• Xerox Chairman: “We’re Being Really Cautious” Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 10:55 AM ET

    Anne Mulcahy, chairman and former CEO of Xerox, said the uncertain economy has forced the company to remain cautious about spending and instead focus on making sure costs remain under control and that its balance sheet remains strong.

  • HD DVD player and HD DVD-ROM

    Redbox’s growth — it started with 12 kiosks in 2004 and now processes about 80 transactions a second on Friday nights — has Hollywood’s blood boiling, the New York Times reports.

  • They were left out of the latest unemployment rate, as they are every month: millions of hidden casualties of the Great Recession who have stopped looking for work, the New York Times reports.

  • Welcoming the New, Improving the Old Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | 10:29 AM ET
    What's Next?

    For decades, companies have worked to incorporate the Six Sigma analytical business approach. Now, some say, it's time for the next challenge: "design thinking."

  • Phrases like “game changer,” “value add” and “it is what it is” are among the most overused phrases in business today, according to a survey of top executives that was released Thursday.

  • 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.

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