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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...

Morgan Stanley Pay Packages: Firm Reportedly Considering Revising How Top Execs Are Compensated

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Morgan Stanley is considering the way it compensates its top executives, looking to defer more pay and benchmark salaries against riv...

Wells Fargo: Cash Bonuses Withheld From Executives In 2009

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON — Wells Fargo & Co.'s four top executives won't get cash bonuses for 2009, but are receiving performance-based stock awards currently wor...

William Cohan: Bank Execs Got Rich On Bailouts With Stock Options | William Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Few could argue with Barack Obama last week when the US president said Wall Street owed a debt of gratitude to taxpayers. Some of America's largest ba...

The Tyranny of Wall St.-Run Health Care: No CEO Left Behind

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The insurance industry has shifted to selling so-called "consumer-driven" plans with very high deductibles that shift a great deal of health care cost from employers and insurers to individuals.

My Compensation: One CEO's Internal Monologue

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

"So let's add it up. The papers say I made more than $50 million. I'm looking at a little more than $7 million, before taxes. And everybody hates me."

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.