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Chinese Love for U.S. Is Smothering American Companies

Chinese companies want to acquire more and more U.S. companies, but more and more of these buyout efforts need to be quelled for the sake of maintaining competitiveness. More 

Hedge Fund to Oppose Buyout of Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Food's largest shareholder, investment firm Starboard Value, says it will vote against the company's purchase by a Chinese buyer. More 

Judge Dismisses Race Claims That Ruined Paula Deen

U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. ruled that Lisa Jackson's claims of racial discrimination against Paula Deen have no ground. More 

5 Celebrities Cashing In Big on Endorsements

Paula Deen might not be the face of Smithfield Foods anymore, but plenty of other celebrities, from MJ to Ellen, are still getting paid big-time for endorsements. More 

Smithfield Foods Joins Companies Dropping Paula Deen

Smithfield Foods says that celebrity chef Paula Deen will no longer serve as its spokesman after it emerged that she once used racist language. More 

Cha-Ching! How Much Smithfield CEO Could Make From Takeover

Documents filed with U.S. regulators show that Smithfield Foods' CEO and CFO stand to make millions from the company's sale to a Chinese firm. More 

Smithfield Food Urged to Split Up, Not Sell

One of Smithfield Foods' largest shareholders says a Chinese takeover bid undervalues the company and urges the board to consider selling its assets instead. More