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  • Google to Cut 1,200 Jobs at Motorola Mobility Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.

  • Banking Blues: Job Cuts Rise in February Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    A job seeker searches for opportunities at an Illinois Employment and Training Center.

    Planned layoffs rose for the second month in a row in February as the financial sector cut the most employees in over a year, a report showed on Thursday.

  • Wall Street 'Toy' Indicator Flashes a Bullish Sign Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:58 PM ET
    Deal toy for Facebook's IPO

    The business of "deal toys," tiny Lucite trophies of big Wall Street deals, took a huge hit during the recession but now it's starting to roar back.

  • Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    Boeing will cut hundreds of jobs at a South Carolina plant that makes 787 Dreamliners, but the move has nothing to do with the recent grounding of the troubled jetliner.

  • What Next for Buffett? Investors Line Up for Clues Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 1:34 AM ET

    Following Warren Buffett's purchase of ketchup maker Heinz, investors are wondering what he might do next. Yet part of the challenge of trying to predict Mr Buffett's next move is that the way he invests has changed dramatically over time. The FT reports.

  • Flowers Foods Set to Buy Wonder Bread Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    Flowers Foods Inc is set to buy Hostess Brands Inc's bread brands including Wonder bread for $360 million, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, giving the No. 2 U.S. baking company a bigger slice of the fast-consolidating bread business.

  • Barclays Investment Bank Cutting Jobs: Source Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays.

    Barclays is nearing the completion of a raft of job cuts at its investment bank as part of its new chief executive's plan to streamline operations and cut costs, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • Knight Capital Group to Cut Workforce by 5 Percent Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:28 AM ET

    Knight Capital Group, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding Co, will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce as part of efforts to restructure the automated trading firm, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday.

  • Cisco Sells Home Networking Business to Belkin Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:28 PM ET

    Cisco Systems is selling its home networking business to Belkin, the networking giant's latest move to exit the consumer business.

  • Beijing's Central Business District

    Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.

  • Things are getting serious at the Magic Kingdom: Disney started an internal cost-cutting review and is mulling layoffs.

  • US Planned Layoffs Fall in December Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    Planned layoffs at U.S. firms fell in December for the first time in four months, while the overall job-cut total in 2012 was the lowest since 1997, a report showed on Thursday.

  • Japan's TV makers are selling buildings and businesses in a giant "garage sale" that could raise a combined $3 billion.

  • Bankia Eyes Profit by 2013, to Cut 6,000 Jobs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 2:59 AM ET

    Spanish bailed out lender Bankia aims to return to profitability by next year after a restructuring plan that will cost about 6,000 jobs.

  • As Apple Joins $500 Billion Club, Young CEOs Aim High Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:34 AM ET

    As traders from Shanghai to New York debate whether the Apple rally has legs 2,000 members of another exclusive club are meeting in Singapore and could find themselves talking to the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg.

  • Poll: Why Go to WEF in Davos? Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 5:08 PM ET
    Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski dances with his wife Jolanta at the Gala soiree of the World Economic Forum in Davos 29 January 2005.

    The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?

  • CNBC Poll: Has Globalization Backfired On The West? Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Gordon Brown, former U.K. prime minister, center, participates in a panel discussion with Tidjane Thiam, chief executive officer of Prudential Plc, left, and George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

    Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.