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Barnes & Noble Shareholders Rubber-Stamp Poison Pill

Back in September, billionaire Ron Burkle lost his proxy war with Barnes & Noble's board, failing to kill the poison pill that kept him from upping his stake in the company. That made Wednesday's shareholders meeting all but a formality. But what's next for the nation's largest bookseller?

Microsoft CEO Ballmer's Bonus Hurt by Kin Failure

The tech giant's board gave Steve Ballmer high marks for the move into cloud computing and the successful releases of several server and enterprise software products. But his bonus took a hit due to the unsuccessful launch of the Kin handset.

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.

Median CEO Pay $7 Million

An analysis of the compensation of the CEOs of America's top 200 companies shows their median compensation was $6.95 million.