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  • Icahn Trashes Yahoo for Failed Growth Plan Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 3:13 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn Monday fired off another letter savaging the board and management of Yahoo for failing in its growth plan, the latest volley in an escalating proxy battle the billionaire investor has staged at the Internet company.

  • Lehman to Survive But Make Little Money: Bove Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 1:18 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers, which is seeking $6 billion in fresh capital to shore up its battered balance sheet, will survive but not make a lot of money, a well-known Wall Street banking analyst said Monday.

  • Oil Price Spike Makes Auto Flexibility Crucial Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 6:10 PM ET

    With oil surging to $138.54 and being projected by some to hit $150 by July 4, it's putting immediate pressure on automakers to adjust production and push small cars and crossovers while pulling back on trucks and SUVs. On paper, this shift seems simple enough. In reality, it's not so easy.

  • Europe Preview: Will RBS's Grand Project Pay Off? Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 5:20 PM ET
    A Royal Bank of Scotland logo is seen outside the company's offices in central London, Tuesday May 29, 2007. A consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland PLC said Tuesday it will launch a hostile bid of euro71.1 billion (US$95.5 billion) for ABN Amro, topping a friendly offer from Barclays PLC and pressing Bank of America Corp. for control of the Dutch bank's U.S. arm. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Some may point to how RBS has stronger risk management than rivals, but the problem for many shareholders is the lack of oversight over CEO Fred Goodwin.

  • Bucyrus Int'l: 'A Truly International Business' Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    With 70% of revenues expected from overseas, it's no wonder Cramer says this stock could double.

  • Broadcom Co-Founder Faces Drug, Fraud Charges Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:01 PM ET
    Henry Nicholas III

    Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted Thursday on fraud, conspiracy and drug charges—including allegations he spiked the drinks of technology executives and customer representatives with ecstasy and maintained a warehouse for ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine.

  • Pfizer Falls Even Further Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    "You continue--day after day--to knock the company at every opportunity. I understand you had a difficult relationship with the CEO before, but you shouldn't hold a grudge against the company for it..."

  • Greenberg May Sell Shares, Maintain Assault on AIG Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 12:57 PM ET
    Maurice "Hank" Greenberg

    In an attempt comply with New York State law, former AIG chief Hank Greenberg may sell some of his massive stake in the company, a move that would allow him to continue his assault against current management, CNBC has learned.

  • It's a major achievement Chrysler should rightfully be proud of. But it also highlights the next challenge for them, as well as GM and Ford: closing the "perception gap." First, here's the good news for the Big 3 on assembly plant efficiency.

  • Yahoo's Decker in 'Ongoing' Talks With Microsoft Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 10:11 PM ET
    Sue Decker, Yahoo President

    Yahoo President Susan Decker said Wednesday there are "ongoing, engaged talks" with Microsoft.

  • In the Studio: Skyworks Solutions CEO David Aldrich Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    This arms dealer to the wireless handset market just keeps growing.

  • Hovnanian CEO: Hope But No 'Champagne' Yet Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 12:23 PM ET

    Homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss more than 10 times wider than its loss in the year-ago period. CEO Ara Hovnanian offered his industry outlook to CNBC.

  • Icahn Would Remove Yahoo CEO Yang: WSJ Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 5:04 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn would seek to remove Jerry Yang as chief executive of Yahoo if Icahn succeeded in a proxy battle against the company over its failure to reach a deal with Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Grasso May Be Able to Keep $185 Million Award Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 5:12 AM ET

    Richard A.  Grasso may be able to keep the staggering $185 million award that once made him a symbol of Wall Street greed — a package awarded to him by the A-list board members at the exchange who eventually fired him, the NYT reports.

  • Lululemon Tightens Forecast; Shares Plunge Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Lululemon Athletica  said its first-quarter profit more than doubled as it sold more yoga-inspired sportswear, but its shares plummeted in extended trading as the company lowered its profit forecast slightly for the rest of the year.

  • Wachovia Shares Fall on Thompson's Dismissal Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 1:12 PM ET
    A Wachovia branch bank is shown in a Charlotte, N.C. file photo from July 20, 2006. After a rough year, the banking industry appears headed for another in 2007. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

    Wachovia ousted its chief executive, following growing legal troubles and loanlosses tied to the purchase of a big mortgage lender just before the housing market imploded.

  • ASCO--The Videos Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 11:44 AM ET

    Here are some of the video clips I've done today on ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference in Chicago. It's the world's biggest cancer conference and Wall Street's most keenly-watched medical meeting.

  • Washington Mutual Strips Killinger's Chairman Role Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 11:42 AM ET

    Washington Mutual, the giant bank and home lender slammed by the mortgage slump, said on Monday it would strip Chief Executive Kerry Killinger of his title of chairman starting next month.

  • Hotel, Restaurant CEOs Worry About Slowing Demand Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    The housing crisis and soaring energy prices are a concern for the hotel and restaurant industries, and CEOs are already feeling the effects.

  • GM Responds to 'Blame' Blog Friday, 30 May 2008 | 5:27 PM ET

    Following my blog earlier this week asking you to tell me who is to blame for GM's problems, I received the following e-mail from the automaker. Give it a read and let me know what you think.