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Stock options explain disparity in income growth (aka rich get richer)

September 18, 2006

Summary: Typical wages for working class Americans have not grown at the proportional rate as productivity, yet the total amount paid out in salaries is also growing. The money must be going somewhere, and it’s not to the middle class. The Wall Street Journal shows that it’s going to the richer folks, mostly into their stock options.