Shareholder votes on CEO pay have changed how some companies pay top executives. But some question how much things have really changed.
One company issuing American Depositary Shares, where each ADS represents one ordinary share, is Novartis (NVS).
We, as a group, spend more time than we should pointing to one of a growing number of reasons why solar energy isn't taking hold in America.
Physicians want to practice medicine in the environment Allegheny Health Network offers.
President Barack Obama wants an American manufacturing revolution, and a do-it-yourself Texas gun maker is behind him 100 percent.
The fear of impending doom is simply a promulgation of incorrect assumptions based on invalid data.
Little attention is being given to the decline in meaningful professional experience for our children.
U.S. Steel reports another quarterly loss and vows to take a big stick to costs as analysts forecast rougher weather ahead.
Our region's minority residents aren't sharing in economic progress; they're worse off than almost any other major region in the country
How is it that employers can institute a policy that does not PERMIT an employee to serve in any elected office, or appointed board?
Church & Dwight's debt could prove challenging if the macroeconomic environment deteriorates.
When it comes to the bull market, the "smart" money parties hard while individual investors nurse their hangovers.
Firms must honor social duty
The Monsanto Protection Act, which expires Sept. 30, leaves both courts and federal regulators free to pull products they find dangerous.
The younger generation is trying to tell us something. It's this: Teach us how to do a better job with our money than you did with yours.
One way to mend financial security is to actively manage your investments using both tactical and strategic asset allocation strategies.
instead of looking at what's wrong with the region, maybe we should be looking at what's right about the companies that have created jobs.
Although Pittsburgh's economy was doing better than most parts of the country during early recession recovery, it's dead last in job growth.
With a record high stock market staring at them, H.J. Heinz shareholders have a lot to consider when it comes to investing their windfall.
Keep in mind that when you invest in individual stocks you are not buying the market or Wall Street or the Dow Jones industrial average.
Jobs report manufactured; Oh Yeah! owner laudable
The investor-activist William Ackman has an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other.
A new study offers hope for a resurgence in U.S. manufacturing. But critics say its forecast is based on wishful thinking.
Investors should search for companies that show a symbiotic relationship with an expanding economy, one of which might be Southern Copper.
What if, when you bought a new television, you had to decide which electrical network you'd like to use it on.
It seems the butterfly flapped its wings and the result was a drop in the market cap of some of our nation's largest corporations.
The AFL-CIO's private label index fund invests for competitive returns while trying to promote union causes.
When saving for college and retirement, more is good, but may not be enough.
Successful investing in any market is all about uncovering underpriced fundamental value.
Many regulatory concepts put in place in 1863 are still with us. But the nation's earliest bank regulations were stricter than today's.
We disagree with Jeffrey Manns' conclusions in the article "Let's Downgrade S&P, Moody's Ratings Oligopoly," March 9.
A Tuesday Business story ("Heinz CEO Johnson Could Receive $56 million 'Golden Parachute' ") brought to mind "A Tale of Two Cities."
I believe 3M has potential, and I attribute less-than-exemplary historical share price performance to conditions beyond its control.
The Justice Department's landmark lawsuit against Standard & Poor's has captured headlines and broken the facade of rating-company immunity.
Something wrong with image; Is this a joke, Washington?; Shift Pa. economic policies
These four things should be demanded to ensure that all Pittsburghers can find the best-quality hospital care at the most affordable price.
After a flurry of speculation that sent its share price higher, all's quiet on the Michael Baker front.
By implementing the strategy, you become a contrarian investor.
Efforts are underway to change a legal system that now gives companies rich incentives to bring costly, time-consuming patents lawsuits.
A key question in any corporate analysis is the speed with which cash outflows are converted back into cash inflows.
More employers are using their account balance to estimate how much monthly income a worker can expect from a retirement savings plan.
A new immigration policy that does not adjust the quotas for workers along the entire wage and skill spectrum is doomed to fail.