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  • Cigna CEO Received $27.16 Million Last Year

    Cigna CEO Received $27.16 Million Last Year
    Cigna Corp. CEO David M. Cordani's compensation totaled $27.16 million last year, up 53 percent from 2013, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. He received $17.76 million in 2013. Cordani's pay included $1.13...
  • Ackman confirms federal subpoena of contractor he hired to attack Herbalife

    Ackman confirms federal subpoena of contractor he hired to attack Herbalife
    Activist investor Bill Ackman acknowledged Friday that a contractor working for him on his campaign against Herbalife Ltd. has been subpoenaed by federal investigators looking into possible market manipulation of Herbalife stock. In an interview on...
  • Financial adviser held in alleged fraud of clients, including an '85 Bear

    Financial adviser held in alleged fraud of clients, including an '85 Bear
    A financial adviser turned himself in to DuPage County authorities Monday following his indictment on charges that he cannot account for almost $10 million in funds invested by his former clients, including former Bears player Keith Van Horne. Robert...
  • Under Armour's Plank earned nearly $3.6 million in 2014

    Under Armour's Plank earned nearly $3.6 million in 2014
    Under Armour CEO Kevin A. Plank earned nearly $3.6 million last year, with most of the compensation directly tied to the sports apparel maker's strong financial performance, the company said Friday. Plank, whose base salary has remained at $26,000...
  • Disney annual meeting: What to watch for on Thursday

    Disney annual meeting: What to watch for on Thursday
    Walt Disney Co.’s annual meeting in San Francisco on Thursday comes as the Burbank entertainment giant rides a hot streak. In February, Disney reported profit of $2.2 billion for the fiscal first quarter that ended Dec. 27. Its recent hit "Big...
  • Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks

     Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks
    Two major financial services companies in the Chicago area said Wednesday they were hiking their dividends and initiating stock buybacks after passing "stress tests" given by the Federal Reserve. Discover Financial Services of Riverwoods will buy back...
  • Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014

    Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014
    Northern Trust Chief Executive Officer Rick Waddell earned $9.9 million in cash and stock last year, up 4 percent from what the Chicago-based financial services firm paid him in 2013. Meanwhile, Northern Trust's first female chief operating officer, Jana...
  • Ex-McDonald's CEO Thompson named to Northern Trust board

    Don Thompson, who recently retired as chief executive of struggling McDonald's, has joined the board of directors of Chicago-based financial services provider Northern Trust. "He brings deep management and board experience from the perspective of...
  • Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor

    Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor
    Adams Express Co., an 86-year-old closed-end investment fund based in Baltimore, is being targeted by an activist investor who thinks the $1.53 billion fund is significantly undervalued. Phillip Goldstein, who runs Special Opportunities Fund Inc.,...
  • S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut

    S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut
    Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay $1.375 billion to the U.S. government and 19 states to settle charges it misled investors when it issued positive ratings on shaky mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial collapse — a...
  • Lawyers for Scott balk at releasing governor's financial records

    Lawyers for Scott balk at releasing governor's financial records
    TALLAHASSEE — Lawyers for Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a wealthy former businessman who put up millions of his money to help his two campaigns, are refusing to hand over detailed financial information that could answer whether Scott is violating a state...