CEO Performance

Gap’s Surprise: ‘We Are Keeping Old Navy … Oh, and We Are Raising Earnings Guidance!’

There are many cycles that run through the business world. Over the past 20 years Wall Street has seen its waves of telling companies "buy other companies for scale and ...
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Bed Bath & Beyond Spins Toward Its Demise

It is too late for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) to turn around, despite plans to repair the company. These plans have not been released by its new ...
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Hard Year for McDonald’s Investors

Normally, a year in which a company's stock gains almost 12% would be a good one. McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) shares did that this year. However, the Dow Jones industrial ...
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Boeing Ousts CEO, Names Chairman to Take Over

In a "Here's your hat, what's your hurry" announcement Monday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said that now-former CEO Dennis Muilenburg has resigned effective immediately and that the company's board ...
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FedEx Founder Smith Ruining the Company

When Frederick W. Smith founded Federal Express in 1971, the company was a true disruptor. It shipped packages around the country and the world, quickly and at reasonable rates. It ...
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Why Wall Street Is Discounting the Larry and Sergey Exit of Google and Alphabet

At some point, being a multi-billionaire and running one of the top companies in the world takes its toll. Throw in the political scheme that is targeting legitimate wealth, an ...
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Papa John’s Is One Of The Most Amazing Fast Food Turnarounds In Years

Papa John's founder and defrocked CEO John Schnatter continues to pummel the company's current management for what he claims is a inferior product and weak operational skills. However, Papa John's ...
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CEO Departures Spike to a New Record

McDonald's has pushed out CEO Steve Easterbrook, but he is hardly the only chief executive who exited a company recently. In October, CEO departures reached a record high. Challenger, Gray ...
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Boeing Board Can’t Defend CEO Muilenburg’s Job and Needs to Fire Him

During hearings on engineering problems with the Boeing 737 Max that were almost certainly responsible for two fatal crashes, Sen. Richard Blumenthal attacked Boeing for a “pattern of deliberate concealment” ...
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McDonald’s Easterbrook Makes Dumbest CEO Move of the Decade

Former McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) CEO Steve Easterbrook had one of the best corporate jobs in American, overseeing one of the world's most iconic brands, and admired for a turnaround ...
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Pinterest Shareholders Deserve a Better CEO

Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) shares were wrecked after an earnings report that shook even the company's most faithful followers. CEO Ben Silbermann tried to make the numbers out to be ...
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Boeing Board Needs to Fire CEO Muilenburg

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg was stripped of his chairman’s job two weeks ago. With new revelations about the 737 Max, that pilots knew of dangerous flaws in ...
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Twitter CEO Dorsey Runs Out of Excuses

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) posted one of its occasionally horrible quarters, which is either proof that its business model was always hopelessly flawed or that CEO Jack Dorsey is out ...
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Ford Chair Bill Ford Has Run Out of Excuses

There is a myth that battered Ford CEO and President Jim Hackett runs Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F). It is not true. Hackett works for William Clay Ford Jr., who ...
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Boeing CEO Muilenburg Has to Be Fired

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg was stripped of his chairman's job a week ago. With new revelations about the 737 Max, that pilots knew of dangerous flaws in ...
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