The Faber Report


  Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 10:11 AM ET

HP Faces 'Headwinds Heading Into 2012': Meg Whitman

Posted By: Gennine Kelly

Hewlett-Packard delivered higher-than expected earnings and revenue after the bell on Monday. But, HP's weak 2012 earnings forecast underscores that the technology giant is heading into a challenging year.

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  Friday, 21 Oct 2011 | 12:39 PM ET

Wealth Funds May Invest if Europe Finds Debt Solution: China Fund Exec

Posted By: Gennine Kelly
If the European Union works out a "credible, convincing debt program," sovereign wealth funds may see it as an opportunity to invest, Jin Liqun, chairman of the board of supervisors for China Investment Corporation, told CNBC Friday. »Read more
  Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

Economist Nouriel Roubini's Firm Is For Sale

Posted By: David Faber
Roubini Global Economics, the economics research firm begun by noted economist Nouriel Roubini, is for sale, according to sources who have been approached by an investment bank conducting an auction for the firm. »Read more
  Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

Outcome of Euro Zone Crisis Still Impossible to Predict

Posted By: David Faber
Despite the significant cerebral power of those in attendance at the Barefoot Economic Summit, even if one adheres to a likely scenario of events, the outcome of euro zone debt crisis is still impossible to predict. »Read more
  Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

Energy Sector Has Undergone 'Tectonic Change': CEO

Posted By: Gennine Kelly
The energy industry has undergone a “tectonic change,” shifting from a focus on conventional reservoirs to focusing on unconventional reservoirs, Will VanLoh, president and CEO of Quantum Energy Partners, told CNBC Wednesday. »Read more
  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

Why BofA Is Exiting HCA Stake

Posted By: David Faber
Bank of America is selling roughly $1.5 billion worth of stock in hospital operator HCA Holdings to the company. »Read more
  Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 9:00 PM ET

Yahoo Hires UBS, Allen to Navigate Tough Times

Posted By: David Faber
Yahoo has hired UBS and Allen and Co. to help it navigate a period in which it is dealing with an activist shareholder and trying to determine ways it can enhance value, according to people close to the company. While the investment banks have not been hired to try and find buyers for the company, they will also help the board navigate any offers, should any arise. »Read more
  Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 4:45 PM ET

Bartz Ouster From Yahoo Comes with a Bad Quarter

Posted By: David Faber
The firing of Carol Bartz is sure to bring a spate of speculation involving the sale of Yahoo. But while such rumors have already started, one thing seems certain: Yahoo is not having a good quarter. »Read more
  Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

Euphoria Over Buffett's $5 Billion BofA Investment Subsides

Posted By: David Faber
The euphoria that greeted Warren Buffett’s $5 billion investment in Bank of America Thursday has subsided as this day has worn on, but the boost in confidence brought on by having the world’s best known investor step into the weakest of the U.S. big banks is still being felt, if only modestly. »Read more
  Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

Has Hewlett-Packard Made Itself a Takeover Target?

Posted By: David Faber
Technology companies typically don’t make the best targets for activist investors, given how quickly things can change in their business. And it’s hard to imagine anyone could mount a successful fight on a company with a $49 billion market value. But when it comes to Hewlett-Packard, all bets are off. »Read more