The real reason CEO compensation got out of hand.
Content: Article | Author: Ray Fisman | Source: Slate | Subject: Corporate Governance
Slate offers an overview of 12 kinds of advertisements with accompanying video illustrations.
Content: Article | Source: Slate | Subjects: Advertising, Marketing / Sales | Industry: Advertising
The bright young things from Harvard Business School are making their way to Wall Street in droves. Some 26 percent of the HBS class of 2004 took stock-market related jobs, up from 23 percent of the class of 2003. I guess that means it’s time to sell.
Content: Article | Author: Daniel Gross | Source: Slate | Subjects: Finance, MBA Related | Industry: Finance / Banking
In one of the least widely reported stories I have stumbled upon, Wilber Ross is purchasing the assets of steel operations that have gone bankrupt and is potentially in the position to make a lot of money. How? By purchasing the assets of the firms and leaving the so-called legacy costs (example pension and heath-care costs) out. It is a great example of several important … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Author: Daniel Gross | Source: Slate | Subjects: Finance, People
How an irrelevant index survived the tech meltdown.
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Content: Article | Author: Daniel Gross | Source: Slate | Subjects: Finance, Industry Specific | Industry: Investing