Top shareholders in Whole Foods and Monsanto: identical
By Jon Rappoport
February 25, 2014
Is there a Whole Foods-Monsanto connection?
The answer is yes.
But the important question is: what does this connection mean?
What does it imply?
If you consult open listings (for example, investors.morningstar.com), you can look at the major shareholders of these two publicly traded companies, Monsanto and Whole Foods.
If you read the top 10 shareholders for each company—the holders of the most stock—you’ll see that five out of those ten are the same.
Who are those five?
Don’t prepare to see the names of individuals.
The five are funds. Investment funds.
They are, at the moment: Vanguard Total Stock Mkt. Index; SPDR S&P 500; Vanguard Institutional Index I; Vanguard 500 Index Inv; Harbor Capital Appreciation Instl.
These funds buy stocks in many, many companies.
These funds don’t say, “Well, we’ll…
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