Review: Steven Clifford’s The CEO Pay Machine: How It Trashes America and How to Stop It highlights the damage done by excessive executive pay.  (Reading the Markets)

Quote of the Day

"Engineer the people out of a process, and you may drive out some of the time and cost. But you may also engineer some of the humanity out of it."

(Daniel Gross)

Chart of the Day

Alexis Madrigal, “These companies are now dominant. And they are dominant in a way that almost no other company has been in another industry. They are the mutant giant creatures created by software eating the world.”