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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    You don't understand supply and demand. There are lots of people who can be janitors, thus their financial worth is much lower. There are very few who can be CEOs and thus they can command a much higher rate. The company, it's board of trustees and it's shareholders, decide what is a worthwhile salary for everyone who works for them, from janitor to CEO. Where do you get off thinking you get to dictate the rates for a company you don't even own stock in?
    Same thing with people who constantly want a higher minimum wage. If I can literally grab someone off the street and put them in a position with no training required minimum is sometimes too much for the actual value of the position.
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    You don't understand supply and demand. There are lots of people who can be janitors, thus their financial worth is much lower. There are very few who can be CEOs and thus they can command a much higher rate. The company, it's board of trustees and it's shareholders, decide what is a worthwhile salary for everyone who works for them, from janitor to CEO. Where do you get off thinking you get to dictate the rates for a company you don't even own stock in?
    I'm just stating my opinion. At some point in the future, we'll get this figured out and inflation will be something you read in a history book. The longer we keep up this mentality that it's ok for an executive to make the insane salaries they make, the longer we have to deal with inflation.

    The money for executive's salaries have to come from somewhere. So let's just keep the busy bees making chump change for a salary, let the executives make an uncapped amount and eventually everything will work out. I'm not buying that theory and ultimately, that is what is destroying our society. The rich keep getting richer while the average income of a poor person increases each year along with inflation. Before you know it, making $100k a year is going to be considered poverty. At what point does the ridiculousness end? There appears to be no end in sight at the rate we are going.

    A quick example: the cost of a product today inflates to a higher amount each year. This inflation is caused by greedy executives wanting to make more money. The cost of a product keeps going up in proportion to their salary increase. The cycle is currently endless. Until we find a way to make things fair across the board, the average person is going to reach a point where they can't afford to purchase products and the system will collapse. I think we need to resolve this issue before the system collapses. Yes, there are other reasons for inflation, but you can't deny that executives are not part of the reason.
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Green Balls View Post
    I'm just stating my opinion. At some point in the future, we'll get this figured out and inflation will be something you read in a history book. The longer we keep up this mentality that it's ok for an executive to make the insane salaries they make, the longer we have to deal with inflation.

    The money for executive's salaries have to come from somewhere. So let's just keep the busy bees making chump change for a salary, let the executives make an uncapped amount and eventually everything will work out. I'm not buying that theory and ultimately, that is what is destroying our society. The rich keep getting richer while the average income of a poor person increases each year along with inflation. Before you know it, making $100k a year is going to be considered poverty. At what point does the ridiculousness end? There appears to be no end in sight at the rate we are going.
    Nah..just tax the high end more..putting incentive on--in..in..yes..INVESTING. No more of that job creator bs...they have plenty of money
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    You should stop echoing something absurd like that,
    No, what I should be doing is keep doing what I've been doing. What you should be doing is ignoring my posts if you don't like them.

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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by LaMidRighter View Post
    Same thing with people who constantly want a higher minimum wage. If I can literally grab someone off the street and put them in a position with no training required minimum is sometimes too much for the actual value of the position.
    Very true. These people whine incessantly about the minimum wage not being one you can live on. It's not supposed to be. It's certainly not supposed to be a wage you can raise a family on. It's supposed to be the lowest possible wage which someone can use to learn a skill and rise up the corporate ladder.
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    They can earn as much as they can it will just just be taxed at an increasing rate.

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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Very true. These people whine incessantly about the minimum wage not being one you can live on. It's not supposed to be. It's certainly not supposed to be a wage you can raise a family on. It's supposed to be the lowest possible wage which someone can use to learn a skill and rise up the corporate ladder.
    Yep. It's a stepping stone to something bigger, even in a minimum wage job one can learn more about the company, what's expected of them, and what higher positions entail. There's always the potential for someone with drive and ambition to improve and advance.
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by Dooble View Post
    What's the maximum salary America's business executives should be allowed to receive?
    $100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,0 00.37 That limitation should expire in 2023 to allow adjusting for inflation.

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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    $100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,0 00.37 That limitation should expire in 2023 to allow adjusting for inflation.
    ok, in the spirit of compromise, if a cap is necessary, yours works



    .... altho it may be excessive by about 37 cents
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    Re: Corporate Earnings

    Quote Originally Posted by LaMidRighter View Post
    Yep. It's a stepping stone to something bigger, even in a minimum wage job one can learn more about the company, what's expected of them, and what higher positions entail. There's always the potential for someone with drive and ambition to improve and advance.
    Yet the problem is that people, especially liberals, think that anyone who has a job ought to be able to raise a huge family on it, no matter how low-skill or low-paying it is and they point to people who have years of education and usually decades of experience making a lot of money and the liberals act like all the education and experience shouldn't mean a thing, they should lose their well-deserved salaries and give it to the people who have been irresponsible and have not learned a good work ethic.

    It makes no sense. People earn what they are worth. They don't deserve more because they whine about it.
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