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Apple Holds Shareholder Meeting; Stock Split Rumored

Apple holds its annual shareholder meeting today, and it could be a tense affair. The brand has lost some of its famed cool-factor to competitors; the stock has lost more than a third of its value in just five months. And an influential investor is pushing the company to return more cash to shareholders.

Barnes & Noble Shareholders Rubber-Stamp Poison Pill

Back in September, billionaire Ron Burkle lost his proxy war with Barnes & Noble's board, failing to kill the poison pill that kept him from upping his stake in the company. That made Wednesday's shareholders meeting all but a formality. But what's next for the nation's largest bookseller?