Tag: frequent flyers

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Director pay: how high can it go?
April 13, 2012—We're deep in the heart of proxy season, at least for the next few weeks (the deadline for companies on a calendar year is April 30), which means that each new day brings a crop of new and exciting disclosures about those ...

Fun while it lasted at MF Global…
October 31, 2011—Look: It's Jon Corzine again! Most of the frequent flyers around here are companies, but a few are people: Martha Stewart, the late Steve Jobs, and -- of course -- Corzine, whose MF Global (MF) ...

Will Steve Jobs depart empty-handed?
August 25, 2011—We've got a soft spot for Apple (AAPL) here at footnoted -- the very first blog post Michelle wrote for the blog, almost exactly eight years ago, was about option exchange programs at Apple and other companies.

Will Steve Jobs depart empty-handed?
August 25, 2011—We've got a soft spot for Apple (AAPL) here at footnoted -- the very first blog post Michelle wrote for the blog, almost exactly eight years ago, was about option exchange programs at Apple and other companies.

Graceland and the Heartbreak Hotel need facelifts…
June 17, 2011—Despite having some of the most popular entertainment brands out there -- American Idol and So You Think You can Dance -- investors in CKX (CKXE) haven't exactly benefited from that massive popularity over the past few years. The only reason ...

A 41% raise for 33% more work at Ascent Media…
June 8, 2011—The classic image of the hard-charging American CEO is pretty well summed up by that old cliché of giving 110%. But stereotypes, of course, can be misleading. Consider William R. Fitzgerald, chairman and chief executive ...

Chesapeake Energy or Chesapeake Air?
May 2, 2011—First, we'll cut to the chase: Chesapeake Energy (CHK) doesn't seem to be buying any more $12.1-million antique map collections. Despite that, there's still plenty to see in the proxy that the company filed a few minutes before ...

Rolls Royce health-care lives on at Gannett …
February 24, 2011—The scribes, delivery drivers, press workers and others in the sprawling news and publishing empire of Gannett (GCI) have had a rough few years of it. In recent weeks alone, there have been as many as 189 unannounced job cuts ...

Bear Stearns, Viacom and ghosts of the past…
February 15, 2011—Viacom (VIA), something a frequent flyer here on footnoted, has cordially invited shareholders to its annual meeting on March 16 in New York. We can't help but notice that the date is also the third anniversary ...

Another kind of dough-nut at Krispy Kreme…
February 7, 2011—Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) holds a special place here at footnoted, and not just because of their signature melt-in-the-mouth-sugary glazed doughnuts (sickeningly delicious as those are). The Winston-Salem, N.C., purveyor of fried dough was an early subject of these pages, and has ...