Corporate Governance

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T-Mobile Finishes Last in Evaluation of US Wireless Carriers

In a new Rootmetrics study, T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) finished fourth in the national "overall" measure, which includes "reliability," "speed," "text," "data" and "call." Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) proved once again that ...
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Is AMC Gearing Up a Takeover of RLJ Entertainment?

Entertainment distributor RLJ Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) normally trades fewer than 17,000 shares a day. As the noon hour comes to a close Monday, nearly 2.8 million shares have changed ...
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Marathon Sinks on CFO Departure

Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE: MRO) watched its shares sink during Monday’s regular trading session after it announced some changes to its upper management. The big move to watch out of the ...
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Valeant Gains Momentum With New CFO Appointment

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) saw a handy gain in Monday’s session after the company announced that it has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO). Considering the ...
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Netflix’s Top 5 Shareholders

It's been a tough year for Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX). Over the past 12 months shares are down nearly 22% and the stock has performed much worse than either the ...
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Apple’s 5 Largest Shareholders

At the end of December 2015, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported 5.54 billion shares of stock issued and outstanding. In the company's proxy statement filed in January, Apple listed just ...
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Tesla’s 5 Largest Shareholders

More than 50% of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares outstanding are held by 13 individuals and three investment firms. Of the 13 individuals, CEO Elon Musk owns 26.5% of the ...
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Chairman Omid Kordestani and Twitter Board to Blame

The executive chairman of Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Omid Kordestani, is largely to blame for the company's share price. He and the board picked CEO Jack Dorsey and have continued ...
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Chrysler Restates Sales for Past 5 Years

Explaining that it wants to clarify its practices for reporting monthly sales, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE: FCAU) said today that it will change the way it reports sales from ...
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Starbucks Makes Key Management Shift in Americas: How Customers May Notice

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has become one of the biggest and best brands in the entire world. It revolutionized the coffee business, and Starbucks wants to take on new frontiers ...
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New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller Could Lose Job as Scandal Grows

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal grew, it cost long-time CEO Martin Winterkorn his job. VW's board assumed that the head of its Porsche division, Matthias Müller, could replace Winterkorn and ...
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SEC Settles Blue Sheet Charges With Citigroup

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that Citigroup Global Markets has agreed to pay a $7 million penalty and admit wrongdoing to settle charges that a computer ...
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Dividend Growth Trends Now Shown to Be Under Pressure for Dow and S&P Stocks

Investors love dividends and stock buybacks. Buybacks can signal a short-term opportunistic action if a share price is low, or they can offset dilution from stock options or acquisitions. Dividends ...
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For Investors, Tesla’s Musk Remains One of America’s Greatest CEOs

Over the past five years, shares of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) have risen 667%. By way of comparison, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares have risen 248% over the same ...
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Western Digital Raises the Stakes With New CFO and Q4 Guidance

Shares of Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) saw a handy gain early on Thursday after the company announced a new executive appointment and released updated guidance for the coming quarter to ...
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