When a publicly traded company meets a pay-for-performance target, it may be lauded by Wall Street investors. New research from Washington University in St. Louis shows it can also be cause for concern.
Environmental, social, and governance investing is associated with lower shareholder value, according to a new study by Tracie Woidtke, head of the finance department at UT's Haslam College of Business.
Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.
Viacom Inc. on Wednesday pre-released details about executive pay that show an 85 percent drop in compensation for its ailing 92-year-old executive chairman, Sumner Redstone, amid legal battles questioning his health and ...
South Korea's financial regulator said Friday it is investigating possible insider trading by Samsung executives related to a contentious takeover deal.
Microsoft's shareholders voted Wednesday to elect the company's 11 nominated board members and said "yes" on an advisory vote on the company's executive pay packages.
Nokia shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the acquisition of ailing French telecom Alcatel-Lucent, removing one of the last hurdles to the 15.6 billion euro deal that will make the Finnish company a market leader in ...
Comcast's board has approved a proposal that would reclassify its shares so that only its Class A common shares remain.
Microsoft is raising its quarterly dividend 16 percent to 36 cents a share.
Media General is buying Meredith Corp. in an approximately $2.4 billion cash-and-stock deal.