CNOOC's planned $15 billion takeover of Canadian oil producer Nexen shows the Chinese Communist government will not stand in the way of state enterprises' ambitions, paving the way for similar deals in future, experts told CNBC on Tuesday.
The memory of its failed 2005 bid for Unocal still fresh, China's state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. has put lessons learned into practice and "networked strongly" with regulators in Canada and the U.S., smoothing the way for its $15.1 billion all-cash deal to buy Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc.
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CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
As head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Leech oversees one of Canada's largest pension funds, but he's also run a number of the country's top corporations.
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The FMHR traders discuss their thoughts on Chesapeake Energy. The stock is down 21% year-to-date. Also, Dennis Gartman, The Garman Letter, weighs in on the Spanish bond auction tomorrow and how it could impact oil futures and the U.S. dollar.
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Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on what investors need to watch in the natural gas space. He also says the trend shows signs the Canadian dollar will rally versus the euro. With the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli says Canadian jobs data reported the fourth best number in thirty years at 82,300 and makes an exciting announcement for his "Nat. Gas Challenge" this upcoming Monday.
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While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside.
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Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.