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The market suffered steep losses in 2008, but some companies defied the odds and ended the year with impressive gains.
Gold prices were on a rollercoaster ride this year, but shares of Royal Gold have defied the volatility and are up about 50 percent year-to-date.
The market has seen steep losses this year, but First Niagara Financial Group is coming out of 2008 with impressive gains. The parent of First Niagara bank, a regional bank in New York state, is up more than 30 percent year-to-date.
Chief executive Edward Liddy of AIG insists his troubled company is not trying to hide anything from Congress, as Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) has charged.
California-based Granite Construction has defied the odds, gaining more than 10 percent for 2008. The company’s CEO, William Dorey, says a key part of this success is geographic diversity.
Let’s just come out and admit it: Many of us hate the notion of a bailout for automakers. If they can't endure a downturn for a few months, why not just let ’em die? These guys brought it on themselves.
It may be the season to be wealthy — at least on Wall Street, where banks are awarding annual bonuses despite a growing outcry over pay, the New York Times reported.
Eighteen months ago a firm that does due diligence on investment advisers warned clients not to do business with Bernard Madoff's investment fund.
Commentary: All of America now can rest easy: Merrill Lynch chief John Thain won’t get his $10 million bonus after all, having succumbed to browbeating calls for fiscal restraint.
Carphone Warehouse said Monday its co-founder has resigned as a director after disclosing that he had pledged millions of his shares in the company to secure personal loans.
When will the market finally hit the bottom? That's the question on investors' minds, and CNBC went straight to the C-suite for answers.
European markets gained early Monday, with bank stocks rising as investors cheered the latest news on U.S. measures to prop up Citigroup. CNBC's experts weigh in on what the Citi bailout means:
Wal-Mart Stores announced Friday that Mike Duke will succeed Lee Scott as president and chief executive officer of the company.
As the CEOs of the big three auto makers get ready to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, CNBC asked CEOs in advertising, healthcare and energy for their insight.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says the bankruptcy of even one of America's auto companies could bring down the entire industry.
Cisco Systems is facing weakness around the world because the financial crisis has caused a slowdown in “all four major segments” of its business, John Chambers, CEO and chairman told CNBC.
Where should President Elect Barrack Obama concentrate his attention first? War and energy, according to renowned investor Donald Trump.
The US government mishandled the credit crisis, much as it did Hurricane Katrina three years ago, say crisis management experts.
The former chief executive of a now defunct Houston-based oil and gas company has pleaded guilty to making a false filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Attorney Don DeGabrielle said Wednesday.
Robert Willumstad, former CEO of American International Group said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan from the government without it being a massive issue for taxpayers.
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