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Obama: Wall Street Bonuses "Shameful" (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama responded Thursday to a front page story in the New York Times which reported that Wall Street handed out $18.4 billion in bonu...

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.

Easiest Job on Planet: Bank CEO

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Take the job after an economic downturn, announce "new era" for Your Bank, have PR people place a Fortune cover story about you, and sit in your chair for three years and collect at least $50 million.

Troubled MBIA Still Gives Execs 60 Percent Bonuses

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MBIA Inc. granted raises to some of its executives and offered bonuses to managers who stay another year as part of a plan to retain key people during...

Even CEOs Think CEOs Are Overpaid

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With many U.S. chief executives taking home millions of dollars in pay, it is no shock that average workers regards them as overpaid. But that attitud...