CEO Compensation


Do CEO IQs Matter as Much as Looks?

Is it better for the CEO of a company to be smart or to look smart? Is there such a thing as too smart or too pretty? Does it matter? Maybe ...
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If Howard Schultz Is Leaving Starbucks, Has This Coffee Giant Peaked?

Believe it or not, Howard Schultz has tried to leave Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) before. This time looks like it will be for real. Starbucks announced on Thursday that Howard ...
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Despite Slight Uptick in 2016 GDP Views, CEOs Worried About Flat Economy

The Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index is a quarterly composite index of plans of the chief executive officers for the next six months. The results combined expectations of sales, ...
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Rising Labor Costs Overshadow Negative Worker Productivity

With 2016 being an election year, everyone keeps getting reminded that the middle class and working class are not getting their fair slice of the economic pie. There might not ...
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Chipotle CEOs Got $13 Million Each While Screwing Up the Company

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s (NYSE: CMG) shares started to collapse in earnest last October and accelerated in December after another disclosure of food poisoning at the chain continued with the ...
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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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