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  • Swiss curb executive greed, will anyone follow?

    PARIS -- Switzerland just had a referendum in which it voted to give company and bank shareholders veto rights over the salaries, bonuses and overall compensation packages of senior executives and board directors. Bonuses will be prohibited for...
  • Is selfishness the solution to our country's problems?

    We've got problems. Our economy has stagnated; unemployment is high; we have an almost inconceivable amount of national debt; and our elected officials are fighting among themselves. What we need are some good solutions. What's to blame for this mess?...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why corporate America isn't making a ruckus about the economy

    Job growth is sputtering. So why aren't the captains of American industry and finance -- the nation's top CEOs, the titans of Wall Street, the corporate movers and shakers -- demanding that more be done to revive the economy? They have the political clout...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why we should stop subsidizing executive pay

    Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million. Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation. What's...
  • Twitter's 'stealth IPO' shines spotlight on JOBS Act's effects

    SAN FRANCISCO — In fewer than 140 characters, or 24 words, Twitter Inc. disclosed that it was planning the highest-profile public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But that was about all it did, leaving stunned investors and analysts scrambling...
  • The three things to watch for in Twitter's IPO filing this week

    SAN FRANCISCO -- As soon as this week Twitter will make public its secret filing to sell stock to the public. It's called an S-1 filing, and it's the form companies have to file before their shares can be listed on a stock exchange. Twitter filed...
  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Congress' wrong-way approach to CEO pay

    How can we bring down CEO pay? That was one of the questions Congress grappled with when it passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010. The public was outraged at the lavish pay of chief executive officers in a period of recession, and legislators responded by...
  • Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study

    Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found. Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...
  • CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?

    Nothing seems to get U.S. corporations' dander up like a threat to the pay and perks of their chief executives. That's one explanation for corporate America's superheated, turbocharged, over-the-top reaction to the CEO pay ratio rule recently proposed...
  • Mark Zuckerberg Tops List of Highest-Paid CEOs

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is one of the wealthiest business owners in the world. How wealthy, you ask? According to a new report by GMI Ratings, Zuckerberg earned nearly $2.3 billion in 2012, making him the highest paid CEO in North America. Also...