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CEOs less optimistic about the U.S. economy

NEW YORK — U.S. chief executives are less optimistic about the economy, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey also indicates that disagreements over the 2014 budget and raising the debt ceiling in Washington are making them cautious about ...

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CEOs optimistic about economy, wary of hiring

WASHINGTON — Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies are much more optimistic about their sales prospects than they were three months ago, though many remain cautious about hiring. The Business Roundtable said Wednesday that 72 percent of its members ...

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As companies do well, state CEOs’ raises top national average

While the median pay for CEOs nationwide increased by 6 percent, the compensation for Maryland’s top executives grew at a 50 percent higher rate. The median pay for chief executives in a sampling of Maryland’s publicly traded firms was $5.9 ...

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SEC charges ex-Fannie, Freddie CEOs with fraud

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission has brought civil fraud charges against six former top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying they misled the government and taxpayers about risky subprime mortgages the mortgage giants held during the ...

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