Executive View by Marshall Loeb: Where Big Money Is Made

Executive View/Marshall Loeb

Where Big Money Is Made

Country music, that vivid, livid mirror of America's loves and hates, reflects a growing target: the rich. Listen to Johnny Paycheck, folk philosopher with a gritty guitar:

This ole boy, hell, I've had enough

Of the way the big man rakes it in.

The big men in some corporations are sure raking it in. April's shower of proxy statements reveals that a few fortunate chiefs are drawing record payments of salary, bonus and benefits: $1.7 million to Revlon's Michel C. Bergerac, for example, and $2.5 million to...

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