Sat.Nov 26, 2022

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Does Your Board Need an Executive Chair?

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On February 2, 2021, Jeff Bezos announced that he would “transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO.” While this change marked a major corporate governance shift for Amazon, executive board chairs have become increasingly common.

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10 Weekend Reads

The Big Picture

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • Climate Change from A to Z : The stories we tell ourselves about the future. ( New Yorker ). •

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2022: The Year the “Lodger Evil” Came to Kansas and Made Housing…

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Earlier this year, Shawnee, Kansas, banned “co-living,” meaning “renting to four or more people who are all unrelated.” It reminded me of David T. Beito and Linda Royster Beito’s 2016 study of “the lodger evil” and Progressive Era housing policy.

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MiB: Boaz Weinstein Live!

The Big Picture

This week, we speak with Boaz Weinstein, the chief investment officer of Saba Capital Management LP, which Weinstein founded in 2009 as a lift-out of Saba Principal Strategies.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Activision, Tesla, Manchester United

CFO News Room

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Activision Blizzard (ATVI) – Activision Blizzard slid 3.3% in premarket trading after Politico reported the Federal Trade Commission is likely to sue to block Microsoft ‘s $69 billion purchase of the videogame publisher.

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On Black Friday, Amazon Workers in 40+ Countries Strike and Protest ‘Despicable’ Treatment

CFO News Room

By Jake Johnson. Originally published at Common Dreams. . Thousands of Amazon workers in more than 40 countries are planning to mark Black Friday by walking off the job and protesting the corporate behemoth’s abuse of employees and the climate, as well as its chronic avoidance of taxes while raking in huge profits.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (Nov 26-27) 2022

CFO News Room

Executive Summary.

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