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Better Markets, Inc., the non-partisan, non-profit independent Washington lobbying organization that Mike Masters, founder and managing principal of Atlanta’s Masters Capital, and Dennis Kelleher (pictured nearby) established a decade ago to take up the cudgels for the interests of ordinary Americans in the wake of the 2008’s massive bank bailout, celebrated its 10th anniversary last summer. Not with any extravagant bash, mind you. But with an entirely Covid-appropriate online conference of heavy hitters, from President Obama on down, reflecting on the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms, spawned — like Better Markets — by the Great Financial Crisis — and on a long, unfinished agenda aimed at coaxing, nudging, browbeating and yes, forcing, as necessary, the U.S. financial system to serve — not just itself, the few, the lucky, and the exceedingly rich — but all Americans, the productive economy and society at large.
By Jonathan Boyar General Motors Company (“GM” or “the Company”) has been a leading global automaker since its inception over 100 years ago, but automotive company stocks have not been the most favored investments for decades due to cyclicality, high capital intensity, and low margins. However, with the recent onset of disruption from electric and autonomous vehicles (EVs and AVs, respectively), we believe that this dynamic could be changing.
The Lex Column J&J cannot have it both ways. Litigation costs and Covid-19 vaccines are both extraordinary one-off events. Gorsky cannot be rewarded for good things such as the vaccine and not be held accountable for the bad things that happen, such as multibillion-dollar legal charges.