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  • For Chase, a TV Show to Promote Its Charity Saturday, 10 Dec 2011 | 9:37 AM ET

    In a gambit to promote its charitable work — and maybe polish its image, which has suffered since the financial collapse in 2008 — JPMorgan Chase is financing and sponsoring the “American Giving Awards,” which will be televised by NBC on Saturday night.

  • Stocks Log 2nd Weekly Gain After EU Deal Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed near their highs Friday, climbing steadily throughout the session, buoyed by a strong consumer sentiment report and as investors appeared to show relief after the euro zone's latest plan to solve its debt crisis.

  • Futures Hold Small Gains After EU Deal Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 9:11 AM ET

    Futures struggled to hold their gains Friday after the euro zone agreed to take a big step forward in economic integration, but failed to deliver a convincing answer to investors worried about its ability to tackle threatening debt crises in Italy and Spain.

  • Stocks End at Lows as EU Summit Hopes Fade Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks added to declines in the final minutes of trading to log a sharp loss Thursday after Germany rejected some of the EU summit draft measures and as ECB President Mario Draghi's comments dashed hopes that the central banks would raise its bond purchases of debt-ridden European nations.

  • Cloud Computing As the Next Wave of Tech Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:27 PM ET

    As large technology companies acquire smaller tech names that specialize in cloud computing, some think the future of tech is in “the cloud.”

  • Futures Slip Again After ECB Draghi Statement Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

    Futures slipped after briefly spiking Thursday as comments from ECB's Mario Draghi appearing to step back from the idea of aggressive bond buying trumped the positive jobless claims news.

  • Stocks End Higher Amid Euro Zone Optimism Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    Stocks spiked in the final minutes of trading Wednesday following a report that the G20 is considering a $600 billion IMF lending program to euro zone, but came off their highs after the IMF denied the report. Investors were also closely waiting for the key EU summit at the end of the week.

  • 10 Short-Lived CEO Terms Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 2:22 PM ET
    In March 2010, Jon Corzine had been out of his job as New Jersey governor for two months. At the same time, the derivatives brokerage firm MF Global was looking for a candidate with both executive and financial sector experience to become its chief executive. Corzine, who was also the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, seemed like the perfect fit. Apparently, it wasn’t. On Oct. 31, 2011, the company filed for bankruptcy protection, and Corzine resigned.The MF Global CEO left his post on Nov. 4, 2011,

    A global corporation is no less likely to make questionable executive hiring decisions as the average small business, and CEOs of major corporations have the short tenures on their resumes to prove it.

  • Futures Flat Amid Caution Ahead of EU Summit Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures were hugging the flatline Wednesday as investors took a breather following to days of gains to see if EU officials could come up with a plan to deal with the region's debt crisis during a summit at the end of the week.

  • International Paper CEO: We’re Seeing Good Growth Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    IP Chairman and CEO John Faraci talks to Cramer about the company’s growth and its pending merger with Temple-Inland.

  • Dow, S&P End Higher on EU Bailout Fund News Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed but finished off their worst levels Tuesday after a report that EU officials may be creating two separate rescue funds to help contain the region's ongoing sovereign debt crisis.

  • Futures Hold Gains, but S&P Dampens Mood Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 9:01 AM ET

    Futures held onto small gains Tuesday as optimism over a possible resolution to the euro zone debt crisis was tempered by a warning from ratings agency S&P’s that it could downgrade the credit ratings of 15 euro member states.

  • Stocks End Off Highs After EU Ratings Report Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

    Stocks fell from their best levels Monday following a report that all 17 euro zone nations were told their ratings will be put on downgrade watch by the S&P, but still logged a modest gain at the close.

  • Futures Rally Amid Euro Zone Optimism Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Futures jumped Monday as French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet ahead of a key summit and after Italy's new government unveiled austerity measures.

  • SAP Headquarters

    SAP's $3.4 billion acquisition of California based online software company SuccessFactors was "definitely" at the right price despite coming at a 52 percent premium, SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe told CNBC.

  • Stocks End Flat, but Post 7% Weekly Gain Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 6:48 PM ET

    Stocks erased most of their earlier gains to finish near the flatline in thin trading Friday, as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend following a robust rally all week. Still, all three major averages posted an impressive gain of over 7 percent for the week.

  • Futures Hold Strong Gains After Jobs Report Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Futures held their sharp gains Friday following news employment growth picked up momentum in November while the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years.

  • Stocks Close Mixed Ahead of Gov't Jobs Report Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 4:39 PM ET

    Stocks finished narrowly mixed in a quiet session Thursday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and ahead of the crucial government non-farm payroll figure due Friday morning.

  • Wells Fargo CEO Cheers Wachovia Integration Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    Wells Fargo bank

    Three years after a deal that transformed Wells Fargo, CEO John Stumpf has come to Charlotte, NC to retire the Wachovia brand and rally employees whose future looked considerably less bright in 2008.

  • Futures Edge Lower After Jobless Claims Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Futures turned lower Thursday following news that weekly jobless claims climbed unexpectedly last week and following a sharp rally in the previous session.

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