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Companies Routinely Steer Analysts to Deliver Earnings Surprises

With nudges and phone calls, analysts are urged to lower their estimates, making it easier for companies to beat them; ‘a rigged race,’ says Barry Diller
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Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:58

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Pandit, a Low-Paid C.E.O. Among Wall Street Peers

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 15:58

Vikram S. Pandit worked as Citigroup‘s chief executive for just under five years. But during that time, he earned a good deal less than what other Wall Street chieftains made.

There are a number of ways to look at Mr. Pandit’s compensation from 2007 through 2011, according to an analysis that the research firm Equilar performed for DealBook.

Citigroup’s Chief Resigns in Surprise Step

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 21:32

Weeks before Vikram S. Pandit’s surprise resignation on Tuesday as chief executive of Citigroup, the banking giant’s powerful chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, was privately huddling with other board members to plan how to replace him, according to several people briefed on the talks.

Old Banks, New Lending Tricks

Lenders haven't sworn off risky financial products. They've come up with a slew of new ones
Original publication date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (All day)

That didn't take long. The economy hasn't yet recovered from the implosion of risky investments that led to the worst recession in decades—and already some of the world's biggest banks are peddling a new generation of dicey products to corporations, consumers, and investors.

The CEO Health Plan

In Era of Givebacks, Some Executives Get Free Coverage After They Retire
Original publication date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2006 (All day)

At a time when companies are scaling back health benefits for other retirees, former top executives at many corporations are receiving partial or full lifetime medical coverage on top of pensions valued at millions of dollars, a Wall Street Journal analysis of dozens of recent securities filings indicates.

Worker Dies, Firm Profits – Why?

Companies Profit on Workers' Deaths Through 'Dead Peasants' Insurance
Original publication date: 
Friday, April 19, 2002 (All day)
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