Corporate Governance

Is Airbus Management Shakeup Good News for Boeing?

We're about to find out if turnover at the top levels of one of the world's largest industrial firms is a good thing or something else. Airbus CEO Tom Enders ...
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Investors Can’t Seem to Make Up Their Minds on Teva’s Restructuring

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) shares turned south on Wednesday after the company said that it would be announcing its restructuring plan on Thursday. Previously, investors had responded positively ...
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Fewest CEO Departures Since 2004

While some high-profile CEOs have been replaced through the first 11 months of this year, the total number of departures is down 7.3% year over year to 1,050, compared with ...
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Why Are GM and United Air Late to Address the Sexual Harassment Issue?

Presumably, almost all large American companies have carefully crafted sexual harassment policies based on well-established guidelines set by the government and human resources executives. However, some mammoth public corporations have ...
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Global Spending on Data Security to Top $96 Billion in 2018

New regulations, increased awareness of new threats and increasing adoption of digital business strategies will drive worldwide enterprise spending on data security to $96.3 billion next year, an increase of ...
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Will Alexion Pharmaceuticals Fight This Activist?

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) shares saw a handy gain early on Friday after the New York Times reported that there might be some increasing activist movement in the stock. ...
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Happy Holidays: GE Fires 12,000

In an announcement released early Thursday morning, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) said it will slash global headcount in its Power segment by about 12,000, including both professional and production ...
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6 Most Important Things About Business Today

Eurozone gross domestic product rose 0.6% in the third quarter, which was the consensus among economists. Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) CEO Robert Iger will probably renew his contract again ...
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Name Change: Wal-Mart Becomes Walmart on February 1

Saying that now that the giant retailer's customers represent more than just those millions who walk through a store's doors, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is dropping the hyphen, the ...
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GNC Enlists Goldman Sachs to Pursue Strategic Alternatives

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC) saw its shares dip early on Monday after the firm announced that it would be exploring strategic alternatives, just three months after it took on ...
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Apple Agrees to $14.5 Billion Irish Escrow Fund

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its Ireland-based subsidiary were slapped with a $14.5 billion penalty last year related to an alleged sweetheart tax deal that the U.S. firm received from ...
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Broadcom Seeks to Oust Qualcomm Board

Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) on Monday morning announced that it intends to nominate a slate of 11 people for election to the 11-member board of directors of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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What Analysts Think About Chipotle After the CEO Departure

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) had to bite the bullet this week, when CEO Steve Ells finally decided to step down. In his own words this was “the right ...
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Blue Apron Has New CEO, Same Broken Model

Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (NYSE: APRN) has a new chief executive officer, but an entirely ruined business model. For that reason, a change at the helm will not make much ...
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Credit Suisse Not Swayed by Chipotle’s Leadership Change

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been under fire for a long time now, since its E. coli outbreak back in 2015. At the time many called for CEO ...
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