You are here

TheoWire

My latest posts, articles & citations.

The Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, October 4, 2016

At Louisiana health-care company LHC Group Inc., the board’s compensation committee has approved a 90% raise for the chief executive over two years and given him personal use of the company plane.

The Wall Street Journal | Thursday, August 4, 2016

In April, AT&T Inc. 

The Wall Street Journal | Thursday, June 2, 2016

Median pay for chief executives of the biggest U.S. companies slipped 4.6% last year, but the link between annual compensation and shareholder returns remained weak.

The Wall Street Journal | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Large U.S. companies increasingly are governed by board members who have held their seats for a decade or more, even as some big investors question whether these directors serve shareholders’ best interests. 

The Wall Street Journal | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Director pay has received scant attention over the years as investors, regulators and the public have focused on soaring executive compensation. 

The Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Shareholders like their corporate boards stocked with independent directors—men and women unencumbered by close ties to the company or its executives. The reasoning: Who better to act in the interest of investors?

The Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Here's a look at the nearly 4,500 men and women who serve on the boards of companies in the S&P 500, including executives holding board seats.

The Wall Street Journal | Monday, December 14, 2015

A financial obfuscation of the dot-com era is making a comeback: Hundreds of U.S. companies are trumpeting adjusted net income, adjusted sales and “adjusted Ebitda.”

The Wall Street Journal | Monday, October 5, 2015

Everything about Elvis Presley was big. Graceland, his iconic Memphis estate, attracts 600,000 people a year to tour the King’s lavish mansion and gawk at his jumpsuits, gold records and memorabilia.

The Wall Street Journal | Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Cities and states have plied companies with tax breaks for decades hoping to attract jobs and commerce. A new accounting standard will force many to disclose the total annual cost.

Pages

Subscribe to TheoWire