• Meet The Wealthiest Person In Every US State
    Business Insider - Oct 16
    Bill Gates, Christy Walton, Harold Hamm, and Warren Buffett all made this year's list. Read »
    6 days ago
  • Should We Cap Pay Now That A CEO Earns 120 Times The...
    Forbes - Oct 13
    I, of course, being a free marketeer, would reject the idea that there should be maximum wages: just as I do that there should be minimum ones. But over and above then ideological objection there’s something that the... Read »
    1 week ago
  • About That CEO/Employee Pay Gap
    WSJ - Oct 13
    Meanwhile, the AFL-CIO and its aligned think tanks have made hay of the huge difference between the pay of CEOs and employees. Read »
    1 week ago
  • Rupert Murdoch Took A Pay Cut…Or Did He?
    Fortune - Oct 6
    The News Corp demerger was supposed to unlock value for shareholders. But the changes seem to have also unlocked a good deal of cash for Rupert Murdoch. Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • CEOs Get Paid Too Much According To Pretty Much...
    HBR - Sep 23
    Rumblings of discontent about executive wages, the 1%, and wealth gaps know no borders. And neither does fierce debate about income inequality in general. But until now, it’s been relatively unclear how much people think... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • America’s Highest-Paid Female CEO Was Born A Man
    NY Post - Sep 8
    Martine Rothblatt, 59 — who founded the $5 billion pharmaceutical firm United Therapeutics and also co-founded Sirius — had sex reassignment surgery in 1994. Read »
    1 month ago
  • 17 Facts About Warren Buffett And His Wealth That...
    Yahoo - Aug 29
    Warren Buffett has been incredibly successful, and he's extremely wealthy. Warren Buffett's wealth jumped by around $12.7 billion in 2013 alone. But how much is $12.7 billion anyway? Read »
    1 month ago
  • Former Kroger CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme’
    Think Progress - Aug 27
    David Dillon, the former CEO of the supermarket chain Kroger, told the audience of an Aspen Ideas festival that his pay in his last year on the job, which clocked in at nearly $13 million, “even seems ludicrous to me.” Read »
    1 month ago
  • How Obamacare Can End Bloated CEO Pay
    Fortune - Aug 27
    A section of President Obama’s signature health care reform law closes the ‘performance pay’ loophole for health insurance companies. Now it’s time to apply this across corporate America. Read »
    1 month ago
  • RadioShack, Nabors Stick With CEO Pay Despite...
    WSJ - Aug 26
    Meet the renegades of executive pay: two dozen companies, including Oracle Corp., RadioShack Corp. and Nabors Industries Ltd., that keep giving top officers sky-high pay packages and luxury perks despite shareholder ire. Read »
    1 month ago
  • It’s A Good Time To Be A CEO. Everyone Else? Not So...
    Fast Company - Jul 22
    So here’s something to make you cry in your coffee: If you think CEO salaries seem out of step with the wages of the employees who work for them, you’re right. They’re way out of step. Even worse? They may have nothing... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Narcissistic CEOs Get Paid The Most
    Forbes - Jul 9
    M. Wilson, an executive at enterprise software maker Oracle, once said of his CEO Larry Ellison, “The difference between God and Larry Ellison: God doesn’t think he’s Larry Ellison.” Read »
    3 months ago
  • Are CEOs Paid Too Much?
    CEO.com - Jun 11
    It’s good to be a CEO in 2014. New reports reveal that the median CEO pay crossed $10 million in 2013, propelling the number into eight figures. In fact, last year was the first year CEO pay rose after a long dip during... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Median CEO Pay Over $10 Million
    ABC News - May 27
    Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year. The head of a typical large public company earned a record $10.5 million, an increase of 8.8... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Target’s Ousted CEO Pay Too High
    USA Today - May 19
    Bowing to shareholder complaints that Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's pay was too high, Target's board of directors slashed his 2013 compensation by 37% and said the since-fired executive will have to pay back more than $5.4... Read »
    5 months ago