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Former Uber employees have gone into debt to hang onto shares they still can’t sell

Uber employees are lining up to sell their stock to Japanese technology giant SoftBank, which will buy up to 17% of outstanding shares for $33 each… 659 more words

Senate plans disastrous tax on vesting that could kill stock compensation

A proposed taxation that charges people as their startup equity vests instead of when they money it out and actually have money to pay the taxes could wreck how tech companies recruit talent. 636 more words

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Senate plans disastrous tax on vesting that could kill stock compensation

A proposed tax that charges people as their startup equity vests instead of when they cash it out and actually have money to pay the taxes could wreck how tech companies recruit talent. 601 more words

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Performance-Based Compensation May "Die" Under the Tax Cut Legislation

An amusing but telling “obituary” for performance-based compensation by Dan Walter outlines the consequences of doing away with the tax benefits for pay linked to stock price increases. 230 more words

How Executive Compensation Affects Firms’ Choice of Financing

The separation of corporate ownership from control leads to an agency problem caused by the divergent interests of shareholders (the principals) and management (the agent).  One area of contention is the level of risk-taking by the firm.  663 more words

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Calculating Historical Price Volatility (with Python)

The following python script is used to automatically pull stock prices for a given company and compute its historical volatility over 1, 3, and 12 months. 425 more words

How Should Tax Reform Treat Employee Stock and Options?

The tax treatment of employee stock and options raises a classic Goldilocks problem. We want to tax this compensation neither too much or too little. In a recent  771 more words

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