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  • March 9- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said it would buy back up to $15 billion of shares and raise its quarterly dividend. Qualcomm will buy back up to $10 billion in the next 12 months, the company said on Monday. Qualcomm said its quarterly dividend would rise to 48 cents per share from 42 cents from March 25.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 9- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook began showing off features of the new Apple Watch on Monday at a presentation in which he is expected to give details of the launch of the product, the first created under his leadership. Shares of Apple were up about 1.4 percent at $128.41. The Apple Pay payment system is now accepted at 700,000 locations, and...

  • SHANGHAI, March 9- China stocks sank on Monday morning amid worries over tighter liquidity as 23 companies are poised to sell shares publicly this week, potentially locking over 3 trillion yuan of capital. "You cannot just look at price-earning ratios; you need to look at growth," said David Dai, Shanghai- based investment director at Nanhai Fund Management Co Ltd..

  • HONG KONG, March 6- Shares in Hanergy Thin Film Power Group fell as much as 9 percent on Friday, a day after the Hong Kong bourse asked the Chinese company about a stock price surge that transformed it into the world's most valuable renewable energy firm. The gain has outstripped the average 13 percent rise in the TRBC index that tracks Chinese renewable energy...

  • AbbVie to buy Pharmacyclics in $21 billion deal Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:13 PM ET

    Drugmaker AbbVie said it will buy Pharmacyclics for about $21 billion to boost its oncology drugs pipeline.

  • NXP-Freescale merger makes 'true powerhouse': CEO Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:52 AM ET

    NXP's acquisition of Freescale shows that semiconductors are a "consolidating industry," NXP CEO Rick Clemmer said.

  • Secrets of Cinnabon's tasty innovations Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:34 PM ET
    Kat Cole

    A key strategy at Cinnabon to finding out what customers like is through social media, Focus Brands' Kat Cole tells CNBC.

  • Wall Street to companies: Get off your cash! Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    CEO spending money

    Wall Street has a message for CEOs: Start spending all that cash, and not on what the activists want.

  • Sterne Agee deal makes us more relevant: Stifel CEO Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:09 AM ET

    Stifel Financial's purchase of Sterne Agee is about becoming more relevant to clients, CEO Ron Kruszewski tells CNBC.

  • Two metals and mining giants in $3.1B merger Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:35 AM ET
    Technicians install solar panels on a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    Metals and mining companies Grupo FerroAtlantica and Globe Specialty Metals have entered an agreement to combine their businesses.

  • A clinical technician holds a syringe and a vial of Allergan Botox, produced by Allergan.

    M&A experts forecast there will be more major pharma deals in 2015 — but the U.K. won’t be a focus and the deals won’t be done for tax reasons.

  • 11M Buffalo Wild Wings sold on Super Sunday Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    A Buffalo Wild Wings location in Detroit.

    That number will help current quarter earnings, but CEO Sally Smith tells CNBC fourth quarter results were held back some by higher chicken costs and higher labor costs.

  • Under Armour CEO is calling out Nike and Adidas Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:42 PM ET
    Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour.

    Under Armour is creating a digital health and fitness community powerhouse, CEO Kevin Plank tells CNBC.

  • BT agrees EE deal, to raise $1.5B via a placing Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:18 AM ET

    BT said it would raise $1.5 billion through a placing of new shares to fund its 12.5 billion pounds ($19 billion) acquisition of EE.

  • Alibaba gains a foothold in the US Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 2:24 PM ET
    Lending Club Founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche (L) teams up with Alibaba Group.

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and California-based LendingClub are teaming up to get more U.S. businesses to buy products from Chinese suppliers.

  • US firms disavow their global reach: Jack Welch Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 8:55 AM ET
    Jack Welch

    U.S. companies no longer want to be associated with big global operations because of the dollar, Jack Welch tells CNBC.

  • AOL to lay off nearly 150, mostly in sales Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong

    In an attempt to reorganize, AOL is expected to announce about 150 layoffs and website consolidation.

  • Why energy M&A hasn't hit critical mass Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    Blair Effron, Centerview Partners, Partner and Co-Founder.

    Valuations for energy companies may not have fallen far enough to spark dealmaking, two analysts tell CNBC.

  • Live near Starbucks? What it does to home values Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 2:28 PM ET
    A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    When a Starbucks location hits a neighborhood, home values rise, according to recent Zillow data.

  • Harley-Davidson earnings fall but edge forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:35 AM ET
    Harley-Davidson riders reveal Project LiveWire, the first electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle, last June in New York.

    Harley-Davidson's earnings slipped as a stronger U.S. dollar hurt the motorcycle maker's bottom line, which still topped analyst expectations.