WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The top Republican on the U.S. Senate's tax-writing panel on Wednesday endorsed President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next chief of the Internal Revenue Service, smoothing the path for what will likely be a prompt Senate confirmation.» Read More
Howard Lutnick, Cantor Fitzgerald chairman and CEO, discusses its annual event in which proceeds go to about 30 charities. It has raised over $180 million in relief funds for 9/11 families.
SEATTLE, Sept 10- Jeff Raikes, the chief executive of Bill Gates' $38 billion philanthropy organization announced his retirement on Tuesday, without a successor being named. Raikes, a former Microsoft Corp executive, has been CEO of the Seattle- based Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation since 2008..
Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.
Some of Microsoft's top investors have urged the technology giant's board to consider Ford Motor's CEO and Computer Sciences CEO as Ballmer successor.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- Korey Kormick, 29, has not had health insurance for at least a decade. That is especially after he fell out the back of a pickup truck packed with chess equipment, breaking his arm in 13 places, on a recent trip through Alabama to a chess tournament.
Sept 10- At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive and have urged the technology giant's board to consider Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences Corp CEO Mike Lawrie for the job, several sources familiar with the matter said.
In a CNBC.com editorial, banking legend Sandy Weill and his wife, Joan, say philanthropy is much more than just writing a check.
With a son on the way, Simon Cowell is making it clear that his $350 million fortune will be given to charity rather than his children.
WASHINGTON, Sept 4- Former President Bill Clinton attempted on Wednesday to cut through confusion and worries about the new U.S. healthcare law, telling Americans they will be better off with Obamacare and urging opponents to make the best of it.
Indiana is one of the Republican-led states that rejected the federal government's incentives to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor and declined to set up a health insurance exchange to allow consumers to shop for insurance.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- Life spans are long, and not everyone lives on a "house and kids by 30, first million by 50" kind of schedule. Nevertheless, there are financial milestones that it helps to hit at every stage. Here is my list, by decade.
SEATTLE, Aug 27- Microsoft Corp has a stable of senior executives who could be contenders to succeed Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, even though outsiders have sparked the most discussion so far. He expects Microsoft to favor an internal candidate.
SEATTLE, Aug 27- Microsoft Corp has a stable of senior executives who could be contenders to succeed Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, even though outsiders have sparked the most discussion so far.
SEATTLE, Aug 23- Microsoft Corp has set up a special committee to find a new chief executive after Steve Ballmer announced his retirement on Friday. Tony Bates- Came to Microsoft two years ago as CEO of the acquired Skype and was recently elevated to lead Microsoft's business development and overall strategy.
Costs for families with employer coverage will rise 4 percent, to an average $16,351, of which workers will pay $4,565 in premiums, according to the 15th annual Employer Health Benefits Survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research& Educational Trust released Tuesday.
Aug 16- J.C. Penney Co Inc has entered into an agreement with former board member and largest shareholder Bill Ackman that paves the way for him to completely walk away from the company.
LONDON, Aug 16- Not much separates Britain's two oldest universities, Oxford and Cambridge, in their academic standing or the tally of victories in their annual boat race, but when it comes to finances, Cambridge is ahead by several lengths.
Aug 15- It is now a week since Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, announced that he was buying the Washington Post, in what could be the most exciting case of convergence between the new media and the old since the merger of AOL with Time Warner. But how might Bezos re-launch this venerable flagship of U.S. journalism?
"Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid," says rock star and humanitarian Bono. Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch of The Busch Update discuss.
An "all-you-can-eat" tour hosted by Warren Buffett has been auctioned off to a California engineer.