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The Obama administration will not unveil new measures to aid the financial services industry this week as had been expected. Instead the issue of Wall Street bonuses and executive compensation will be addressed, an industry source says.
The Obama administration and financial industry representatives are discussing new terms on lending transparency and executive compensation for companies receiving financial aid with an announcement likely this week.
The Obama administration and financial industry representatives Saturday discussed a wide range of measures to ease the credit crunch for homeowners and business, including a so-called 'bad bank' component to buy toxic assets.
Talks continue between the Obama administration and financial industry representatives over a so-called 'bad bank' plan to buy toxic assets. An announcement is likely late next week.
A 'bad bank' is necessary, but major banks still have to be taken over and gutted, Ken Rogoff told CNBC.com in Davos.
In truth, few Super Bowl car ads ever really stick with viewers. Think about it? How many can you remember? Aside from Cadillac's "break through" ads featuring Led Zeppelin, few have staying power.
The Street consensus was expecting a decline of 5.5 percent for the GDP, but most were anticipating the number would have a "6" handle on it, given how awful the other economic numbers had been.
Her's what the JPMorgan Chase boss has to say about the bank bank concept and the lending environment.
We're in the midst of preparing a CNBC-sponsored debate program from WEF, "No Way Back", so here's a sneak peek at what the the all-star panel had to say.
Moody's credit rating agency warned Ireland on Friday it was in danger of losing its prized AAA sovereign debt rating if public finances were badly hit by banking sector woes and a worsening recession.
CNBC.com's coverage of The World Economic Forum has enjoyed three high-profile business leaders as contributors this week. Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen, Infosys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan and Nasdaq OMX CEO Robert Greifeld have all added their perspectives on Davos to our Heard in Davos blog.
Want to be a star at WEF? Storm out of a panel, the Congress Center, Davos and Switzerland altogether.
The severity of the economic crisis means that it’s more important now than ever for business leaders, governmental leaders and regulators to work together, Nasdaq OMX CEO Bob Greifeld told CNBC in his video blog from the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Officials from the Obama administration are holding around the clock meetings with senior Wall Street executives on how to create a new government bank to buy bad assets from major financial firms, people with direct knowledge of the talks tell CNBC .
China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?
Traders may be disappointed by today's declines, but there is no way they could be surprised. Not when you have companies like Black and Decker and Illinois Tool Works giving first quarter guidance well below expectations.
Not even big layoffs can convince investors that companies are shoring up their balance sheet and are a safe place to put money.
Jack Welch, former charman and chief executive of General Electric, gave CNBC his outlook on the economy, U.S. innovation and current GE leadership.
President Barack Obama will keep seeking bipartisan support in Congress despite being rebuffed by House Republicans who voted against a $825 billion economic stimulus package, his spokesman said Thursday.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
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