• Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 5:21 AM ET
    Man on a yacht

    The rich have been getting richer for so long that the trend has come to seem almost permanent, the New York Times reported.

  • DuPont to Streamline Units, CFO to Take on New Role Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | 10:53 AM ET

    Chemical maker DuPont said Thursday its chief financial officer will move to a new role as the company consolidates 23 businesses into 14, as part of an effort to capitalize on global growth opportunities to drive profitability and sales.

  • Former Pequot Strategist Wien to Join Blackstone Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 10:55 AM ET

    Byron Wien will join The Blackstone Group as vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Services, the investment firm announced Wednesday.

  • Fannie Regulator Names Interim Replacement for Lockhart Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 10:26 AM ET

    The federal agency that regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac named Thursday an interim replacement for its director, who is stepping down at the end of the month.

  • Out of Search Business, Yahoo Shifts Its Focus Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 4:38 AM ET
    Yahoo Center

    Carol A. Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo, has been hobbled, the New York Times reported.

  • Merrill's McCann Seen as UBS Wealth Frontrunner Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 5:31 PM ET

    Former Merrill Lynch brokerage chief Bob McCann has the inside track to head up the brokerage division of UBS, sources told CNBC.

  • Six Days a Week: Half of Brits Work Overtime Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    While workers in the rest of Europe are accepting to work four day weeks or part-time, or take periods of semi-paid leave, employees in Britain have been working six-day weeks to keep their jobs, according to a survey out Tuesday.

  • BofA Begins Succession Plans for CEO Lewis: Sources Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 2:25 PM ET

    The search for Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis' successor has heated up in wake of the ongoing controversy between he and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, CNBC has learned.

  • Medidata IPO Bookends CEO's 'American Dream' Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 1:14 PM ET
    Tarek Sherif, CEO Medidata Solutions

    Tarek Sherif, Chairman and Chief Executive of Medidata Solutions, brought along a big crowd of employees to open trading at the NASDAQ marketsite Thursday to watch the company's shares debut on the NASDAQ. He wanted to share the excitement of moment.

  • Checking in Bags? Carry Them to the Hold Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 10:02 AM ET

    Carry your own luggage to the plane, slide one pound ($1.65) into a slot to use the toilet while airborne, pay more charges for fuel, have staff working for free for one month.

  • Steve Jobs Receives Liver Transplant Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 10:05 PM ET

    James D. Eason, M.D., program director at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute and chief of transplantation confirmed today, with the patient's permission, that Steve Jobs received a liver transplant at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in partnership with the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

  • Citigroup is a Buy: Bove Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 8:33 AM ET

    Rochdale Securities analyst Richard Bove started Citigroup with a 'buy' rating and a price target of $4 Friday, calling it "the only truly international bank in the world."

  • Private Equity More "Hands-On" Than Ever Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 8:54 AM ET

    Today’s private equity environment is the most unusual that I’ve seen in my 20 years of consulting. The approach to private equity investment is shifting as firms struggle to find a clear exit strategy for their investments. The days of investing and flipping are on hold - perhaps for good.

  • AIG at Turning Point As CEO Liddy Prepares to Leave Friday, 22 May 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    After creating a plan to radically alter AIG's operations to help repay billions in government loans, chairman and chief executive Edward Liddy is leaving his vision for the insurer in the hands of a whole new set of managers.

  • Edward Liddy

    American International Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward M. Liddy plans to step down from the troubled insurance giant, now largely owned by the US government, after less than nine months on the job.

  • JPMorgan's Dimon Wants TARP Repayments Soon Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 1:12 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    JP Morgan kicked off its annual meeting in New York Tuesday, with CEO Jamie Dimon telling shareholders he expects TARP re-payments to begin in a couple of weeks. But Dimon said he has no details on when JP Morgan can actually start paying back the money.

  • Your Job Search Mission: Get Your Spock On! Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 12:37 PM ET
    Star Trek

    What dilithium crystals do you need to propel your job search? Do you have to network more effectively? Does your resume need work? Do some troubleshooting here and get the gear you need to succeed.

  • Ex-Bear Stearns Exec Sues for $2 Million Bonus Monday, 11 May 2009 | 3:16 PM ET

    A former executive of Bear Stearns has sued for a $2 million bonus he says he is owed.

  • We May See a Merrill Lynch IPO: Strategist  Friday, 8 May 2009 | 6:29 AM ET

    One of America's 'most stressed' banks, Bank of America, is likely to fail in its ambition to operate as a conglomerate, Bill Smith, president, CEO and senior portfolio manager at SAM Advisors, told CNBC Friday after the government's stress tests showed the bank needs to raise an additional $33.9 billion in capital.

  • Can You Be Trusted? Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 1:11 PM ET

    All of us aspire to a higher level of trust in our relationships, our companies, and our lives. Yet, high trust levels frequently elude most organizations.

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