Mergers and Acquisitions Acquisitions

  • Faber Report: Eaton Acquiring Cooper

    CNBC's David Faber reports Eaton Corporation is buying Cooper Industries in a transaction valued at $11.8 billion.

  • Facebook: Trading Day Two

    Will Facebook's shares trade below its IPO price of $38? Darren Chervitz, Jacob Internet Fund research director, and Dick Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO, weigh in the future of the social networking company and discuss Yahoo's impending deal with Alibaba.

  • Sirius Showdown: Malone vs. Mel

    Liberty Media's John Malone is making an effort to take control of Sirius XM Radio, and the company's boss Mel Karmazin is trying to prevent it. CNBC's David Faber reports on the details.

  • Zuckerberg's Hush-Hush Instagram Move

    Was Facebook's board all but left out of the picture in the company's acquisition of Instagram? Spencer Ante, WSJ deputy bureau chief, weighs in on the $1B deal.

  • Wells Fargo CFO: The Profit Picture

    Shares of Wells Fargo are down 2 percent today, despite a better than expected earnings report. Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and the housing market.

  • Cramer: Facebook's $1B Acquisition is 'Nutty'

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on Facebook buying photo sharing company, Instagram for $1B, and whether investors should ignore tech stocks or take advantage of the gains.

  • Trading the Android Ecosystem

    John Lagerling, Google Android Global Partnerships director, breaks down the competition in the smartphone market and the Fast Money crew weigh in on Facebook's $1billion acquisition of photo sharing network, Instagram.

  • Snap! Facebook Acquires Instagram

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has details on Facebook's $1billion cash and stock acquisition of photo-sharing app, Instagram.

  • 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.