Robert J. Samuelson
May 10, 2012 Commentator Robert Samuelson says that contrary to popular wisdom, it's actually the poor and the middle-class who control the government.
May 4, 2012 This weekend, voters in both France and Greece will go to the polls, and the expectation is that they'll be in a bit of an anti-austerity mood. One clue came yesterday in the U.K. where voters delivered big losses to the ruling Conservative party.
Heidi N. Moore
May 3, 2012 CEOs in the U.S. earned nearly $6 million on average, up 15 percent over last year and 28 percent the year before that.
May 4, 2012 As general wages stagnate, CEO pay rose 10 percent last year. Shareholders are increasingly challenging the pay packages. Some boards are listening.
Apr 18, 2012 Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.
Apr 13, 2012 Throughout history, rulers have imposed taxes on everything from wigs to windows, but astute tax avoiders have always found a way to escape them.
May 3, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says ethics in the boardroom can help save the economy.
Mar 7, 2012 Believe it or not, there's nearly no relationship between the U.S. president and the economy, no matter who it is.
Mar 2, 2012 The president lives in that big ol' D.C. mansion, where he's waited on hand and foot at the taxpayers' expense, right? Not exactly. Author Jodi Kantor says being president is plenty hard on the pocketbook.