In the latest unredacted document oopsie stemming from the US Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to stop Microsoft acqu…

  • wia
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    177 months ago

    Publicly traded companies was just the worst damn idea ever… growth for growth’s sake is ruining everything.

    • @[email protected]
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      57 months ago

      Honestly to me the real shame is everyone’s retirement is tied up in Wallstreet, but no one is personally voting, that’s all done by investment managers. Even in the cases where people get their proxy votes, they mostly throw them away.

      Retail investment is a quarter of the market, but only 32% of retail shares had their votes cast (vs 80% for the market as a whole), and on average only 12% of a firms retail accounts vote at all.

      • 🐱TheCat
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        27 months ago

        If I own shares through a vanguard index, can I vote in each of those companies?

        If so, how?

        Someone could make a tool to make it quick and easy