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CEO Gives Back His Entire $2 Million Bonus To Company

CNBC | Fred Imbert | Posted 12.19.2014 | Business

Plum Creek Timber's CEO Rick Holley received a $1.86 million bonus in the form of 44,445 restricted company stocks on Feb. 3 2014. On Dec. 12, Holl...

Top-Tier CEO Pay Grew Nearly 15 Times Faster Than Worker Pay Last Year

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

The chief executives of the biggest U.S. companies just keep seeing huge leaps in pay, leaving the average worker further and further behind. The m...

Billionaire Gives His $3 Million Bonus To Workers

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

One CEO is doing his part to close the gap between himself and his employees. Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska is declining his entire $3 m...

Sony's Top To Give Up Bonuses As Company Struggles

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

Approximately 40 Sony senior executives are voluntarily taking a pay cut as the company’s profits continue to suffer. Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is ju...

Oil CEO Gets $260 Million On His Way Out The Door

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

It's not news that CEOs get paid way more than you do, but recent reports reveal that some are getting paid even more not to come to work anymore. ...

Executive Will Rake In $100 Million For Relinquishing Responsibilities

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

As most Americans have watched their incomes fall during the recession and recovery, one CEO is netting a huge cash payment for relinquishing some res...

Vast Majority Of Shareholders OK With CEO Pay Rates

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

Despite growing income inequality, and global protests criticizing the wealth gap, CEO compensation now exceeds pre-recession levels, totaling billion...

America's 8 Most Overpaid CEOs

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St: It's that time of year again, when proxies are released and many business publications run lists of the highest paid CEOs at Americ...

WATCH: What Will You Do To Help The Struggling Rich?

Posted 11.07.2011 | Comedy

"A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its wealthiest members." --probably Gandhi There's a disturbing sentiment that has been steadi...

GE CEO Accepts First Bonus Since 2007

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) paid Jeffrey Immelt a $4 million cash bonus in 2010, following two years when the chief executive of t...

Mediocre CEOs: 9 Execs Screwed Up And Still Made Big Bucks

The Big Money | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Why aim for greatness when mediocrity pays just as well? The financial crisis has changed a lot about our economy, but one thing remains a constant: P...

Sam Stein

Closing Pro-Reform Ad Has Private Insurers On Corporate Jets, High-Fiving | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two pro-health care reform groups are launching a "closing argument" television ad campaign in which private insurers are portrayed as private jet-rid...

High CEO Pay May Correlate With Lower Long-Term Stock Value, According To Two Studies

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The defenders of Wall Street pay usually rely on a rather familiar argument. It goes something like this: CEOs demand millions because they deliver pr...

Creating A Register of Shame For White-Collar Malefactors

Philip Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip Slater

Why should the corporate miscreants who did untold harm to millions upon millions of their fellow citizens, remain largely anonymous, shielded from public scorn?

Chicago Executives' Bonuses Soared As Profits Plunged

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite plunging stock values and shrinking profits, most CEOs of Chicago's biggest companies got substantial raises and many pocketed seven-figure bo...

CEO Bonus Pay Rises Despite Poor Performances (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post via WSJ | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Several chief executives were handsomely paid last year even though their company performed terribly, the Wall Street Journal reports. By most mea...

How to Stop AIG's Bonuses

Bill Black, Tom Ferguson, Rob Johnson, Walker Todd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Black, Tom Ferguson, Rob Johnson, Walker Todd

Today the task is to stop a grotesque abuse before it is too late. The path we outline here would do it, without throwing markets into turmoil.

CEO Bonuses Are Falling Fast

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Annual bonuses for U.S. chief executives are shrinking, though the declines may be cold comfort for shareholders rocked by big stock market declines. ...

Puttin' On The Pay Cap

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The $500,000 limit on executive pay may seem like a lot of money to people, but in actuality, for a banker, you might as well be offering a salary of $1 per year.

The Daily Szep -- Wall Street

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Paul Szep


Bonuses: Not Just A Wall Street Indulgence

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Herrington

The whole culture of bonus incentives has exacerbated the decline of American business leadership into a culture of peri-criminal opportunism.

CEOs: Bonus Culture Faces Major Overhaul

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Citigroup And The Credit Card

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Christopher Brauchli

As credit card holders who carry unpaid balances know, most credit card companies reserve the right to raise interest rates at most any time for most any reason.

Dear Too Big To Fail

Robyn Blumner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robyn Blumner

If I had turned an ungodly profit by putting my seal of approval on investments that turned out to be garbage, I'd be deeply worried about personal liability and jail.

Putting Wall Street on the Main Street Compensation Plan

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Those of us who run our own businesses don't get bonuses if we lose money. We usually don't get bailed out or taken over. If we lose enough money, they lock us up and board up the front windows.