Bankers from Lehman Brothers to Ireland and beyond are increasingly unpopular, but that hasn't impacted their salaries much.
In 1965, CEOs of major US firms made 24 times an average worker’s pay. By 2004, that ratio was 431 times.
The bill, which could come to a vote Friday, would give shareholders more say over how much money top executives make.
Public outrage could force the Treasury Department to reconsider which financial giants pose a ‘systemic risk’ to the economy.
One analyst likens huge compensation packages as 'a form of robbery.'
Inequity between top executives and average workers remains at jaw-dropping levels.