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I'm on the road on assignment, but used a little downtime to go through the "Pharma's Market" mailbox. Regarding my farewell to Genentech post yesterday a couple of folks emailed to point out that GENE was Genentech's ticker symbol when it was traded on the Nasdaq back in the day. Then it was GNE on the NYSE before going to the much better DNA.
President Barack Obama met with top U.S. bankers on Friday to hash out plans to reform Wall Street...
left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg1100100010lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalsefalsefalse The Obama Administration is ending a positive week for them by bringing to the White House a group of big bank CEOs and today's meeting is a smart and powerful tool for the White House in trying to achieve their policy and message goals.
President Barack Obama will quiz top U.S. bankers Friday about developments in the economy and their businesses as his administration seeks broader authority to regulate the financial system.
DNA has always been one of my favorite clever ticker symbols on the biopharma beat. Sure, GENE might've made sense for Genentech if it had been listed on the Nasdaq, but DNA was pretty good. But after today DNA is no more.
The Obama administration has unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the financial system designed to impose greater regulation on major players like hedge funds.
A real-life example of the stimulus bill at work, putting people back to work.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday said he will soon outline proposals for new, tougher requirements on major financial firms to protect the financial system and new rules to prevent financial fraud and abuse against consumers and investors.
Police say vandals have attacked the home of Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland whose 700,000 pound ($1.2 million) annual pension has prompted public outrage.
Today, Toyota takes the wraps off the new Prius and many in the auto industry will be watching to see if it can remain king of the hybrid hill.
If angry investors have their way Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis will soon find himself among the ranks of the unemployed.
Chief Financial Officer for Texas financier Allen Stanford has changed course, and is now cooperating in the civil and criminal investigations of his former boss, CNBC has confirmed.
This morning the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released a new rating system for the strength of roofs for SUV's. These ratings highlight an area that is critical to whether passengers in an SUV will survive a rollover crash accident.
President Barack Obama urged fellow G20 leaders on Tuesday to agree immediate action to boost the global economy at a London summit next month.
The CEO reassures us that his firm continues to outperform the competition.
Cramer applauds Obama for taking much-needed action – actions the Mad Money host has been cheerleading for some time.
Amid all the hoopla about today's launch of the Tata Nano was a question and answer about when the $2,500 micro car might be on sales in the U.S. Tata CEO Ratan Tata said that it is conceivable his company could modify a European version of the Nano to meet U.S. safety standards within three years
Art Levinson and Miles White are "Kings of the Jungle." At least Barron's thinks they are. The weekly investment periodical picked the pair as the only two from biopharma to make its annual list of the "30 Most Respected CEOs."
The US Treasury revealed details of a highly-anticipated plan to set up public-private investment funds that will buy up to $1 trillion in troubled loans and securities at the heart of the financial crisis.
Talk about a strange juxtaposition. On the same day Rolls Royce is bringing its new "Baby Rolls" to New York, the world's least expensive, "mass market" car is rolling out in India. The Tata Nano and Rolls Royce 200 EX. One will cost roughly $2,500, the other will be at least 100 times more expensive.