Category Archives: Compensation

Executive Pay vs. Companies’ Other Costs – NYTimes.com

Executive Pay vs. Companies’ Other Costs – NYTimes.com.

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Record Profits on Wall Street & Jon Stewart’s Take on It

NYT: Wall Street on Track for Record in Profits Fueling the gains were extraordinary profits from the firms’ own securities trading accounts as they borrowed at near-zero interest rates and put the money to work in the securities markets. Member … Continue reading

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GS Requirement for Charity? Editorial comment: Complete Crap

NYT: Goldman Sachs Weighs Requirement for Charity As it prepares to pay out big bonuses to employees, Goldman Sachs is considering expanding a program that would require executives and top managers to give a certain percentage of their earnings to charity.

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Thinking Through the Giant Goldman Bonuses

NYT: Don't Fail, or Reward Success To put that $23 billion bonus pool number in perspective, it is the most Goldman Sachs has accumulated for bonuses in its history — twice as much as in 2008. And it is doing … Continue reading

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