Income is up for the bottom 99% at the fastest pace in 15 years. But... income inequality worsened in 2014. The richest 1% saw their income grow three times as fast as it did for the rest of us.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the highest paid female CEO is Lockheed Martin's Marillyn Hewson. A look at how other female leaders compare.
Thomas Piketty’s book is impressive but it's missing the really important concern that policy makers should be focusing on, says Robert Shiller.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Mary Thompson compares the salaries of the highest paid athletes versus the highest paid CEOs.
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.
With careers in the industry often ending abruptly, some adult film stars have been planning ahead for life outside the spotlight.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on income and spending
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant points out red flags of spouse's financial infidelity
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on theories of causes and solutions to the wealth gap in the United States.
CNBC.com Senior Writer Allison Linn talks about how to safeguard personal information when seeking free tax help.
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.
Digging into the relationship between income inequality and economic growth, with Democratic strategist Mark Levine, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.