Are Wall Street CEOs Worth Millions?

With CEO salaries at some of the biggest Wall Street banks having come into sharper focus since the financial crisis, Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a new look at some of Wall Street's most highly paid CEOs to see if they're worth the millions they're being paid.

One of the most widely discussed Wall Street CEOs is Brian Moynihan of Bank of America. Bank of America's stock doubled in 2012. Is there more yet to come? With significant challenges still ahead, it's critical to have a solid understanding of this megabank before adding it to your portfolio. In The Motley Fool's premium research report on B of A, analysts Anand Chokkavelu, CFA, and Matt Koppenheffer, Financials bureau chief, lift the veil on the bank's operations, including detailing three reasons to buy and three reasons to sell. Click here now to claim your copy.

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  • Report this Comment On March 11, 2013, at 6:57 PM, tjmurray39 wrote:

    Of course they aren't worth the money, but what does that have to do with it?

    Employee pay has been stagnant for years, benefits are disappearing all the time; but executive pay and bonuses continues to grow without regard to the true value of the role.

    Would a company continue to function without a CEO? Of course...

    Could the company continue to function without the employees, middle management and senior management? Hell no...

    So what? As long as people are under the delusion of the company having the high cards this will continue to be the case.

  • Report this Comment On March 12, 2013, at 4:55 PM, WellWhatDoIKnow wrote:

    I clicked expecting a thoughtful empirically based discussion on CEO pay; unfortunately, all I received was a couple of guys jabbering on ancedotally about what they feel. I should have as expected as much from a sight that sells investors snake-oil.

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