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The Dodd-Frank Act is pushing chief financial officers like State Farm's Paul Smith into uncharted territory, and placing Washington in the C-suite in a way like never before.
Jet fuel is United Continental's biggest expense, and John Rainey's plan to manage those costs includes everything from careful hedging to electric vehicles on the tarmac.
Investors are asking how Yahoo plans to make money off Tumblr's users—who want reassurance the grown-ups won't spoil the fun.
In the wake of Yahoo's announcement on Monday that it's snapping up Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the attention has shifted to which companies could be next.
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen said he could sell the entire satellite TV company if he loses the battle with Japan's SoftBank to buy Sprint Nextel.
Despite stellar earnings and record high stock markets, the overall economic picture remains stable perhaps with some modest improvements, according to the CNBC survey.
Shares in Barnes & Noble surged on Thursday after a report that its partner Microsoft is considering an offer to acquire all of Nook Media's digital assets.
Mobile computing is bad news for the hard-drive business, Kynikos Associates founder Jim Chanos told the audience at the Ira Sohn investment conference Tuesday.
A slowdown in lending is flashing a warning sign about bank earnings as the biggest names in the business get set to report.
Verizon Communications Inc said it does not "currently have any intention" to merge with or buy its partner Vodafone Group, either alone or in conjunction with others, in response to press reports.
If management listens to Cramer, these 10 stocks could have some serious upside.
Pinnacle Foods, the maker of Hungry-Man frozen foods, Vlasic pickles and many other brand names, is hungry for an acquisition, now that trading has begun in its stock.
CFOs expect to see a modest improvement in the economy over the next six months but not much of a dent in employment. Read the full results of the CNBC Global CFO Council.
If Dell's board considers buyout offers from Blackstone Group or Carl Icahn superior to Michael Dell's offer, some think Dell could up his price. However, options traders aren't buying it.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
Financial services firms have been operating in a financial "Groundhog Day" of sorts for nearly five years – one that, at TD Ameritrade, has a direct impact on almost 50 percent of our revenue stream.
Irish drugmaker Elan has sweetened the terms on offer to shareholders under its $3.25 billion disposal plan, as it aims to stave off an approach for the company from U.S. investment firm Royalty Pharma.
With debt cheap and plenty of cash on the books, companies are primed to make deals when they are good and ready.
The traditional view of a chief financial officer is a bean counter focused on company finances. But the finance function is transforming from being known for saying 'no' to big projects to taking a role in growth and development.
Best Buy founder Richard Schulze's effort to take the company private is in trouble after attempts to secure financing faltered, while an alternative strategy to line up minority investors may not pan out either, Reuters reported.