The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to adopt a rule that would require many public companies to list their chief executives' total annual compensation as a ratio to their workers' median pay.
A Chinese worker is seen at a construction site in Beijing. Economic changes in China and in other places have reduced demand and prices for commodities like the metal in the building's structure.
Copies of the Financial Times newspaper are displayed for a photograph in London. British publisher Pearson is selling the paper to Japanese media company Nikkei.
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listens to Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos as Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos looks on during a parliamentary session in Athens on Thursday.