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Author Topic: CEOs lay off thousands, rake in millions  (Read 2548 times)
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« Reply #7: September 01, 2010, 10:25:57 pm »

The only problem with this "reward" is that if you look at the history of companies who do this, they get an profit spike right after the layoffs, then earnings and profits usually drop. The CEO gets the benefit of the short term gains while the company usually suffers long term. Wall Street is FAR too focused on the short term for the good of the economy.

Very true.

Hmm. I wonder if bringing back income averaging would help or would the complexity be a bigger problem.
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