Thursday, June 21, 2012
In Britain, shareholders are rising up with fighting words in what some are calling the "shareholder spring." Though they might have made their voices heard, much of the time these shareholders' votes on issues like executive pay don't actually matter. But now, the nonbinding nature of these votes might be changing in the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
It's corporate shareholder meeting season, and many groups are calling for more transparency when it comes to corporate political donations. Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, joins us to discuss the issue. Are you a shareholder? What do you want to know about a company's political spending? Let us know!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Yesterday, News Corp. shares rose 6 percent after reports circulated that some of the company's board members want to replace Rupert Murdoch with Charles "Chase" Carey, president, COO, and deputy chairman of the company. Murdoch would still remain chairman, though, which begs the question: would a new CEO bring about change in the way that News Corp. is governed?