Now go comfort yourself with that bowl of shit.
"3 Merrill officials may get $200m" by Bloomberg News | September 17, 2008
NEW YORK - Merrill Lynch & Co. chief executive John Thain and two former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. colleagues he recruited may reap almost $200 million for their year running Merrill if they leave or are given lesser roles after Bank of America Corp.buys the brokerage.
Thain, who got a $15 million bonus when hired in December, stands to get an additional $11 million in accelerated stock payouts if he doesn't stay after the deal, compensation consultant Graef Crystal said.
Trading chief Thomas Montag, 51, who joined in August, may get $76 million, including bonus and accelerated awards. Strategy head Peter Kraus, 56, was given $95 million, including bonus and stock awards, to replace a Goldman package he had to forfeit, people familiar with the matter said.
All this for a company that WENT BROKE!!!!
How is that bowl of shit coming, AmeriKans?