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  • Jet Use Remains Popular Perk for CEOs Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 3:38 PM ET

    Many companies allow their chief executives to use the corporate jet for personal travel, according to a new study released Tuesday based on pay disclosures in new corporate proxy statements.

  • Danish Brewer Carlsberg Names New CEO Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 8:01 AM ET

    Carlsberg on Monday named Joergen Buhl Rasmussen as chief executive with effect from Oct. 1.

  • S&P Chief Ousted over Subprime Mortgage Mess Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | 7:56 AM ET

    Publisher McGraw-Hill Cos is replacing the president of Standard & Poor's, the company's financial services division, effective immediately, amid questions about the role of credit-rating agencies in the subprime mortgage crisis.

  • S&P President Replaced Amid Credit Rating Doubts Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | 5:26 AM ET

    Publisher McGraw-Hill is replacing the president of Standard & Poor's, the company's financial services division, effective immediately, amid questions about the role of credit-rating agencies in the subprime mortgage crisis.

  • Hovnanian CEO Says Risk of Recession Heightened Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 8:51 AM ET

    Hovnanian Enterprises Chief Executive Ara Hovnanian said Thursday the risk of a recession is heightened and called for a rate cut by the Federal Reserve.

  • Gap CFO Pollitt Departs for New Role at Visa Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    Gap Inc. Chief Financial Officer Byron Pollitt is leaving the slumping retailer Sept. 14 to take the same job at credit card issuer Visa, the companies said Wednesday.

  • Hulu: NBC And Fox Hope It's a Real "Lulu" Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 4:38 PM ET

    NBC Universal (owned by GE, which is parent company of CNBC) and News Corp are collaborating on a online video site to compete with YouTube, and today we learned its name: Hulu. (Go to hulu.com) to check out some of the video the on-demand service will be providing--you'll see that Fox's "24" and NBC's "My Name is Earl") are prominently featured.

  • Helmsley's Will: Dog - $12 million, 2 Grandkids - $0 Wednesday, 29 Aug 2007 | 2:35 PM ET
    Leona Helmsley

    Helmsley left her beloved white Maltese, named Trouble, a $12 million trust fund, according to her will, which was made public Tuesday in surrogate court.

  • Google CFO Reyes to Retire by End of Year Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 5:05 PM ET

    Google said after U.S. markets closed Tuesday that George Reyes has announced plans to retire as chief financial officer by the end of the year and that the company will begin a search for a replacement.

  • Barrick CEO: No Substance to Newmont Takeover Rumor Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 3:47 PM ET

    Barrick Gold's prospects are stronger if it remains on its own, and the world's biggest gold miner has no interest in acquiring U.S. rival Newmont Mining, said Barrick Chief Executive Officer Greg Wilkins.

  • AutoNation Sees Recession Without Rate Cut Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 2:31 PM ET

    Car dealership group AutoNation Chief Executive Mike Jackson said Tuesday the U.S. economy is in danger of slipping into a recession unless the Federal Reserve moves aggressively to cut interest rates.

  • Procter & Gamble CEO Earns $27 Million Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 1:18 PM ET
    Alan Lafley

    Procter & Gamble said Tuesday that 70 percent of its top executive's $27.7 million in compensation in the latest fiscal year came in stock, restricted stock or stock options.

  • Xoma Comes Alive! (With Help From Pfizer) Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 1:17 PM ET

    Xoma Ltd., the subject of a prominent, front page New York Times Sunday Business section article earlier this year headlined, "It's Alive! One of Biotech's Zombies", is leaving the Zombies behind. The shares of the small cap are up more than 20% on heavy volume. The Times piece described how the 26-year-old company had yet to turn a profit (the overwhelming majority of biotechs don't make money),

  • Interview Transcript: Deutsche Bank CEO Seth Waugh Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 11:24 AM ET

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  • Warren Buffett Boosts Stake in Rail Company Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 10:29 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's company has bought 10.1 million shares of Burlington Northern Santa Fe since Thursday, increasing the legendary investor's stake in the nation's No. 2 railroad to nearly 14.8%.

  • Ohio Sues Marsh & McLennan, AIG, Other Insurers Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 6:16 AM ET

    The state of Ohio has filed an anti-trust lawsuit accusing Marsh & McLennan, AIG and three other insurers and their subsidiaries of price fixing and other anti-competitive behavior, Attorney General Marc Dann said on Monday.

  • Home Depot Cuts Price of Supply Unit; Shares Up Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 4:35 PM ET
    Home Depot

    Shares of Home Depot rose as much as 2 percent Monday after sources said the home improvement retailer agreed to cut the price in the sale of its supply unit by $1.8 billion to $8.5 billion.

  • Home Depot to Cut Unit Sale Price by $1.8 Billion Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 7:50 AM ET
    Home Depot

    Home Depot agreed to cut the price in its supply division sale to buyout firms by $1.8 billion, sources said on Sunday, as a housing market drop and a credit crunch forced all sides to renegotiate.

  • Home Depot Shares Up on Hopes of Supply Unit Sale Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 2:35 PM ET
    Home Depot

    Shares of Home Depot were up 1.3 percent Friday as investors waited for word about whether a sale was on or off for the home improvement retailer's contractor business.

  • BHP Billiton Seeks to Grow Aggressively in India Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said it would seek to grow aggressively in India where volume growth is outstripping China, its other boom market.