PHOENIX— The chief executive officer of the Phoenix metropolitan area's bus and light-rail systems announced his resignation Tuesday amid a newspaper's investigation into his expense reports. Valley Metro also reportedly paid almost $19,000 to take Glendale city officials to Oregon two months ago to examine Portland's light-rail system with the...» Read More
Is there anything Congress can do to win back the hearts of businesses? Susan Lacz, Ridgewells CEO says it has become harder to make a profit.
Core Laboratories CEO David Demshur speaks about the company's record earnings data, and says the Sprayberry oil field is the second largest in the world. "Together, Spraberry/Wolfcamp can produce over 50 billion barrels of recoverable oil," he says.
KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney discusses which areas the company is "taking share" and growing the fastest, and whether Washington worries could impact its bottom line. "I don't think a resolution in Washington will necessarily unleash any sort of pent up demand," she says.
David Cote, CEO of Honeywell International; Bob Beauchamp, CEO of BMC Software join Rep. Sander Levin, (D-MI), and Rep. Jack Kingston, (R-GA), to share what they would like to see from Congress as business CEOs, which includes a sustainable economic policy. Rep. Levin agrees and says government "shouldn't hold the credit of US hostage."
Daniel Akerson, General Motors chairman and CEO, says the deal in Washington is "not a long-term solution and that's a problem."
"The new car gives cleaner energy, and has cost advantages" says Daniel Akerson, General Motors chairman and CEO.
Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock, said that "kicking the can down the road could cause lasting damage to consumer confidence and CEO behavior in terms of job creation."
Waste Management CEO David Steiner urges Washington to find a better way to solve the country's debt issues. "We need to do a better job in the U.S. government of running the political process through compromise," he says.
It's not a moneymaking proposition to disappoint your customers, says Adam Goldstein, Royal Caribbean International President & CEO, discussing his disappointment with the government shutdown and its impact on his business.
"They do not want to be remembered as the party that destroyed a reputation Americans built up over two centuries," says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why stocks still offer the best investment opportunities compared to cash or long-term bonds.
It's how the money is spent that counts, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, sharing his views on the difficulties and motives behind charitable giving.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the high cost of health care in this country and the need to address it.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says Congress should take the debt ceiling threat off the table.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, discusses the multiple connections Berkshire Hathaway has with JC Penney and the retailer's efforts to turnaround the company.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, says he has no idea when the Fed will begin to taper, and even if Congress comes to a resolution today, people's opinion of Congress still will have diminished.
Warren Buffett says he thinks Apple's management has done a great job and he would side with them against activist investor Carl Icahn's call for a big stock buyback. "I just wish I'd bought the stock years ago," he joked.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, gives the big picture view of some of his investment mistakes.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, weighs in on the government's inquiries into JPMorgan's banking problems. "Jamie (Dimon) will survive, he knows how to run a bank, Buffett says.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett said banks' big problem is that "they all have more money around than they would like."