Institutional investors are sometimes referred to as:
In response to concerns about the lack of transparency in financial accounting, Congress passed a new law called the:
In 2010, median compensation for directors at the largest U.S. corporations was (rounded to the nearest $10):
The main reason that American executives are paid so much is:
The mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to:
Which if the following is not a legal right of stockholders?
Corporate governance involves the exercise of control over a company’s:
How are directors (members of corporate boards) selected?
The directors of a company are a central factor in corporate governance because they:
The Securities and Exchange Commission outlaws:
Which of the following is not a function of board committees?
The board committee that administers and approves salaries and benefits of high-level managers in a company is called the:
Which of the following arguments opposes the idea of high executive pay?
The activism of institutional investors in other countries has been spearheaded by:
Which of the following is not an argument for high executive compensation?
The law requiring that toys and infant products be tested before sale is called the:
An identifying marker placed on a user’s computer hard drive during visits in order to identify the user during each subsequent visit and to build profiles of their behavior over time is called a:
In some cases, businesses have banded together to agree on how they will treat their customers. This is called:
The act that requires lenders to inform borrowers of the annual rate of interest to be charged, plus related fees and services charges is called:
Which of the following limits the collection of information online from and about children under the age of 13?
In the United States, which of the following agencies enforces the laws prohibiting deceptive advertising?
Manufacturers making false or misleading claims about a competitor’s product is:
When businesses adopt voluntary policies for protecting the privacy of individuals’ information disclosed during electronic transactions, this is called:
A prime social responsibility of business is to safeguard consumers:
Online shoppers have always been concerned that:
Advertising that is targeted to particular customers, based on their observed online behavior, is called:
Consumers have become more dependent on businesses for product quality because:
Which organization brings together 300 nonprofit groups to espouse the consumer viewpoint?
Which of the following is not a goal of consumer protection laws?
One alternative to product liability lawsuits is called: