Executive Pay

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The Paycheck Data CEOs Don’t Want Us to See

Corporate America is working behind the scenes to smother a new federal mandate, enacted last year, that just might revitalize the drive to roll back excessive executive pay. Read more . . .

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At Our Financial Summit, No Need to Fret

Newly victorious lawmakers have wasted no time rushing to show they really do care — about keeping Wall Streeters lavishly rewarded.

Surfing in Style through the Great Recession

A host of CEOs have discovered a quick fix that almost guarantees good times for the executive set. They kill jobs.

Why Almost Anybody Can Be a CEO

The takeaway from the latest top gun flame-out at Hewlett-Packard: Chief executive ‘success,’ in America today, essentially demands no more than greed and a developmentally arrested ego.

Our Myopia Around the Mighty

Over half of America has already felt the Great Recession, personally and profoundly. Yet life at our economy’s summit remains ever so sweet. That’s a bitter reality we really ought to start confronting.

Another Gangbuster Year for CEO Pay

Don’t be fooled by all the poor-mouthing around the latest annual executive pay surveys. With Washington dithering on CEO pay reform, America’s chief executives still have plenty of reason to celebrate.

A Biblical Case for Capping Executive Pay

A broad swatch of mainstream religious leaders, across the Atlantic, now want to see top executive compensation tied to a fixed multiple of what companies pay their lowest-paid workers.

At Davos 2010, Tough Talk on Greed

Labor leaders at last week’s Alpine assembling of global bankers and CEOs came with a simple pledge: We’re going to fight to cap your pay.

Wall Street’s Bonus Binge in Perspective

A relative handful of Americans, a key congressional panel forecasts, will take home more this year than half the nation’s taxpayers combined.

Wall Street's Favorite Meltdown Myth Bites the Dust

But Wall Street’s mainstream critics still can’t bring themselves to challenge the top executive ‘right’ to reap enormous riches.