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  1. April 4, 2013

    Autonomy deal debacle takes toll at HP

    Hewlett-Packard’s chairman and its longest-serving directors resigned from their positions on Thursday in a delayed reaction...

  2. March 24, 2013

    HP investors look beyond troubled board

    For owners of the best performing stock in the Dow Jones index of blue-chip companies this year, shareholders in...

  1. March 21, 2013

    HP authorises 10% dividend increase

    Hewlett-Packard has authorised a 10 per cent dividend increase for shareholders, a day after three board members barely...

  2. March 20, 2013

    HP board survives investor protest vote

    Hewlett-Packard, the world’s biggest PC maker by unit sales, suffered a shareholder protest vote at its annual meeting on...

  3. March 5, 2013

    Investors told to reject members of HP’s board

    An influential proxy advisory firm has urged Hewlett-Packard shareholders to vote against the re-election of Ray Lane, the...

  4. August 23, 2011

    Charges dropped against Strauss-Kahn

    All criminal charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn were dropped in a New York court on Tuesday, handing a victory to the...

  5. September 10, 2009

    Golden couple refuse to shoulder blame for Wachovia's fall

    When Herb and Marion Sandler, the married founders and co-chief executives of Golden West Financial, sold their 43-year old...

  6. September 9, 2009

    Golden couple refuse to shoulder blame

    When Herb and Marion Sandler, the founders and co-chief executives of Golden West Financial, sold their 43-year old...

  7. May 1, 2009

    Chairmen and chief execs are vulnerable

    John Gapper's blog: I do not think a decision to split the roles of chairman and chief executive of a company, which is a...

  8. January 30, 2009

    Defending Ken Lewis

    There is a popular cry for Ken Lewis to do a far, far better thing than he has ever done. But why should the boss of Bank...

  9. September 29, 2008

    Lender bows under weight of Arms

    Known for its pursuit of growth through aggressive acquisitions of rivals, Wachovia on Monday ultimately bowed under the...

  10. July 10, 2008

    Wachovia appoints Steel as new chief

    Robert Steel, US Treasury under-secretary and a former Goldman Sachs executive, yesterday was named as chief executive of...

  11. July 10, 2008

    Wachovia names Steel as chief as it reveals surprise $2.8bn loss

    Robert Steel, US Treasury undersecretary and a former Goldman Sachs executive, yesterday was named the new chief executive...

  12. July 10, 2008

    Wachovia names Steel as chief

    Robert Steel, US Treasury undersecretary and a former Goldman Sachs executive, on Wednesday was named the new chief...

  13. June 12, 2008

    Victims of the credit crisis

    Erin Callan and Joseph Gregory are just the latest figures to depart from top jobs at US financial institutions in the wake...

  14. FT Alphaville

    June 6, 2008

    The Weekender

    On FT Alphaville this week, - The BBB bank: live blogging Bradford & Bingley’s disastrous Monday. - The BBA does nothing to...

  15. FT Alphaville

    June 3, 2008

    Wachovia, WaMu, move against CEOs

    The fallout from the credit crisis spread to the US retail banking sector on Monday as Wachovia ousted its chief executive....

  16. June 3, 2008

    Rivals bide their time after revelations

    The removal of Ken Thompson as chief executive at Wachovia on Monday came as something of a surprise, given that just three...

  17. June 3, 2008

    Loss-hit US banks shake up top posts

    The fallout from the credit crisis spread yesterday as US financial shares tumbled on ratings downgrades, and two of the...

  18. June 3, 2008

    Banking sector troubles undermine confidence

    Worrying news from the UK and US banking sectors yesterday heightened concerns that the financial crisis still had further...

  19. June 3, 2008

    Wachovia chief removed as credit crisis fallout reaches retail banks

    The fallout from the credit crisis spread from Wall Street into the US retail banking sector yesterday as Wachovia removed...

  20. June 3, 2008

    Street bides its time after revelations

    The removal of Ken Thompson as chief executive at Wachovia yesterday came as something of a surprise, given that just three...

  21. June 3, 2008

    Rivals bide their time after revelations

    The removal of Ken Thompson as chief executive at Wachovia yesterday came as something of a surprise, given that just three...

  22. June 3, 2008

    Wachovia axes chief as fallout spreads

    The fallout from the credit crisis spread from Wall Street into the US retail banking sector yesterday as Wachovia removed...

  23. June 3, 2008

    Banking sector troubles undermine confidence

    Worrying news from the UK and US banking sectors yesterday heightened concerns that the financial crisis still had further...

  24. June 2, 2008

    Overview: Banking sector worries return

    Worrying news from the UK and US banking sectors on Monday heightened concerns that the financial crisis still had further...

  25. June 2, 2008

    Wachovia ditches Ken

    So stripping Ken Thompson of the Wachovia chairmanship was only the first step. Having walked him on to the plank three...

  26. FT Alphaville

    June 2, 2008

    Uncomfortable news for acquisitive bankers

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Wachovia announced today that its current Chairman, Lanty Smith, has been appointed interim Chief...

  27. June 2, 2008

    Wachovia chief executive Thompson removed

    The fallout from the credit crisis spread from Wall Street into the US retail banking sector on Monday as Wachovia removed...

  28. FT Alphaville

    May 9, 2008

    Wachovia splits two top jobs

    Wachovia, the fourth largest US bank by assets, has stripped the chairmanship from Ken Thompson but left him as chief...

  29. May 9, 2008

    Wachovia splits chief executive and chairman roles after crises

    Wachovia, the fourth largest US bank by assets, has stripped the chairmanship from Ken Thompson but left him as chief...

  30. May 9, 2008

    Wachovia splits two top jobs

    Wachovia, the fourth largest US bank by assets, has stripped the chairmanship from Ken Thompson but left him as chief...

  31. April 15, 2008

    Wachovia reveals plans to raise $7bn and warns of worse to come

    Wachovia, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, warned yesterday that the nation's economy was deteriorating more rapidly...

  32. April 15, 2008

    Wachovia warns on outlook for US

    Wachovia, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, warned yesterday the US economy was deteriorating more rapidly than...

  33. April 14, 2008

    Wachovia confirms $7bn capital raising

    Wachovia, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, warned on Monday that the nation’s economy was deteriorating more rapidly...

  34. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2008

    BofA and Wachovia hit by writedowns

    Earnings at Bank of America and Wachovia plunged in the fourth quarter as mortgage-related asset writedowns and higher...

  35. October 29, 2007

    Merrill may rue O’Neal’s premature exit

    Last week a Wall Street chief executive told me: “Chuck Prince, Citi’s chief executive, must be delighted by Merrill’s...

  36. October 26, 2007

    Mergers may yet be on the cards

    Stan O’Neal is not the first Wall Street chief executive to think that a call to Ken Thompson at Wachovia might be the...

  37. October 26, 2007

    Merrill chief approached Wachovia over deal

    Stan O’Neal, chairman and chief executive of Merrill Lynch, last week approached Wachovia, the fourth largest bank in the...

  38. October 21, 2007

    US loan default problems widen

    Poor quarterly results from banks across the US over the past two weeks suggest credit problems once confined to high-risk...

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