New York State pension fund puts 27 coal companies under review

BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state’s top pension fund official said it was reviewing whether to divest from 27 coal companies and could make decisions on $98 million in holdings within two months. The reviews by the third-largest U.S. state pension system, with $211 billion under management, could set the Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court to review SEC’s power to recover ill-gotten gains

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover ill-gotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agency’s enforcement power. FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Continue Reading

Germany’s Aareal conducts strategic review following calls from investor

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German real estate lender Aareal said on Monday it had embarked on a strategic review following calls from an activist investor to consider the sale of its software unit Aareon. Hermann Merkens, Aareal’s chief executive officer, wrote in a letter to the shareholder, Teleios Capital Partners, that Continue Reading

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC’s review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without adequate economic and legal analysis. FILE PHOTO: New York State Attorney Continue Reading

Year in review: Our top 9 experimentation articles and news of 2018

2018 was a year of rapid change for many organizations. That’s because experimentation is becoming an essential business practice. Over the course of the year, we witnessed organizations go from stage one to stage three on our experimentation maturity scale in just a few short months. Once they had buy-in Continue Reading