Median chief executive pay rose by 5.5% to $11.4 million last year, and the top 10% of bosses earned an outsized 23% of the total compensation for all CEOs.
Adobe is upgraded to 'market perform,' and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
Here's a strategy to own a well-positioned global media stock by first buying shares of its acquisition target.
Waiting for a dip amid this relentless merger wave is like waiting for the Pacific to run dry.
Analysts have been calling for a surge in M&A for years now due to cheap financing rates.
Stocks are higher as reports on services companies from around the globe improved the market's tone dramatically from Monday.
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A light news day combined with heavy technicals weighed on the market.
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