CHART: Wall Street Bonuses Hit New Record

Banks Hand Out $26 Billion

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted March 13, 2014

Damn it feels good to be a bankster...

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies has revealed that Wall Street bonuses hit a new record since since the financial crisis. All told, Wall Street doled out $26.7 billion in bonuses last year.

To put that in painful perspective, the is more than DOUBLE the pay of the million-plus Americans who work full time a minimum wage job.

From the IPS:

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