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American Express Plans to Reverse Compensation Cuts

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Published in Bloomberg September 24, 2009 by Peter Eichenbaum

American Express Co., the credit- card issuer that repaid the U.S. bank bailout program, plans to reverse compensation cuts imposed seven months ago because the economic outlook has improved.

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Marvel CEO Got Options Ahead of Deal

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Published in The Wall Street Journal September 24, 2009 by Ethan Smith and Joann S. Lublin

Marvel Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter was granted stock options for more than a million shares in the weeks after a subordinate opened discussions with Walt Disney Co. that ultimately led to a merger agreement, according to a filing Disney submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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We need fewer specialists

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Expert Perspective by Grahall’s Arlene Brewster, Licensed Psychologist

expert perspective telescopeIn the continuing health care debate, changing the way medical service is delivered continues to take a distant back seat to the financing discussion. Yet changing health care delivery is critically important in trying to control the rapidly escalating costs. While controlling “waste and fraud” are admirable goals, that phrase is also stand-in for not doing anything to fundamentally change the system.
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