Here’s how much CEOs at Amazon, McDonald’s, and 13 other lucrative brands earn compared to the typical worker

Here’s how much CEOs at Amazon, McDonald’s, and 13 other lucrative brands earn compared to the typical worker

CEOs made 20 times their median employee’s salary in 1965. As of 2017, at America’s largest companies, that multiple has jumped up to a shocking 312. And, at many companies, the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio is even higher. The CEO of McDonald’s earned 3,101 times the median worker in 2017 ($21,761,052 versus $7,017). That’s partially because…

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump says Kelly’s out, ‚Yellow Vest’ protests rock Europe, and China makes threats over Huawei

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump says Kelly’s out, ‚Yellow Vest’ protests rock Europe, and China makes threats over Huawei

A flood of filings came Friday evening, implicating former Trump attorney and fixer Michael Cohen, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn, and Trump himself. Despite the trove of new information on special counsel Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference, the beat of the news cycle kept on throughout…

Here’s why IBM just sold a $1.8 billion chunk of its software business to Indian IT company HCL

Here’s why IBM just sold a $1.8 billion chunk of its software business to Indian IT company HCL

One month after IBM announced its $34 billion strategic acquisition of Red Hat, the software giant revealed a sale of its own. IBM announced late Thursday that it will sell a suite of software products to the Indian IT company HCL for $1.8 billion. In the deal, IBM will sell seven unique software applications in…

Here’s the Brexit deal legal advice Theresa May tried to withhold from parliament

Here’s the Brexit deal legal advice Theresa May tried to withhold from parliament

LONDON — The government has published the full legal advice it was given on Theresa May’s Brexit plan after MPs found the government to be in contempt of parliament for refusing to do so. The advice, from Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, the country’s top law officer, examines the legal effect of the proposed backstop arrangement,…

Here’s what happens next in Brexit

Here’s what happens next in Brexit

LONDON — Theresa May has finally announced the date of the „meaningful vote” on Brexit, the momentous day in Parliament when MPs will approve or reject the deal she has spent the last two years negotiating in Brussels. Here’s what is set to happen next. 1. The government this week published a business motion confirming…

Here’s everything Apple announced at its big iPad and Mac event

Here’s everything Apple announced at its big iPad and Mac event

BROOKLYN — Apple on Tuesday held its second big event of the fall in New York City’s most populous borough. Apple held its first fall event in September, where it unveiled a new Apple Watch and three new iPhone models. On Tuesday, Apple showed off new iPad Pros, Mac computers, and more. Business Insider was…

Here’s how the UK plans to seize $2 billion in tax from firms like Amazon, Facebook, and Google

Here’s how the UK plans to seize $2 billion in tax from firms like Amazon, Facebook, and Google

The British government has signalled that the days of big tech firms paying tiny amounts of tax are over. In a strategy that puts the UK one step ahead of the US and European Union for now, British Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a new „digital services tax” on Monday. The new levy will involve firms…

Here’s everything that was announced in the Budget — and how it will affect Britain’s households

Here’s everything that was announced in the Budget — and how it will affect Britain’s households

Reuters In Britain’s final budget before the UK leaves the European Union, Chancellor Philip Hammond marked the conclusion of the penny pinching that has defined the country’s fiscal policy in the decade since the financial crisis. „The era of austerity is finally coming to an end,” Hammond told the House of Commons on Monday, delivering…

Here’s why you should never put vodka in the freezer, according to the creator of Grey Goose

Here’s why you should never put vodka in the freezer, according to the creator of Grey Goose

It turns out storing your vodka in the freezer might not be such a great idea after all — depending on how good your tipple is. Business Insider recently spoke to Grey Goose vodka creator, Francois Thibault, who shared some spirits wisdom. Thibault told us that one of the biggest mistakes people make is putting…

Here’s how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal baby will fit into the family tree

Here’s how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal baby will fit into the family tree

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into the royal family. Meghan Markle is pregnant and due to give birth in spring 2019, Kensington Palace announced on Monday. The…