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The chairman, president and chief executive of Anadarko Petroleum received compensation valued at $22.2 million in fiscal 2008, a 17 percent decrease from the previous year, according to an Associated Press calculation of figures disclosed in a regulatory filing made Friday.
Although the recent euphoria has waned somewhat, the market surged upward this week on hopes that the nation's leading banks were turning a corner.
All of a sudden yesterday and today shares of Dendreon —my favorite biotech story—shot up on heavy volume.
When a stock trades down around $2.50 a share it's dangerous to make too much out of a dramatic move up or down.
Stocks opened slightly higher Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.
President Barack Obama said Thursday the true status of bank balance sheets was not known, and he would act decisively to make sure major banks have enough money to operate.
Futures pointed to a fourth straight session of gains Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Rep. Barney Frank and other lawmakers are discussing a plan to link executive pay to the long-term performance of companies, the Wall Street Journal said.
Only on a day like today when it's wall-to-wall Madoff coverage would a $47 billion deal, the second $40-billion-plus deal to be done in four days, struggle to get some airtime.
President Barack Obama's ambitious new budget faced bipartisan skepticism Thursday as key senators questioned the administration's long-term budget outlook and the deficits it envisions rising in the middle of the next decade.
Schwarzenegger has come to personify what many in the domestic auto industry can't stand. He is unabashed in his belief auto makers can and should make cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles.
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Someone just stole the top spot from Warren Buffett on the Forbes list. Who is the world’s richest person, now?
In breaking news CNBC's Charlie Gasparino reveals that NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has accused Merrill Lynch of misleading Congress.
President Obama agreed to sign an "imperfect" spending bill to keep the government running, but he called for a crackdown on lawmakers adding "earmarks"—or pet projects—to legislation.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization just announced that Sir Elton will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 BIO International Convention in Atlanta, the superstar's American hometown.
Remember when Ford CEO Alan Mulally took over the top job at the auto maker and boldly pronounced, "We will win with great cars!"? I do. I remember thinking, "Well, this will be interesting to see if Ford can truly become competitive in cars."
Freddie Mac says John Koskinen will take over as interim chief executive of the mortgage giant. Robert Glauber will become interim non-executive chairman.
On my Thomson Reuters screen I have the stock quotes of a few dozen of the biopharma companies I cover. Lately, when I glance over at it, there's been a lot of red. With today's market rally, there's a whole lotta green. And that's why the quote in red for Genentech kind of sticks out like a sore thumb.
Tonight Show host Jay Leno knows that. Which is one reason he is bringing "Jay's Comedy Stimulus Plan" to Detroit on April 7th and giving away tickets to anyone who says they are unemployed.