SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 16- Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, said it was beefing up its Asian operations by adding a partner in Singapore, investor Joel Sng. By hiring Sng, Formation 8 hopes to stand out from the pack of U.S.-based venture capital firms by bringing more deals in Asia to Formation 8 portfolio...» Read More
General Motors Co, Honda Motor Co, which owns Acura, and other automakers are working with traditional suppliers and startup firms. Tech giants Google, with its pioneering work on driverless cars, and Apple, which is working with automakers to embed greater connectivity in their cars, are accelerating the change.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.
WASHINGTON, Sept 9- A top Federal Reserve official on Tuesday warned the biggest U.S. banks they will soon face capital surcharges that exceed international standards, a move he said could encourage some firms to shrink.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest economic data on business supplies.
LISBON, July 21- Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo is appointing a special financial advisor to help it raise capital to cope with large debts at the bank's founding family.
CNBC's Jeff Cox talks about capital expenditure and how this has been the missing link for the economy.
Peter Redward, Principal, Redward Associates expects U.S. fiscal tightness to dissipate and says America is on the verge of a pick up in business investment.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
Deutsche Bank said it will beef up its balance sheet with a 2.8 billion euro capital increase and unveiled forecast-beating first-quarter earnings following a wave of aggressive cost cuts.
Bill Issac, Fifth Third Bancorp chairman, explains why he thinks banks should have "very high tangible equity" and a lot of "long-term and subordinated senior debt," that is "discipline" by the debt holders.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities says there will be more tech alliances between Japan & Korea and Japan & China.
When Turkish conglomerate Anadolu Holding put its 75-percent stake in Alternatifbank up for sale last year, a distant potential suitor from Asia took a close look at the business.
The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.
Jeff Dachis doesn’t want to hear your whining about Facebook — especially if you’re a corporate marketer who’s been using the social network to spew messages to anyone and everyone who has ever simply “liked” your brand.
A former McDonald’s executive and a food-obsessed investment banker are trying to blow up the fast food industry. How? They’re building a chain of restaurants — called Lyfe Kitchen — serving locally grown, sustainable, gourmet, fast, and cheap meals.
What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.
CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.
In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.
In theory, banks are supposed to be overflowing with tellers, ATMs and loan officers. In reality, they are increasingly focused on servicing legal claims.