Can't anybody tell what Marissa Mayer will earn? (pictures)
Clearly, journalists are not accustomed to confusing pay packages, because today's Mayer headlines are all over the map.
Reuters: Mayer will 'make over $40 Million'
Everyone wants to know exactly how much money it took to lure one of Google's top executives to Yahoo. Trouble is that the numbers vary. Widely. Very widely. With base salary and compensation, the package is big, and the numbers being quoted range from $1 million to $100 million -- and just about everything in between. Which may suggest that most journalists did not major in math. In any event, a sampling from today's afternoon headlines follows. (For a breakdown of Mayer's pay package -- and a glimpse of why it might be hard to suss out -- see our main story here.)
Reuters reports Mayer will "make over $40 Million."