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  • New Indiana law stirs outcry from businesses   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    New Indiana law stirs outcry from businesses

    Apple CEO Tim Cook joins the chorus of business leaders denouncing a new Indiana law giving companies the right to use "faith" as a reason to deny service to customers. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports live in Indianapolis.

  • Fraud charges against Patriarch Partners CEO   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Fraud charges against Patriarch Partners CEO

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, CEO of Patriarch Partners.

  • March 20- The hedge fund firm run by activist investor William Ackman said on Friday a federal judge's recent dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit against Herbalife Ltd did not "exonerate or bless" its business practices. Pershing Square Capital Management LP, which in December 2012 revealed a $1 billion bet against the weight loss and nutritional products...

  • March 20- The hedge fund firm run by activist investor William Ackman on Friday said a federal judge's recent dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit against Herbalife Ltd did not "exonerate or bless" the company's business practices. Pershing Square Capital Management LP, which in December 2012 revealed a $1 billion bet against the weight loss and nutritional...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 19- Key staff members at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission were in favor of suing Google Inc for violating antitrust rules before the agency settled its investigation in 2013, according a confidential report cited by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The report recommended suing Google for several of its business practices.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 19- Staff at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission were in favor of suing Google Inc for violating antitrust rules before the agency settled its investigation in 2013, according a confidential report cited by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The report recommended suing Google for several of its business practices. The FTC settled its...

  • GM cuts capacity, jobs in Indonesia Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:06 AM ET
    General Motors GM

    General Motors is to stop making cars in Indonesia, leading to a closure of an assembly plant and axing some 500 jobs.

  • Teva's internal investigation finds possible corruption Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 3:05 PM ET

    Feb 11- Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Inc said it found some business practices and transactions could violate the U.S. The possible violations were in Russia and some other countries it did not identify in Europe, Latin America and elsewhere, Teva said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Teva's U.S.-listed shares...

  • Insuring the sharing economy   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Insuring the sharing economy

    PWC forecasts the sharing economy will grow to $335 billion in 2025. CNBC's Mary Thompson provides insight to coverage for these types of businesses.

  • Goldman touts steady strategy   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Goldman touts steady strategy

    Goldman's CEO Lloyd Blankfein has outlined changes to the business model that will make it more predictable, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • When is oil good for equity markets?   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    When is oil good for equity markets?

    Why hasn't the low oil price given more a boost to equity markets? James McCormack, head of sovereigns at Fitch Ratings says that oil prices only support growth in "normal economic times" especially in Europe.

  • 2015 outlook: The executive view   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    2015 outlook: The executive view

    Sentiment amongst top business executives is improving, with 51 percent forecasting business conditions will be better this coming year, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Simon Baptiste, regional director at the EIU, discusses further.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Jan 14- South Africa's credit regulator has referred small lender Ubank to a consumer tribunal, recommending it should be fined for reckless lending and forced to change its business practices. The move comes just months after another South African bank, African Bank Investments, had to be rescued by the central bank following reckless lending...

  • Businesses should focus on people, not just profits   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET
    Businesses should focus on people, not just profits

    Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Jan 14- South Africa's credit regulator has referred small lender Ubank to a consumer tribunal, recommending it should be fined for reckless lending and forced to change its business practices. The move comes just months after another South African bank, African Bank Investments, had to be rescued by the central bank following reckless lending...

  • Yahoo! Finance's company of the year is...   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Yahoo! Finance's company of the year is...

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, reveals Under Armour is Yahoo! Finance's company of the year for 2014.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'   Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.

  • Power of corporate diversity: Krawcheck   Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:20 PM ET
    Power of corporate diversity: Krawcheck

    Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevate Network chair; along with CNBC's Kelly Evans and Julia Boorstin, discuss how making corporate boards more diverse could lead to better returns for shareholders.

  • Pattern of horrific behavior at Uber: Journalist   Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Pattern of horrific behavior at Uber: Journalist

    Sarah Lacy, Pando Daily editor, discusses being targeted by Uber executive Emil Michael for being critical of the company.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Walter Investment Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies that collect home loan payments, said on Thursday that several state regulatory agencies were investigating its business practices, and its shares fell by over 20 percent. The company had met with the working group during the second quarter to discuss "concerns about various loan servicing...