Economic Reports Personal Income

  • Tax revenues for US states soared to their highest in 25 years in the second quarter as personal income tax collections reached record amounts.

  • Home health-care workers, who for years have been exempt from minimum wage and overtime laws, will soon be eligible for fatter paychecks.

  • Is CEO pay appropriate?

    In a survey by Equilar, two thirds of CEOs met or exceeded the goals linked to performance based pay granted from 2008 to 2010, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Are CEOs paid too much? Former SEIU board member Stephen Lerner, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, share their opinions.

  • Banks: Face time for a fee

    As more people bank online, banks have been experimenting with charges for "premium services," which now include seeing a bank teller, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, provides perspective.

  • Personal income up 0.1% in July

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer disposal income and discusses what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Fast food employees strike for $15/hour

    Former chief economist to VP Biden Jared Bernstein and CNBC contributor Carol Roth discuss the cost of raising the minimum wage.

  • Does welfare discourage work?

    A new study from the Cato Institute finds welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job in 35 states. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, discuss.

  • The rich and the powerful

    Who are the richest members of Congress? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the richest member of Congress is Rep. Darrell Issa with an estimated net worth of $355 million, while Sen. Marco Rubio's net worth is negative $190,000.

  • No rest for the wealthy

    A new study reveals that people making $750,000 or more don't retire until well into their 70s. CNBC's Robert Frank offers insight.

  • BlackRock's retirement indices

    BlackRock is rolling out a new suite of indexes and funds which track the purchasing power of retirement income. Robert Kapito, BlackRock president and co-founder, and Chip Castille, head of BlackRock's 401k business, offer insight.

  • CEOs Doing Really Well: Survey

    There was an increase of 15 percent seen in the average pay of CEOs of big companies in 2012, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, and John Martini, Reed Smith LLC, discuss.

  • CEO Pay Jumps in 2012

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.

  • Natalie Gunshannon, who is suing the franchise owners of the McDonald's she worked for when they refused to deposit her pay directly into her checking account, with her daughter.

    As companies issue payroll cards, a growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday. As the New York Times reports, to get their wages, they must first pay a fee.

  • Public Pension Cost Cover-Up?

    Moody's is reporting that many state public pensions are actually facing a much larger funding gap than their financial reports say. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, and Steven Malanga, Manhattan Institute, discuss.

  • Power Rundown: Record Retirement Package

    McKesson's Chairman and CEO John Hammergre has landed a record retirement package. CNBC's Jane Wells and John Carney discuss.

  • Global Full-Time Minimum Wage

    75 years ago today, the minimum wage was born. A look at full-time minimum wages around the globe, with the "Street Signs" crew.

  • $70 Million Controversy At the IRS

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is now poised to pay $70 million in bonuses to some employees. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) says the report is accurate. "The priorities at the agency are certainly not the taxpayers," he says.

  • Millionaires on the Rise

    A report from Capgemini and RBC shows 12 million millionaires worldwide, whose fortunes grew 10 percent to a record $46 trillion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Janet Engles, RBC Wealth Management, weighs in.

  • Unequal Pay for Women a Myth: Furchtgott-Roth

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, parses the data and says the comparison is bogus.

  • Prince Alwaleed Suing Forbes for Libel

    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is suing Forbes for libel, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Forbes estimated his wealth at $20 billion and Prince Alwaleed says he's worth $29.6 billion.