Top executives at The Finish Line Inc. cashed in stock worth more than $10 million in recent months. They sold many of
the shares in July as the locally based athletic retailer saw its stock rise to a high for 2009 of about $9.
An exaggerated share of the nation’s wealth is paid to CEOs of public companies, their minions and directors, through agreements
made inside boardrooms, by highly compensated individuals who commit shareholders’ money and are not subject to effective
An activist shareholder vying to become a director of Conseco Inc. says the insurance company’s board "completely misjudged"
the risks it faced when it emerged from bankruptcy in 2003 and hasn’t recovered since. Now an independent shareholder advisory firm is siding with him.
Despite assurances of strength, Simon Property Group Inc. has decided to pay 90 percent of its dividend in stock, a move that allows the company to hold onto $925 million in cash this year but could alienate shareholders drawn by the dividend.
Texas investor Sardar Biglari rode a wave of shareholder anger to a landslide victory in his quest for Steak n Shake Co. board
seats. Now, the dissident 30-year-old investor who models his approach after Warren Buffett’s is hoping to deliver on his
promise to turn around the Indianapolis-based chain, with or without the chairmanship he covets.