May 25, 2012 Apple head Tim Cook says he will forgo the $75 million dividend from his company stock. It's a shrewd move at a time when corporate chiefs are under pressure for being over paid.
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 26, 2012 Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.
Apr 18, 2012 Citigroup and other companies face shareholder disapproval of high executive pay. Will the boards of directors heed the concerns?
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 18, 2012 Fifty-five percent of the bank's shareholders voted against pay packages for top execs, including $15 million in compensation for CEO Vikram Pandit. The vote is advisory only, though, and thus doesn't actually force a change in Citi's pay practices.
Mar 30, 2012 Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 27, 2012 Since the recession hit, we just haven't been shopping like we used to -- unless we're talking about electronics.
Mar 15, 2012 Your politics even determines your take on the weather outside.