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Lawndale Capital Management has filed an amended 13D for P & F Industries Inc (NASDAQ:PFIN) (see the PFIN archive). The filing seems to have been triggered by Lawndale’s President Andrew E. Shapiro’s September 17, 2010 letter to PFIN’s Board and an increase in Lawndale’s ownership position to 9.7% of PFIN. The “Purpose” language of the filing is set […]

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On Tuesday last week I ran a post on Lawndale Capital Management’s campaign to have P & F Industries Inc (NASDAQ:PFIN), among other corporate governance initiatives, rein in the compensation paid to PFIN’s Chairman and CEO, Richard Horowitz for poor performance. Lawndale’s May 26 amended 13D exhibited its May 25 letter to PFIN board, which also […]

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Lawndale Capital Management, LLC filed an amended 13D on May 26 for its holding in P & F Industries Inc (NASDAQ:PFIN). Lawndale has been lobbying PFIN regarding “certain operational and corporate governance concerns that include, but are not limited to, what Lawndale believes to be excessive compensation paid to PFIN’s Chairman and CEO, Richard Horowitz, for poor […]

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: Charts of the Decade (A Wealth of Common Sense) The Twitter Types (The Irrelevant Investor) The Top Performing Stocks of the Decade (The Reformed Broker) How To Turn $100,000 Into $20 Million (TAM) The Financial Illiteracy Epidemic (The Rational Walk) Ancient Funds That Are Still Beating the Market (Validea) […]

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: A Random Watch Down Wall Street: Boiler Room (A Wealth of Common Sense) The Rise and the Fall (Irrelevant Investor) Writing and speaking publicly about stocks; Commitment bias; Listening to contrary opinions; Buffett’s mistake not selling Coca-Cola (Whitney Tilson) The Danger of Judging Investment Metrics Based on Performance (Validea) […]

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Here’s a list of this week’s best investing reads: There’s Always a Bear Market Somewhere (A Wealth of Common Sense) Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World (Farnam Street) Elon Musk’s Notorious Promises: Why Tesla’s Future Success Might Not Be in His Hands (Vitaliy Katsenelson) Unit Economics – A Modern Value Approach (AM) My Decade (The Irrelevant […]

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The Official Activist Investing Blog has published its list of activist investments for September: Ticker Company Investor ARCW Arc Wireless Solutions Brean Murray Carret Group ASCMA Ascent Media Corp GAMCO Investors ATGN AltiGen Communications Norman Pessin BITS BitStream Inc. Raging Capital BKBO.OB BakBone Software Inc VantagePoint Venture Partners BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc JLL Partners; Warburg […]

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