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Recession Bonuses

Dear Mr. President: About Those Bonuses...

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

We in the business community are behind you 100% in your efforts to save our economy. But as you go, please be sensitive to the human cost that you may exact from those who can least afford to bear it.

The Real Shame of Wall Street Bonuses

Mark Winston Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Winston Griffith

Obama's calling Wall Street bonuses "shameful" and citing Wall Street's actions as the "height of irresponsibility" may signal a significant shift in the government's tone towards corporate culture.

Wall Street Paid Out Large Bonuses In 2008, Despite Recession

nytimes.com | BEN WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By almost any measure, 2008 was a complete disaster for Wall Street -- except, that is, when the bonuses arrived. Despite crippling losses, multibill...