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How Many Workers Can You Hire for the Price of One CEO?

CEOs at some large public companies earn more per day than their employees earn over the course of an entire year. We took a look at some of the country's most well-known companies and calculated just how many workers the CEO's annual paycheck could afford to hire.

Wall Street Bonuses Jump 19% in 2009

While Main Street struggles, Wall Street uncorks the chompers. Its employees saw their bonuses increase by 17% in 2009, according to new estimates. But there's a hitch: Bonuses for top executives will come in stock options and other forms of deferred compensation -- not cash.