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Shareholders seem to have shamed Oracle into reducing Larry Ellison's giant pay package

According to an analysis by research firm Equilar, the idea that CEO pay is linked to performance is mostly mythology. There are few better examples of that than Larry Ellison, the CEO of database giant Oracle. 333 more words

What Can Realistically Be Done About Inequality?

An important opinion piece on the Inequality issue by Joseph Blasi ought to get more exposure, because it makes a good faith effort to propose something realistic that could be done about it.  593 more words


Zenefits tackles another founder pain point with automated stock option management

There are things only founders understand about building a company. Some of them are abstract, like the psychological toll of carrying the the responsibility of employees’ livelihoods and investors capital on your shoulders. 1,123 more words


Is money important motivation?

The idea to write this post came from my recent meeting with startups that are financed through Y Soft Venture Capital. I have regular sessions with these startups and I always ask them what should be the next topic – and to my surprise they’ve chosen… 786 more words


Finite Difference Method for Derivative Pricing- part two

By- Xiaohong Chen, May 2015 Graduate

This is part two from my first post about Finite Difference Method.  In the last post, I discussed about some traditional finite difference schemes used for pricing European options. 546 more words

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Betting, Point Spread and CEO’s Stock Options Plan

Rakesh Khurana, a management thinker, has written book on how companies behave irrationally when they hunt for CEOs. The expectations from new CEO, his salary package, and reaction of stakeholders/ stock market to new CEO are anything but normal. 687 more words

Yet another faulty banker pay scheme to avoid

What do you think about texting and driving? And what would you think if Harvard academics were advocating it, and some cops on the beat were considering going along? 1,162 more words