Stock options granted to executives shortly after their stocks cratered in 2008-09 could pay off...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stock options granted to executives shortly after their stocks cratered in 2008-09 could pay off big for their companies as tax breaks, NYT reports. Among firms granting an unusually high number of options at that time were F, GE, GS, SBUX and GOOG. The claims could be worth billions to those companies as the options are exercised in the years ahead.