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  • Wal-Mart's Mexican Woes Hits Stock     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    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.

  • Searching For Speech Technology's Holy Grail Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 9:21 AM ET

    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.

  • Virtual Reality Technology Now in Your Face Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    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.

  • Poll: Why Go to WEF in Davos? Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 5:08 PM ET
    Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski dances with his wife Jolanta at the Gala soiree of the World Economic Forum in Davos 29 January 2005.

    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?

  • CNBC Poll: Has Globalization Backfired On The West? Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Gordon Brown, former U.K. prime minister, center, participates in a panel discussion with Tidjane Thiam, chief executive officer of Prudential Plc, left, and George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

    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.

  • Boosting U.S. Business     Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    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 Gone Wild     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 2:29 PM ET

    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.

  • The Enemy of Engagement

    "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."

  • The World’s 10 Worst Countries for Business Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 3:40 PM ET
    As the U.S. and Europe grapple with slowing growth, more businesses are turning attention to emerging markets for expansion and profits. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into countries like Brazil, Russia and Indonesia are at record highs, with Brazil attracting $48.4 billion dollars in 2010, an increase of 87 percent over 2009.While it's difficult to resist the growth opportunities provided by emerging markets, running a successful business in many of these countries is far from easy.We put toge

    Our top 10 rankings are based on the World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business' study, which includes 183 countries.

  • The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World

    In this guest post author Harvey Mackay writes how important likability is in the sales game.

  • Groupon IPO: Troubles?     Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    Discussing Groupon's accounting practices and its cash flow questions, with Dr. Anthony Catanach, Villanova University associate professor.

  • The Super-Entity That Rules the World Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 12:31 PM ET

    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.

  • Latest NABE Survey Results     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Don't Be Scared Off by the Business of Fear Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 4:06 PM ET
    Jack O' Lantern

    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.”

  • Halloween Pop-Up Stores No Trick for Mall Landlords Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    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.

  • Business of Fear - A CNBC Special Report

    Many companies and corporations use advertising fear tactics to achieve their  end goal of maximizing profit.

  • Middle Market CEOs React to Regulation Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 3:55 PM ET
    Government Regulation

    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.

  • The Politics of Business     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 7:48 AM ET

    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.