Corporate Governance

Ford Shares Drop Below $10 as Chairman Bill Ford’s Turnaround Fails

The stock of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has dropped below $10 a share, another milestone that marks the car company's failure to set and institute plans for a turnaround. ...
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The 3 Board Members Who Get to Decide If Tesla Goes Private

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has done whatever it can to avoid any further scandal about a going-private transaction involving Elon Musk. After Musk controversially tweeted out that he's considering a ...
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Look for a Big Change in Netflix Senior Leadership

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) shares took a small downturn to start off the week after the company announced that there would be a big change in senior leadership. Essentially, Netflix’s ...
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Papa John’s Franchises Pound Founder Schnatter

Just as Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) offered financial assistance to some of its retailers, the head of its franchise association hammered founder John Schnatter and aggressively stated it ...
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Why Short Sellers Piled On Kinder Morgan

Canadian resistance to buying the Trans Mountain pipeline system Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) subsidiary Kinder Morgan Canada is increasing, and with it so is short interest in Kinder Morgan. ...
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Sinclair Rejects Tribune Media’s Claims as ‘Without Merit’

When Tribune Media Co. (NYSE: TRCO) ended its merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) Thursday morning, it did so with gusto, filing a lawsuit against Sinclair for ...
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TiVo Still Chasing a Strategic Solution to an Existential Problem

In March of next year, TiVo Corp. (NASDAQ: TIVO) will celebrate the 20th-anniversary shipment of its first Tivo digital video recorder. Since then a few things have changed. Tivo reported ...
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July CEO Exits Push 7-Month Total to 725

In July 2018, 94 chief executive officers left their jobs, according to the latest report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That's a year-over-year decrease of 8% and a ...
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Is Salesforce Solidifying Its Succession Plan With New Co-CEO Appointment?

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is shuffling its deck of executives and making a fresh appointment at the top for its co-CEO position. It seems logical that this is also a ...
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Papa John’s Takes a Well-Deserved Whack to Share Price

When pizza store chain Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) reported earnings after markets closed Tuesday, the company missed revenue and profit estimates and investors quickly bailed on the stock. ...
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PepsiCo Names New CEO: Should Investors Be Worried?

The PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) board of directors has announced the election of Ramon Laguarta as the company’s next chief executive officer. Laguarta has been PepsiCo’s president since September 2017 ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Google may censor some of its results to move into the Chinese market. According to Reuters: Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to launch a version of its search engine in China ...
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A Look at the CBS Board That Won’t Fire CEO Moonves

It's been a rocky few months for CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS). The company has been fighting with controlling shareholder National Amusements, which has been trying to merge with CBS. Then ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

CBS Corp.'s (NYSE: CBS) CEO Les Moonves kept his job after a board meeting. He has been accused of sexual harassment. According to Reuters: CBS Corp’s board left Chief Executive ...
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If CBS CEO Moonves Is Dumped, Odds of Viacom Merger Jump

The board of CBS Inc. (NYSE: CBS) will meet as early as today to discuss sexual harassment charges against CEO Les Moonves, according to several major media outlets.  The board ...
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