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  • The Capital Bubble Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    A blip in the in the U.S. private equity market is causing a valuation spike for some middle-market companies, creating a flurry of activity among company owners and investors seeking to raise growth capital or to sell their companies outright.

  • Technology Grows Freelance Economy Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    How are middle market company CEOs thinking about the tradeoffs of using more technology versus hiring more people? With the wild proliferation of powerful cloud computing services and low-cost software platforms, as well as increasingly frictionless collaboration over the Internet, is technology investment proving to be the water in the gasoline of America’s job creation engine?  Or is it creating a freelance economy?

  • Survey: CEO Confidence Slides     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Alan Zafran, Luminous Capital founding partner, discusses what's causing a decline in CEO confidence.

  • CEO Confidence Slides; Moderate Job Growth Expected Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. CEO confidence dropped sharply this past quarter after previously hitting an all-time high earlier this year, but chief executives indicated they will continue to hire at a moderate pace.

  • Scott Beck

    Some people may be surprised  that Utah  jumped to No. 2 in CNBC’s annual “America's Top States for Business” study, but I’m not, says CHG Healthcare Services President Scott Beck. Why? The corporate tax rate is geared to attract business, and the state also offers tax credits, and other incentives that promote business development and job creation,

  • Montana landed right in the middle of the pack in CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” at #24. Here’s why: Montana is both the best of states and the worst of states for doing business.

  • Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.

  • Florida's Not Just for Retirement: LaVigne Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    In the new economy, remote access and quality of life will be king, and for that, Florida is a very unique option. Where else in the country can you find all that Florida has to offer — climate, ocean, airports, hotels, housing, healthcare and infrastructure

  • Why I Moved My Business from Ohio to Texas: Greenleaf  Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 12:02 PM ET

    There were a number of reasons we left Ohio, but the two biggest were that hiring was difficult and the taxes were absurdly high, says Clint Greenleaf,  CEO of Greenleaf Book Group  and CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network Member

  • San Francisco, California

    SearchForce CEO Dean Donovan says there's no shortage of dynamic companies, highly-trained employees and investment capital in the Bay Area's Internet advertising business.

  • Greenleaf: Health-Care Ruling Will Test Our Mettle Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 12:16 PM ET
    U.S. Supreme Court

    After the shock wears off, we’re all going to have to show up to work and get back to the business of doing our jobs. So what will that look like for those of us on the front lines of the economy?

  • Evanger: The Future of Health Care - Rewarding Results Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 11:03 AM ET
    U.S. Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court has rendered its opinion and now we’re going to have around 30 million more consumers entering a health care system that is already broken… and broke. What should be done? In a word: outcomes.

  • Mortgage

    Four million Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac borrowers could stand to save hundreds of dollars per month refinancing their home mortgages under new programs that were not available until just a few short years ago.

  • Zafran: Betting on the Population Boom Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Many emerging market countries will be home to an exploding population with a growing working-age populace over the next several decades, which will lead to attractive investment opportunities.

  • Tassos Economou, iGroup founder, is not optimistic about the longevity of the new government, adding that austerity cannot work without growth.

  • A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    Michalis A. Michael, founder and chief executive of DigitalMR, takes a historical look at the economic decline of Greece, and the potential impact of Greek schools' curriculum.

  • Have the Greeks Done Us a Favor? Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 10:39 AM ET
    Greek and EU Flags

    Greece's current chapter offers us a valuable lesson into the impact of democracy in action, writes Robert Diamond of Fernbrook Partners. What are the other lessons learned?

  • Rivas-Micoud: Three Potential Euro Zone Outcomes Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 12:39 PM ET

    If Angela Merkel had been president of the U.S. in 2008 and 2009, the Federal government would not have invested $700 billion to bail out the financial and automobile industries.

  • Greece

    To put it simply, Greece's financial woes have been brewing for decades as the Greeks consistently voted in representatives across the political spectrum who promised the people more than the economy could deliver.

  • Mausner: Euro Crisis Presents Buying Opportunities Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET
    Euro coin in front of the giant symbol of the Euro outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    Emotional sell-offs related to the fears of any country's exit or other euro zone related issues are tremendous buying opportunities for high quality multinational U.S. stocks — they are extremely cheap, their businesses are growing and the entirety of the euro zone, generally speaking, makes up less than 20 percent of U.S. exports.

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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