PARIS, Dec 9- Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom has promised to present proposals this week to end a year-long investigation into its business practices and avert a possible fine of as much as $14.3 billion, the EU's antitrust chief said on Monday.» Read More
Did Wal-Mart violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the allegations and its impact on the stock, with Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor.
A first-hand look at American companies engaging in bribery overseas, with John Perkins, "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" author, who discusses the widespread problem.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Washington's views on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, amid Wal-Mart's Mexican bribery investigation, with Alexandra Wrage, TRACE International president.
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.
Fluor CEO, David Seaton discusses his company's centennial anniversary and conducting business overseas.
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.
Nevin Shapiro's former colleague at Atlantic Wholesale, Kay Balbi, explains "diverting."
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 .
Leigh Gallagher, Fortune assistant managing editor, explains why Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is Fortune's business person of the year.
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.
When you look at corporate earnings, things appear to be getting better, 70 of reported S&P 500 firms have beaten estimates. But does this mean that corporate America's balance sheets are out of the woods? Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group president, weighs in.
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.