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Marketplace for Thursday, June 16, 2016
Jun 16, 2016

Marketplace for Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Continuing our series, the Price of Profits, this time we take a look at activist investors; BBC's Chris Page reports on what people in Northern Ireland think about a possible Brexit; and why egg producers say they will end the practice of culling male chicks

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A plan to make egg production more humane

Jun 16, 2016
Hundreds of millions of male chicks are destroyed each year.
Egg producers say they will end the practice of culling male chicks. 
IROZ GAIZKA/AFP/Getty Images

Rent rises nudge CPI higher

Jun 16, 2016
Rent has been increasing faster than inflation for years, now.
Rent prices are on the rise as city-living increasing in popularity with millennials. 
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Former CEO weighs in on shareholder value

Jun 16, 2016
Bill George says a company should be driven by a mission, not a stock price.
Bill George, former CEO of Medtronic. 
Credit: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton

British Parliament member Jo Cox murdered amid Brexit turmoil

Jun 16, 2016
What the recent violence might say about the mood in Britain leading up to referendum.
A Brexit flotilla of fishing boats sails by the British houses of Parliament on the river Thames in London on Wednesday.
NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images

You and me? We want to maximize shareholder value, too

Jun 16, 2016
A lot of the money behind activist investors comes from pension funds and mutual funds.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Phrases Goldman Sachs probably doesn't want to see employees using

Jun 16, 2016
Your companies read your emails, people.
Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Continuing our series, the Price of Profits, this time we take a look at activist investors; BBC’s Chris Page reports on what people in Northern Ireland think about a possible Brexit; and why egg producers say they will end the practice of culling male chicks

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