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'Tis the Season of the Shareholders

Nell Minow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business
Nell Minow

There are moral hazards and agency costs in the allocation of corporate funds. Experience has shown that executives will support policies that diminish shareholder returns. The term "capitalism" refers, after all, to the providers of capital.

Bank Shareholder On CEO Pay: 'You Should Be Ashamed'

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

* 31.6 pct vote against Credit Suisse pay plan * 26.9 pct vote against Barclays executive pay * Investors angry at payou...

CEO Pay Rising Less Quickly Due To Shareholder Discontent: Study

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

* CEO pay rose 14 pct in 2011 vs 23 pct in 2010 * AFL-CIO presidents says Citigroup pay vote "a bell-ringer" * Mutual fu...

The "Un-Economy"

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The current global economy is in fact an "un-economy": it's unfair, unsustainable, unstable, and is making many people unhappy. Opportunity is a lost hope for many, as social mobility in America is now less than in Western Europe.

Exceptional Warren

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

So here we are in the middle of March, which for the financial media, means one thing: It's time to worship at the altar of Warren Buffett. After soak...

Where Are The Shareholders?

Norman Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norman Goldman

We need corporate reform by way of requiring all shareholders to approve all pay of all executives at all publicly traded corporations. Only then will this looting insanity end.

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.