Promoting company insiders to the top spot seems to be in the best interest of shareholders.
Hewlett-Packard comes in at No. 2 as the US reclaims the lead spots.
The software giant could unveil a tablet computer, while the pet supply retailer is raising its dividend.
The tech company's shares are dirt cheap.
With a low stock price, a solid business and a new CEO, HP is poised to reinvent itself.
The exchange's $40 million compensation plan isn't likely to make anyone happy, least of all the NYSE.
As the tech company changes its business model to focus on services, it can use its cash to make acquisitions and develop products.
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