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Your chances of surviving any of four high-risk surgeries varies by 23 percent, depending on which hospital you choose.

Who pays for hospitals' high prices?

Jun 10, 2015
A new study sheds light on how hospitals make their money.
Posted In: hospitals, patient, compensation
Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures on stage during an Apple special event on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay

Apr 24, 2015
What's the best way to pay a CEO?
Posted In: ceo, compensation, salary, stock, incentives
GM

GM's post-recall strategy pays dividends

Jul 24, 2014
The automaker has handled the crisis over faulty ignition switches well. What now?
Posted In: GM, car recalls, compensation

Is Switzerland no longer a banking haven?

Mar 4, 2013
Voters in Switzerland have approved a referendum to curb executive pay. The move comes less than a week after the European Union announced plans to cap banker bonuses.
Posted In: Switzerland, bonuses, compensation, Eurozone

How much you earn - the last taboo?

Aug 20, 2012
Most employees still don't feel comfortable revealing how much money they make to family, friends, and coworkers.
Posted In: salary, compensation, income

Deciding who gets what after a tragedy

Jun 26, 2012
How much to pay victims after tragedies like 9/11 and the BP oil spill.
Posted In: Kenneth Feinberg, compensation

Apple CEO's public relations dividend

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.
Posted In: apple, tim cook, ceo, compensation

CEOs get a raise; average pay up 15 percent

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.
Posted In: ceo, compensation

Pay Day

Is talking openly about your salary and compensation the last American taboo? Why do CEOs make so much more money than middle managers? Marketplace's David Brancaccio explores the issues around how much we make in this special series from the Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Desk.

Posted In: salary, compensation