Oracle's total return in 2012 dropped 22 percent. Meanwhile, its CEO Larry Ellison earned $96.2 million. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the five top paid CEOs of the year. Brandon Reese, AFL-CIO and Mark Calabria, CATO Institute, weigh in.
Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, speaks to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about his company's plans for the Cloud, and where the computer industry is headed. "We completed a 7-year rewrite of all of our applications for the Cloud," he says.
Larry Ellison is one of the richest men in the world. He's worth over $30 billion. But is he spending too much? CNBC's Robert Frank reports.
America's Cup defender Larry Ellison smiles while watching Emirates Team New Zealand cross the finish line of a Louis Vuitton Cup race against Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge in San Francisco, California July 13, 2013. Team New Zealand sped across the bay to finish with more than a five-minute lead ove
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison arrives as a guest for the premiere of the new film "Star Trek Into Darkness" in Hollywood May 14, 2013. Ellison's son David is the executive producer of the film. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS)
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Nikita Kahn arrive as guests for the premiere of the new film "Star Trek Into Darkness" in Hollywood May 14, 2013. Ellison's son David is the executive producer of the film. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS)
Ukrainian actress Nikita Kahn and Oracle Chief Executive and tournament owner Larry Ellison watch Roger Federer of Switzerland play against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan at the BNP Paribas Open ATP tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, March 9, 2013. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES -