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  • FRANKFURT, Dec 7- Germany's Linde agreed to revive talks with U.S. rival Praxair to create a $65 billion industrial gases giant which will have its main operations run from Connecticut, two sources familiar with the deal said on Wednesday. But a combined company will have its operating base in Danbury, Connecticut, where Praxair is headquartered and Praxair's...

  • Scott: Trump is not a politician, and it's a breath of fresh air

    Hal Scott, Harvard law professor, weighs in on President-elect Donald Trump's unconventional communication and management style.

  • Cuban: AT&T, Time Warner currently at disadvantage

    CNBC's Eamon Javers speaks to Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman, on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, and President-elect Donald Trump's tweets.

  • REFILE-UPDATE 3-Linde resumes merger talks with Praxair, CEO resigns.

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 7- German industrial gases group Linde has invited U.S. rival Praxair to resume merger negotiations after Praxair offered concessions on the division of power in the combined entity, defusing a dispute which led to the collapse of talks two months ago. At the same time Linde's chief executive Wolfgang Buechele has stepped down with immediate...

  • Sonnenfeld: Trump is not a theorist, he's a pragmatist

    CNBC contributor Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, weighs in on the uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump's presidential plans, and what to make of it.

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 7- German industrial gases group Linde on Wednesday invited U.S. rival Praxair to negotiate a merger of equals after Praxair defused some contentious issues that had led to the failure of an initial approach. Linde also said after a meeting of its supervisory board on Wednesday that its Chief Executive Wolfgang Buechele would step down sooner...

  • *New CEO sought to deal with Silicon Valley threat. STOCKHOLM, Dec 7- The chief executive of Swedish investment firm Kinnevik is leaving with immediate effect to be replaced by a new leader who will have to fend off competition from technology giants such as Amazon. The decision was taken at a special board meeting in Stockholm when senior company figures were in...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 7- German industrial gases group Linde on Wednesday invited U.S. rival Praxair to negotiate a merger of equals after Praxair defused some contentious issues that had led to the failure of an initial approach. Linde also said after a meeting of its supervisory board on Wednesday that its Chief Executive Wolfgang Buechele would step down sooner...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 7- German industrial gases group Linde on Wednesday said it would resume talks about a potential merger of equals with Praxair after the U.S. rival made changes to its initial deal proposal. Linde also said after a meeting of its supervisory board on Wednesday that its Chief Executive Wolfgang Buechele will step down and will be replaced by...

  • Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar.

    Bringing jobs back to the U.S. is good, but companies will need policy reform, Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC.

  • EY CEO: Trump wants trade but different deals

    Mark Weinberger, EY chairman & CEO, and John Engler, Business Roundtable president, discuss whether corporate leaders will rethink strategy under President-elect Trump.

  • CEOs eye Trump's agenda

    Mark Weinberger, EY chairman & CEO, and John Engler, Business Roundtable president, discuss how President-elect Trump is likely to navigate the road ahead.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- Philadelphia Energy Solutions Chief Executive Phil Rinaldi said he plans to retire in March, forcing the company to find a new leader as it responds to an industrywide downturn that has hit the U.S. East Coast the hardest. Carlyle Group spokesman Christopher Ullman said the firm had already begun looking for a new CEO. He quickly became the region's...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- The chief executive of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Phil Rinaldi, told employees in a memo on Tuesday that he plans to retire in March, raising questions about the future of the region's largest and oldest refinery. Rinaldi, 70, has been CEO of the privately held company since 2010, when The Carlyle Group and Sunoco formed a joint venture to buy...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- Philadelphia Energy Solutions Chief Executive Officer Phil Rinaldi plans to retire effective March 2017, according to a memo sent to employees on Tuesday and obtained by Reuters. Rinaldi has helmed the privately-held company since 2010, when The Carlyle Group and Sunoco formed a joint venture to buy the largest East Coast refinery, which was on...

  • Eight corporate elites who demonstrated the size of their charitable heart through random, minor acts of kindness.

  • The GoDaddy banner hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange as the website hosting service makes its initial public offering on April 1, 2015 in New York City.

    U.S.-based website domain name provider GoDaddy said it would buy peer Host Europe Group as it looks to expand beyond the initial set-up of websites.

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The man who for 12 years has led Lego, the Danish company famous for its popular colored toy blocks, will be replaced by the current chief operating officer, the group said Tuesday. Padda, the current chief operations officer, joined Lego in 2002 in Enfield, Connecticut. Born in India, Padda is a British citizen.

  • TEL AVIV, Dec 6- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's biggest generic drugmaker, has appointed Dipankar Bhattacharjee as chief executive for its global generic medicines group, replacing Siggi Olafsson. Teva on Monday reaffirmed its full-year 2016 outlook of revenues of $21.6- $21.9 billion and adjusted earnings per share of $5.10- $5.20.