (AAPL)

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Bad news for hedge funder David Einhorn: Apple is likely to jack its dividend, says Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. Huberty met with Apple's CFO. After the meeting she wrote that Apple will "likely increase cash return to shareholders." She writes: Apple could return more cash to shareholders given its...
Morgan Stanley: Apple Is Probably Going To Jack Up Its Dividend (AAPL)
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Apple Reportedly Preparing to Announce Larger Dividend or Stock Buyback

Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock

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The “silly sideshow” around Greenlight Capital and Apple issuing preferred stock, as Apple CEO Tim Cook put it, will go on according to a ruling today by U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in NYC today. Sullivan sided with Greenlight Capital manager David Einhorn, blocking Apple from being able to proceed with a...
Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock
Apple cash pile fight ends with a win for Greenlight Capital, judge rules
Apple's Shareholder Meeting Likely a Snoozer

DOCUMENTED: The Unusual Structure That Lets Square CEO Jack Dorsey Cash Out His Shares

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey, his cofounder in the online-payments startup, negotiated a great deal for themselves when they started the company. According to documents reviewed by Business Insider, the founders have a right to sell shares alongside the company in any equity financing. And all they need...
DOCUMENTED: The Unusual Structure That Lets Square CEO Jack Dorsey Cash Out His Shares

Investors Who Gave Groupon, Like, A Billion Dollars Get Closer To, Like, Breaking Even

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Remember when Groupon raised, like, a billion dollars? We certainly do. Well, it looks like Groupon’s slide over the past month is bringing its last round of venture investors ever closer to breaking even. The stock has rebounded slightly this morning to $11.49, but the number to watch is $7.90....
Investors Who Gave Groupon, Like, A Billion Dollars Get Closer To, Like, Breaking Even

Einhorn's hedge fund drops suit against Apple

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Greenlight Capital says the issue in the suit was resolved when Apple removed the proposal related to preferred shares from consideration at its shareholder meeting. [Read more]...
Einhorn's hedge fund drops suit against Apple

Einhorn's hedge fund to Apple: Show me the money

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David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital has sued Apple to block a shareholder proposal that would prevent the electronics giant from issuing preferred shares. [Read more]...
Einhorn's hedge fund to Apple: Show me the money

Chatty Only Weeks Ago, Tumblr Sources Suddenly Go Silent Amid Talk Of Yahoo's $1 Billion Offer (YHOO)

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Last night, Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of All Things D reported that Yahoo might buy Tumblr for a price close to $1 billion. Then, GigaOm suggested Facebook might swoop in and buy Tumblr at a higher price for itself. Then, Forbes's Jeff Bercovici said that Microsoft is circling Tumblr...
Chatty Only Weeks Ago, Tumblr Sources Suddenly Go Silent Amid Talk Of Yahoo's $1 Billion Offer (YHOO)

David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

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Judge approves injunction barring tech giant from putting four votes on one ballot but 'iPref' share fight goes onDavid Einhorn has one legal win under his belt in his battle with technology giant Apple. Einhorn, the CEO of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, has been battling Apple on two fronts. The...
David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

HERE IT IS: David Einhorn's Massive Presentation On How Apple Should Hook Up Its Shareholders

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Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the CEO of $8 billion Greenlight Capital, wrapped up an hour-long conference call about Apple. Einhorn, whose fund owned ~1.5 million Apple shares at the end of the fourth quarter, has been taking aim at the tech giant's massive cash hoard.   Einhorn has been urging...
HERE IT IS: David Einhorn's Massive Presentation On How Apple Should Hook Up Its Shareholders

Facebook Or Yahoo: Which One Gets Back To $38 First? (FB, YHOO)

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This is a guest post from Martin Wolf, an M&A advisor focused on mid-market IT. On May 18, 2012, Facebook began trading, opening at $42 and closing at $38.23.  The last date that Yahoo topped $38.23 was January 17, 2006 when it closed at $40.11.  Since 2006, Yahoo has had...
Facebook Or Yahoo: Which One Gets Back To $38 First? (FB, YHOO)

This Chart Shows Why VCs Are Willing To Give Hyped Startups Absurd Valuations

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Why has the billion dollar valuation become trivialized in startup investing? What started Facebook down a path where it would it reach a $150 billion valuation on secondary markets before going public at a $100 billion valuation, and then sinking to a $50 billion valuation within months? We were talking...
This Chart Shows Why VCs Are Willing To Give Hyped Startups Absurd Valuations

Here's The Clearest Sign Yet That Box Is Gunning For An IPO, Whatever Its CEO Says

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Business Insider has learned the exact terms of Box's $125 million fundraising--and it makes it pretty clear that the company is gunning for an IPO. Officially, Box CEO Aaron Levie is downplaying the idea of going public. "We can do way more as a private company than we can as...
Here's The Clearest Sign Yet That Box Is Gunning For An IPO, Whatever Its CEO Says

Barnes & Noble Misses Estimates, Though In-Store Sales Rise Slightly

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Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) hopes to advance a narrative of momentum and the power of bricks-and-mortar bookstores in its third-quarter earnings report this morning, which coincides with the launch of a $199 Nook Tablet. The Nook business is struggling to compete against Amazon’s Kindle, and despite some gains...
Barnes & Noble Misses Estimates, Though In-Store Sales Rise Slightly
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