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Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs

Here are the highest-paid CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

DISCA : 22.34 (-0.62%)
The highest-paid CEOs by state

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

PepsiCo's Nooyi, Ventas's Cafaro among top-paid female CEOs

Here are the 10 highest-paid female CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

SYF : 35.61 (-0.81%)
LMT : 320.80 (-1.70%)
DUK : 75.81 (+0.09%)
Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers.

PEP : 100.31 (+0.13%)
Health care CEOs lead the way in pay

The highest pay packages go to CEOs at health care companies. For the second time in three years, chief executives in the health care field led the S&P 500 in terms of total compensation. The typical CEO...

How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay

For its annual analysis of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive data firm.

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs...

YUM : 82.53 (-1.13%)
TWX : 94.17 (-0.10%)
Supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National...

Settlement process reached between WestJet Pilots and WestJet

Parties agree to mediation followed by binding arbitration if required

VRNDF : 1.0800 (-1.34%)
NINE.VN : 1.380 (-2.82%)
WJAFF : 15.8161 (+0.56%)
WJA.TO : 20.37 (+0.20%)
Canadian investor backs away from Alaska mine project

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world's largest salmon fisheries in Alaska has backed away from the...

FM.TO : 19.99 (-3.89%)
AAL.LS : 1,779.200 (-1.21%)
NGLOY : 11.8900 (-2.46%)
NDM.TO : 0.61 (-32.22%)
The Latest: Mine official downplays impact of failed deal

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a proposed copper-and-gold mine in southwest Alaska (all times local):

NDM.TO : 0.61 (-32.22%)
FM.TO : 19.99 (-3.89%)
For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs...

YUM : 82.53 (-1.13%)
TWX : 94.17 (-0.10%)
Catalyst sells US operations to China company

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) — Canadian company Catalyst Paper Corp. is selling its U.S. operations, including a pair of paper mills in Maine and Wisconsin, to a Chinese company that has no immediate plans for...

CYT.TO : N/A (unch)
Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small...

BAC : 30.16 (-0.17%)
C : 68.44 (-1.26%)
HES : 59.16 (-5.19%)
KEY : 20.04 (-1.96%)
CVX : 122.19 (-3.49%)
GPS : 28.15 (-14.57%)
XOM : 78.71 (-1.94%)
AllianceBernstein Closed-End Funds Announce Distribution Rates

NEW YORK , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The AllianceBernstein Closed-End Funds declared the following distributions today:

AFB : 12.63 (+0.08%)
AKP : 12.89 (+0.62%)
AWF : 11.63 (unch)
AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings

NEW YORK , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: AWF), a registered closed-end investment company, today announced earnings for the fourth quarter ended...

AWF : 11.63 (unch)
AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules

Europe's new data and privacy rules take effect Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes.

GOOGL : 1,084.08 (-0.13%)
Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise...

Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles.

DE : 159.00 (+0.52%)
Essendant's Board Declares Regular Dividend

DEERFIELD, Ill. , May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND) announced that on May 24, 2018 its board of directors declared a $0.14 per share dividend payable on July 13,...

ESND : 14.00 (+2.79%)

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.01%) this morning are up +0.16% and European stocks are up +0.39% as North Korean geopolitical risks eased after North Korea said it is still willing to resume negotiations with the U.S. even ... Read More

Chart of the Day

Exponent Inc (EXPO)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Exponet (EXPO).  I found the consulting firm stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first for the most frequent number of new highs in the last mo...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures ended the Friday session with gains of 1 to 2 3/4 cents in the front months. July was up 3 1/2 cents on the week. CFTC data showed speculators adding 8,298 contracts to their net long position in corn futures and options to 199,970 in th...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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