Earning curve: Rewards of failure

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Lehman Brothers' New York staff, total bonus pot ('08) £1.7bn
DeLorean, UK contribution to the failed '80s car, the DMC-12 £70m
Rick Wagoner, GM's ousted CEO, pension £15.4m
Kevin Costner, fee for flop movie Waterworld ('95) £9.4m
Brian Clough, pay-off after 44 days as Leeds United boss ('74) £98k
Vikram Pandit, CEO of bailed-out Citigroup, salary ('09) 67p ($1)

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