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2011 Was 'Banner Year' For CEO Pay

Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high and many Americans find themselves on the edge of economic devastation, the number of CEOs with salaries ...

Gannett CEO Asks for Lower Bonus, Reduces Her Pay Package to Only $4.6 million

Randy Turner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Randy Turner

Thanks to that selfless act of generosity, the CEO of Gannett, who required all employees in the newspaper division to take an unpaid one-week furlough during the first quarter of 2011, will only receive a $1.2 million bonus.

Still Waiting On That CEO Pay Rule, Guys

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

You know your boss makes more than you. But do you know how much more? The architects of the Dodd-Frank act would like you to know. That's why they...

D.M. Levine

This CEO Made How Much Last Year? | D.M. Levine | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

How much did private equity chief Stephen Schwarzman make last year? Depends who you ask. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters both reported that S...

Where Your Credit Card Payments May Be Going

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- The chairman and chief executive of American Express Co. received a compensation package valued at $22.5 million for 2011, a 38 percent...

BofA's Brian Moynihan Gets HOW Much After A Pay Cut?

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America's chief executive is taking a pay cut. Brian Moynihan will be eligible for up to $5.9 million ...

10 CEOs Making A Dollar Or Less

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

Along with official launch of Facebook's IPO Wednesday came the news that CEO Mark Zuckerberg would be reducing his annual salary to just one dollar b...

Social Justice Quiz 2012: Thirteen Questions

Bill Quigley | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Question One. The combined pay of the 299 highest paid CEOs in the U.S. is enough to support how many median salary jobs?

Yes, America, Some CEOs Deserve a $50 Million Paycheck

Jeff Reeves | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Jeff Reeves

Starbucks' growth doesn't come from "insanely great" gadgets with huge profit margins. The coffee chain shows how a good CEO can do right by his company, and how that can structure a CEO's pay to ensure he gets paid what he deserves.

Starbucks CEO Took Home Big Pay Check Last Year

AP | By SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 01.28.2012 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz was given a pay package worth roughly $16 million in the company's 2011 fiscal year. Starbucks perform...

Missed Opportunity

Ed Lawler | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

Executive compensation has gone from having no noticeable effect on corporate profits to having a significant impact. Simply stated, the rich have gotten much richer.

While The Young Receive Pink Slips, Wall Street Execs Get Smaller Paychecks

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Wall Street firms will be getting a more modest payday this year, though how long it lasts will be anyone's guess. Executive paychecks at big finan...

'Nonprofit' Means Personal Wealth For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Max Rosenthal | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The chief executives of major companies are frequently blasted for their massive salaries, but new reports show that the heads of the na...

American CEOs Netted Huge Pay Raises Last Year

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

While the incomes of so many Americans remain the same size or get smaller, corporate chiefs can't say they're suffering in quite the same way. Am...

Sympathizing With 'Occupy' Protests, UK Business Secretary Would Consider Limiting Executive Pay

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

In a sign that the Occupy London protests might be having some effect, a prominent member of the British government recently signaled that he would be...

Corporate Loopholes: The Tip of the Iceberg

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Some days it feels like America may be speeding towards a proverbial iceberg. The tip of the iceberg is the budget deficit; and the failure to invest in our human capital is the rest of the iceberg that will sink America's ship of state. But as the super committee struggles to make difficult decisions in the coming weeks to reduce the budget deficit, one of the proposals it is considering is reducing the corporate tax rate. This would be a step away from investing in human capital, and a step towards balancing the budget on the backs of our youth, who need health care and nutrition, quality education and good jobs to build a strong America. Children did not cause the budget deficit and they must not be sacrificed to help solve it.

COOs Got More Bonuses, Bigger Paychecks In 2010: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

CEOs aren't the only ones whose paychecks keep getting bigger. For COOs, or chief operating officers, 2010 was a very good year. Many COOs experien...

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...

Wells Fargo 125% Fee Hike

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Iris Erlingsdottir

Forty-five dollars for a transaction that a few weeks ago cost $20. What's the $25 increase for?

What's Good for Women Is Good for the Nation: Jobs, Livable Wages and Equal Pay

Terry O'Neill | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Workers who make less than a livable wage can't set aside savings for a rainy day, let alone a rainy year and counting. This problem is compounded for women by the fact that they work their whole lives at unequal pay.

CEOs Rewarded for Tax Dodging Gymnastics

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

These CEOs profess to love America. But when it comes time to pay the bills, they'd rather outsource that job over to you or the small business down the road.

How Often CEOs Earn More Than Company Pays In Income Taxes

Posted 10.31.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study said...

CEO Follies

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Sachs

There may be no group of people in the world more out of touch with reality than super-rich CEOs of major U.S. companies railing against Warren Buffett's suggestion that the rich should pay higher taxes.

Rod Kurtz

How Much Should A CEO Really Make? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

The rich, it seems, only get richer -- even during tough times. Despite an economic hangover stemming from the Great Recession and continued struggles...

Boss-Worker Income Gaps Face Scrutiny With Recovery Slowing

Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

LONDON (Ben Hirschler and Scott Barber) - A stuttering economy and anemic profit growth means company bosses' pay is unlikely to rise as fast this...