Posts filed under “Corporate Management”

Liquidating Lehman


Source: WSJ

 

I’ve been paying attention to so many other stories that I almost let the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing (it was six years to-the-day yesterday) slip by unnoticed.

That would be a shame.

 

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Category: Corporate Management, Legal

No Crimes? That’s The Biggest Lie of the New Century

Yesterday, we looked at why bankers weren’t busted for crimes committed during the financial crisis. Political corruption, prosecutorial malfeasance, rewritten legislation and cowardice on the part of government officials were among the many reasons. But I saved the biggest reason so many financial felons escaped justice for today: They dumped the cost of their criminal…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Crony Capitalists, Legal, Really, really bad calls

Dilbert: Beating Earnings Estimates

Presented without comment:   Source: Dilbert

Category: Analysts, Corporate Management, Humor

How Much Business Investment Is the Right Amount?

  Andrew Lapthorne, a quantitative strategist at Societe Generale SA, recently looked at the correlation between business investment and individual stock prices, in a report titled “How does too much or too little investment affect a company’s stock price?”. Some of their results were surprising: Stocks of companies that over- or underinvest get punished in…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Investing

Warren Buffett’s Attackers Are Hypocritical

The jury is out as to how much of the Burger King-Tim Horton merger is driven by the desire for tax savings. So far, the range seems to be modestly to not very much. The Los Angeles Times noted “Burger King’s overall effective tax rate in 2013 was 27.5%, according to its annual report. Tim…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Legal, Taxes and Policy

Inversion of the Money Snatchers

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Category: Corporate Management, Crony Capitalists, Taxes and Policy, Television

Top 50 S&P 500 Companies’ 401(k)s

  Click for the interactive version.   Source: Bloomberg Visual Data  

Category: 401(k), Corporate Management, Digital Media

Graphic Language: The Curse of the CEO

I love this article: F-Bombs Tolerated in Recession Cause CEOs Trouble Later It turns out that public profanity among top executives is sensitive to economic conditions, according to a Bloomberg News review of thousands of CEO calls with investors and analysts from 2004 to last month. It spiked in the aftermath of the recession in…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Earnings, Really, really bad calls

Bank fines cleaning up ‘corporate culture’


Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Corporate Management, Regulation, Video

Conditions Favorable for a Capex Comeback

Source: Bloomberg Visual Data

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Markets