Median compensation for U.S. CEOs rose nearly 13 percent in 2014, mainly driven by increases in pension value.» Read More
Investors rejected the pay plans of 10 of the world's biggest banks as anger over excessive bonuses soared in both Britain and the United States.
The median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year.
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.
How do you make big banks safer? Here's an idea: Pay executives in long-term bonds.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, discuss the ethics of huge speaking fees which former presidents and government officials receive once they leave office.
Minimum wage protests resulted in more than 100 arrests at McDonald's corporate campus near Chicago yesterday and more protests are expected today, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
JPMorgan Chase shareholders voted overwhelmingly to elect all of the company's directors and also endorsed its compensation to executives in 2013.
The highest-paid president of a public college or university was Ohio State's E. Gordon Gee, according to a study. How much did he make?
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the highest paid female CEO is Lockheed Martin's Marillyn Hewson. A look at how other female leaders compare.
The abrupt firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was about her management style and not a disagreement over pay, the publisher said.
Asset managers on Wall Street may again take home higher bonuses this year as rising stock markets boost inflows into funds.
There is a real danger that boards making decisions behind closed doors end up being tone-deaf in a soundproof room, says Lucy Marcus.
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 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.
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.
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.
Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, explains how domestic energy production is helping the economy grow.
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.