Posts filed under “Corporate Management”

A Conversation with Bill Gates

Source: FT

Category: Corporate Management, Philanthropy

The U.S. Listing Gap

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Category: Corporate Management, Investing, Markets

2015 Executive Pay by Peer Group

Fascinating data set assembled by the crack team at Bloomberg:   Source: Bloomberg  

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Wages & Income

Wal-Mart’s Pay Raises Are Paying Dividends

I have been writing critiques of Wal-Mart’s wages and employment policies for years (see “How Wal-Mart Became A Welfare Queen” and “Wal-Mart’s Minimum Wage Breakdown“). Today, I break with tradition and offer up some positive perspectives on the retail giant’s recent actions. A brief history of Wal-Mart and its enormous retail staff is telling. The…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Retail, Wages & Income

Top 25 CEOs (as rated by Employees)

There is an interesting article over at Bloomberg looking at CEO ranking by employees:   click for complete list Source: Bloomberg

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media

What the Top 50 CEOs Do on Social Media

Source: MarketWatch

Category: Corporate Management, Technology

The Slowly Disappearing Commission

Source: Wealth Management

Category: Corporate Management, Finance

The Delusional Dick Fuld

Richard Fuld, the former chief executive officer of Lehman Brothers, is the Shaggy of finance. On the cause of the financial crisis and the collapse of Lehman Brothers, his claim is, “It wasn’t me.” Seven years after he drove the 158-year old firm he ran with an iron fist into bankruptcy, he has reappeared to…Read More

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

Vanguard CEO: “We want to drive costs even lower”

“We are not done on the cost side . . . We think we need to keep raising the bar on that.” So says Bill McNabb, CEO and Chairman of the Vanguard Group. The firm, managing over $3.1 trillion dollars in client monies, has long been known for its obsessive focus on keeping costs low….Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Investing, Podcast, Valuation

CEO Compensation is Broken

Executive compensation is in the news again as the Securities and Exchange Commission gets ready to issue new guidelines on pay disclosures. As mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, the new rules are supposed to provide “greater transparency and allow shareholders to be better informed” about executive and director compensation. Transparency is certainly a good first step. But…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income