CEOS

Volkswagen to name new CEO

VW’s board meets to decide who will steer the company out of crisis.

J.C. Penney gets a new CEO

Courtney Reagan takes a look at what J.C. Penney’s new CEO is inheriting.

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Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter

Embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will step down on July 1, the company said Thursday. Costolo will remain on the social media company’s board while Chairman Jack Dorsey will take the position on an interim basis. Twitter shares spiked 8 percent in extended trading. This story is developing. Please check back for further updates. Click …

The war on cancer

While CEOs hail a new era in cancer treatments, one prominent physician blasts high drug prices.

CEO pay keeps rising

Sharon Epperson takes a look at the top earners in America’s C-suites.

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Tyler Mathisen asks Vanguard’s chief about the rising interest rate environment and what it could mean for bonds and stocks.

One-on-one with Charles Schwab CEO

Tyler Mathisen sits down with Walt Bettinger, CEO of Charles Schwab to discuss whether investors are well positioned for changing interest rates.

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Major private equity fund managers, including several billionaires, gave their best investment idea at the Milken Institute Global Conference. Speaking in Los Angeles on Monday, each revealed what they thought was the surest way to make money by investing in private assets. Read More Trust robots with money, not ’emotional’ humans Steve Schwarzman, chairman, CEO and …

CEO pay rises

A preliminary look at CEO pay at some of the country’s biggest companies finds that high-level pay keeps rising.

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Soma water filtration system

Mike Del Ponte literally stumbled upon his business idea when one of his guests asked him for a glass of water at a dinner party in San Francisco three years ago. He accidentally overturned his Brita water pitcher taking it out of the refrigerator, and while cleaning up the mess, he thought surely he could …

Hank Greenberg challenges AIG bailout

Former AIG CEO and President Robert “Bob” Benmosche died Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center. He was 70 and had undergone treatment for lung cancer since 2010. “We announce this news with profound sadness, and our thoughts and prayers are with Bob’s family at this difficult time,” Chairman Robert S. Miller said in a statement. …

Nasdaq 5k: Survivor CEOs

Mary Thompson takes a look at the CEOs that have survived the dot com bust and the secret to longevity.

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase, at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

Jamie Dimon has some advice on how to deal with bad employees: Fire them. JPMorgan Chase‘s CEO said Thursday that poor-performing workers will “destroy your companies,” The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reported Friday. Dimon also said U.S. economic growth is being slowed down by the political climate in Washington. “We’re growing at 2.5 percent,” he said. …

Judging Nadella’s first year

Microsoft’s CEO has been in the corner office for one year, but as Josh Lipton explains, his tenure has been filled with some hits and misses.

McDonald’s new chief

Meet the man who has a big task ahead of him: turning sales around at the world’s largest fast-food chain, McDonald’s.