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  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- For many of us, the notion of being on a board of directors seems like the pinnacle of capitalist dreams. The financial planner from Chesterton, Indiana, had "prestigious" visions of board life swimming in her head, perhaps involving hanging out in mahogany boardrooms and hobnobbing with the rich and powerful. "These days boards are expected to...

  • Beijing is trying to revive China's bloated state-owned sector and create "bigger and stronger" conglomerates capable of competing on the global stage. About 90 percent of firms owned by local governments as well as the central government in Beijing have already completed the process, the cabinet said on its website on Wednesday. SOEs have waned in recent...

  • Boardroom diversity should include 'four and more': Chadick Ellig's Janice Reals Ellig

    Janice Reals Ellig, Chadick Ellig co-CEO, discusses how companies can promote gender equality in the workplace and in the boardroom.

  • *Karenann Terrell to join GSK executive team Sept. 4. LONDON, July 25- GlaxoSmithKline has appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Karenann Terrell to the new senior position of chief digital and technology officer as the drugmaker looks to harness smart tech systems across the group. The move reflects a desire by Chief Executive Emma Walmsley, who took over...

  • KIEV, July 20- Ukraine's central bank said on Thursday it had withdrawn the right to formally audit the country's banks from the Ukrainian unit of the international accounting firm PwC. PwC Ukraine had audited the largest Ukrainian bank, PrivatBank, which Ukraine took over in December after risky lending practices left it with a capital shortfall of more than...

  • SHANGHAI, July 20- China's major stock indexes rose for a third straight day on Thursday, led by the blue-chip index reaching a fresh 18- month high, with sentiment lifted by expectations of robust first-half corporate earnings. Ma Wenyu, strategist at Shanxi Securities, said earnings of cyclical sectors such as mining and steel will keep improving as Beijing...

  • *Sunac shares surge to record high in Hong Kong. SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 20- China's blue-chip index rose to fresh 18- month highs early on Thursday, buoyed by solid corporate earnings and signs Beijing is stepping up restructuring of the country's bloated state sector. Ma Wenyu, strategist at Shanxi Securities, forecast that earnings of cyclical sectors such as...

  • Cramer explains why CEO departures are not always bad for companies

    Jim Cramer says the case of medical device maker Zimmer Biomet proves that leadership shakeups are not always negative for the companies involved.

  • Jim Cramer says the case of Zimmer Biomet proves that leadership shakeups are not always negative for the companies involved.

  • P&G not changing quickly enough to keep up: Sanford C. Bernstein's Ali Dibadj

    Discussing the proxy fight launched by Trian's Nelson Peltz at Procter & Gamble and whether the conglomerate should be broken up with Ali Dibadj, Sanford C. Bernstein senior vice president, and Erin Lash, Morningstar equity analyst.

  • TORONTO, July 14- Canada's fund managers are set to plow more money into shares of cyclical, industrial and technology companies as the Bank of Canada hikes interest rates, and to allocate a greater share of their bond portfolio to short-term corporate debt. The Bank of Canada raised interest raised interest rates on Wednesday for the first time in seven years.

  • AT&T's Stephenson: My title will not be changing

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the speculation of leadership changes at AT&T.

  • *STOXX 600 down 0.7 pct. LONDON, July 11- European shares ended Tuesday on the backfoot as losses among defensive consumer staples and real estate stocks outweighed strength in autos and miners. "We note that defensive equity sectors earnings have generally weakened while cyclical sectors keep their positive momentum," said Valentin Bissat, equity analyst at...

  • *Split among UK retailers after M&S results. LONDON, July 11- European shares reversed early gains to turn lower on Tuesday as heavy losses among defensive consumer staples and real estate stocks outweighed strength in autos, miners and banks. "We note that defensive equity sectors earnings have generally weakened while cyclical sectors keep their positive...

  • The board set July 19 as the record date for the spinoff of Brighthouse Financial Inc, with shares to be distributed on Aug. 4, subject to approval by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said. On Wednesday, Delaware insurance regulators approved Brighthouse's request to acquire key MetLife businesses operating in Delaware and do business in...