Because the proposed law would give more power to cash-strapped local officials to impose fines on polluters, it might have some teeth
Automakers' boards are beginning once again to trust made-in-Detroit executives
With Chief Justice John Roberts leading the Supreme Court in eroding traditional affirmative action, liberals should reassess strategy
Using custom-built smartphones, Google and NASA are developing smart robots to work on menial tasks at the International Space Station
Higher inflation drives Japanese to play the currency market
The ProGlide FlexBall will not use new proprietary blades, perhaps due to pressure from cheap razor subscription services
A master's thesis reveals how Chinese exporters may skirt controls on selling ancient art
Business schools pay little attention to political and social issues that can derail even the most meticulous global corporate strategy
Sandy victims were still looking for credit to help them move on from the devastating storm
For corporations, springtime means filing time with the Securities & Exchange Commission, when the whole world finds out how much companies' CEOs got paid during the previous year. Perhaps more interesting is seeing how much the compensation has fallen or risen from the previous year. According to information services firm Equilar, the average overall compensation for S&P 500 CEOs dropped by 6.8% from 2007 to 2008; the bonus component of compensation dropped by 20.6%. On the following slides, in addition to the total tally of remuneration for CEOs, we've included a sampling of the amounts of the various components—base salary, bonuses, options, and preferred stock—of total compensation.
Note: All compensation amounts come from proxy filings.