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    1. Former Mexico President Vicente Fox Joins High Times Board

      Former Mexico President Vicente Fox Joins High Times Board

      Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of venerable cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. Speaking with The Associated Press about his views on cannabis and his new appointment, Fox said he foresees a day when a robust legal marketplace will produce new jobs and medicines while sharply reducing cartel violence in his home country...

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    2. The Fearless Girl Statue Turns One Today. Here's What She's Inspired

      The Fearless Girl Statue Turns One Today. Here's What She's Inspired

      (Peter Holley) Nearly 25 percent of State Street's 80 senior-most executives are women. While that's less than the roughly 30 percent of senior executives in the finance industry overall, the firm aims to increase its percentage of senior vice presidents to 36 percent within five years. "When we placed the statue, we knew it would shine a light on our organization and our gender diversity and we were prepared," Blake said...

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    3. Average CEO has to Make do with $253,088 in Monthly Pension Payments

      Average CEO has to Make do with $253,088 in Monthly Pension Payments

      In 1998, about half of all private-sector employers in the United States offered newly hired workers a defined-benefit pension for their retirement. By 2015, that percentage dropped to just 5% , according to the consulting firm Willis Towers Watson. Nearly all private-sector workers now make do with a 401(k) plan — and the average 401(k) balance is roughly $95,000, which comes nowhere close to what the typical American will require in their sunset years...

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    4. Wells Fargo Chairman, Two Directors to Step Down Amid Continuing Fallout From Sham Accounts Scandal

      Wells Fargo Chairman, Two Directors to Step Down Amid Continuing Fallout From Sham Accounts Scandal

      Stephen Sanger, the chairman of Wells Fargo & Co., will step down from the board of the embattled bank effective Jan. 1 and will be replaced by former Federal Reserve official Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Duke, the bank announced Tuesday. Two other long-serving directors, Cynthia H. Milligan and Susan G. Swenson, also will retire at the end of this year...

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    5. Survey: Few Male Board Members Believe Diversity Improves Company Performance

      Survey: Few Male Board Members Believe Diversity Improves Company Performance

      Companies with the highest percentage of female directors have been shown to outperform on equity, return on sales and return on invested capital. They pay less to gobble up other firms. They have lower stock price volatility. And those with more women at the top have even been shown to have fewer governance controversies, such as bribery and fraud...

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    6. Clawing Back Banker's Pay at Wells Fargo Harder Than it Looks

      Clawing Back Banker's Pay at Wells Fargo Harder Than it Looks

      Clawing back bankers' pay at Wells Fargo harder than it looks Caleb Melby and Yalman Onaran, (c) 2016, Bloomberg (c) 2016, Bloomberg Members of the Senate Banking Committee are demanding that Wells Fargo claw back pay from Carrie Tolstedt, the executive whose community banking unit created 2 million unauthorized customer accounts. They're not likely to get as much as they want. At a hearing in Washington on Tuesday, senators cited figures eclipsing $100 million...

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    7. Executive Pay Disrupted at Tech Giants

      Executive Pay Disrupted at Tech Giants

      Amazon.com, Alphabet and Facebook have upended the establishments in retailing, advertising and media -- so it may not come as a surprise that their pay plans are unusual too. The three set themselves apart from other Standard & Poor's 500 Index companies by paying bosses almost exclusively in stock grants that are free from any links to performance goals ...

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