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Commentary & Opinion
Commentary & Opinion
December 10, 2020 Opinion: San Francisco Puts Another Nail in Its Own CoffinSource: National Review
The fatal flaw of this bill and others like it lies in the idea that fair compensation should be defined by people other than those who have skin in the game — namely, a company’s principals, board of directors, and ultimately...
November 30, 2020 Editorial - As NY politicians eye new taxes on the rich, high earners eye the exitsSource: NY Post
The 660,000 New Yorkers (17% of income tax payers)who qualify as top earners generated more than 80% of NYC's income-tax revenue.
November 12, 2019 ‘This is the most prosperous economy the world has ever seen’ says Jamie Dimon — and it’s going to continueSource: MarketWatch
“The consumer, which is 70% of the U.S. economy, is quite strong,” he said. “Confidence is very high. Their balance sheets are in great shape. And you see that the strength of the American consumer is driving the American economy...
October 11, 2019 Opinion: Ban billionaires? What progressive Democrats don’t understand about the economySource: MarketWatch
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders says we should ban billionaires. It’s all part of the growing trend in the idea of wealth taxes that have become popular with some Democrats
Source: Huff Post
Not only are boards complicit in the executive compensation rip-off, but the government kicks in a significant share as well.
September 1, 2016 Mylan’s EpiPen Price-Gouging is UnethicalSource: Triple Pundit
From 2007 to 2015, the average wholesale price of an EpiPen increased by 461 percent, from $56.64 to $317.82. During the same time period, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch’s salary increased by 671 percent, from around $2.5 million to...
Much ink is spilled in denouncing how much money CEOs of large companies are paid these days. But there is a simple answer to all of this which is that CEOs are paid a lot because CEOs are worth a lot
April 6, 2016 What To Sweat About If Your Name Is In The Panama PapersSource: Forbes
So I was both disappointed and relieved when I started looking into the Panama Papers. The disappointment is that The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has not made the documents from the law firm Mossack...
March 30, 2016 A Theory Of CEO Pay And Inequality: It's The TaxationSource: Forbes
It’s about, today, stock options and the way that the change to paying CEOs in this manner has contributed to perceived or measured inequality in pay in the US.
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