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Walmart CEO Makes 1,888 Times Median Worker Take Home Pay: Anyone See A Problem?
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Sunday, April 22, 2018 11:47 AM EDT
Walmart ranks 10th in CEO to median take-home pay. Public firms in the S&P 500 now generally disclose how much they pay employees. The median wage across all the groups in the feature image is about $69,000.
In this article: WMT
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E Restaurants And Weather: Is It A "Dog Ate My Homework" Excuse?
Article By: John Gordon
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:35 AM EDT
We hear it all the time on retailer and restaurant earnings calls: the weather hurt. Is it an excuse? They never mention if the weather was too good. One rule does not fit all; brand by brand thinking on weather is required.
In this article: DPZ, DAVE, DNKN, SONC
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Deutsche Bank Replaces Another CEO; Or, Bubbles And Money
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Monday, April 9, 2018 10:00 PM EDT
What does this latest switch potentially mean for DB and global eurodollar banking?
In this article: DB
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Zuckerberg: 'We Didn't Do Enough To Prevent Tools From Being Used For Harm'
Article By: The Fly
Monday, April 9, 2018 5:39 PM EDT
Congress has released Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday's hearing.
In this article: FB
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Berkshire Slams "Purchasing Frenzy", Wants To Make "Huge" Deal: Full Letter Highlights
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, February 24, 2018 12:35 PM EDT
According to its latest annual letter, released Saturday morning, Berkshire Hathaway's Q4 profit hit an all-time high. Buffett says "A large portion of our gain did not come from anything we accomplished at Berkshire."
In this article: BRK-A, BRK-B Also: AAPL
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The Big German Zombie
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Friday, February 2, 2018 6:48 PM EDT
It’s kind of a cheap shot to go back and rehash corporate statements from way back in the past. Still, when the topic is banking and why the monetary system refuses more than intermittent and minor progress, it’s worth the revisit.
In this article: DB
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Bitcoin And Financial Governance
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 4:56 AM EDT
Bitcoins, like physical gold, are "mined". The miners don't "create" the money by typing numbers into bank accounts. The miners "produce" the money by working at mining.
In this article: BITCOMP
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Marc Cohodes Buys Stock & Vanishes From Overstock CEO’s Smear Site
Article By: Sam Antar
Monday, November 27, 2017 2:18 PM EDT
After acquiring a position in OSTK, every disparaging reference to former hedge fund manager Marc Cohodes was removed from Deep Capture, a website that viciously smears the financial press and critics of Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.
In this article: OSTK
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This Thanksgiving Goes To Corporations: Thanks For The Greatest Free Gift In History
Article By: Harry Dent
Thursday, November 23, 2017 3:25 PM EDT
Corporations use unprecedented low long-term interest rates – at near zero for risk-free rates adjusted for inflation – to buy their own stocks back and increase their earnings per share, even if their earnings are not growing.
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Siemens To Cut 6,900 Jobs Worldwide, Including 1,800 In U.S.
Article By: The Fly
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:33 AM EDT
Roughly half of these jobs are in Germany. Outside Germany, the restructuring measures will eliminate a total of just over 1,100 jobs in European countries.
In this article: SIEGY
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Berkshire Takes New Position In Bank Of America, Lowers Stake In IBM
Article By: The Fly
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:14 AM EDT
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed in an SEC filing its holdings as of September 30. Berkshire Hathaway's one new buy during the third quarter was Bank of America.
In this article: BAC, BRK-A, BRK-B Also: AAPL, IBM, KO, WFC, KHC, WBC, SYF
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Paypal Suspends TIO Operations After Finding Security Vulnerabilities
Article By: The Fly
Monday, November 13, 2017 10:22 AM EDT
PayPal announced late Friday that TIO Networks, a publicly traded company it acquired in July, has suspended operations to protect TIO's customers. The PayPal platform is not impacted by this situation in any way and PayPal's data remains secure.
In this article: PYPL
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GE Is Crashing
Article By: Tyler Durden
Monday, November 13, 2017 10:11 AM EDT
Buyers of last resort, hoping that GE just kitchen-sinked by slashing its dividend by 50%... are in trouble. Everything was fine until CEO Flannery started speaking.
In this article: GE
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For The First Time Since The Financial Crisis GE Slashes Dividend In Half
Article By: Tyler Durden
Monday, November 13, 2017 7:55 AM EDT
The last time GE reduced its dividend was during the 2008-09 recession; in many ways today's cut is more painful to shareholders as it is not due to broader economic conditions, but due to company-specific factors.
In this article: GE
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Bitcoin Continues To Tumble; Erases $38 Billion In Market Capital
Article By: Samed Olukoya
Monday, November 13, 2017 6:52 AM EDT
The unregulated global digital currency Bitcoin continues to tumble following the suspension of Segwit2x software upgrade on Wednesday.
In this article: BITCOMP
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Baker Hughes Announces $3b Share Repurchase Authorization
Article By: The Fly
Monday, November 6, 2017 9:30 AM EDT
The company will use the proceeds from the sale of its BHGE LLC common units to repurchase its Class A shares. In addition, the company also announced its intention for BHGE LLC to issue new debt.
In this article: BHGE Also: GE
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