CEO pay and you

Most of what you hear about CEO pay is bogus propaganda. First, it focuses not on the average CEO, but on a few select high rollers in companies where relatively few Americans are employed. Second, pay as criticized is not salary, but total compensation the bulk of which is some form of stock and/or the potential future value of retirement income. Next, CEO pay is an annual decision that can be changed quickly by the board of directors. The stock awards can even be taken back under certain circumstances.

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