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Can they help to fix Wall Street? New rules proposed today by commissioners in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The draft ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I’m really asking the question here, more than answering. If I knew all the reasons this diary would be titled, “The reason CEO pay is so high at pharmaceuticals.” I’ve published two ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 02:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Remember Dan Price, the CEO who cut his own pay to raise the minimum annual pay at his company to $70,...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 106 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 236 Recommends
The price of a barrel of oil is down and the price of stock is down, and yet pay for Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is up: increasing from $28.1 million in 2013 to $33.1 million for 2014 . The diary I did ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 05:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 08:30 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
So I’m reading company proxy statements every day, analyzing the more arcane details of compensation for a blog I’m doing for work (http://ceopay.asyousow.org). I’m getting numbed to high CEO ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 06:13 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
Pearls of wisdom. Not the economics--because it is absurd, the reality not of "free market" competition but the reality of cronyism, corruption and greed. But, Dan Price saw the immorality of paying ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 07:15 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
One of the mandates of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act was for the Security and Exchange Commission to require all publicly held companies to disclose the ratio of CEO pay to the median pay of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Yesterday As You Sow, the organization I work with, released our report on the 100 Most Overpaid CEOs in the S&P 500. I’ve been working on this for months, digging deep into the details. Before ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 04:22 PM PST with 27 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal just posted a story on how funds vote on executive compensation. Here's the link: http://www.wsj.com/articles/study-finds-trends-in-votes-about-say-on-pay-1423717262? I ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 10:10 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Well, the President framed the next BIG debate: Middle Class Economics . We'd be fools, to not press the issue for all it's worth ... [...] Of course, nothing helps families make ends meet like ...
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 10:27 AM PST with 21 Recommends
A recently published article has the title which really says it all, "How to protect executive compensation amid falling oil prices." A consultant offers helpful advice, as consultants do, about how ...
by mygreekamphora
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 08:42 PM PST with 10 Recommends
[ This article is by my friend John Lacny , a Pittsburgh-based labor activist. He wrote it at my request for my blog, Fire on the Mountain. Lacny possesses a pitiless eye for the mechanisms of ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:17 PM PST with 279 Recommends
I personally think that a great obstacle for our countrymen, no matter what the issue, is confronting the (mostly RW) false notion of American Exceptionalism. You know, that reflexive tic that ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 04:06 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Americans want the gap between CEO pay and average worker pay to be a lot smaller than they believe it to be—but they have no idea how big the gap really is . ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 10:31 AM PDT with 94 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 09:38 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
So much for that whole "companies need to pay CEOs giant piles of money to get top talent and ensure profit" thing:
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 08:34 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Given the stark difference between the Democratic and the Republican Parties, it should be a no-brainer: The Dems taking back the House , this Fall. Sadly, were a nation of scare-crows sometimes ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The restaurant industry is a huge minimum-wage employer and lobbies hard against raising the minimum wage—but it ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 123 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 07:23 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Two studies released in the past few weeks are busting long-held myths about what makes our economy grow. The first came in June from three professors: Michael J. Cooper of the University of Utah, ...
by Working America
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT with 237 Recommends