CEO Compensation

6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has started to take orders for its low-priced Model 3. According to The Wall Street Journal: Tesla Inc. for the first time is notifying some reservation ...
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Newell May Need New Leadership to Sell a Value Trap as a Value Stock Story

It's a raging bull market that is now nearly nine years old. Investors have gotten rich as the major stock indexes went up and up since that magical V-bottom at ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Netflix Inc.'s (NASDAQ: NFLX) market cap surged over $100 billion after news of better-than-expected additions to its subscriber base. According to MarketWatch: Investors sent Netflix Inc. stock on a rampage ...
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Elon Musk’s Pay Tied to $600 Billion Increase in Market Cap

It seems impossible that Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) could have one of the largest market caps of any company in the world. It needs to add $600 billion sometime in ...
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Why It’s Time for Nick Woodman to Bring in an Outsider CEO for GoPro

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) was the hottest thing since sliced bread when its personalized helmet and body-mounted cameras allowed anyone to become their own action filmmaker. Its shares soared to ...
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Apple’s Tim Cook Makes $12 Million

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) issued its proxy. CEO Tim Cook made $12.8 million in the most recent fiscal year, up from $8.7 million the year before. Based on stock price and ...
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New Carlyle CEOs Get Only $275,000 Base Salaries

Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ: CG) is one of the most successful private equity and asset management firms in the world. It has a market cap of $7.4 billion, and its ...
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Equifax CEO Retirement Announcement May Only Indicate Worse Problems

It's almost a common thing for a big company to announce a large data breach these days. It's another matter entirely when you have a data breach that may have ...
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CEO Pay: Enough or Too Much?

The argument over CEO pay has been raging for years. Are CEOs overpaid compared to the pay of an average worker in the company? The issue is directly related to ...
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6 Most Important Business Stories Today

The plans for Rupert Murdoch to buy the Sky pay-TV company based in the United Kingdom were hit with a delay. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOX) was set ...
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Warren Buffett Paid Least Among Big Company CEOs, Only One Under $1 Million

Among the CEOs of America's 100 largest public companies, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) was paid the least last year. He was the only CEO on the ...
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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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Who Is Getting the Best Pay Raises?

The highest-paid CEO last year was Thomas Rutledge of Charter Communications. He received total compensation of $98.6 million. Rutledge's pay was presumably based on Charter's return to shareholders, which came ...
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Blackstone Chief Steve Schwarzman Earned $425 Million

According to a detailed and extensive analysis by Bloomberg, Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman earned $425 million last year, which put him at the top of payouts ...
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Do CEO IQs Matter as Much as Looks?

Is it better for the CEO of a company to be smart or to look smart? Is there such a thing as too smart or too pretty? Does it matter? Maybe ...
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