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  • Guess who's likely to get bigger bonuses this year Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    Asset managers on Wall Street may again take home higher bonuses this year as rising stock markets boost inflows into funds.

  • Boards are disconnected from the real world Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

    There is a real danger that boards making decisions behind closed doors end up being tone-deaf in a soundproof room, says Lucy Marcus.

  • Exec pay jumps at Wal-Mart as shoppers struggle Monday, 12 May 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    In a rough year for many of its shoppers, adjusted financial results meant higher incentive pay for some of its executives, NYT reports.

  • Hedge fund honchos' paychecks are getting bigger Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
    David Tepper

    Hedge fund managers heavily populate the so-called 1 percent in the United States. And they are getting richer.

  • Jeff Matthews, Ram Partners general partner, and Jay Gelb, Barclays Capital analyst, discuss Warren Buffett's relationship with Coca-Cola and if Berkshire Hathaway is positioned for another big purchase.

  • Buffett didn't want Kent out: Cramer     Monday, 5 May 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Warren Buffett's decision to abstain from voting on Coke's executive compensation plan and his relationship with Coke CEO Muhtar Kent.

  • Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why he abstained from voting to reject Coca-Cola's compensation plan. Also Buffett weighs in on his investment style versus Carl Icahn.

  • All eyes on Berkshire meeting     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting will be taking place tomorrow. CNBC's Becky Quick has been closely following the controversy over Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan. Quick speaks to Warren Buffett and investor David Winters.

  • Energy revolution fueling economy: BNSF     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, explains how domestic energy production is helping the economy grow.

  • Winters: Coke overreached     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    David Winters, Wintergreen Advisers founder & CEO, explains why he thinks there are fundamental governance issues at Coca-Cola, after the company went ahead with its compensation plan even after Warren Buffett withheld his vote on the issue.

  • David Winters, Wintergreen Advisers founder & CEO, discusses his ongoing battle with Coca-Cola management over its equity plan. At the end of the day it's not in the shareholders best interest, says Winters.

  • Activist investing: Take the good with the bad     Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Coca-Cola is backpedaling on its executive compensation plan after pressure from Warren Buffet. Phil Koosed, BAMKO founder & CEO; Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue host; and CNBC contributors Josh Brown and Carol Roth, discuss the impact of activist investors on corporate America.

  • Activists can help control CEO pay: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Nell Minow, Corporate Library co-founder, and Marc LoPresti, LoPresti Law Group, discuss the role of shareholder activism in executive compensation plans and the power of company boards.

  • The man pushing CEO pay to the stratosphere Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Bob Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Corp, John Donahoe, CEO of Ebay and Pierre Dauman, CEO of Viacom. These three companies' boards pay CEOs above the median of the company’s self-selected peers.

    Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.

  • GM awarded former CEO Akerson about $9M in 2013 Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    Dan Akerson, former CEO of General Motors

    Former GM CEO Dan Akerson's compensation fell 18 percent last year to just over $9 million, which the firm said was due to the timing of stock awards.

  • Tesla's Elon Musk earned HOW MUCH last year?! Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
    Elon Musk, billionaire, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc.

    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more.

  • Former Wal-Mart CEO gets $140 million parting gift Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 5:59 AM ET

    Departed Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke's deferred pay should provide enough money to shop beyond discount retailers for many years.

  • Coca-Cola responds to Warren Buffett     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    Coca-Cola's board of directors responds to Warren Buffett's opposition to its equity plan, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Warren Buffett abstained on Coke vote     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks with Warren Buffett about why he abstained from voting on Coca-Cola's executive-compensation plan and responds to activist investor David Winters criticism. "We didn't disapprove of management, but we did disapprove of the plan," Buffett said.

  • Vote day for Coke shareholders     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Today shareholders will vote on Coca-Cola's equity plan for management, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.