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Market slide wipes out CEO’s Chesapeake holdings
A slumping stock market forced Aubrey McClendon, the high-profile head of one of the state’s most dynamic energy companies, to sell "substantially all” of his 33.4 million shares of Chesapeake Energy stock, he disclosed Friday.
"I am very disappointed,” McClendon said in a statement issued after markets closed. "These involuntary and unexpected sales were precipitated by the extraordinary...
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