CEO Compensation


Should CEOs Make 335 Times More Than Average Workers?

The battle over executive pay has gone on for decades, particularly due to cash and stock option rich contracts of chief executive officers. The argument against the practice is that ...
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CEOs of Macy’s, Kohl’s and Nordstrom Make Tens of Millions of Dollars

As earnings fell apart at Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) and Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), their CEOs made tens of millions of dollars. The money was paid for ...
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Intel Cuts 12,000 as CEO Makes $14.6 Million

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) has disclosed that it will cut 12,000 workers, or about 11% of its workforce. It has changed direction, management said, to focus more on the cloud. ...
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Tesla Paid CEO Musk Minimum Wage of $37,584

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) paid CEO and founder Elon Musk $37,584 last year, which is the California minimum wage. It is not unusual for founders who own large pieces ...
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Chipotle CEOs Take Massive Pay Cut

The co-CEOs of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) paid a terrible price financially for a year in which its shares were punished after tainted food was discovered at a number ...
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Should Doctors Make 25% More Than Lawyers?

There has been an ongoing debate over the health of the employment economy over the past 20 years. That being said, there are still many high-paying jobs up for grabs out ...
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A CEO Who Has to Go: IBM’s Rometty Makes $19.8 Million

Virginia Rometty, the CEO of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has gone a long way to ruin the huge and storied tech company. Her board rewarded her with $19.8 million ...
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Does Chrysler Face a Strike and Shutdown?

The negotiating dance between the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and the Big Three has started. The union has made Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) its first target. The odds ...
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Retiring Boeing CEO McNerney Made $80 Million in Past 3 Years

When Jim McNerney steps down on July 1 from his position as chief executive officer of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), he will continue as an employee of the company and ...
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CEO Pay Up 12% in 2014

Compensation among S&P 500 chief executive officers (CEOs) rose 12.1% last year, according to consulting firm Towers Watson. Furthermore, financial advisor firm Mercer indicates that an average worker's pay rose ...
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Discovery CEO Makes $156 Million

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) is a relatively small public company. The 2014 compensation of its CEO, David Zaslav, was not. He made $156 million last year, which has to be ...
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America’s Highest Paying Companies

The median income for all Americans was $35,540 in 2013, up slightly from the year before. At a number of U.S. companies, salaries are considerably higher. Based on figures provided ...
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Why Disney CEO Makes $47 Million

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) filed a Schedule 14A definitive proxy statement after markets closed on Friday. The company’s annual meeting is scheduled for March 12, and one of ...
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Why the Abercrombie CEO Departure Is Good

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) has announced that Michael Jefferies is retiring as chief executive and a member of the board effective immediately. This comes right in the middle ...
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Seven CEOs Made More Than Their Companies Paid in Taxes

Seven CEOs among those who run the nation's 30 largest companies made more than their firms paid in federal income tax, according to the Center for Effective Government. According to ...
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