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Obama Executive Pay

Obama Reportedly Sees Executive Pay Rules As Next Financial Reform

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in an interview released on Thursday that the next important step for making the U.S. fin...

Obama Still Doesn't Get It

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

This isn't a free market. It is rather one of the most complete instances ever of savvy businessmen capturing a state and the minds of the people who run it. Is this really what the president seeks to endorse?

The $200,000 Insult: Come to Chicago

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Wall Street badly needs fixing. Fortunately we have the tool to do the job. It's called a financial transactions tax (FTT) - a modest tax on trades of stock, futures, options and other financial instruments.

Excessive Compensation: Your Tax Dollars at Work

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Zelinsky

The Obama Administration recently announced pay limits for bailed-out CEOs. But unless the IRS changes its policies, taxpayers will continue to subsidize unreasonable compensation paid by publicly held corporations.

Executive Compensation Overhaul Eyed By Obama Administration

Wall Street Journal | DEBORAH SOLOMON and DAMIAN PALETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has begun serious talks about how it can change compensation practices across the financial-services industry, ...

Sam Stein

Axelrod Defends Circumventing Executive Pay Caps: Don't Want To Create "Disincentives" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of President Barack Obama's closest advisers defended on Sunday moves to help executives at major banks avoid restrictions on lavish pay, saying t...

Obama Plans Sweeping New Regulations Of Executive Pay

New York Times | STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration will call for increased oversight of executive pay at all banks, Wall Street firms and possibly other companies as part of a ...

Executive Pay Caps Cut Out Of Stimulus Compromise: WaPo

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional efforts to impose stringent restrictions on executive compensation appeared to be evaporating yesterday as House and Senate negotiators ...

Obama Caps Executive Pay Tied To Bailout Money (SPEECH TRANSCRIPT)

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama imposed a $500,000 pay cap on some senior executives whose firms receive government financial rescue money, ...

Obama Calls for Checks on Executive Pay

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is demanding that company shareholders have a say in how much executives get paid ...