Al Lewis Archive
Published May 24, 2013
Financial advisor Charles J. Dushek bagged a 25,000% return in his individual retirement account from 2008 to 2011 despite Wall Street firms and giant banks collapsing, or the unemployment rate rocketing past 10%.
Published May 22, 2013
A Southwestern Law professor says America's boards of directors are transfixed on a myth: They think they are paying their chief executives for performance. They're not.
Published May 17, 2013
An estimated 240,000 water mains break every year in the U.S. There are a handful of publicly traded water companies, and about 30,000 smaller private suppliers forming a highly fragmented industry ripe for consolidation.
Published May 15, 2013
Profitable for 40 straight years, there are plenty of theories as to how Southwest succeeds where most other carriers fail. But CEO Gary Kelly says it comes down to love.
Published May 10, 2013
You would think a corporation the size of Intel would be schooled enough in the field of HR to prevent a "kick-me" sign from becoming a federal case. Maybe Intel tried.
Published May 03, 2013
The group pushing to do something about runaway deficit spending, is loaded with highly compensated CEOs who know more about prosperity than austerity.
Published May 01, 2013
Annual vacations, regular pay increases, quality healthcare, and basic job security are things now only manageable for the upper class, according to a one-third of those surveyed in a recent Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor poll.
Published April 25, 2013
Justin Danhof took the floor at Honeywell International's annual meeting Monday to ask about the company's taxpayer-funded biofuels demonstration project in Hawaii.
Published April 19, 2013
If there's one thing Bill Marvel knows after 40 years of flying light aircraft, it's to never leave the controls of your plane to someone else. So why did he hand over control of his real estate investments to DBSI Inc., a company that went down with the market in 2008.
Published April 17, 2013
In another economy, with more time and more money to burn, maybe former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson's plan would have worked.