General Motors is on the road to recovery after its successful IPO in November. One of the drivers leading this charge, GM Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky, told CNBC on Tuesday there are several factors contributing to the automaker’s turnaround.
Losing those holiday pounds, getting in shape, and becoming healthier is on top of many New Year resolution lists, but accomplishing that goal requires different approaches for different people. David Harris, senior director of personal training at Equinox, shared some of his best health and fitness tips for overworked, out-of-shape executives, who spend long hours in the office, travel frequently, feel a high amount of stress and have limited time to exercise.
Chiefs of staff are not just for politicians anymore. CEOs and other high-level executives in the private sector are starting to employee these right-hand men and women. Public companies with chiefs of staff on the payroll, just to name a few, include Yahoo, AOL and Polo Ralph Lauren.
Despite the high unemployment rate, we may see an increase in labor costs in 2011 that will put pressure on corporate margins, Tobias Levkovich, Citi’s chief US equity strategist, told CNBC.
Despite the geopolitical risks, EmergingMoney.com’s Tim Seymour says South Korea remains a very interesting market for investors.
General Motors will return to the public market this week in what is expected to be the largest IPO in US history, and Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC the automaker’s comeback will be a transformative moment for the industry.
Crude oil is near its highest level since 2008, hovering around $87 a barrel, and Tom Petrie, vice chairman of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects the hot commodity to test $100 in the next year.