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CEO Meg Whitman has done a tremendous job in transforming Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE). During her tenure, which lasted about six years, HPE stock returned about 89%. Of course, this has involved pulling off the biggest divestiture in corporate history, which resulted in the split of the iconic HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ). Whitman slashed the overall…

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) CEO Doug Lawler spoke Sept. 5 at the Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS) CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City. His comments, brimming with the confidence necessary when selling a seemingly impossible dream, focused on the job Chesapeake Energy has done generating free cash flow in recent quarters. Yahoo Finance

Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) are certainly flying high lately, following an earnings report that beat big time on both the top and bottom line. BABA stock has now risen for eight straight days and is up 10% post earnings and nearly 100% year to date. InvestorPlace contributor Larry Ramer does a superb job…

John Flannery, the new CEO of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), has the hardest job in Boston. Predecessor Jeff Immelt left him with a mess. Before leaving, Immelt was pressured by Nelson Peltz’ Trian Fund Management to bring earnings to $ 2 per share by next year. Before he left, Wall Street had finally stopped buying his act.…

Most Asian stock indexes rise on upbeat United States economic report The U.S. dollar index held steady against a basket of major currencies. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index extended its weekly loss with more than two shares falling for every one that rose. All of Wall Street’s major averages posted gains on Friday. Benchmark U…