Rana Foroohar (TIME) and Steve Bertoni (Forbes) join Charlie Herman (WNYC) on WNYC’s Money Talking to discuss the rise of the activist investor. Who benefits when the Carl Icahn’s of the world take on corporate America? Is the recent activity of shareholder democracy good or bad? Rana and Steve also weigh on what stories they’re watching.
Finally, the “Weekend Reading List” – those stories, books, articles (CEO letters to shareholders?) that you just can’t get to during the week, what everyone’s planning on reading this weekend.