Corporate Governance

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    Stock buybacks are popular, but they're not helping the economy. Here's what would ...
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    Think you have what it takes to be chief executive? Find out what those at the top ...
  3. What are the fiduciary responsibilities of board ...

    Find out what fiduciary duties a board of directors owes to the company and its shareholders, ...
  4. A Breakdown Of Stock Buybacks

    Find out what these company programs achieve and what it means for stockholders. ...
  5. 3 Notorious American White Collar Criminals

    Learn about the crimes and punishments of some of the most infamous convicted white-collar ...
  6. The Basics Of Corporate Structure

    CEOs, CFOs, presidents and vice presidents: learn how to tell the difference.
  1. 8 Justifications For Sky-high CEO Salaries (AAPL, ...

    Why are CEO salaries so astronomically high? There may be more to the story than ...
  2. Are Stock Buybacks Always Good for Shareholders?

    Stock buyback programs aren't always done with the interests of shareholders in mind. ...
  3. Outstanding Shares

    A company's stock currently held by all its shareholders, including share blocks ...
  4. Is Bank of America Turning Around? (BAC)

    Bank of America released its Q2 fiscal 2015 earnings revealing a positive turnaround ...
  5. Has Nepotism Ever Worked?

    It may very well be that hiring a relative is the right course of action for you. ...
  6. Shareholders: Vote Your Proxy and Be Heard

    Voting shares, in person or via proxy ballot, is a right every shareholder should ...
  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 ...
  1. 5 Ways To Be Irreplaceable At Work

    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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