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Bonus Battle

Bonus Battle

(Global Pulse: September 18, 2009) Banks are at it again -- making profits and doling out bonuses. Bankers say to keep top people, you've got to pay top dollar. Not everyone's buying it; France is leading a charge to prevent the excesses of the past. But bonuses provide benefit for more than just bankers.

Sources: TV5Monde, France; BBC, U.K.; CNN, U.S.; ABC News, U.S.; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Al Jazeera, Qatar

Bonus Battle

(Global Pulse: September 18, 2009) Banks are at it again -- making profits and doling out bonuses. Bankers say to keep top people, you've got to pay top dollar. Not everyone's buying it; France is leading a charge to prevent the excesses of the past. But bonuses provide benefit for more than just bankers.

Sources: TV5Monde, France; BBC, U.K.; CNN, U.S.; ABC News, U.S.; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Al Jazeera, Qatar

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