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"The government has taken very decisive action in cutting capital spending and the salaries of public service workers ... We are in the right direction in terms of winning more foreign investment, says IDA CEO O'Leary.
It’s no secret that companies are putting cash to work. But we're hearing 4 companies could put that money to work in a very shareholder friendly way!
If you're reading this as a senior executive, you're probably thinking of how your company could make the list.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 36,000 jobs in February and an unemployment rate remaining at 9.7%. The January and December numbers were revised as well. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.
Warren Buffett has a new nugget of pithy advice for investors in his latest letter to Berkshire shareholders: "When it's raining gold, reach for a bucket, not a thimble." Buffett recalls that last year's letter called corporate and municipal bonds "ridiculously cheap" compared to U.S. Treasuries. And we says Berkshire did "back" that view by making some purchases, but "I should have done far more. Big opportunities come infrequently."
Terence Dolan, CEO of Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage, and Joe Gordon, founder and managing partner at Gordon Asset Management, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
As someone who studies the way people perceive risk, and the importance of trust to those perceptions, it continues to amaze me how many smart successful firms like Toyota manage to forget the importance of trust until they’re in trouble, and then they have to spend huge amounts of money and effort, for years, trying to rebuild it, writes the author David Ropeik.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Warren Buffett eased the throttle on energy while Bill Ackman had less on Target. George Soros and John Paulson loaded up on financials, while Carl Icahn backed off on Yahoo but jumped into Take Two.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday, after the Dow logged its best day in three months on Tuesday. Is the correction over and should investors start putting their money in stocks? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his insights.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.
A source tells CNBC that former President Bill Clinton received two drug-coated stents, called "Xience," made by Abbott Labs.
Coca-Cola signifies the kind of stock that even rapid-fire traders are turning to for refuge in this volatile market.
Considering materials, energy, tech and financials are all down over 10% since January, is the selling over?
Markets barely edged upward on Monday as Europe debt worries continue. Where are the best places to put your money now? Greg Merlino, president and founder of Ameriway Financial Services, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial, shared their market strategies.
Flush with cash despite the global economic downturn, China’s sovereign wealth fund quietly snapped up more than $9 billion worth of shares last year in some of the biggest American corporations.
The brutal sell-off on Wall Street on Thursday, which resulted in the Dow losing 4-percent so far year-to-date, could very well be the mythical correction we've been hearing about for months.