2017-10-30

Businesses Push Workers to Mobilize Before Tax Revamp

October 30, 2017 12:19 PM

As proposals for a federal tax overhaul take shape this week, companies are preparing for a crucial lobbying effort. To do so, they are mobilizing a potent tool: their employees.

2017-10-05

More Company Boards Add Oversight of Political Spending

October 05, 2017 09:00 AM

CEO pay and company performance don’t match up over the long term, according to new research comparing 10 years of stock-market returns and the compensation chief executives received during that time.

2017-10-05

Companies That Perform Best Don’t Pay CEOs the Most

October 05, 2017 09:00 AM

CEO pay and company performance don’t match up over the long term, according to new research comparing 10 years of stock-market returns and the compensation chief executives received during that time.

2017-07-30

U.S. Companies Post Profit Growth Not Seen in Six Years

July 30, 2017 11:43 AM

America’s largest companies are on pace to post two consecutive quarters of double-digit profit growth for the first time since 2011, helped by years of cost-cutting, a weaker dollar and stronger consumer spending.

2017-07-30

As Washington Stalls, Company Profits Keep Trucking

July 30, 2017 02:00 AM

Earnings at S&P 500 firms are on pace to rise 11% for the second quarter, marking the fourth straight period of overall profit growth.

2017-07-20

Sears vs. Amazon: A Tale of Two Retailers

July 20, 2017, 9:00 AM

Sears has closed hundreds of stores, triggering anxiety about the once-dominant retailer’s future. Amazon has been on a building binge, is set to swallow Whole Foods and now, will sell Sears appliances online. See how their paths have crossed: