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6 things to check in that proxy statement

Proxy statements are a gold mine for business journalists. The amount of information available is amazing and includes material not available in other financial filings. Here are some areas to

Proxy Guide: Introduction

Of all the documents that companies produce, proxy statements are among the most useful for reporters. It’s all in there, and more. But it isn’t always easy to piece together.

Proxy Guide: Tips for using the proxy

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Proxy Guide: Compensation basics

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Proxy Guide: Glossary

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Proxy Guide: Traps and mistakes

The SEC received more than 5,300 definitive proxies in 2012, and triple that many including preliminary, supplementary and related filings. No guide can cover all the eventualities, but here are

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