Corporate Governance

Gannett Share Price Shows Doubts About New Tronc Bid

Gannett Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) share price has stayed relatively steady since a battle broke out between the two largest shareholders of Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC), which Gannett tried to ...
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Why Iger’s Contract Extension With Disney Matters

In a filing this morning with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) said it has extended Chairman and CEO Robert Iger's contract from a ...
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Stock Market Ignores War Between Big Tronc Shareholders

There is a war for control of newspaper publisher Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC). It pits Tronc's two largest shareholders against one another. Whether or not the speculation about the fight ...
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Analyst Sees Little Impact as Google Advertisers Suspend YouTube Ads

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is caught in a bind between some major advertisers and some of the content creators it depends on to attract a younger audience. Telecom giants AT&T ...
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Tronc Vice Chair Soon-Shiong to Leave Board

Tronc Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TRNC) Vice Chairman Patrick Soon-Shiong will not stand for reelection, according to a list of directors in the current company proxy statement. The statement also shows he ...
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Chipotle Board to Lose 4 More Directors

Under pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman and his Pershing Square Capital Management fund, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) in December expanded its board of directors from nine to 12 ...
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Silicon Valley Insider Trader Busted Ahead of Failed Merger

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that an auditor based out of Silicon Valley has agreed to settle insider trading charges. He is being accused of trading ...
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Is Valeant Finished Now That Ackman Is Out of the Picture?

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) saw its shares hit a multiyear low on Tuesday after it was announced that Bill Ackman would be selling off his stake in the ...
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American CEO Confidence Hits Multiyear High

U.S. chief executives are more positive about the country's economic outlook than they have been since the fourth quarter of 2009. The Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index rose from ...
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Carl Icahn Doubles Down on Herbalife Bet

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) has been more than a controversial stock over the past three years or more. Short seller and activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management ...
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Marijuana Firm Charged With Misrepresenting ‘Record’ Revenues

California-based marijuana vending machine company Medbox saw its supposed revenues go up in smoke after the firm faced an investigation from the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Essentially, the ...
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Starbucks Remains One of the Most Ethical Companies

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is more than just a ubiquitous and dependable place to get your daily cup of coffee. It has a role in driving positive change in the ...
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Why Uber’s Future Looks Female

Earlier this month, 24/7 Wall St. asked the question: Will Uber replace its CEO? This came after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick found himself in hot water when a video surfaced ...
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How Analysts View Weatherford’s New CEO

Like other oilfield services companies, Weatherford International PLC (NYSE: WFT) has had its troubles. The company fired nearly 10,000 employees last year, closed 15 manufacturing and service facilities, and closed nearly ...
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mobile shopping

Is Amazon Doing Enough to Combat Counterfeit Product Sales?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) offers more than 350 million products to its customers. Of that total, some 12.23 million are sold directly by Amazon, while the rest are sold by ...
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