Rumor Report: Pepsi to Cut 4,000 Jobs

At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know. In today's video, we cover the following:

  • PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP  ) is reportedly looking to cut thousands of jobs and reduce pension plan costs in order to boost profits.
  • Verizon (NYSE: VZ  ) agreed to increase the amount of compensation it previously disclosed for former CEO Ivan Seidenberg, after the SEC raised concerns.   
  • Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL  ) hired Todd Teresi, a former executive of Adobe Systems, to lead its struggling iAd business. 

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  • Report this Comment On January 05, 2012, at 10:53 PM, jesterjouster wrote:

    Good sound quality, I like your clip on mic and background has a professional look and feel. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the info. Pepsi will have to take a hit in Alyce Lomax's portfolio with the pension cutbacks. Got my rec T.R.

  • Report this Comment On January 10, 2012, at 2:16 PM, XMFSocialME wrote:

    Thank you!

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