As Senior Talent Producer at CNBC, Lori Ann LaRocco has the ear of some of the world's biggest business minds. LaRocco has been working at the network since 2000. She was first hired as one of Maria Bartiromo's producers on her first prime-time show "Market Week." LaRocco produced, and booked interviews with some of the biggest unattainable names in business. LaRocco's track record has garned the trust and respect from Wall Street rainmakers to Washington. Establishing relationships with some of the best in business, LaRocco's contacts have told her first of business deals in the billions of dollars, enabling her show, "Squawk Box" to break the news first. LaRocco is also the author of "Dynasties of the Sea" (Marine Money International 2012), the upcoming book,"Opportunity Knocking" (Agate Publishing, 2014)and "Thriving in the New Economy" (Wiley, 2010). Prior to joining CNBC, LaRocco was an anchor, reporter and assignment editor in various local news markets around the country.
As the 10-year anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation approaches, former U.S. congressman Michael Oxley continues in his pursuit to shed light on corporate America’s wrongdoings and make them accountable for their unethical actions.
Business owners were front and center in the debate over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act this spring. As the country awaits a decision from the Supreme Court, a look at the arguments for and against the law.
Politicizing gas prices fuels small business owner frustration.
As the House begins debate on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (‘JOBS’ Act), one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs, Steve Case, is urging members to “seize the moment”.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s op-ed has a lot of tongues wagging this morning. Steve Crawford, former co-president of Morgan Stanley and founder at Centerview Partners, says this opinion piece is objectionable not only for the “whining of the industry” line, but that it is a political piece that misses the point.
Big oil continues to dominate the headlines this week between the rising price at the pump and BP’s impending Gulf oil spill trial. A former Shell oil executive shares his insights with CNBC into the pain at the pump, as well as the upcoming trial.
The U.S. dollar has been the global trading currency for decades, but there’s a hidden cost that goes along with that greenback. In a recent Western Union survey, American businesses said they are paying over two billion dollars in fees, because one in five Chinese exporters add fees to their transactions for what they call “foreign exchange risk.”
Carlyle has raised $698 million for its dedicated Africa fund, nearly $200 million above its initial target.
Happy Wednesday. We now return to our regularly scheduled program of spring.
Major market averages may not have much further to fall before indicating that something considerably worse is in store.
A senior investment banker at Barclays is set to leave following a combined 17 years at the bank.
Everyone's buzzing about HFTs having a speed advantage but this NYU professor and former HFT trader says not so fast — there's more.
Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff offers an insider's view of how learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.
Fed speak may trump earnings reports and economic data, guaranteeing another volatile trading day.