Next video:
Loading the player...

All publicly traded companies share the same basic corporate structure. Find out how the management hierarchy works, what responsibilities belong to whom, and who’s looking out for shareholders.

  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Insights

    Afraid Of A New Financial Crisis?

    It may be time for the U.S. to adopt a model for financial companies that better deters risky financial behavior.
  2. Managing Wealth

    Knowing Your Rights As A Shareholder

    We delve into common stock owners' privileges and how to be vigilant in monitoring a company.
  3. Investing

    The Basics Of Corporate Structure

    CEOs, CFOs, presidents and vice presidents: learn how to tell the difference.
  4. Small Business

    Understanding Subordinated Debt

    A loan or security that ranks below other loans or securities with regard to claims on assets or earnings.
  5. Managing Wealth

    4 Structured Product Types Wealthy Clients Love

    High-net-worth investors find structured products appealing for a variety of reasons. Here's a look at four types.
  6. Investing

    Why Do Companies Care About Their Stock Prices?

    Read on to learn more about the nature of stocks and the true meaning of ownership.
  7. Financial Advisor

    Structured Notes: What You Need to Know

    Structured notes are complex, high risk and might not be suitable for individual investors. Here's why.
  8. Investing

    What is a Public Company?

    A public company has sold stock to the public through an initial public offering (IPO) and that stock is currently traded on a public stock exchange.
  9. Managing Wealth

    What are Ordinary Shares?

    Ordinary shares are any type of shares that are not preferred and don’t pay any type of predetermined dividend amount.
  10. Managing Wealth

    An Introduction To Shareholder Activism

    The secret to being an activist shareholder is to ask the right questions.
Hot Definitions
  1. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  2. Demonetization

    Demonetization is the act of stripping a currency unit of its status as legal tender and is necessary whenever there is a ...
  3. Investment

    An asset or item that is purchased with the hope that it will generate income or appreciate in the future. In an economic ...
  4. Redlining

    The unethical practice whereby financial institutions make it extremely difficult or impossible for residents of poor inner-city ...
  5. Nonfarm Payroll

    A statistic researched, recorded and reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics intended to represent the total number ...
  6. Conflict Theory

    A theory propounded by Karl Marx that claims society is in a state of perpetual conflict due to competition for limited resources. ...
Trading Center