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  • Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension

    Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, delaying the company's decision on choosing a successor but perhaps only slightly. Iger has headed Disney during a period of unprecedented...
  • JPMorgan: Data breach affects 76 million households, 7 million firms

    JPMorgan: Data breach affects 76 million households, 7 million firms
    A cyberattack that hit JPMorgan Chase this year affects about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the banking giant disclosed Thursday. The filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission did not specify when the attack took place,...
  • Know what the CEO makes? [Editorial]

    If America needed another reason to press ahead with rules requiring corporations to be more forthcoming about executive pay, it arrived recently in the form of a study from the Harvard Business School. Researchers asked ordinary folks: How much more do...
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus

    Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger, who inked a two-year contract extension on Thursday, could depart the company in 2018 with a bonus of up to $60 million. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the...
  • Starboard Value makes bid to acquire RealD

    Starboard Value makes bid to acquire RealD
    New York-based investment firm Starboard Value has made an offer to acquire RealD Inc., the struggling 3-D cinema technology company based in Beverly Hills. Starboard Value, which specializes in undervalued small-cap companies, disclosed in a Securities...
  • Taking aim at short-sellers, but misfiring

    Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...
  • Morningstar cuts Pimco fund rating from gold to bronze after Gross exit

    Morningstar cuts Pimco fund rating from gold to bronze after Gross exit
    Saying the Pimco Total Return Fund has lost luster now that bond king Bill Gross is gone,  Morningstar Inc. downgraded its rating of the flagship offering from Pacific Investment Management Co. Morningstar, a giant Chicago investment researcher, had...
  • 'Bond King' Bill Gross leaves Pimco for Janus

    'Bond King' Bill Gross leaves Pimco for Janus
    Bill Gross, one of the bond market's most renowned investors, is leaving Pimco, the investment firm he founded and with which his name has been effectively synonymous, for rival asset management firm Janus Capital Group, Janus said Friday. The...
  • SEC accuses two men of insider trading on Herbalife

    The Securities and Exchange Commission accused two men of insider trading for acting on advance word that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman planned to bet against nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. It's the latest dramatic turn for the Los Angeles...
  • Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty

    Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty
    A Brooklyn, New York mortgage broker, who would scribble secret stock tips on napkins and pass them to an accomplice in Grand Central station before eating them, pleaded guilty to insider trading on Friday, federal prosecutors said. Frank Tamayo, 41, was...
  • U.S. options clearinghouse CEO to retire after year in top spot

    The chief executive of the clearinghouse for all U.S. stock options will retire from the company at the end of the year after one year in the role, the company said on Friday. Chicago-based OCC, formerly known as the Options Clearing Corp., did not...