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Are CEOs Worth the High Salaries and Big Bonuses?

CEO bonuses rose 30.5% in the past year, but are the heads of large U.S. firms really earning their hefty compensation packages by creating increased profits and shareholder value? A closer look reveals wide disparities: There are some Bargain CEOs, but also some Hogs and Value Destroyers.

New SEC Rule Gives Investors a Vote on Executive Pay

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday approved a measure that gives institutional shareholders a vote on executive pay at large corporations, part of regulators' efforts to give investors greater say over top-level salaries that have been described as excessive.

Will a Family Feud Slice and Dice Benihana?

The Japanese-style steakhouse chain is famous for its whirring cutlery, flying meat and flaming piles of onion slices, but recently the excitement has spread from the dining room to the boardroom as a struggle for power threatens to put the company up for sale.