Corporate Governance

HP Executive Shakeup Overshadows Earnings Beat

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, along with a huge update to its executive leadership. With all this commotion, investors ...
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Tesla’s Move Into Europe May Not Be Through Volkswagen

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares made a handy gain early on Thursday after mixed reports surfaced as to whether German auto manufacturer Volkswagen would be looking to take a stake ...
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These Companies Paid Their Boards Over $10 Million

Chief executive officer pay levels have become part of a heated debate about how much public company leaders should be paid. Some packages have risen into the tens of millions ...
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US Corporations: Not Just for Shareholders Any More

One of the country's most influential business organizations on Monday turned the world, if not upside down, at least 90 degrees. The Business Roundtable, comprised of chief executives of U.S. ...
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Is GE Up Off the Ropes?

It's pretty hard to deny that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) stockholders suffered a bloodbath on Thursday. The company's shares had dropped 11% by the closing bell, following a scathing ...
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As Berkshire Hathaway Keeps Buying Other Stocks, Financial Dominance Becomes More Obvious

Warren Buffett may be getting older every year, but he and the giant Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have remained acquirers of public stocks for years. The conglomerate could even ...
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Papa John’s Is Back, a Little

Papa John's International took a beating as sales fell and tensions rose between its board and founder John Schnatter, which nearly tore the company apart. The worst of those days ...
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What Analysts Have to Say About IBM’s Red Hat Acquisition Going Forward

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) announced last week that it is in the process of changing its software portfolio and what to expect from its newly acquired Red Hat. ...
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What This Mylan-Pfizer Pharma Juggernaut Will Look Like

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) released its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The pharmaceutical giant also announced a major update to its business involving Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: ...
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After a Record Year, the Number of New Women CEOs Slips

In all of last year, 22.5% of all CEO replacements were women. For the first six months of 2019, 21.6% of all CEO vacancies have been filled by women. That ...
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Is There a Method to Inovio Pharma’s Cost-Cutting Madness?

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) shares dipped on Wednesday after the company said that it was taking measures to cut costs and its overall burn rate. When a company says ...
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US CEO Departures Slowed in June, Remain 15% Higher Year Over Year

The number of U.S. chief executive officers who lost or left their jobs in June fell by 13% compared to the May total. Last month, 99 CEOs left their jobs, ...
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Why ESG Investing May Become Problematic With Overlaps and Redundancy

The bull market is now well over 10 years old, and the major equity indexes recently hit all-time highs. This is a time when investors should be considering how they ...
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Canopy Growth Loses a CEO

Canopy Growth Corp. (NYSE: CGC) shares dipped on Wednesday after the company announced that it would be making a change at the top. Essentially, its co-CEO will step down, effective ...
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Will Vale Face Manslaughter Charges After Brazilian Dam Disaster?

Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE) shares were down handily on Tuesday after a Brazilian Senate committee announced that it recommends indicting Vale in a deadly dam collapse that occurred in late ...
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