Blog Post Archive

Easy come, easy go for veteran bank exec
Bank executive Steve Issa must have felt like he won the lottery when Flagstar more than doubled his salary earlier this year. Too bad regulators weren't happy about this sudden spike.
An expensive parting at Weis Markets
Weis Markets is giving its former CEO a lavish send-off that's worth around $7 million and maybe even more.
Democracy (not) at work at ZipRealty
Over the past few days, several people have pinged me about this amended filing made by ZipRealty. Now, in general, we don’t tend to pay much attention to stocks this small, simply because we need to draw the line ...
TripAdvisor visits the Friday night dump
As most footnoted regulars know, we spend a lot of time paying attention to the Friday Night dump, that 90 minute period after the markets close, but the SEC remains open. This past Friday, 96 8-Ks were filed after ...
A pre-Labor Day dump from Fox!
Why is Fox creating so much drama over its new CFO's employment contract?
Was DOJ request really standard on Belo/Gannett deal?
In a press release last week, Belo and Gannett used the word standard to describe the DOJ's second request.
An expensive babysitter for Applied Materials
The company's changing of the guard will not be a cheap now that they're essentially paying for two CEOs.
More, please: Honest moments in SEC filings
What would happen if companies were really honest with their investors over why a director decided to suddenly step down?
On Jeff Bezos and the late-Friday Form 4
How much did a Form 4 filed late Friday by Jeff Bezos really foreshadow the news that he would buy the Washington Post?
Polycom gives cash and electronics to ex-CEO
Polycom's CEO, who stepped down on July 19 over expense report improprieties, is leaving with $500K in cash and a cache of electronics.