What Is an EBITDA Margin? Examples and How to Calculate

What Is an EBITDA Margin? Examples and How to Calculate

An EBITDA margin helps companies assess their operational efficiency and stands for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

J.C. Penney Slides as Sears' Demise Casts Pall on Shares

Sears' bankruptcy filing isn't a cause for celebration at rival J.C. Penney.

Jim Cramer: This Is What Larry Culp Must Do to Get GE Back in Action

Jim Cramer: This Is What Larry Culp Must Do to Get GE Back in Action

The problems at GE are all about hubris and hurt feelings.

SEC Looks the Other Way and Elon Musk Laughs All the Way to the Bank

SEC Looks the Other Way and Elon Musk Laughs All the Way to the Bank

Let's put it this way: Elon is throwing a victory party in Bel Air tonight. (Opinion)

In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

A decade ago, amid an economic boom in "emerging markets" like Brazil, Russia, India and China, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided to plow nearly 10% of all savings into stocks from the countries. Now, the teachers are reeling from the mistake, with subpar returns and outsize risks that could have been easily avoided had the fund just stuck with large U.S. stocks.

California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

Hester Peirce, a Republican member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, criticized a bill passed by the heavily Democratic California Legislature requiring public companies based in the state to have at least one woman on their boards by 2019.

NYSE Trader on Sirius, Pandora and Monday's Stock Market Decline

NYSE Trader on Sirius, Pandora and Monday's Stock Market Decline

Sirius has agreed to buy Pandora for $3.5 billion.

NAACP Chief Johnson Touts Merits of Diversity, New ETF

NAACP Chief Johnson Touts Merits of Diversity, New ETF

Derrick Johnson talks to TheStreet about diversity across corporate America.

All-Male Boards Could Face New Pressure From Shareholder Adviser ISS

All-Male Boards Could Face New Pressure From Shareholder Adviser ISS

Institutional Shareholder Services, the big advisory firm, is considering a new policy of recommending "no" votes against certain directors on companies without a single woman on their boards.

The Lehman Brothers Collapse and How It's Changed the Economy Today

The Lehman Brothers Collapse and How It's Changed the Economy Today

The Lehman Brothers collapse will go down as one of the biggest financial failures in history - but how did it start, and what has the economy learned since then?