Corporate Leaders


  • Executive Decision: Quanta Services CEO John Colson Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 10:00 PM ET

    This could be a classic case of a broken stock, not a broken company, Cramer says.

  • Today's Top Videos: Rate Cuts, US Dollar & More... Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    Central banks around the world, including the Federal Reserve, reduced rates to help relieve the global economy and stem the financial crisis, while stocks ends lower for the sixth consecutive trading session. Following are today's top videos:

  • Don't Go Bottom-Fishing Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 6:45 AM ET

    After looking at how badly Asian stock markets suffered today, investors might be tempted to jump back into equities. Afterall, a good bargain doesn't stop some from reaching into their pockets.

  • Today's Top Videos: Bernanke, Hedge Funds & More... Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 8:45 PM ET

    The first deputy managing director of the IMF says that several advanced economies are close to a mild recession, while an economist predicts that over a 1000 hedge funds will close this year. Following are today's top videos:

  • Executive Decision: Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    The chief executive explains why his company is exactly what customers need in this tough economy.

  • Roche Speaks My Language But Genentech Not So Much Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    In my reporting, I always try to keep it simple. Particularly in the middle of the credit crisis, too much financial jargon goes over the heads of most people. The same can be said for biopharma coverage.

  • GM & Ford: Should Investors Give Up On Them? Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    These are gut check times for Ford & GM investors. Shares of the two automakers slid to lows not seen since the early 80's for Ford and mid 50's for GM. As one Wall Street veteran told me, "These are dire times for Ford & GM."

  • Executive Decision: Chattem CEO Zan Guerry Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 7:50 PM ET

    The maker of Gold Bond and other personal products is holding up well in this tough economy.

  • Biotech Bonanza For ImClone & Dendreon Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    Okay, what were the chances that ImClone would get bought and Dendreon would come out with its interim test results on the same morning? Slim to none, I'd say. But that's exactly what the news gods had in store for two of the hottest names in biotech.

  • 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.