Corporate Leaders


  • Genentech, Dendreon & Your Emails Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:24 PM ET

    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.

  • See What People Are Saying About... Obama's CEO Summit Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 12:54 PM ET

    President Barack Obama met with top U.S. bankers on Friday to hash out plans to reform Wall Street...

  • Fratto: White House-CEO Meeting is Smart Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 11:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    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.

  • Goodbye Genentech & Your DNA Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 2:29 PM ET

    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.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 11:02 AM ET

    The Obama administration has unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the financial system designed to impose greater regulation on major players like hedge funds.

  • Meet the Man Pres. Obama Credits With Creating New Jobs Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    A real-life example of the stimulus bill at work, putting people back to work.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 1:47 PM ET

    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.

  • Home of Ex-Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Vandalized Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 12:31 PM ET

    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.

  • Prius Steps Up/So Does The Competition Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 10:32 AM ET
    2010 Prius

    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.

  • Should BofA CEO Ken Lewis Be Ousted? Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    If angry investors have their way Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis will soon find himself among the ranks of the unemployed.

  • Stanford CFO Cooperating in Probe of Former Boss Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:14 PM ET

    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.

  • Roof Strength Another Step In Auto Safety Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 10:47 AM ET

    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.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    President Barack Obama urged fellow G20 leaders on Tuesday to agree immediate action to boost the global economy at a London summit next month.

  • Cramer’s Favorite Tanker: Nordic American Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 7:58 PM ET

    The CEO reassures us that his firm continues to outperform the competition.

  • Praise for the President Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 7:45 PM ET

    Cramer applauds Obama for taking much-needed action – actions the Mad Money host has been cheerleading for some time.

  • Could The Tata Nano Be In States By 2012? Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 5:00 PM ET

    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

  • Genentech & Abbott CEOs Roar Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 3:47 PM ET

    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."

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 11:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Tale Of Two Extremes: The New Nano And New Rolls Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 8:58 AM ET
    Rolls Royce 200 EX

    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.