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Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.
Michael Carr, Goldman Sachs M&A group in the Americas, shares his thoughts on the role of activists in deal making and the outlook for mergers and acquisitions.
We've been living under a cloud of financial repression for the last four to five years, says Jay Jordan, The Jordan Company chairman & managing principal, sharing his worries about the pace of the Fed's tapering and its impact on the markets.
What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.
There are tumultuous times ahead for China, says Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on China and Russia's economic outlook.
Activism in the long-term is not only bad for shareholders but also bad for the economy as a whole, says Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, expressing his views on shareholder activism. Also Lipton shares his thoughts on the two categories of hedge fund activism.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin heads to the bayou to feed marshmallows to alligators.
Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company president of the Americas, discusses the automaker's plans to invest $500 million in a plant in Lima, Ohio which will create 300 jobs. At Ford we've been hiring over 10,000 workers in the last couple years and growing our investments here, says Hinrichs.
Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the state of the U.S. economy and the outlook on jobs.
Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his company's future growth plans.We are working to bring a software-base solution you can run on top of any hardware. Also Whitehurst runs through his company's better-than-expected quarterly results.
Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research, turns a technical eye on where he sees the market headed. Technically the S&P 500 still looks pretty good, says Schaeffer.
Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, explains why there is a lot of pressure on the euro. The euro zone remains mired near a recessionary state, says Schlossberg.
Big acquisitions from Facebook's recent $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp to last year's Warren Buffett-led buyout of Heinz for $23 billion are raising important questions.
Private equity pro Jay Jordan issued a dire warning Friday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," saying all asset classes could face a big price decline.
SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher believes high-frequency trading makes investing unfair for retail investors, and that the market's too "automated."
It's been a robust 12 months of mergers and buyouts. Here's an inside look at four high-profile deals from Facebook-WhatsApp to Warren Buffett's involvement with Heinz.
Emerging markets storm higher while small- and mid-cap stocks fall behind. Russell 2000 and Nasdaq at six-week lows.
After disappointment with King Digital, the IPO market is watching new offerings very carefully.
Here are three reasons from Steve Forbes, Bill Ford and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on why the promise for bringing jobs back should be believed.
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