Corporate Governance

Elizabeth Warren Wants Head of Wells Fargo Fired

Senator Elizabeth Warren pressed the extent of the power of her office as she insisted that the CEO of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) be fired. Some of the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: China GDP Slows, New Tesla

Gross domestic product growth in China slowed. According to Reuters: China’s economic growth cooled to its weakest quarterly pace since the global financial crisis, with regulators moving quickly to calm ...
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Business Leaders Support Long-Term View of Corporate Governance

An ad hoc group of U.S. business leaders on Thursday released their list of corporate governance principles for publicly traded companies, their boards of directors and institutional investors. The group ...
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Should Facebook Restructure Its Board?

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is under attack by activist investors yet again, but this time they are looking to change up the social media giant’s governance structure. While in the ...
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The Ongoing Tesla Saga: Elon Musk’s Stake and Tweets

The ongoing Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) saga keeps offering new twists and turns for both the company and its shareholders. The good news is that founding CEO Elon Musk has ...
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Ford’s One-Car China Turnaround

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has released a new car in China. It says the new vehicle is aimed at China's middle market, which is growing. Ford's fortunes in China ...
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As Ford China Sales Fall 43%, Questions About CEO Hackett’s Tenure Grow

China is the world's largest car market, and almost all car industry experts believe that no global manufacturer can flourish without strong sales in the country that has a population ...
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Why Square Is Getting Crushed

Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) shares pulled back on Thursday after the company announced that there would be big changes at the top. Specifically, the chief financial officer, Sarah Friar, is ...
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Elon Musk: When Strengths in Excess Become Liabilities

By Gene Munster and Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures Elon Musk’s desire to win every battle may cost him the war. Last week, in an attempt to achieve some mental ...
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Can This New Board Member Help Save Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) shares slid slightly on Tuesday after the company announced its newest addition to the board of directors. This announcement comes about one year after long-time ...
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Why This Activist Wants a Slice of Papa John’s

Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) kicked off Tuesday with a solid gain after news that an activist investor may be interested in the pizza chain. Trian Fund Management said that ...
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Akcea Stumbles Over Newest Board Addition

Akcea Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA) shares pulled back on Monday after the company announced a big change to its board of directors. With this change, Akcea’s management acknowledges that the ...
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Starbucks Announces Big Changes at the Top

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) shares didn’t react much despite the coffee giant announcing a big change at the top. The company is appointing a new chief financial officer, who will ...
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Will AT&T Follow Verizon? Or Has It Been Doing So Right Along?

On Wednesday afternoon, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) confirmed that it offered 44,000 employees voluntary severance packages last month. That's nearly a quarter of the company's total workforce. The Wall ...
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Debtors Decide to Bring Toys ‘R’ Us Back From the Brink

Toys "R" Us was thought to be dead in the water, but that seems to be turning around after its lenders decided to not go through with the bankruptcy auction ...
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