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Will Bailout Package Limit CEO Salaries?

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Will Bailout Package Limit CEO Salaries?

Economy

Will Bailout Package Limit CEO Salaries?

Will Bailout Package Limit CEO Salaries?

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The $700 billion bailout package includes an attempt to limit salaries for financial executives who take part in the rescue plan. Paul Hodgson, a senior research associate at the Corporate Library, talks with Steve Inskeep about the effort, and the Wall Street culture that encourages inflated pay.