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  • Icahn to Buy CVR Energy with Shareholder Support

    Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, discusses his tender offer for CVR Energy, and now holds 69% of the company's shares. Icahn also weighs in on whether Amylin Pharma should be sold, and reveals his thoughts on RIMM, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Groupon's Accounting Mess

    "This company reported a $15 million operating profit and it has now moved to a $15 million operating loss," says Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, who discusses what Groupon has to do in order to restore its credibility and build confidence with Wall Street investors.

  • United Rentals CEO: Profits Up on Economic Downturn

    Michael Kneeland, United Rentals president & CEO, discusses how the downturn in the economy is benefiting his company because large construction firms are renting tools and equipment instead of buying them.

  • London Bridge

    A Chinese sovereign wealth fund is poised to buy a stake in the water network that serves London, in what would be the fund’s first acquisition in the UK following investment talks with British politicians. The Financial Times reports.

  • Ichan Goes Hostile on Commercial Metals

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn discusses why he has taken his takeover bid directly to CMC shareholders, and the difference between this bid and his takeover attempt of Clorox. Icahn also weighs in on a possible Navistar/Oshkosh merger, the presidential election, and the U.S. economy.

  • Best Buy Bets on Mobile

    Best Buy is shaking things up today, acquiring its British partner's stake of their US mobile phone joint venture for $1.3 billion, with Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan, and John Carney, CNBC.com.

  • Will Alibaba Buy Yahoo?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Alibaba CEO, Jack Ma is "very interested" in buying Yahoo.

  • Discussing the brouhaha at Yahoo and other stocks to watch, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Sallie Krawcheck, former head of Bank of America's Merrill Lynch financial advisory business as well as the US Trust advisory business.

    Sallie Krawcheck, who stepped down Tuesday night from her position running Bank of America's two wealth management units, was seen as an outsider at the firm, with few ties to any of the powerful cliques within the bank.

  • HP Trying to Become Big Blue?

    Debating whether Hewlett-Packard's PC biz spin off and Autonomy acquisition will position it to become the next IBM, with Crawford Del Prete, IDC executive vice president.

  • Hedge Fund Dumps GS Shares

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Lansdowne Partners dumping Goldman Sachs shares, and a look at a slowdown in Wall Street deal-making, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital founder and chairman.

  • Bank of America flag

    Bank of America may need to consider selling Merrill Lynch.

  • hulu.com

    Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Times reported today that "Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu," a number of sources very close to the negotiations tell me that all talks are "very preliminary" and it is "impossible to characterize anyone as being in the lead."

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    For various reasons, during an acquisition financed by stock, shares of the two companies involved may not trade at the correct ratios, opening an arbitrage opportunity. How does simple merger arbitrage work and how can you take advantage of it? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical example.

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    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

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    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

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    Mutual funds make up a large portion of America’s retirement funds and investments. Understanding how these funds operate should be a big part of anyone’s financial knowledge. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • The Glencore logo seen in front of the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

    Glencore's $11 billion from its initial public offerings in London and Hong Kong will give the commodity trader considerable firepower for acquisitions and could preface a wave of consolidation in the mining sector, analysts say.

  • Rex Tillerson

    As crude oil hit new a new multi-year high on Thursday, closing above $110 a barrel, Exxon Mobil Chairman Rex Tillerson told CNBC natural has is the fastest-growing conventional fuel and that demand will 60 percent by 2030.