Corporate governance advocates and shareholder activists have long complained that chief executive officer pay, which has jumped by a third since 2007, is sometimes way out of line with the CEO’s on-the-job performance.
President Barack Obama sat for an interview on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” today, getting a friendly forum that appeals to women, one of the key constituencies that helped him win the White House in 2008.
The receiver for Peregrine Financial Group Inc. has the authority to hire Russell Wasendorf Sr.’s head pilot and restaurant manager to help find and secure assets controlled by the bankrupt future brokerage’s former chief executive officer, a judge said.
Last night’s feisty debate between U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his opponent, Paul Ryan, attracted 51.4 million TV viewers, a 27 percent decline from the faceoff between Biden and Sarah Palin four years ago.
No matter what specific chores they perform, all of our smart electronic tools produce novelty. From its beginnings, the Information Age has been about better, easier access to new data, more and more kinds all day long and wherever we go.