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2013’s surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the U.S.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.
Ajay Sunder, senior director of Asia Pacific Telecoms at Frost & Sullivan, explains why the new deal between Sprint and Softbank is "definitely better" for Sprint.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing and he still thinks Japan is a buy.
Japan's SoftBank said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel to raise its offer for the U.S. wireless operator to $21.6 billion.
Softbank is hoping its $20 billion bid for Sprint will be approved by the it's shareholders. But since U.S. satellite TV company Dish made a higher counteroffer, things have been looking increasingly unclear. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda reports.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, who made a $1 billion bet against the stock, told CNBC he remains convinced "Herbalife is a pyramid scheme," despite Carl Icahn stake.
Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.
Anheuser-Bush InBev changed terms of its proposed $20.1 billion acquisition of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo in an attempt to get the deal past regulators.
Time Warner is in preliminary talks to sell some of its magazine assets to Meredith Corporation.
The $16.7 billion Comcast is paying General Electric for the remainder of NBCUniversal looks reasonable, says one analyst, but he sees little reason to change his "neutral" rating on the cable company's shares.
The Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena and the Dutch lender SNS Reaal have one thing in common with the UK's Royal Bank of Scotland and Belgium's Fortis. They all bought a part of the Dutch bank ABN AMRO in 2007 and suffered from the capital strain and losses caused by that acquisition.
With the help of the private equity firm Silver Lake and Microsoft, Michael S. Dell, the founder and chief executive, is buying back his computer company. And that is cause for concern.
Irish airline Aer Lingus said on Wednesday an attempt by Ryanair to buy the company was likely to fail, and pointed to a jump in profits last year as proof it could flourish on its own.
Some of ALU's systems are superior to Cisco and shares can be had cheap. So why not?
It's the battle of the beers in the Super Bowl team hometowns. And dreams do come true, Jimmy: A land where beer is cheaper than water!