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  • Activist investing: Take the good with the bad  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    Coca-Cola is backpedaling on its executive compensation plan after pressure from Warren Buffet. Phil Koosed, BAMKO founder & CEO; Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue host; and CNBC contributors Josh Brown and Carol Roth, discuss the impact of activist investors on corporate America.

  • US CEOs the most bullish in the world: Survey Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    America's CEOs are now the most optimistic in the world, according to the latest survey from the Young Presidents' Organization.

  • The question Carl Icahn needs to be asking Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Op-ed: When activist investors like Carl Icahn push a company to spend their cash or make board changes, there's a question they should ask first.

  • Fink vs Icahn: Who's right on corporate cash? Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Larry Fink and Carl Icahn.

    BlackRock chief Larry Fink thinks companies should focus more on long-term results while Carl Icahn is more "short-termist." Who's right?

  • Distressed markets could mean time to invest  Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    YPO members Anastasios Economou and Cullen Thompson discuss which countries are ripe for investment.

  • Now could be the time for baby boomers to sell Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    Many baby boomers on the verge of retirement are facing nest-egg shortfalls and, given today's housing market, some might be considering downsizing.

  • Evolution of gaming distribution  Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Jeff Lapin, former CEO of Take-Two Interactive, shares his thoughts on King Digital's IPO and explains how gaming distribution has evolved and is impacting traditional brick and mortars.

  • The secret behind the top-performing mutual funds Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    One fund manager is proving that the use of psychology is key to building mutual funds with big returns.

  • Discussing whether tech is experiencing a bubble, and how to invest in the sector, with Jeff Lapin, Tech Coast Angels investor & YPO member. He loves sensor technology, as well as the big data space.

  • Maybe Puerto Rico needed trip to bond junkyard Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Cartier store in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Despite downgrades and fiscal woes, now could be the time for investors to get in on Puerto Rico, says YPO member Francisco De Armas.

  • Boardroom boys club: Women still mostly shut out Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    Some American women say it's still difficult to gain a seat in corporate boardrooms. The numbers bear them out.

  • A business war being fought in Ukraine, by priests Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Anti-government protesters gather at Kiev's Independence Square.

    Under the radar of the Ukrainian military crisis is a 'class' war that Catholic priests have been quietly fighting for a brighter economic future.

  • Magic Johnson: Howard Schultz taught me a lot  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks to Magic Johnson about his focus on urban consumers and his business influences.

  • Saving lives with big data  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen discusses the future of healthcare with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the billionaire philanthropist and entrepreneur who's trying to revolutionize the industry.

  • Ukraine needs to eradicate corruption: CEO  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Lena Minitch, CEO of Ukraine High Technology & YPO member argues that she was forced to flee Ukraine due to corrupt tax authorities & discusses what the new government needs to do to boost growth.

  • Does Wall Street reflect the economic reality? Deke Digital CEO Dave Maney says the "obsession with the ticker is a shorthand."

  • Why you may want to invest in Rwanda  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Apart from a fast-growing economy, Emery Rubagenga, CEO at ROKA Mining, says Rwanda has been developing its business facilities, which makes it more attractive for investors.

  • Manufacturing job growth a myth: Pro  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks with Philip Koosed, Bamko founder & CEO, and Daniel Levin, Cain Millwork CEO, about job creation and manufacturing employment. Koosed believes manufacturing growth is a myth.

  • Finding the next 'lasting idea'  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Peter Diamandis, X PRIZE Foundation CEO, discusses the partnership between CNBC and the Exponential Finance conference, and what it takes to find the next transformative company and lasting idea in today's technological environment.

  • A pet food start-up takes a bite out of Amazon Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    Despite Amazon's tight grip on e-commerce, start-ups can capitalize on the giant's flaws, said Petflow.com co-founder Joe Speiser.

About Young Presidents' Organization

  • CNBC and YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) have an exclusive editorial partnership. A key component of this partnership is regional Chief Executive Networks in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. These Networks are made up of cross-sections of YPO's unrivaled global membership of 20,000 top executives on the frontlines of the economy, running companies that collectively generate $6 trillion in annual revenues and employ 15 million people in more than 120 countries. These top executives provide must-see point-of-view commentary about the news and issues affecting the global economy.

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