Despite downgrades and fiscal woes, now could be the time for investors to get in on Puerto Rico, says YPO member Francisco De Armas.» Read More
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.
With Facebook’s just completed IPO and its familiar icon on the homepages and business cards of companies and brands worldwide, it’s pedantic to say the social network site has changed the way we as marketers connect to consumers.
"The healthcare industry is being significantly impacted by Facebook and social media. The use of these social media channels has led to a significant shift in the way we engage internally as well as with the external world. "
Facebook has become an integral part of the recruiting process. It’s given employers an opportunity to learn more about prospective candidates and has allowed organizations to gain intelligence on a person’s ideals and background.
GM has learned what the savvy marketers already knew – people are not looking to buy on Facebook…yet. Facebook users believe their life (and the lives of their friends) is the most entertaining of 24/7 cinema; because they are the stars.
Anastasios Economou, managing director of igroup, told CNBC, "The best case scenario for Greece would be to have a government, I clearly believe that no government is the worst possible outcome but I do think at this stage it is very hard for us to form a government unless we end up going back to elections in a month and a half."
A recent survey shows enthusiasm among U.S. CEOs is as high as it's ever been but will it lead to more hiring? Alan Zafran, Luminous Capital and David Ellis, GemCap, weigh in.
Parents and students have an array of options for financing education costs, including private loans from banks, tapping home equity credit lines and dipping into retirement accounts. However, the quest to provide a better life for their children can create a lager financial mess for the parents.
The rampant inflation in the cost of U.S. higher education since 1980 makes gasoline and healthcare price hikes over the same period look like an Indy car racing a pair of old-school Volkswagen vans.
What if a college did not spend its resources on sports stadiums? What if it quit the competitive "arms race" and did not build climbing walls and multimillion dollar student unions? What if a college did not spend its students’ resources on top "name brand" researchers, who undergraduates rarely see? In fact, what if there was no faculty tenure at all?
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Consumers have been squeezed – and it shows in their purchasing behavior. In our business, each 1% increase in price typically reduces consumption by 1%.
Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
Corporate raiders may not be as villainous as you might think. If all companies were managed efficiently and profitably, there would be no opportunities for a “Wall Street” Gordon Gekko to exploit in the name of greed and short-term profits.
Active investors play a critical role in the capital markets by helping to advance the interests of the shareholders, boards and managements of the companies they represent.
In 1991, energy costs ranked 25th as a concern for small business according to the state of Colorado’s Director for the National Federation of Independent Businesses. By now, energy costs have risen to one of the top 10 greatest concerns for small business.
If one were to consider the story of today’s military veterans, they are often stuck in a similar situation when it comes to securing a new career in our civilian society. It’s both a challenge to the out-processing military hero and to the company giving an interview.
Like most other business people who run health-care-focused businesses, I am already thinking about what might happen to our company once the Supreme Court has its say.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan offers his take on Singapore from the Young Presidents' Organization Global Leadership Summit. Sullivan looks at the secrets to Singapore's success.
Elisabeth Eljuri, head of oil & gas M&A in Latin America at Norton Rose and Ali Tabbara, managing director for UTC Nexia International, joined CNBC, to discuss the impact of oil sanctions on Iran.