Follow the Female Leaders to Faster Portfolio Growth

Executives ask themselves daily: "What can I do to give my company an edge?" Studies show that the answer may be as simple as hiring more women for executive and board of director roles. So you just might want to invest in these six companies that have done just that.

In Corporate America, Still a Struggle for Female Execs

Study after study has demonstrated the income disparity between women and men. Not surprisingly, this gender discrimination carries all the way into America's boardrooms and corporate suites, where women continue to be underrepresented. To get a clearer understanding of the country's continuing glass ceiling, 24/7 Wall St. took a hard look at the gender makeup of America's 10 most valuable companies.