RIO DE JANEIRO, May 30- Aldemir Bendine, chief executive officer of Brazil's state-led oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, offered his resignation on Monday and is set to be replaced by Pedro Parente, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters. The hiring of Parente, nominated to replace Bendine by Interim President Michel Temer on May 19, awaits... » Read More
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John Carter, CEO of Travis Perkins, says the company still has very promising growth prospects as the U.K.'s construction sector recovers.
Paul Geddes, CEO of Direct Line, says insurance product prices will not necessarily go up despite a high level of claims following the severe flooding in the U.K.
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Barry Silbert, SecondMarket, founder & CEO, weighs in on the closure of Mt. Gox and discusses his plan to open a bitcoin exchange in the U.S. "Bitcoin has the potential to radically transform the way people send money," Silbert says.
InterMune president & CEO Dan Welch says positive drug trial results bring hope to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and discusses the volatility in its stock.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.
Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses mounting student debt. "Students need to graduate, and keep their debt balanced in relation to their starting income," he says.
Israel Ganot, Gazelle co-founder and CEO, discusses mobile phone trade-in marketplace and Samsung phone trade-ins and the new Galaxy S5 tablet.
Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe comments on an employee video that spoofs Amazon drones.
Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe discusses the deal between Netflix and Comcast, and comments on the binge-watching trend. "I don't think ... binge watching is the right way, either financially or artistically," Lowe says.
Richard Smith, Realogy president & CEO, discusses U.S. home prices and the state of the housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.
Tom Barrack, founder, chairman, and CEO of Colony Capital, shares his top investment strategies, including his outlook on real estate.
Fredric Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the state of the retail investor. We are seeing a broader base of investors right now, says Tomczyk. Forty percent of our trade volume is options and futures right now, reveals Tomczyk.
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Hans Engel, BASF Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses the chemical company's fourth quarter results, and weighs in on currency volatility and the impact of the EU probe of subsidies. We produce our own power, says Engel.
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, discusses the company's movie success and the steps it is taking to diversify by breaking away from just making movies. Katzenberg also comments on digital distribution and their partnership with Netflix.
The Port of New Orleans is back in business after the coast guard reopened a portion of the Mississippi River. Gary LaGrange, Port of New Orleans CEO says the coast guard did an excellent job.
Discussing his company's earnings and emerging market growth, with William Doyle, Potash Corporation president & CEO.
Why should Corporate America support the gay community? It can't afford not to, says Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.