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In-N-Out in IR For 2016

  It’s once again time for our tongue-in-cheek roadmap of what’s in and what’s out in investor relations, and more, for the upcoming year. We hope you enjoy, and have a happy and successful 2016.

In

Out

Elections

Debates

Mexico, Vietnam, Nigeria

BRICs

Drones

Radio Shack

Corporate Social Responsibility

Hedge funds

Millennials

Everyone Else

India

China

Uberization

Marginal Cost

Board Diversity

12 Angry Men

Blockchain

Bitcoin

Tie-dye

Skinny ties

Investor Relations Charter

Standardized Tests in Schools

MU69

Pluto

Cherpumple

Turducken

Slack

Skype for Business

 Proxy access

 Cable access

Active IR in an uncertain economy 

Slow reponse times 

Accuracy 

Hype 

Pay ratio disclosure 

Say on pay 

Gender pay equality 

Equal 

The Beatles

Taylor Swift

Investor Relations, Trends, 2016

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