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To entice the potential hire the new employer had to compensate them for their loss by paying a massive signing bonus The number of companies making upfront payments surged to more than 70 this year from 41 in all of 2012, according to governance-advisory firm GMI Ratings Inc.

Notable "hellos" include the million insurance/finance company Conseco paid Gary Wendt when he joined as CEO When the shareholders prosper, so does the executive.

Given a choice between a high risk plan that has equal chance of driving the company's share price up to 0 or down to , or a safe path likely to cause a more modest rise in share price to 0, the CEO has much more incentive to take the risky route since their options are just as worthless with a modest increase (to 0/share or less) than as with a catastrophic fall in price.

Executive's access to insider information affecting stock prices can be used in the timing of both the granting of options and sale of equities after the options are exercised.

though that has not stopped some companies from going over the limit.

In the other direction, "some of the largest and most successful corporation" in the US—Google, Capital One Financial, Apple Computer, Pixar—paid a CEO annual salary a token

To entice the potential hire the new employer had to compensate them for their loss by paying a massive signing bonus The number of companies making upfront payments surged to more than 70 this year from 41 in all of 2012, according to governance-advisory firm GMI Ratings Inc.Notable "hellos" include the $45 million insurance/finance company Conseco paid Gary Wendt when he joined as CEO When the shareholders prosper, so does the executive.Given a choice between a high risk plan that has equal chance of driving the company's share price up to $120 or down to $30, or a safe path likely to cause a more modest rise in share price to $100, the CEO has much more incentive to take the risky route since their options are just as worthless with a modest increase (to $100/share or less) than as with a catastrophic fall in price.Executive's access to insider information affecting stock prices can be used in the timing of both the granting of options and sale of equities after the options are exercised.though that has not stopped some companies from going over the limit.In the other direction, "some of the largest and most successful corporation" in the US—Google, Capital One Financial, Apple Computer, Pixar—paid a CEO annual salary a token $1—i.e.

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To entice the potential hire the new employer had to compensate them for their loss by paying a massive signing bonus The number of companies making upfront payments surged to more than 70 this year from 41 in all of 2012, according to governance-advisory firm GMI Ratings Inc.

Notable "hellos" include the $45 million insurance/finance company Conseco paid Gary Wendt when he joined as CEO When the shareholders prosper, so does the executive.

Given a choice between a high risk plan that has equal chance of driving the company's share price up to $120 or down to $30, or a safe path likely to cause a more modest rise in share price to $100, the CEO has much more incentive to take the risky route since their options are just as worthless with a modest increase (to $100/share or less) than as with a catastrophic fall in price.

Executive's access to insider information affecting stock prices can be used in the timing of both the granting of options and sale of equities after the options are exercised.

though that has not stopped some companies from going over the limit.

In the other direction, "some of the largest and most successful corporation" in the US—Google, Capital One Financial, Apple Computer, Pixar—paid a CEO annual salary a token $1—i.e.

Use of options has not guaranteed superior management performance.

A 2000 study of S&P 500 companies found that those that used stock options heavily to pay employees underperformed in share price those that didn't, Following the housing bubble collapse, critics have also complained that stock options have "turned out to be incredible engines of risk-taking" since they offer "little downside if you bet wrong, but huge upside if you roll your number." An example being options given in compensation to buy shares of stock in the CEO's company for $100 when the price is currently $80.

—i.e.

Use of options has not guaranteed superior management performance.

A 2000 study of S&P 500 companies found that those that used stock options heavily to pay employees underperformed in share price those that didn't, Following the housing bubble collapse, critics have also complained that stock options have "turned out to be incredible engines of risk-taking" since they offer "little downside if you bet wrong, but huge upside if you roll your number." An example being options given in compensation to buy shares of stock in the CEO's company for 0 when the price is currently .

for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least

for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.

It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.

The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.

In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

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for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

billion in revenue in 2012 was .1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used

for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.

It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.

The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.

In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

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for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a 9 million profit, but created the

for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.

It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.

The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.

In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

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for the New York Times found that the median pay package for the top 200 chief executives at public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue in 2012 was $15.1 million—an increase of 16 percent from 2011. About 40 percent of the top 0.1 percent income earners in the United States are executives, managers, or supervisors (and this doesn't include the finance industry)—far out of proportion to less than 5 percent of the working population that management occupations make up.It has often had surprising amounts of deferred compensation and pension payments, and unique features such as executive loans (now banned), and post-retirement benefits, and guaranteed consulting fees.The compensation awarded to executives of publicly-traded companies differs from that awarded to executives of privately held companies.In one notable case of executive bonus justification, Verizon Communications not only used $1.8 billion of pension income to turn a corporate loss into a $289 million profit, but created the $1.8 billion income from a $3.1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

.8 billion income from a .1 billion loss by projecting (optimistic) future returns of 9.25 percent on pension assets.

Examples of resetting targets when executive performance falls short have been criticized at Coca-Cola and AT&T Wireless Services.According to one anonymous insider, "When you've got a formula, you've got to have goals—and it's the people who are the recipients of the money who are setting these.