Kenneth Chenault

The Highest-Paid CEOs in Banking

J.P. Morgan Chase's Jamie Dimon made $18.7 million last year, putting him fourth on the list of highest-paid chiefs in banking. Which CEOs made even more?

AmEx 3Q Profit Jumps 71% on Higher Business Spending

American Express Co.'s third-quarter profit surged 71% as the No. 3 U.S. processor of credit-card sales benefited from a rebound in consumer and business spending as well as demand for the company's travel services.

CEOs Who Laid Off More Got Paid 42% More Money

CEOs who cut the most jobs during the recession earned an average of 42% more than their S&P 500 peers, according to a study by the Institute for Policy Studies. Top execs at the 50 firms that laid off the most workers since the economic crisis began averaged nearly $12 million in 2009.