NEW YORK, Sept 10- 21 Vianet Group Inc's shares were down sharply and among the mostly actively traded stocks on the Nasdaq on Wednesday. Earlier, the stock attracted big bearish bets in the options market after a short-selling research firm issued a report on the China- based data center service provider, accusing the company of questionable business practices.» Read More
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.
Talking to computers like Captain Picard on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” has been a longtime dream among techies. But with new advances including the Apple iPhone 4S Siri, better speech recognition is within reach.
The success of the 3-D movie “Avatar” and the popularity of super-realistic video games are bringing virtual reality and its cousin, augmented reality, to the entertainment forefront.
The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?
Globalization is no longer a trend; it is the norm. It may be too soon to call it a reversal of fortune but globalization is no longer a one-way street.
Weighing in on how regulation is slowing down business growth, with Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman/CEO, who also adds that S&P's downgrade of banks is untimely .
Buybacks equal to "about 4% of the S&P market cap at an annualized rate, so it's pretty significant," says Binky Chandha of Deutsche Bank to CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
"Did you know that a silent killer is lurking in your company? We’re talking about workplace frustration, which can undermine the energy, enthusiasm, and performance of your best talent."
Our top 10 rankings are based on the World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business' study, which includes 183 countries.
In this guest post author Harvey Mackay writes how important likability is in the sales game.
Discussing Groupon's accounting practices and its cash flow questions, with Dr. Anthony Catanach, Villanova University associate professor.
A team of theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have determined that global corporate control is far more concentrated than many people think.
The latest National Association for Business Economics (NABE) survey shows economic growth in the U.S. but expectations for future growth are muted. Insight with Ken Simonson, NABE vice president and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Whether you took in a screening of "Scream 4" this year, visited a haunted house this month, or bought a zombie Halloween costume, you’re a customer in the “business of fear.”
Temporary stores specializing in the holiday are everywhere — sometimes two in a suburban strip or city block. It's part of a booming retail business model, now worth some $8 billion a year.
Whether it's a politican claiming his opponent will increase taxes or a service that promises to protect its users from harm, consumers are presented with a daily barrage of scary scenarios.
Many companies and corporations use advertising fear tactics to achieve their end goal of maximizing profit.
While most middle market executives concede the need for regulation, they've got a list of stipulations on how it should be done, and how its hurting their business.
Despite the headwinds facing companies, the bottom line for C-suite executives and small businesses is that the show must go on. You just can't sit still in times of crisis or uncertainty.
Carly Fiorina former HP CEO and vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee discusses the U.S. economy and politics and its impact on the business community.