Regulators are close to reviving a rule requiring companies to be transparent about how much more CEOs make than the rank-and-file, The Wall Street Journal reported.» Read More
We're patting ourselves on the back around here.
CNBC.com was given an Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Network Website.
There’s been some complaints about uncertainty lately.
“I think the major thing that we all need in business is certainty,” John Chambers said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell ” as his company, Cisco Systems , cut its outlook for the year. “Businesses don't spend or react well when it's an uncertain environment, whether it's from the economy or the policy. If they understand what the issues are, then we will make decisions about where we grow our business, where we invest in resources, how much we give in dividends versus how much we do in share buyback, how much we do in acquisitions , et cetera. [It’s] the uncertainty that bothers my customers the most."
Have you heard that Facebook will be going public next week?
Yes, some would say there is a veritable media circus revving up. I prefer to think of it as enthusiastic, exhaustive coverage of an event that to many minds marks the coming of age for social media.
Books are back...at least in the news.
We had three major announcements in the book business early this week.