The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America.» Read More
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Stocks ended mixed with the Dow snapping an eight-day winning streak as weak tech earnings weighed on the market. But hopes for a possible resolution to the political unrest in Egypt lifted equities off their intraday lows.
There are some things that should not be measured by numbers on a spread sheet. I know there will be several hundred millions of dollars of synergies. I know the competition around the world is ferocious and trading every conceivable derivative is necessary and expensive. But where is our spine?
Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.
The acquisition by merger of the New York Stock Exchange by Deutsche Borse is bad news for the U.S. economy. However, short of antitrust, the U.S. government is in no position to stop it, and antitrust concerns can be resolved without blocking the merger.
Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.
Stocks were set to open lower Thursday as a batch of weak earnings reports overshadowed the stronger-than-expected weekly jobless claims news.
Cisco's steep after hours decline can't help but spill into Thursday morning trading.
An idea making the rounds that the New York Stock Exchange could change its name and strip it from its historic building at Broad and Wall once it is merged into Deutsche Boerse is just wrong, a source familiar with the situation said.
The "Mad Money" host explains why these takeovers are happening and what it suggests about the market.
Merger talks between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse follow a series of trans-Atlantic exchange hookups and beg the question of when one of the new exchange super powers will reach across the Pacific to become truly global with a big Asian partner.
The planned purchase by the German Deutsche Boerse of the NYSE Euronext fits in with Rep. Ron Paul’s support of globalization and free markets, the congressman told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks pared their losses in the final minutes of trading to end mixed Wednesday, with the Dow finishing higher for an eighth-straight session.
Even before the Deutsche Boerse and New York Stock Exchange-Euronext officially announced that talks between them were in "advanced stages," there were whispers of what other deals might be in the works.
NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Borse are days away from finalizing a merger under which Deutsche Borse would exchange its shares for NYSE shares at an implied premium of roughly 10 percent, according to people close to the deal.
Stocks were under pressure Wednesday, led by energy, as investors took in some profits a day after the market closed at fresh 2-1/2 year highs.
Stocks turned lower Wednesday, led by energy, as investors raked in profits a day after the market closed at fresh 2-1/2 year highs.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s first appearance before the House of Representatives since the Republicans took control.
Stocks finished higher Tuesday with the Dow up for a seventh-consecutive session, after investors shrugged off a handful of mixed earnings reports and China's latest interest rate hike.
Stocks climbed Tuesday, putting the Dow on track for its seventh-consecutive gain, after investors shrugged off China's interest rate hike for the second time in just over a month and a handful of disappointing earnings reports.
NEW YORK, Dec 11- Citigroup Inc named Duncan Hennes, a co-founder of bank advisory firm Promontory Financial Group and a former CEO of Soros Fund Management, to its board of directors on Wednesday.
Dec 11- British bus and rail operator FirstGroup Plc has received a letter from one of its biggest shareholders, urging the company to sell its U.S. businesses in order to pay down debt, the Financial Times reported.
Bruce Wrobel, who until recently ran Blackstone Group's Sithe Global Power unit, has died.