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  • CEOs see we have 'turned a corner': iGroup     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup, says CEOs are feeling more optimistic about the global economy.

  • Middle-market banking Goldman-style Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Middle-market companies have historically relied on regional banks for deal making, but an appetite for Wall Street M&A specialty is growing.

  • We're trapped in an economic 'Groundhog Day' Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Alan Zafran

    The Fed, Congress and CEOs are trapped in their very own "Groundhog Day," according to YPO Chief Executive Network member Alan Zafran.

  • Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup, says that CEOs feel that Europe has "turned a corner" and that growth on the Continent will be gradual, according to the YPO Global Pulse survey.

  • Save cities or let them go bankrupt? Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:36 AM ET
    People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse where Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial began this morning October 23, 2013 in Detroit.

    Some cities may need to be pushed into bankruptcy, while others may just need a healthy dose of private-sector medicine, said TransPro Consulting CEO Mark Aesch.

  • In shutdown, House caterer totals loss of $200,000 Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Ridgewells Catering has furloughed workers and lost revenue across the board. Now, holiday parties are starting to cancel.

  • Straight talk from a business crippled by shutdown Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Small companies that rely on federal contracts have been dealt a severe blow.

  • Jay Sidhu, CEO of Customers Bancorp, shares two examples in which the shutdown figured in client decisions.

  • Crazy how costs have gone up: Ridgewells CEO     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Is there anything Congress can do to win back the hearts of businesses? Susan Lacz, Ridgewells CEO says it has become harder to make a profit.

  • Getting a High Sales Price for Your Company Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Selling your company on past financials is a mistake. Buyers willing to pay top dollar want a vision of the future.

  • Business Owners: Avoid Strategic Investor 'Junk' Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    One business owner's warning to others: The landscape of potential investors in your business is littered with garbage.

  • Making a Case for Self-Funded Health-Care Plans Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    Escalating costs represent one of the predictable outcomes of health reform, and many employers will turn to alternative solutions, says Keith Lemer, president of WellNet Healthcare.

  • CEOs confident in sales, but will they hire? Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    The latest YPO Global Pulse Index shows the highest level of confidence in sales growth among CEOs since April 2012. Can this increase in confidence lead to job growth?

  • US Economy Fails to Impress CEOs: YPO Survey Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    CEOs have their "not impressed" face on about the economy (like 2012 Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney).

    The most recent quarterly results of the YPO (Young Presidents' Organization) Global Pulse Confidence Index indicate that US CEOs expect the economy to expand moderately.

  • Three Ways to Invest in Emerging Europe Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    For the intrepid investor there are ways to consider Emerging Europe for your portfolio. This Here are three approaches.

  • Going Green, Making Green: Yes, It Can be Done Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Mark Hebner

    A big loss by pension giant CalPERS highlights the perils of investing based on principles alone. Young Presidents' Organization member Mark Hebner reveals his strategy.

  • How to Invest in Municipal Bonds     Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Laurence Gottlieb, CEO and founder of Fundamental Advisors and CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network member, highlights the differences between the municipal bond market and other debt markets and says that munis offer a lot of opportunities.

  • Why I Have Taken a Bet on Myanmar Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 10:08 PM ET

    The newest market to open in Southeast Asia is Myanmar and this author talks about the challenges he overcame to give the country's image a makeover

  • Going Green on the Frontlines of the Economy Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    To celebrate Earth Week, we asked members of our exclusive Young Presidents' Organization Chief Executive Network to tell us how their companies go green.

  • Making a Cup of Environmentally Sustainable Coffee Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Martin Mayorga

    Being socially and environmentally responsible does not have to be achieved at the expense of profits. In Mayorga Coffee's case, focusing on sustainability has been a competitive advantage.

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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