Corporate America

10 Highest-Paid CEOs in the Nation

The highest-paid CEOs in America's 350 largest firms earned, on average, a whopping $16.3 million last year. This amount topped the 2013 average by $1.3 million.

Rising CEO compensation hasn't snuck past investors though – instead, it's become a rather controversial topic. Do these boss hogs really deserve such colossal salaries?

Here's a look at the highest-paid CEOs in America and how they compare to their companies' performance...

Women in Business

The Richest Women CEOs in Business Today

The richest women CEOs earned their spots battling through the macho business world with grace, poise, and gumption.

They're all worth several million dollars – some are worth more than a billion.

Here are five of the richest women CEOs in the business world today...

Wall Street

The Best and Worst of Wall Street 2013

Of all the things you can say about the world of finance this year, it wasn't boring.

Looking back at the best and worst of Wall Street 2013, we've had record stock market highs, hyped up IPOs, activist investors gone wild, and red-faced moments for some prominent CEOs.

Some of it was sad, most of it was entertaining, but none of it should have distracted you from making money.

We here at Money Morning have created some very special awards to commemorate some of the most striking developments of 2013.

Let's start with that unforgettable Ackman-Icahn smackdown...

Tech investing

The Next Microsoft CEO Will Look a Lot Like This

It's a question that Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) needs to get right: With current Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer slated to retire within a year, who will become the next Microsoft CEO?

The answer to that question is crucial to the health of the struggling tech giant and the revitalization of the company's stock. A series of missteps – not the least of which was Microsoft's failure to recognize the mobile revolution until it was too late – had left the stock languishing for more than a decade.

this is the person with the most realistic shot at turning Microsoft around...

Wall Street

CEO Pay Now $7,000 an Hour – 350 Times the Average Worker's

While most Americans may feel overworked and underpaid, the steady climb of CEO pay has ensured that chief executives most assuredly are neither. According to data compiled by the AFL-CIO, the average CEO pay at 327 of the nation's biggest companies reached $12.3 million when you include salaries, bonuses, perks, stock awards, stock options and […]

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