• Jim Metcalf, the CEO of Chicago-based building materials giant USG, discusses his company's latest product "UltraLight," and the relationship between his stock's success and the housing recovery.

  • Pimco's El-Erian Talks Equities & Rate Cuts     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, offers his view on equity market volatility, China's interest rate cut, and Ben Bernanke's remarks today.

  • Howard Lutnick, Cantor Fitzgerald chairman & CEO, says there is "no U.S. economy," adding that neither Ben Bernanke or President Obama have effective tools to jump-start the economy. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman weigh in.

  • Knight CEO: 'We Got Punched' on Facebook IPO     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 12:12 PM ET

    The Facebook situation is an industry issue, says Thomas Joyce, Knight Capital CEO. "Why shouldn't a competitor get a leg up because they screwed up?" he tells CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Revitalizing the US Economy with Larry Fink     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 8:59 AM ET

    Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, discusses why the nation needs to become energy independent and the recovery of the U.S. housing market.

  • Laurence Fink, BlackRock CEO, shares his views on shareholder democracy, corporate governance and emerging dual-class structures in companies.

  • Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, discusses how his company is investing now and where to look for value in equities.

  • Disruptors: The Facebook IPO Fiasco     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    Sean Parker, Airtime co-founder, weighs in on the controversial launch of Facebook's initial public offering, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO.

  • The United States of Europe?     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Lee Sachs, Alliance Partners founder & co-CEO, shares perspective on what the nation has learned from the financial crisis and what Europe can learn from it as well, with Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO.

  • BlackRock CEO on Political Roadblocks     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    "Politics is playing a much more substantial role in the direction of the marketplaces." says Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, discussing the shape of the global markets; the strength of the U.S. economy; and making the case for investing in stocks.

  • Building Jobs in America     Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    "Everybody is talking about manufacturing, it doesn't matter which political party they belong to," says Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing jobs creation, politics, and restarting the U.S. economic engine.

  • Pebblebrook Hotel Trust is classified as a REIT, owns 21 hotels in 14 markets, and began operating at the beginning of the economy's recovery. Jon Bortz, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust CEO, discusses the state of hotel construction in the U.S. and how his company has taken advantage of the downturn in the market.

  • American Electric Power receives 30% of its revenues from Ohio, but the state is now deregulating the electricity market. Nick Akins, American Electric Power president & CEO, discusses his company's growth strategies moving forward and how it will face possible competition.

  • Shares of Mattress Firm fell 18%, and Tempur-Pedic lowered its earnings and sales guidance for both Q2 and the full year. Stephen Stagner, Mattress Firm president & CEO, discusses his company's growth strategies and why investors should not be worried.

  • Nasdaq's Greifeld: We Have Been 'Embarrassed'     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO, explains what went wrong the day of the Facebook IPO. "This clearly was a low point for us," he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Nasdaq CEO: 'They Are Not Our Customers'     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    In this excerpt from a "Closing Bell" live interview, Maria Bartiromo asks Nasdaq OMX Group CEO Robert Greifeld about shareholder lawsuits over how the exchange handled Facebook's IPO.

  • Taco Bell CEO: Fast Food Goes Gourmet     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Greg Creed, Taco Bell CEO, discusses the restaurant chain's new upscale product line called "Cantina Bell."

  • Liam McGee, chairman, president and CEO of The Hartford Financial Services Group, offers insight on the markets and his company's recent reorganization to increase shareholder returns and stock performance.

  • Coinstar & Starbucks Team Up for Coffee Kiosks     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    Coinstar and Starbucks have entered into an agreement to open several thousand coffee kiosks across the country. Paul Davis, CEO Coinstar, discusses with the FMHR crew.

  • Snap-on CEO: Trends in U.S. Favorable     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    Nicholas Pinchuk, Snap-On president, chairman & CEO, discusses his plans to grow the company, adding that big ticket sales remain healthy.