German buyers flock to the warmer climate of Italy's distressed market
Home Depot runs a leaner operation and has played the recovery aggressively
The Obama administration wants to curtail the use of drones. Don't expect the U.S. to get rid of them
Google X, home to the self-driving car and Google Glass, is the search giant's factory for scientific bets that require generous amounts of capital and massive leaps of faith
A profusion of bids and counterbids in an effort to gain spectrum
SundaySky generates individualized, up-to-the-minute billing videos for AT&T and other companies
Office-worthy floral prints to take you from spring into summer
George Washington University is planning a series of undergraduate programs in marketing, international business, and, starting this fall, finance
Unless they're already well-known brands, most companies should assume their digital campaigns' performance will be around half the average
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.