Tag Archives: Money

An American Dilemma: The High Compensation of CEO’s

The generous compensation packages given to chief executives of large Fortune 500 companies are very controversial because these packages are rarely based on the company’s performance and often worth an exuberant amount of money. Advertisements

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s..

Walking into Campus Theater was much different now then my freshman and sophomore year.  I remember seeing a movie two years ago with my mom and we were both worried about the roof caving in on us in the lobby … Continue reading

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What’s love got to do with it got to do with it!!!!

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a delightful, classic film that can still capture the audience’s attention after so many years.  This story features two main characters:  Holly and Fred.  Holly is a party girl who indulges herself in the party lifestyle, … Continue reading

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A Billion Here, A Billion There

About an hour before our last class this story broke…  Which I thought was quite relevant considering our investigations into AIG and Enron. I’m going to focus on the second Forbes article which talks about some of the pseudo-hypocrisy involving alleged … Continue reading

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Growing Up

Reading one of Jordi’s classes past blogs, I came across this post. It discusses the importance of employees to the workplace, using a financial example that states that the majority of the cost of building a business goes into maintaining … Continue reading

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“I Need Cash Now!”

The article “Overcoming Short-Termism” discuss some good ideas that could help increase the length of investment made by investors and companies.  It seemed to attack the newly acceptable life style that millions of people have been living for years.  Instant … Continue reading

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Free to Choose?

In the article “The Social Responsibility of a Business is to Increase Profit” Milton Friedman presents the idea that a corporation is fulfilling its “social responsibility” by using its resources to increase production and to improve growth.  Some would argue … Continue reading

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