Personal Income


  • Probe: Piketty findings undercut by errors Friday, 23 May 2014 | 3:41 PM ET
    French economist Thomas Piketty speaks at King's College, central London, on April 30, 2014.

    Thomas Piketty's recent book has become a publishing sensation. But, according to a FT probe, it appears to have got his sums wrong—FT.

  • Women of the c-suite  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the highest paid female CEO is Lockheed Martin's Marillyn Hewson. A look at how other female leaders compare.

  • Shiller: Here's the problem with the Piketty book Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Thomas Piketty’s book is impressive but it's missing the really important concern that policy makers should be focusing on, says Robert Shiller.

  • Wealthy paying more in taxes  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    According to one analysis, tax filers paid 13 percent more in taxes last year than they did on the same dollars in 2012. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, provide perspective.

  • Initial jobless claims up 14,000 to 344,000  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and personal income and spending. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors, weigh in.

  • Ousted Yahoo exec. gets $58 million golden handshake  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    After 15 months, Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro is leaving the company and collecting $58 million on his way out. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the gallery of golden parachutes.

  • CEO pay versus top athletes  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson compares the salaries of the highest paid athletes versus the highest paid CEOs.

  • SEC filing: JPM CEO makes $11.8 million in 2013  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon made $11.8 million in 2013.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on wages, spending and personal consumption.

  • Porn star investment plans  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Adult film actress Jesse Jane.

    With careers in the industry often ending abruptly, some adult film stars have been planning ahead for life outside the spotlight.

  • Personal spending up 0.4% in January  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on income and spending

  • Recognizing the signs of financial infidelity  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant points out red flags of spouse's financial infidelity

  • Facebook turns 10  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss Facebook's 10th birthday and the company's efforts to convert their business to mobile.

  • CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the incoming CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella will receive $1.2 million in base salary per year.

  • Google approves cash bonus for Schmidt  Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    The compensation committee at Google has decided to award Google's Eric Schmidt $6 million discretionary cash bonus, as well as a $100 million in Google stock, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Upward mobility in the US  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Inequality right now is at the same level as it was in 2000 and 2007, reports CNBC's Robert Frank, but people are hearing about it more because people are facing worse times.

  • US income inequality  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on theories of causes and solutions to the wealth gap in the United States.

  • Some 'free' tax help could pose privacy concerns  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC.com Senior Writer Allison Linn talks about how to safeguard personal information when seeking free tax help.

  • JPM's Dimon well compensated  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    JPMorgan Jamie Dimon will get a $20 million compensation package in total for 2013. This includes a $1.5 million salary base, as well as an $18.5 million incentive package.

  • Truth about the income gap  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    Digging into the relationship between income inequality and economic growth, with Democratic strategist Mark Levine, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.