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  • Futures Turn Higher After Housing News Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    Futures shaved most of their earlier losses Thursday following a handful of economic data, but still indicated a lower open on the heels of heightened fears that the Greek debt crisis will deteriorate further and ahead of a handful of U.S. economic news.

  • Merger Arbitrage: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    For various reasons, during an acquisition financed by stock, shares of the two companies involved may not trade at the correct ratios, opening an arbitrage opportunity. How does simple merger arbitrage work and how can you take advantage of it? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical example.

  • When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

  • Equity Acquisitions: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

  • Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs): CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Mutual funds make up a large portion of America’s retirement funds and investments. Understanding how these funds operate should be a big part of anyone’s financial knowledge. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • Internet Bubble Started in China, West Follows: Expert Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 4:11 AM ET
    LinkedIn

    With the recent spate of high valuations and IPOs the warnings of another tech bubble have been rife. But the distinction between technology companies and internet companies is crucial when discussing the issue, one expert said.

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower; Dow Skids 1.5% Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 4:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday as the dollar jumped following worries over the exacerbating Greek debt situation and after a handful of dismal economic news.

  • Stocks Fall 1% Amid Greece Fears; Pandora Up Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 11:51 AM ET

    Stocks remained under pressure Wednesday, led by banks, following a handful of weaker-than-expected economic news and amid worries over renewed concerns over the Greek debt situation.

  • Futures Fall Further After Economic News Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 8:36 AM ET

    Futures added to losses Wednesday following a weaker-than-expected Empire state manufacturing survey and amid worries over a new aid for Greece resurfaced after the euro zone finance ministers failed to forge a deal.

  • 3 Mergers Cramer Would Like to See Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 6:54 PM ET

    These mergers would just make sense, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Dow Ends Above 12,000 Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks slipped slightly from session highs but still closed broadly higher Tuesday, led by gains in the energy sector, following a handful of economic news that helped boost market confidence.

  • Stocks Poised to Close Higher, Led by Energy Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

    Stocks pointed to a higher close Tuesday after a handful of economic data helped boost market confidence and after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said failure to raise debt ceiling could result in severe market disruption.

  • Billion Dollar-Plus Tech IPOs in the Works Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:28 PM ET

    There are a number of smaller technology initial public offering currently in the pipeline including the online radio company Pandora, and may price at or above the top of its upward-revise range of $10 to $12 Tuesday after the bell when they make an official decision.

  • Stocks Gain Sharply, Dow Climbs Above 12,000 Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    Stocks rallied over 1 percent Tuesday following a handful of economic data that helped boost investor confidence and after China's robust industrial production report.

  • Avis Ditches Dollar Thrifty, Buys Avis Europe Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:00 AM ET
    Avis auto rental kiosk

    It’s over. The on-again, off-again battle between Hertz and Avis to buy Dollar Thrifty has effectively ended, given Avis' decision to spend a billion dollars in cash to buy Avis Europe.

  • Futures Extend Gains After Economic News Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures added to previous gains Tuesday after retail sales fell less than expected in May and producer price index climbed.

  • Goldman Intern Had Link to Libyan Fund Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 12:08 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs gave a paid internship to a top Libyan official’s relative while the bank was carrying out lossmaking trades on behalf of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, the Financial Times has learnt.

  • Stocks Close Mixed; Dow Still Below 12,000 Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.

  • Futures Edge Higher After Six Down Weeks Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.

  • Online Sales Tax Battle Looms in US Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:39 AM ET

    Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.

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