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  • Is executive pay the government's business? Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | 9:24 AM ET

    The House of Representatives Wednesday is likely to vote on a bill that will have an indirect effect on executive pay. The proposed legislation, known as the Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation Act, is being spearheaded by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass), who is also chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee.

  • Cramer's Call: Saks CEO Steve Sadove Tuesday, 17 Apr 2007 | 6:53 PM ET

    Cramer’s been talking about certain retailers who he has been giving the benefit of the doubt. Today he’s got one of the CEOs of those companies – Steve Sadove of Saks - on the phone. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Apple CEO Jobs Gets Another $1 in Salary Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | 11:23 AM ET
    Apple CEO, Steve Jobs

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs received a salary of $1 last year, which is unchanged from his 2004 and 2005 salary, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Off to the Races Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 6:11 PM ET

    Sometimes the best way to reinvigorate your love for investing is to gamble on a few speculative stocks. Tonight, Cramer shares three ponies he thinks are ready to run.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • CNBC's Thompson: CEO Pay Adds Confusion to Proxies Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 11:34 AM ET

    The SEC’s campaign to ensure more disclosure of executive pay seems to be bringing more confusion than clarity this proxy season, CNBC's Mary Thompson reports. The new Compensation, Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) section, which averages about 5,000 words or nine pages, is meant to help shareholders. But experts say sifting through the new data is challenging and investors still don’t get all the information they need.

  • Amgen, theworld's largest biotechnology company, said after U.S. markets closed Tuesday that it appointed Robert Bradway as chief financial officer.

  • Masco also announced that President and Chief Operating Officer Alan Barry, 64, would like to step down in early 2008 when he reaches the company's normal retirement age, the statement added.

  • If CEO Pay Cap Comes, Let It Come From the Board Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 4:40 PM ET

    Some pro sports leagues have enacted pay caps to ease fans' concerns. So if a chief executive's compensation strikes investors as too far out of whack, should the corporate world consider the same measure? Charles Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, votes yea. Contradicting him is Alan Murray, assistant managing editor at The Wall Street Journal. The two stated their cases to CNBC's Erin Burnett.

  • Video Roundup: Driving Strategy Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | 9:53 AM ET
    The new Ford Flex is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York, Wednesday, April 4, 2007.  The show opens to the public on April 6, 2007.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    There’s a lot on the line for General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler at the New York International Auto Show.  CNBC’s Phil LeBeau talks to some of the automakers’ top executives top about meeting consumers needs for style, versatility and affordability.

  • Citigroup Shuffles Management at Private Banking Unit Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 5:52 PM ET

    Citigroup said on Thursday Damian Kozlowski, chief executive of its private banking unit, is leaving the company, in the latest management change at the largest U.S. bank.

  • Total CEO Summoned by SEC on Iran Deal Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | 2:44 AM ET

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice have summoned the chief executive of French energy giant Total to explain the group's activities in Iran, a French newspaper said on Tuesday.

  • U.S. Trust CEO Scaturro Will Not Join Bank of America Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | 11:17 PM ET

    Peter Scaturro, chief executive of U.S. Trust, won't join Bank of America when the second-largest U.S. bank acquires the private banking arm of Charles Schwab for $3.3 billion.

  • Dynegy CEO: We Planned Ahead For Emissions Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | 6:23 PM ET

    As the Supreme Court set the stage for stricter environmental regulation this week, energy giant Dynegy bought out LS Power Group for $4 billion. The company’s Chairman and CEO Bruce Williamson shared insights on “Closing Bell.”

  • The median pay for chief executive officers in 2006 rose 9.3% from the prior year, marking the second consecutive year of slowed compensation growth, according to a preliminary survey of CEO compensation released on Monday.

  • Mad Mail Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | 7:15 PM ET

    Steve Ballmer on the Wall of Shame? Could Cramer do that to a longtime friend? That and more in today's Mad Mail segment.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Cowan, who was also named a director, replaces Max Carnecchia, who held the post for the past year and will continue as president.

  • Take-Two Management Does Double-Take Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | 4:30 PM ET
    GRAND THEFT AUTO

    It’s day one for Take-Two Interactive’s new management team. The one who led the shareholder revolt is the new chairman, Strauss Zelnick, who is also a founding partner of ZelnickMedia. Zelnick joined CNBC's Melissa Lee on "Street Signs" Friday afternoon, to talk about the new team at Take-Two.

  • Tech Experts Weigh Dell Probe Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | 2:15 PM ET
    Dell

    Shares of Dell opened lower Friday after news that its internal audit found evidence of potential financial misconduct and accounting irregularities. Some have voiced concern that this investigation could focus on founder, chairman and CEO Michael Dell himself. Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, and Tom Gardner, CEO of The Motley Fool, joined "Morning Call" to debate the impact.

  • Rep. Charles Boustany

    Home Depot slowed its store growth in 2006, according to a federal filing on Thursday. The filing also gave details of the $210 million severance package for former CEO Robert Nardelli, who left in January.

  • Retail Management Teams You Can Trust Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 6:20 PM ET

    All week Cramer has been highlighting retail managers that deserve the benefit of the doubt when the numbers take a dip. For this segment he puts the focus on a couple of executives who keep those managers looking good.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.