Posts filed under “Corporate Management”

The Pay at the Top

From the New York Times:

Here are 100 of the highest-paid chief executives in American business. The list comes from the Equilar 100 C.E.O. Pay Study for 2013, which ranks the compensation of chief executives of the 100 largest publicly traded United States companies, based on revenue, that filed proxies by April 4.

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Source: NY Times

Category: Corporate Management, Wages & Income

Corporate CapEx Is “Huge Opportunity for Investors”

Josh Brown discusses momentum building for companies to start spending money again and that boost in capital expenditures could lead to all kinds of positives for the economy and the market. “They’re all talking about capex expansion this year; they’re all talking about growth initiatives,” said Brown. “I think the psychology right now is that this could finally be a breakout year for corporate spending.”

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Category: Corporate Management, Investing, Video

“Outrageous & Piggish” CEO Compensation

CEO pay: ‘Unbelievably piggish and outrageous,’ no matter how you slice it

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Category: Corporate Management, Crony Capitalists, Video, Wages & Income

What Will Trigger the Next Stock-Market Rally?

Laurence Fink, chief executive officer of Blackrock Inc., the world’s largest money manager with more than $4 trillion in assets, recently issued a warning to U.S. companies: Stop focusing on short-term returns at the expense of longer-term investments. “It concerns us that, in the wake of the financial crisis, many companies have shied away from…Read More

Category: Buybacks, Corporate Management, Dividends, Investing

This Is a Generic Brand Video

Omg, this is Genius in so many ways :    

Category: Corporate Management, Film, Weekend

Microsoft Prescription: More Bill Gates

Source: WSJ

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Technology

Why Google Bought Nest Labs

>   My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look at Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs. My perspective is that Google is trying to avoid being disrupted or marginalized the way so many other tech companies have been. Here’s an excerpt from the column: “Perhaps the granddaddy of cautionary technology…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, M&A, Technology

Happy 100th Birthday, Mother Merrill. We Miss You

click for bigger graphic Source: Bank America     Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith turns 100 today. At least, she would have been, if she was a standalone entity, and not a government rescued TBTF entity, forced into a shot-gun wedding with Bank of America. I have a warm place in my heart for…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Digital Media, Investing, M&A

Rethinking Customer Satisfaction

A study by Bloomberg Businessweek indicates that customer satisfaction might actually be bad for business.

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Category: Corporate Management, Humor, Video

The Ballmer Years

The not so terrific reign of error of Microsoft under Steve Ballmer: Source: WSJ

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Technology