Money Grab, The

Alvin charts the changes which led to a new generation of multi-millionaires.

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01*2009080120090805Alvin charts the changes which led to a new generation of multi-millionaires.|Alvin Hall explores the rise in corporate pay and bonus culture.|Starting in the 1980s, with Wall Street's mantra of 'greed is good', Alvin charts the changes in the finance world which led to a new generation of multi-millionaires. He reveals how big businesses calculate super salaries, and asks how much is enough; can a company suffer from paying its top talent too much?
02 LAST*2009080820090812|Alvin Hall meets the politicians and shareholders looking to rein in executive salaries.|Alvin Hall explores the rise in corporate pay and bonus culture.|He meets the politicians and shareholders looking to rein in sky-high executive salaries and asks if their cause is a realistic one. Will the era of big bonuses soon be over, or can the finance world's top talent always name their price?