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  • Treasury Didn’t Know About GM Defect: Wilson, Rattner

    The U.S. government had no information about the General Motors Co. ignition-switch defect that’s been linked to 13 deaths, members of the team that oversaw the automaker’s restructuring said yesterday.

  • Loeb Gains Proxy Adviser Support in Sotheby’s Fight

    Activist investor Daniel Loeb gained an important ally in his fight with Sotheby’s after a shareholder advisory firm backed his proposal for investors to vote for two of his three nominees to the auction house’s board.

  • Loeb Urges Sotheby’s Shareholders to Back His Candidates

    Dan Loeb urged shareholders of Sotheby’s to vote for three new directors his hedge-fund firm Third Point LLC has proposed for the board, saying the auction house requires fresh leadership.

  • Gun Fights Go Beyond Democratic States

    The biggest gun-control fight next year is shaping up as dueling ballot initiatives in the state of Washington, a continent away from the Connecticut elementary school where a mass shooting ignited a national push for tougher firearms laws.

  • Sotheby’s Pink Diamond Buyer Defaulted on Record Purchase

    In a Sotheby’s auction in November, a New York diamond cutter defeated three bidders to win the most expensive gemstone ever. Yesterday, the auction house said the buyer couldn’t pay.

  • Wilson: GM Should Never Have Gone Bankrupt

    June 26 (Bloomberg) -- Mueva Advisors CEO Harry Wilson talks about investors influence on corporate leadership. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Dan Loeb Helped Himself, Not Yahoo

    Dan Loeb, the billionaire founder and principal owner of Third Point LLC, the $14 billion activist hedge fund, has made about $1 billion for himself and his investors from a two-year crusade to increase Yahoo! Inc.’s stock price. He’s been extraordinarily successful; the shares trade for about $33 these days, up from about $13.50 when Loeb started buying them in September 2011.

  • Marcato Said to Support Third Point's Sotheby's Nominees

    Marcato Capital Management LLC, the $2.7 billion activist hedge-fund firm run by Mick McGuire, plans to vote in support of Third Point LLC’s nominees for the Sotheby’s board, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • Third Point’s Loeb Says Willing to Work With Sotheby’s

    Daniel Loeb, whose Third Point LLC is increasing pressure on Sotheby’s by proposing three directors to the board, said he’s willing to work with Chief Executive Officer William Ruprecht and senior management.

  • GM’s Resurgence to No. 1 Symbolizes Changed World

    It’s not just Toyota Motor Corp.’s recalls last year or Japan’s earthquake driving General Motors Co. back to being the world’s largest carmaker. Nor is it completely to GM’s credit. What’s really happening is a historic shift in the car business.

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