Corporate Governance

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    Each year, public companies hold shareholder meetings where individual and institutional ...
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    Buybacks have helped drive stocks higher since 2009 and have accelerated in 2016. ...
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    Stock buybacks are popular, but they're not helping the economy. Here's what would ...
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    The median S&P 500 CEO got a 4.5% raise last year, compared to 2.3% for the median ...
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    Norway's $870 billion sovereign wealth fund is beginning to scrutinize lavish executive ...
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    A recent poll found that 56% of individual investors want asset managers to put more ...
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    Yahoo has reached a deal with the activist investment firm Starboard LP, marking ...
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    Life is good for Patrick Soon-Shiong, the CEO of NantKwest. He co-owns the Los Angeles ...
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    The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) expected successor to current CEO Bob Iger stepped ...
  1. Employee Stock Options (ESO)

    Employee stock options are a form of equity compensation granted by companies to ...
  1. How do modern companies assess business risk?

    Find out how modern companies can assess business risks, how those risks can be identified and categorized, and why there ...
  2. Why has emphasis on corporate governance grown in the 21st century?

    Understand the key features of corporate governance and the factors that have led it to grow significantly in importance ...
  3. What impact did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act have on corporate governance in the United ...

    Learn the effects the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has on corporate governance in the United States, including strict disclosures, ...
  4. Why should investors research the C-suite executives of a company?

    Learn how C-suite officers affect shareholders; discover how the CEO impacts financial performance and why governance is ...
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    Use these tips to position yourself as an indispensable employee, and increase your ...
  2. 7 Ways To Be More Productive At Work

    These tips will not only make you a better employee, they'll make you a healthier ...
  3. 5 Reasons Why Companies Care About Their Stock ...

    We all know that publicly traded companies are enthralled by their stocks, but why? ...
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