BUSINESS
12/13/2010 09:16 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Banning Big Wall Street Bonus Favored By 70 Percent of Americans In National Poll

More than 70 percent of Americans say big bonuses should be banned this year at Wall Street firms that took taxpayer bailouts, a Bloomberg National Poll shows.

An additional one in six favors slapping a 50 percent tax on bonuses exceeding $400,000. Just 7 percent of U.S. adults say bonuses are an appropriate incentive reflecting Wall Street's return to financial health.

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