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  •  CEO compensation is mostly equity (0+ / 0-)

    While I too agree that CEO compensation is outrageous it is also important to remember that only a fraction of the compensation is in cash. Most of the compensation is in stock options, which do not cost the company any cash, ever. They are also a form of compensation that is realized three to ten years in the future and can be worth millions, but can also be worth nothing if the stock doesn't appreciate above the option price.  

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 07:43:22 AM PST

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