Hefty Sell Offs May Help Fix Goodyear's Flat

Goodyear Chairman Tom H. Barrett won't have a very cheery report for shareholders on Apr. 8, when he stands before them at the company's annual meeting. Suffering its first loss in half a century in 1990, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. slashed the dividend in February. Barrett has also chopped staff by the thousands and shaken up his management team.

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