Rather than buying back shares, most companies would be better off investing in their business or holding the cash.
Why some companies would like to forget 2010
BP's former chief Tony Hayward faced a tough time in the wake of the oil spill.
Have you ever played that game where someone says a word to you and you say the first thing that you associate with it?
If not, try these: Toyota, BP, Rolls-Royce, or perhaps even Heathrow Airport.
Yuri Milner is very popular among internet entrepreneurs. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, encourages him to drop by and Mark Pincus, chief executive of Zynga, an online games company, regards him as a trusted adviser. Among Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists, feelings are decidedly cooler.
Newsweek.com is the Odd Man Out
In all the rhetoric from the two camps, no mention of Newsweek's Web site.
Call it corporate alchemy. New research finds that multinational companies can spin gender bias into gold by recruiting and hiring well-educated female managers in countries that traditionally discriminate against women.
Consultant, Writer, Senior Fellow with The Campaign for America's Future
What happened to Moody's is what happens to every "agent" who thinks he can serve two masters. The sad thing is that it keeps happening, even though we've seen this movie before.
High-frequency trading is one of our favorite subjects over on FierceFinanceIT, and we encourage you to tune in for our take on the subject. The issue has really heated up recently as the regulatory response to the May 6 Flash Crash is expected this month.
José Luis Gómez del Prado 03 Sep 2010
The independent experts of the UN Working Group on mercenaries have arrived at the logical conclusion that a new binding international legal instrument is necessary to regulate and monitor the activities of private military and security companies (PMSC) The reasons are developed in the present article…