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Outrage Growing Over Executive Pay

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The public's indignation over lavish executive pay has rippled beyond the circles of activist investors and corporate governance watchdogs, who for years have wrung their hands over compensation practices. It has spread even beyond grass-roots community organizers and public policy think tanks to people who make their living in the financial industry, like money manager William Fitzpatrick.

"This is a topic that doesn't really get a whole lot of attention during more benign economic times, but clearly this is something that really got away from us. As a profession, we really kind of fell asleep at the switch here," said Fitzpatrick, who helps oversee about $1 billion at Optique Capital Management in Milwaukee.

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