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  1. Reckless Bankers Won’t Get Bonuses AnymoreRegulators announce a long-delayed rule curbing compensation for bankers who take excessive risks.
  2. white men with money
    Goldman Sachs Bonus Day Is a ‘Bloodbath,’ But Not LiterallyEmployees are not thrilled!
  3. business
    Don’t Count on a Bonus This Holiday SeasonMost small-business owners won’t be handing out bonuses this holiday season.
  4. going rogue
    UBS’s Rogue Trader Ruined Bonus Season for Everyone in LondonHe’s going to be even more popular.
  5. raises
    Corporate Pay Way, Way Up … Average Pay Not So MuchTop executives earned 23 percent more last year than in 2009. The average worker, just 0.5 percent more.
  6. bonus season
    Angry Nuns Are After Lloyd Blankfein AgainJesus is not happy that five executives paid themselves $69.5 million in a down year.
  7. bonus season
    Signs of Economic Recovery: Big, Bouncy Executive BonusesFeel free to spread your bonus ire beyond Wall Street.
  8. white men with money
    Jamie Dimon Got an $11.6 Million Raise Last Year$17.4 million reasons for him not to shut up.
  9. bonus season
    Sorry, the Window in Which It Was Possible to Receive an Apology From Banks for the Financial Crisis Has ClosedToo bad, you probably missed it.
  10. bonus season
    Goldman Bonuses to Hit Record Lows?Compensation at the firm this year is said to be at the second-lowest level since going public.
  11. bonus season
    Women on Wall Street Don’t Think They Deserve Big BonusesIn a survey, most were happy to be getting bonuses at all.
  12. special master for compensation
    Report To Reveal Top Banks Paid Close To $1.6 Billion In ‘Excessive Bonuses’Feinberg’s report due Friday.
  13. goldman sachs
    Goldman Prepares to Hand Out $5 Billion in Bonuses for Three Months’ WorkThey better get it while they can.
  14. the geithnerator
    Geithner: ‘People Should Be Angry’ About BonusesMaddow drills down on the “bonus thing.”
  15. the most important people in the world
    Some Bankers Are Taking Big Bonuses This Year, But They Are Not FamousTherefore people don’t care as much.
  16. early and awesome
    Obama Doesn’t ‘Begrudge’ Jamie Dimon and Lloyd Blankfein Their BonusesBut he’s not entirely sure the pay for those two hitters is justified, either.
  17. how do you like me now
    Jamie Dimon Ups the AnteFrom now on, shareholders will decide the JPMorgan CEO’s pay.
  18. non-trends
    Our Long National ‘Frugal Fatigue’ Nightmare is Almost OverBut who will buy the first big necklace?
  19. goldmanfellas
    Goldman Sachs Keeping Bonus Numbers to Itself for NowIt’s more exciting that way.
  20. everything is awesome and no one is happy
    Goldman Sachs Can’t Please All of the People Any of the TimeWith bonus day looming, the bank braces itself for furor from both sides.
  21. a stickler for details
    Whatever You Heard About Bank of America’s Huge-Ass Bonuses Is WrongHow wrong? They’re not even going to dignify that question with an answer.
  22. white men with money
    For the Second Year in a Row, CEOs Say ‘Thanks But No Thanks’ to BonusesBut why?
  23. the cuddle muddle
    In Praise of Bonuses, David Paterson Heads to Wall StreetRichard Parsons, the chairman of Citigroup, thought the speech terrific.
  24. bankers
    The Dancing Baby BankerWatch an animation based on this week’s cover story about the fight over AIG bonuses.
  25. white men with money
    Goldman, Barclays Bankers Preach Gospel of the Bonus“Profit is not Satanic.”
  26. the greatest depression
    Treasury Orders Pay Cuts for Rich Guys at Bailed-Out CompaniesBut they’ll still be rich.
  27. wall street
    Axelrod and Emanuel: Wall Street Is The Worst“They ought to think through what they are doing.”
  28. wall street
    Pay Czar Tells AIG to Start SlashingFeinberg demands AIG reduce $198 million in bonuses.
  29. early and often
    Pay Czar May Curb Wall Street Salaries by 50 PercentKenneth Feinberg is set to propose that up to 50 percent of employees’ salaries at bailed-out banks be shifted into stock.
  30. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s Cup Runneth OverHe is just TOO successful, and it’s embarrassing.
  31. coulda shoulda
    John Thain’s Life Would Be Different If He Had Purchased an EktorpIf only the former Merrill Lynch CEO had bought Ikea.
  32. the cuddle muddle
    David Paterson Hoping to Win Points by Defending Wall Street Bonuses?Another winning strategy.
  33. the greatest depression
    Citigroup Raises Pay, HacklesBut should we really be outraged?
  34. those were the 100 days
    Bailouts, Bankers, Brackets, and Bo: Obama’s First 100 DaysLet’s relive all of the memorable moments we’ve already forgotten.
  35. ink-stained wretches
    Times CEO Rewarded for a Great YearAnd by great year, we mean disastrous one.
  36. imaginary conversations
    Does Wall Street Have Obama by the Balls?Kind of!
  37. the rich hunt
    Donnie Deutsch Wants to Accost Bonus-Takers In Front of Their KidsCan everybody calm down a little bit?
  38. the greatest depression
    The AIG Bonus Tax Makes People QueasyWhy this 90 percent tax isn’t sitting well with so many people, for so many reasons.
  39. early and often
    When Did Geithner Know About the Bonuses? Does It Matter?The Treasury Secretary says one thing, the Fed says another, and Edward Liddy says yet a third thing.
  40. early and often
    Are AIG Bonuses Ruining Obama’s Big Plans?The president’s credibility and political clout may be on the line. But what can he do?
  41. the bonus buster
    Cuomo Finally Scores in Merrill Lynch BonusgateHe went through all the testimony and found a lie! Or, an inconsistency. Or a mistake. Anyway, something!
  42. white men with rugs
    John Thain Refuses to Reveal the InformationSix sweaty hours in a room with the Bonus Buster, and the former Merrill Lynch CEO still wouldn’t give up the goods.
  43. bonus watch
    A Bonus by Any Other Name Still Smells Like MoneyEven if you call it an award, like Morgan Stanley does.
  44. early and often
    Executive Pay Caps Well Received, Even If They Won’t WorkThe plan may lack teeth, but it makes us feel good inside.
  45. the greatest depression
    Obama Vows to Sic Dangerous Attack Dog Tim Geithner on Wall Street’Um, guys? Could you like, maybe show some restraint and, um, discipline and sense of responsibility this year?’
  46. ink-stained wretches
    Some People Are Getting Bonuses This YearAmid the carnage, some New Yorkers are taking home a little extra this year.
  47. white men with money
    Morgan Stanley’s Top Execs Give Up BonusesIt’s another victory for Bonus Buster Andrew Cuomo.