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Senators join call for revisiting SEC stock buyback practices and rules

By Hazel Bradford (originally published by Pensions & Investments) – A group of Democratic senators called Thursday for the Securities and Exchange Commission to hear from the public about reviewing rules covering stock buybacks… [Cross-posted from Pensions & Investments publication of June 29, 2018 at http://www.pionline.com/article/20180629/ONLINE/180629821/senators-join-call-for-revisiting-sec-stock-buyback-practices-and-rules]

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Sorry, Warren Buffett, buybacks aren’t that simple

By Joe Nocera (originally published by Bloomberg) - So Warren Buffett is “delighted” that Apple Inc. has decided to buy back $100 billion worth of its own stock. And really, why wouldn’t he be?… [Cross-posted from Bloomberg publication of May 8, 2018 at https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-08/apple-s-stock-buyback-isn-t-as-simple-as-warren-buffett-says]

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On tap [on the Reward Work Act]

By Harold Myerson (originally published by America Prospect) - Today, Wisconsin Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin is introducing a bill that, if enacted, would make the American economy a damn sight better, fairer, and more productive… [Cross-posted American Prospect publication of March 22, 2018 at http://prospect.org/blog/on-tap]

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Exclusive: Democrats plan crackdown on booming stock buybacks

By Matt Egan (originally published by CNNMoney) - Senator Tammy Baldwin plans to introduce a bill on Thursday that would prohibit companies from repurchasing their shares on the open market, Baldwin told CNNMoney… [Cross-posted from CNNMoney publication of March 21, 2018 at https://money.cnn.com/2018/03/21/investing/stock-buyback-ban-baldwin/index.html]

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INET grantee Lazonick’s research shapes DC share buyback debate

By Institute Staff (originally published by Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) Perspectives) – INET grantee William Lazonick has conducted extensive research on share buybacks, which was recently featured in letters sent by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to Securities and Exchange Commission nominees Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Hester Pierce, and in written questions Senator Baldwin submitted to Lori […]

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After passing stress tests, Wall Street banks to spend like a drunken sailor – on their own stock buybacks

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens (originally published by Wall Street on Parade) - Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced the second leg of its 2017 stress tests for the nation’s most systemic financial institutions. Known as the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR), the Fed said it “did not object to the capital plans of all 34 bank holding […]

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1982: E.T., My little pony, & stock buybacks

By Margaret Michaels (originally published by Equaty Indicators) – What were you doing in 1982? E.T. was the #1 movie at the box office, Olivia Newton-John had the #1 billboard song, “Physical,” and My Little Pony was the #1 Christmas gift. Looking back, we were all clueless…. [Cross-posted from Equality Indicators on February 4, 2016 via http://equalityindicators.org/blog/2016/02/1982-the-year-of-e-t-the-human-league-stock-buybacks/]

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Should share buybacks be made illegal?

By Andrew Ross Sorkin (originally published by Guardian News) – Should corporate stock buybacks be regulated? Or made illegal? Those are the questions not-so-quietly being floated in Washington by a group of elected officials and others trying to get elected, including most recently, Hillary Rodham Clinton…. [Cross-posted from Guardian News publication of on August 12, 2015 at http://www.nambuccaguardian.com.au/story/3275386/should-share-buybacks-be-made-illegal/]

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Stock buybacks draw scrutiny from politicians

By Andrew Ross Sorkin (originally published by The New York Times) – Should corporate stock buybacks be regulated? Or made illegal? Those are the questions not-so-quietly being floated in Washington by a group of elected officials and others trying to get elected, including most recently, Hillary Rodham Clinton…. [Cross-posted from The New York Times publication of […]

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