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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Report states CEOs often earn 1,000 times more than their average worker

President Barack Obama is calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage. But who really earns the minimum? Since the 1980's, have their ranks grown in size? Is San Francisco the best place to be earning minimum wage? WSJ's Jason Bellini has... For instance, the report states the average minimum wage earner at Walmart would need to work 1,372 ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Insurance, AFLAC, Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Fast Food

9 hrs ago | CNN

Why middle class can't afford rents

In the early 20th century, industrial tycoons like the Rockefellers and Carnegies amassed fortunes in railroads, steel or oil.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bernie Madoff, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The Terrible Fear of Paying the Poor Too Much

Republicans' fear of paying too much is terrible. Not because of GOP angst. No, because it causes underpaid workers to suffer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Milwaukee County, WI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CEPR

Time to Rein in Grossly Overpaid CEOs

Last week the New York Times ran an article on the pay of top corporate executives in 2013.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Startups, Telecom, WorldCom, IT Services, Oracle Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

White, male and absolutely killing it

HOW much does your boss earn exactly? New research reveals who's making what at the world's biggest companies.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation

HeraldNet

Expert advice on how to sail through an appraisal

Real estate appraiser Matt Cook just finished working his way through a house to gauge its value when the homeowner reached out to shake his hand.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Redlands, CA, Real Estate

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Extravagant CEO pay doesn't reflect performance - it's all about status

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Even American eyes are starting to pop at the sheer extravagance of executive pay.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Startups, Oracle Corporation

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: As Cover Oregon collapses, Oracle sails on

As Oregon paws through the high-tech rubble of the Cover Oregon online system - wondering how more than $130 million paid to the superstar Oracle technology corporation could produce a website with more bugs than an exterminator's filing system - The New York Times reported last weekend that in 2013, Oracle founder and chief executive Larry Ellison ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Lanai commission defers action on Ellison's desalination plant

The Lanai Planning Commission met this week for the first time since the fatal crash in February of a Maui Air charter plane that killed two Maui County planning employees , and voted to defer action on billionaire Larry Ellison 's proposed multimillion-dollar water desalination plant.

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Related Topix: Maui County, HI, Lahaina, HI

Business Journal

The Benioff-Ellison divide: It's about more than Salesforce vs. Oracle

The UpTake: Salesforce's Marc Benioff just signed the largest commercial lease in San Francisco's history, given two $100 million gifts, advised San Francisco's mayor on tech issues, and supported a raft of charitable causes, all while ramping his pioneering company toward $10 billion in revenue.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Salesforce

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Fund helps crash victims' families

WAILUKU, Maui - Billionaire technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison's management company for Lanai established a fund to provide financial assistance to the families of those killed or injured when a small plane crashed on the island in February.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI

Forbes.com

The Wood Whisperer

Frank Pollaro, exotic wood whisperer, ultra-high-end furniture maker to everyone from Steinway & Sons to Larry Ellison , can point to the moment when his fledgling New Jersey company caught a rocket: It was the day in 1995 when New York architect Charles Gwathmey introduced him to music and movie mogul David Geffen .

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Slate Magazine

Stop Obsessing Over Exorbitant CEO Pay

Last weekend the New York Times published its annual list of executive compensation, with Oracle's Larry Ellison topping the charts at $78.4 million .

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation

Ledger-Enquirer.com

How to sail through a home appraisal

Real estate appraiser Matt Cook just finished working his way through a house to gauge its value when the homeowner reached out to shake his hand.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Redlands, CA, Rancho Mirage, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: No amount of outrage will reduc...

At 79, Graef "Bud" Crystal is the grand old man of executive compensation critics.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, Opinion

Daily Kos

The pay's the thing: How America's CEOs are getting rich off taxpayers

Income inequality will continue to rise unless we close the performance pay loophole and curb the growth of executive compensation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Fund to help families of Lanai plane crash victims

Billionaire technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison 's management company for Lanai has established a fund to provide financial assistance to the families of those killed or injured when a small plane crashed on the island in February.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Maui County, HI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

Which St. Louis execs are among the nation's highest paid?

Emerson's David Farr came in at the No. 5 spot in a recent ranking of CEO pay at the 100 largest companies in the U.S. Farr received 2013 compensation of $25.3 million in 2013, which included $4 million in salary and bonus and $21 million in stock awards, according to the recently released Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study .

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Related Topix: Boeing, Social Solutions, Express Scripts, Startups, Oracle Corporation

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

Chairman Goodlatte Receives $143,000 While Considering Legislation

While considering immigration legislation, and holding a March hearing on the Internet sales tax issue, Rep. Bob Goodlatte , R-Va., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, received over $143,000 from Internet and high-tech company PACs, their executives and lobbyists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Immigration Reform, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Yahoo!

Computer Weekly

Supplier profile: Workday

From its inception, enterprise human resources technology supplier Workday has triumphed simplicity, building a consumerised front end on proprietary cloud infrastructure.

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Related Topix: Startups, Workday, PeopleSoft, Software, Oracle Corporation

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