Notable Activist Filings (From Most Recent Filing Day)

DateFormTargetInvestorOwnershipPercent
Change
2016‑05‑04 SC 13D UNAM / Unico American BIGLARI CAPITAL CORP. 9.5 100
2016‑05‑04 SC 13D/A BITI / Biotie Therapies ACORDA THERAPEUTICS INC 97.4 3.73
2016‑05‑04 SC 13D/A BITI / Biotie Therapies ACORDA THERAPEUTICS INC 97.4 3.73
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Quebec wants to force storefronts to have 'sufficient French presence'

14h cbc.ca ASX:QBC | NYSE:BBY
The Quebec government has proposed a modification to the province's French Language Charter that would require Quebec businesses to add French to their outdoor signage, without altering registered trademark names. 

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Quebec to amend language laws to require French on all storefronts, signs

12h ctvnews.ca ASX:QBC | NYSE:BBY | OTC:CDNAF
A customer walks to a Best Buy in Laval, Que. on Thursday Jan. 30, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / Ryan Remiorz)

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OTC:LHHMQ: The Super Rich Were the First to Bail During the Financial Crisis - Bloomberg

22h bloomberg OTC:LHHMQ
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OTC:FCNE: Home Truths - Four Corners

22h abc.net.au OTC:FCNE
On the eve of the Federal Budget, Four Corners reports on the white hot issues of housing affordability and negative gearing and the generation left wondering if they will ever own their own home.

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OTC:TCKGY: City of champions: How well do you know Leicester? - BBC News

19h bbc.co.uk OTC:TCKGY
Leicester City may have won the Premier League title in one of the greatest sporting achievements of all time, but how well do you know the home of the Foxes?

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NASDAQ:KBIO: U.S. prosecutors consider more charges against ex-CEO Shkreli | Reuters

18h reuters NASDAQ:KBIO
Former drug executive Martin Shkreli, who last year became a lightning rod for outrage over soaring prescription drug prices, may face additional U.S. charges of securities fraud, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.

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NASDAQ:WFM: Fairway, Unable to Fend Off Rivals, Files for Bankruptcy - The New York Times

18h nytimes NASDAQ:WFM
The parent company of the struggling New York grocery chain Fairway Market filed for bankruptcy on Monday, just three years after taking the company public, after an ambitious expansion plan failed to generate enough sales to pay down the company’s debt.

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NASDAQ:TSLA: Tesla Is Heading Straight for a Speed Trap - WSJ

14h wsj NASDAQ:TSLA
For three years and counting, investor enthusiasm for Tesla Motors Inc. has repeatedly overshadowed, well, everything. Profits? Mostly irrelevant. Dwindling cash levels? No problem. Production issues? They won’t happen again, of course.

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Brazil files $58 billion lawsuit against Vale, BHP for dam spill

13h abc.net.au ASX:BHP | NYSE:BHP | LSE:BLT | OTC:BHPLF | EPA:VALE3
Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed a 155 billion real ($58.2 billion) civil lawsuit against iron miner Samarco, and its owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton, for a collapsed tailings dam that killed 19 people and polluted a major river.

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NYSE:WTW: Beyonce Goes From Lemonade to Watermelons With Juice Investment - Bloomberg

22h bloomberg NYSE:WTW
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NASDAQ:PNRA: Subway Revenue Drops as It Closes Hundreds of U.S. Restaurants - Bloomberg

18h bloomberg NASDAQ:PNRA
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CSE:GOOD: Waitress refused tip by Oxford student who made her cry 'typical white tears' receives donations of over £4,000 | Africa | News | The Independent

23h independent.co.uk CSE:GOOD
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Google to buy minivans for self-driving tests from Fiat Chrysler

14h reuters OTC:TOYOF | TSX:GMM.U | NYSE:F | LSE:TYT | NYSE:FCAU | LSE:GMRB | EPA:FORDP | NYSE:GM | NYSE:GM.WS.C | NYSE:GM.WS.B | NYSE:GM.WS.A | NYSE:FCAM
DETROIT/WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc's Google (GOOGL.O) unit has agreed to buy about 100 plug-in hybrid minivans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) (FCAU.N) to expand its self-driving vehicle testing program, the two companies said on Tuesday -- in the most advanced partnership to date between Silicon Valley and a carmaker.

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NASDAQ:FWM: Fairway Grocery Store Chain Files for Bankruptcy - Fortune

22h fortune NASDAQ:FWM
Grocery chain operator Fairway Group Holdings Corp, which has lost money in every quarter since it went public in 2013, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday in a New York court.

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OTC:HNDAF: Takata Set to Recall 35 Million More Air-Bag Inflaters - WSJ

14h wsj OTC:HNDAF
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NYSE:TWX: ESPN Will Air Vice Media's TV, Web Series as Disney Deepens Ties - Bloomberg

19h bloomberg NYSE:TWX
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NYSE:LMT: US tells Pakistan to fund F-16 fighter jets - Business Insider

22h businessinsider NYSE:LMT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told Pakistan it will have to finance the purchase of U.S. F-16 fighter jets itself after members of the U.S. Congress objected to the use of government funds to pay for them. 

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CRF Recalls Frozen Fruit and Vegetables Sold at Grocers Like Costco - Fortune

14h fortune NASDAQ:COST | NYSE:CMG
CRF Frozen Foods said late Monday it had vastly expanded a voluntary recall of frozen fruits and vegetables, many of which are sold at top grocers like Costco Wholesale cost , Trader Joe’s and Safeway swy after seven people were stricken with Listeria infections.

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Origin Energy signs up for output from new Qld solar farm

11h smh.com.au ASX:ORG | OTC:OGFGY
Origin Energy has committed to buying another chunk of solar power, underwriting a proposed 100 megawatt solar farm to be built by a Spanish company in north Queensland and underscoring the growing competitiveness of large-scale solar.

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Exclusive: Venezuela's PDVSA quietly issues new debt to pay off suppliers

21h reuters NYSE:DB | EPA:GNE | NYSE:GE | LSE:GEC | NYSE:GEB
CARACAS/HOUSTON Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has issued at least $310 million in debt to companies including General Electric Co (GE.N) as it negotiates private issuances to pay off its suppliers, industry sources told Reuters, stretching the finances of a company that bondholders already worry is on its way to default.

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NYSE:UA: Where world's stolen goods come from - Business Insider

17h businessinsider NYSE:UA
Whether or not you think it's a total ripoff, the appearance of a new Chinese sportswear company called Uncle Martian that looks astoundingly like Under Armour certainly raises some questions about ripoffs and fake goods.

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Fiat Chrysler's April U.S. Sales Grow as Buyers Snap Up Jeeps - Bloomberg

21h bloomberg OTC:NSANF | NYSE:FCAU | EPA:FORDP | NYSE:GM | OTC:NSANY | OTC:HNDAF | TSX:GMM.U | NYSE:F | LSE:GMRB | NYSE:GM.WS.C | NYSE:GM.WS.B | NYSE:GM.WS.A | NYSE:FCAM
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US firm to turn Britain's red phone boxes into mini-offices

17h channelnewsasia NYSE:BT | LSE:BT.A
NEW YORK: A former venture capitalist is planning to restore the former glory of Britain's famous red telephone boxes by turning some of them into mini-offices for on-the-go workers.

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OTC:TVIPF: Kidnappers in Philippines release video of beheading of Canadian John Ridsdel

19h cbc.ca OTC:TVIPF
Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines have released a video that shows the beheading of John Ridsdel, the Canadian they had held hostage for seven months, according to the SITE Intelligence group.

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New BHS bankruptcy probe turns up pressure on Sir Philip Green | Business News | News | The Independent

18h independent.co.uk NSE:TATASTEEL | BSE:500470 | OTC:TBAKF | LSE:TTST | LSE:TED | NYSE:CS
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NYSE:CS: Private equity firms are closer to spending their piles of cash - Business Insider

19h businessinsider NYSE:CS
Now everyone wants to know when they are going to start breaking in to their piggybanks. 

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NYSE:ELLI: Demand side of housing market problems - Business Insider

19h businessinsider NYSE:ELLI
Dwi Oblo/ReutersA view of about 70 domes houses, which were built by U.S. based Domes for the World.

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Mid-Career and Itching to Lead a Startup? This VC Firm Wants You - Bloomberg

21h bloomberg ASX:IFX | AMS:ABN | NYSE:IBM
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General Motors' Chevy Volt Is Crushing the Nissan Leaf

17h fool TSX:GMM.U | LSE:GMRB | NYSE:GM.WS.C | NYSE:GM.WS.B | NASDAQ:TSLA | NYSE:GM.WS.A | NYSE:GM
Automakers have just turned in their monthly U.S. sales reports for the month of April. Within the environmentally friendly subset of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, General Motors (NYSE:GM) is crushing it. The Chevy Volt grabbed the title of best all-time plug-in seller from the Nissan Leaf last month, and held on to the crown for April.

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NASDAQ:WFM: Is business 'inherently socially responsible'? - Business Insider

17h businessinsider NASDAQ:WFM
BEVERLY HILLS — Yesterday, I moderated a panel at the Milken Global Conference featuring founders of companies with social missions. One panelist was John Mackey, the co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market.

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LSE:IMG: Apple hiring in Orlando amid rumors company designing own GPU - Business Insider

17h businessinsider LSE:IMG
Graphics experts who want to work for Apple might not need to move to California. Apple is currently hiring several graphics chip specialists in its Orlando, Florida offices. 

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TSX:HCG: Graham & Doddsville Spring 2016 Issue - John Phelan Of MSD Capital

14h valuewalk TSX:HCG
Graham & Doddsville Spring 2016 issue – Q&A with John Phelan of MSD Capital, Alex Magaro of Meritage Group, Adam Wyden ’10 of ADW Capital and Mark Cohodes.

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U.S. Stock-Index Futures Decline as Growth Concerns Resurface - Bloomberg

22h bloomberg NYSE:AIG.WS | NYSE:ONDK | NYSE:AIG
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Tata Managers Formalise Bid To Save Steel Jobs

15h news.sky NSE:TATASTEEL | BSE:500470 | LSE:TTST
A group called Excalibur Steel UK Limited has made a formal approach, hoping to save the Port Talbot plant and other assets.

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Tata Steel suitors sprint to bid deadline

16h ft NSE:TATASTEEL | BSE:500470 | LSE:TTST
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NASDAQ:BIDU: Baidu Blasted, Probed For Search Manipulation

18h seekingalpha NASDAQ:BIDU
A new scandal surrounding deceptive results on Baidu's search service could force the company to be more transparent.

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Early movers: PFE, BIIB, TAP, CVS, MNK, IMS, CLX, COST & more

22h cnbc NASDAQ:TXRH | NYSE:PBI | NYSE:WMT | NASDAQ:COST | OTC:PBOWP | OTC:PBOWN | NYSE:CVS
Pfizer — The drug giant and Dow component beat estimates by 12 cents a share with adjusted quarterly profit of 67 cents per share. Revenue was above forecasts, and the company also raised its full-year earnings forecast as it integrates its Hospira acquisition, as well as boosting sales of new cancer treatments.

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Only the Cheapest Travelers Are Fighting Airline Fees - Bloomberg

17h bloomberg NASDAQ:AAL | NYSE:LUV | NASDAQ:VA | NASDAQ:SAVE | NYSE:DAL
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FTC Likely To Approve Rite Aid Buyout Based On Legal Precedent

17h seekingalpha NYSE:CS | NYSE:TGT | NYSE:RAD | NYSE:CVS
Walgreens will likely need to sell 170 – 500 stores to an FTC approved list of buyers.

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AIG Seeks to Redeem $4.1 Billion From Hedge Funds After Loss - Bloomberg

22h bloomberg NYSE:AIG.WS | NYSE:AIG
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M&A slowdown clouds Wall Street view on stocks

14h reuters NYSE:BHI | AMEX:IPB
NEW YORK Worldwide merger deals have declined sharply from the frenetic pace that pushed them to record levels in 2015, a sign that could reflect broader weakness in the U.S. economy and vulnerability for U.S. stocks.

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5 Ways to Improve your Testing and Targeting, Starting Today | Inc.com

17h inc NYSE:WFC.WS | NYSE:WFC
When it comes to effective marketing, timing is everything. If your content doesn't reach the audience at just the right time, then its reach and impact will be severely diminished. Marketers have to react quickly to new platform developments, breaking news stories, and changes in public consciousness. As a result, targets become, well, moving targets. This doesn't mesh well with current testing techniques, which require precious time, as fresh opportunities quickly cool.

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Google Chrome Tops Internet Explorer in Browser Wars

22h 247wallst NASDAQ:AAPL | NASDAQ:GOOG | NASDAQ:MSFT
Depending on who’s doing the counting and just exactly what’s being counted, Google’s Chrome browser from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) just passed Microsoft Corp.’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Internet Explorer (IE) as the world’s most popular desktop browser. Chrome nabbed a 41.71% share of the global browser market compared with 41.33% for IE in April, according web traffic monitor NetMarketShare. The IE total includes the tally for Microsoft Edge, which shipped with Windows 10.

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What If Intel Corporation Had Succeeded in Mobile?

14h fool NASDAQ:INTC | NASDAQ:QCOM
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) announced that it pulled the plug on its smartphone applications processor efforts a few days ago. The company, in a statement provided to IDG News Service, said that the company will divert resources to "products that deliver higher returns and advance [Intel's] strategy."

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As Governnment launches 'Verify' scheme, our digital identities are becoming more important than we realise | Features | Lifestyle | The Independent

18h independent.co.uk OTC:ROYMY | LSE:RMG | OTC:ROYMF
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Brazil files new $US43b lawsuit v Vale-BHP's Samarco

13h smh.com.au ASX:BHP | NYSE:BHP | LSE:BLT | OTC:BHPLF
The dam burst caused a wave of mud to bury the district of Bento Rodrigues and clog the Rio Doce river in Minas Gerais state. Photo: Steve Yolen

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Hope for thousands of steel jobs as rival firms launch bids for giant Tata - Mirror Online

15h mirror.co.uk NSE:TATASTEEL | BSE:500470 | LSE:TTST
Thousands of jobs at Tata may be saved after two firms launched bids for the troubled steel giant.

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Jindal brothers agree on power plant deal - sources

17h in.reuters NSE:JSWENERGY | BSE:533148 | OTC:SBAZ
NEW DELHI Indian billionaire Sajjan Jindal's JSW Energy Ltd has all but agreed to buy a 1,000 megawatt power plant from his brother's heavily indebted Jindal Steel and Power Ltd in a deal valued at over $900 million, two sources told Reuters.

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Call drops: Telecom companies under heavy debt, Supreme Court told

20h financialexpress NSE:BHARTIARTL | BSE:532454
Telecom companies today told the Supreme Court that entire sector is under huge debt and they have to pay big price for spectrum, therefore zero tolerance on call drops should not be imposed on them.

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NYSE:CMCM: Destination India for Chinese investors

18h thehindubusinessline NYSE:CMCM
India’s thriving ‘mobile-first’ internet economy — fuelled by 250 million mobile internet users, its youthful demographics and the fact that it’s the fastest growing economy in the world — has captured the interest of Chinese investors who are looking to make quick financial returns outside their country.

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