Aug 10, 2012 For shareholders and corporate boards in various industries, patience with CEOs might be wearing thinner. Data show that the average tenure of a CEO has dropped from 10 years to 8.4 years since 2000.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 8, 2012 Coincidence? The head of Chiquita is the third ousted CEO since 2011 to have appeared on “Undercover Boss.” Is the show a curse or a bonus?
Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 5, 2012 Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.
Jun 27, 2012 Gallup's editor-in-chief talks about the negative numbers on consumer confidence in the U.S., and how it might affect the presidential election.
Jun 19, 2012 Volkswagen wants to sell 800,000 cars and trucks a year in the U.S. by 2018. That's an ambitious goal: it's more than twice what German automaker sells here today.
May 29, 2012 Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
May 25, 2012 Apple head Tim Cook says he will forgo the $75 million dividend from his company stock. It's a shrewd move at a time when corporate chiefs are under pressure for being over paid.
Heidi N. Moore
May 3, 2012 CEOs in the U.S. earned nearly $6 million on average, up 15 percent over last year and 28 percent the year before that.