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  • CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is on the trail of a controversial former corporate executive who prosecutors say has fled the country.  Cohn and a producer have traveled to the African nation of Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander.  Cohn has filed his first video dispatch from Namibia and you can see it here only on CNBC.com.

  • CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is on the trail of a controversial former corporate executive who prosecutors say has fled the country.  Cohn and a producer have traveled to the African nation of Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander.  Cohn has filed his first video dispatch from Namibia and you can see it here only on CNBC.com.

  • Chief financial officers are becoming more pessimistic about the U.S. economy, according to a survey by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. The CFOs expect slower growth in earnings, capital spending and hiring, the survey says. They’re also concerned about rising labor costs and weakening consumer demand.

  • Former Comverse Technology CEO Jacob “Kobi” Alexander has come to start a new life—and maybe avoid prosecution on options fraud charges in New York.

  • CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is in Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, who faces charges in the United States that he orchestrated a massive options backdating scheme.    In an exclusive interview, Cohn spoke with Richard Metcalfe, Alexander's lawyer in Namibia.

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    Shares of Monster Worldwide, parent of jobs Web site Monster.com, fell more than 2% after it said its chief financial officer was resigning in a management shake-up. 1st paragraph of story should go here

  • As CNBC's Julia Boorstin reported on her blog last week, former HBO chief operating officer Nelson became the front runner for the chief executive spot not long after the network's previous CEO, Chris Albrecht, stepped down last month.

  • U.S. chief executives' outlook on the economy dimmed in the second quarter, although they still expect growth, according to a quarterly survey by the Business Roundtable released on Tuesday.

  • Dump CEO Chuck Prince and break up the company. Two quick things that could add 14 points to this stock.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • VeriSign, which manages the ".com" and ".net" domain names registry, said that Chief Executive Stratton Sclavos has resigned for undisclosed reasons.

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    Star Wars explodes on the scene, and in the process, spawns Industrial Light & Magic's technology and special effects revolution. Just like a star exploding and giving birth to a solar system, Star Wars gave birth to the effects that have now appeared in more than 250 Hollywood blockbusters. Everything from Howard the Duck to Twister, Jurassic Park, Terminator, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

  • The conviction of Adelphia Communications founder John Rigas and his son on fraud charges was upheld by a federal appeals court.

  • Pfizer's CEO Jeff Kindler.

    Jeffrey Kindler, the chief executive of  drug maker Pfizer Inc., continued to clean house with the announcement late Sunday that the company's research and development chief and chief financial officer will soon leave.  John LaMattina, president of global research and development, will retire  by the end of the year.  Alan Levin, the CFO, also resigned.

  • The supervisory board of German engineering conglomerate Siemens announced Sunday it has tapped Peter Loescher as its new CEO as the company struggles to improve an image tarnished by corruption.

  • High gas prices are posted at a Shell gas station in San Mateo, Calif., Tuesday, May 15, 2007. Most Americans are locked in to their driving habits, and can do little to alter them when prices rise, experts say. Indeed, demand for gasoline rose over the last month, even though prices were rising toward record highs. At the same time, refineries have experienced more downtime this spring than in years past, cutting the gasoline supply. The combination of low supplies and high demand is what's sen
  • Reuters Chief Executive Tom Glocer told CNBC that the planned $17.23 billion merger with Thomson of Canada would help both companies compete in a vastly changed media environment

  • After its sale to Cerberus Capital Management, Chrysler will focus more aggressively on product development and pursuing joint ventures and partnerships with automakers overseas, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Internet media company Yahoo named Blake Jorgensen, co-founder of investment bank Thomas Weisel Partners, as chief financial officer, effective June 4.

  • John Browne, the former CEO of BP has lost another job. Today, he resigned from the board of Goldman Sachs.

  • Low-fare airline JetBlue Airways appointed president Dave Barger as its new chief executive, effective immediately.