Corporate Leaders


  • Despite Steel, Bank CEOs Can't Be Trusted Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 10:34 PM ET

    The Wachovia boss may have proved his worth this week, but his peers are still worthy of skepticism.

  • Speculating on Genzyme Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 8:50 PM ET

    With three drugs up for FDA approval by the end of the year, this stock could see a sizable increase in earnings.

  • Lessons from a Bank Regulator Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:34 AM ET

    These are scary times for banking regulators around the world. Bank runs, bankruptcies, a crisis of confidence etc. These are not factors leading up to the Great Depression, but rather, ripped from today's headlines. Things that would probably keep even Alan Greenspan awake at night!  Ben and Hank have definitely lost sleep this past month...

  • Power Play Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:30 AM ET

    Alright, be honest. When you hear the words "sovereign wealth funds", don't you also hear, ever so faintly in the background... that evil empire theme from "Star Wars?"

  • Creating a Global Footprint Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:21 AM ET

    Harish Manwani either has a dream job or a nightmare position. You decide.

  • Credit Crunch Cash Kings Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:08 AM ET
    Though they were at the helm of companies that were bruised or broken by the credit crunch, these 12 CEOs were still offered fat severance packages when they were shown the door.Take a look at these subprime CEOs and their golden parachutes, including the one who apparently declined his multi-million dollar exit package. The packages include cash, benefits, stock options and other forms of compensation and based on company proxy statements.

    These 11 CEOs were the helm of companies that were bruised or broken by the credit crunch. Take a look at the money they had coming to them.

  • China Goes Bargain-Hunting Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 6:41 AM ET

    Every year, friends of mine head up to Hong Kong to go shopping. Not at the swanky boutiques in Central or the funky shops in Causeway Bay. Nope, they go to the warehouse outlets on the other side of Hong Kong Island. Why?

  • Housing Downturn to Continue Through 2009: Toll CEO Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 12:27 PM ET

    Robert Toll, Chairman and CEO of Toll Brothers, told CNBC that he sees the housing industry’s recession continuing through 2009.

  • Today's Top Videos: Bailout Bill, Buffett & More... Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 6:44 PM ET

    Congressional leaders "sweeten" the $700 billion financial rescue package to attract enough House members, particularly Republicans, to pass the plan that failed in the House just two days ago. In the meantime, billionaire investor Warren Buffett takes opportunity of the rocky markets to invest $3 Billion in GE, the parent company of CNBC. Following are today's top videos:

  • Short Selling Ban In Financials Likely Extended Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 1:58 PM ET

    SEC ban on short selling in financials is likely to be extended, NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer said on a webcast with NYSE listed companies and reporters.

  • From the Front Lines, CEOs on the Credit Crunch Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 1:33 PM ET

    Prospects for a revised financial bailout improved as the Senate prepared to vote tonight and House leaders said headway is being made. However, CEOs are split on whether passing the bill is truly the best way to tackle the financial crisis.

  • Grey Lady Hearts Crazy Curly-Haired Guy Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    The New York Times can't seem to get enough of Cramer lately. Check it out.

  • Today's Top Videos: Pickens, Bailout Bill & More... Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 8:15 PM ET

    A day after Congress fails to pass the bailout bill, economists gather to discuss what went wrong, the significance of the plan and its financial implications. Plus, car dealers face the heavy pressures of the credit crunch. Following are today's top videos:

  • Executive Decision: Vail Resorts CEO Robert Katz Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 9:56 PM ET

    Short sellers assume this stock's headed south. But that's not what the chief executive says.

  • Wall of Shame: Wachovia CEO Bob Steel Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 6:50 PM ET

    He told Mad Money viewers everything was OK. Two weeks later, his bank ceased to exist.

  • Did you hear the joke about the Wall Street CEO who made as much as $20 million for 18 days of work?  Oh, sorry, it’s not a joke!  Alan Fishman got a $7 million signing bonus for agreeing to take the helm of troubled Washington Mutual and he’s in line to get another $13 million in severance now that JPMorgan Chase will likely fire him after its acquisition of WaMu.

  • First on CNBC: Cramer Recommends Furniture Stock Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 8:16 PM ET

    He's never done it before, but this one is worth it, he says.

  • Today's Top Videos: Buffett, Bailout, AIG & More... Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    Warren Buffett makes a surprise $5 billion endorsement to Goldman Sachs spacer, while Treasury Secretary Paulson agreed that a proposed $700 billion financial bailout be modified to put some limits on executive pay. Following are today's top videos:

  • Bristol Vs. ImClone Heats Up As Icahn Gets Nastier Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 9:18 AM ET

    I've been under the weather and too lethargic to even blog for a couple days, but nuthin' like a good ol' fashioned corporate war of words to get me goin' again.

  • Despite Wall Street Woes, CSX on Track Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 6:42 PM ET

    If you listened to CEO Michael Ward talk, you'd never guess we were on the verge of another Great Depression.