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Union Pacific Stock Rides Higher After Railroad Vet Jumps Aboard

Union Pacific Stock Rides Higher After Railroad Vet Jumps Aboard

UNP stock is speeding up the track on Tuesday.

Huawei and Nissan Arrests Hitting Asian Confidence Hard

Huawei and Nissan Arrests Hitting Asian Confidence Hard

Asian markets have been spooked by the fall of these mighty executives.

S Corp vs. LLC: What Makes Them Different?

S Corp vs. LLC: What Makes Them Different?

Business owners can choose to run their companies as an S corporation or as a limited liability corporation. Which option works best for you?

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has just one woman on an 11-person board, putting Blackstone in percentage terms near the bottom of the Standard & Poor's 500.

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.

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.

Walmart's Focus On Its People Is Paying Off

Walmart's Focus On Its People Is Paying Off

Walmart's focus on labor is helping sales, but is it enough?

General Electric: Core Businesses Will Be 'Center of Gravity' Amid Restructuring

General Electric: Core Businesses Will Be 'Center of Gravity' Amid Restructuring

'We've changed many things, but the essence of GE endures,' CEO John Flannery says.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's Ouster Proves CEOs Aren't Above the Rules

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's Ouster Proves CEOs Aren't Above the Rules

Krzanich is out after a consensual relationship with an Intel employee. Shouldn't he know the rules?