• Snap out of it! Budget debates are a real risk Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    The problem with the debt/budget debates are that markets are not pricing in any problems. Volatility is low. Put prices are low. Complacency is everywhere when warning signs should be flashing.

  • EBay to juice PayPal with $800 million acquisition Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    EBay said it would buy payment platform Braintree for about $800 million in cash to add to its PayPal business.

  • Ackman strikes again? Air Products looks for new CEO Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Nearly two months after activist investor Bill Ackman took a $2.2 billion stake in Air Products, the company is searching for a new CEO.

  • Barclays to ax wealth management in 130 countries Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Barclays will stop offering wealth management services in about 130 countries by 2016 and cut jobs

  • Top stock picker likes these 2 retailers because ... Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    The American consumer remains "pretty strong" and that's why Saira Malik—head of global equity research for TIAA-CREF—said she favors two retailers.

  • Household wealth up $1.3 trillion on home prices Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    U.S. household net worth grew on higher home prices and stock market gains, the Federal Reserve said, in a hopeful sign for the nation's economy.

  • Cramer: Feds are after this bank like Jimmy Hoffa Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    The government is after JP Morgan in a way that we haven't seen since Jimmy Hoffa, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

  • Stryker to buy Mako Surgical for $1.65 billion Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Stryker will buy smaller peer Mako Surgical for about $1.65 billion to gain access to Mako's technology for robot-assisted orthopedic surgery.

  • Europe’s banks face $95 billion funding shortfall Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 6:54 AM ET
    Canary Wharf, London

    Europe's largest banks will need to find an extra $95 billion of capital to comply with the tough rules due to be implemented in 2019, according to the banking regulator.

  • David Rubenstein, Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, discusses what a merger between AMAT and Tokyo Electron would mean for their rivals.

  • Mark Okada, Co-Founder & CIO at Highland Capital Management, explains why a defensive stance makes more sense at this moment.

  • AMAT-Tokyo Electron: Clash of cultures     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:06 PM ET

    David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, said that although there are some risks associated with merging two companies from two different corporate cultures, the move is probably the right one.

  • AMAT, Tokyo Electron deal a vote of confidence in Japan? Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 1:02 AM ET
    Gary Dickerson, chief executive officer of Applied Materials., right, shakes hands with Tetsuro Higashi, chairman of Tokyo Electron Ltd., during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

    A merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is a vote of confidence in Japan as it steps up its efforts to revive its fortunes, analysts say.

  • We're confident deal will be approved: AMAT Chairman Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 9:45 PM ET
    Applied Materials Exec Chairman Mike Splinter

    Executive chairman of Applied Materials told CNBC that he was confident that its merger with Tokyo Electron would not face any regulatory hurdles.

  • Why SkyBridge Capital is bullish on Singapore     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Live from the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Singapore, Anthony Scaramucci, Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital explains why he likes Singapore and why he does not expect a taper anytime soon.

  • Iran icebreaker set at UN     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Federal prosecutors are asking SAC Capital for $2 billion to settle criminal insider trading charges, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani did not shake hands at the UN General Assembly today.

  • SAC lawyers discuss settling insider trading case Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    Lawyers for the hedge fund SAC Capital and prosecutors met to discuss a potential settlement of the case.

  • BlackBerry: Take it of leave it?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:15 PM ET

    Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital, said BlackBerry shareholders "should take their money and run" yesterday after news of Fairfax Financial offering $9 per share to take the company private. Larry Fishelson, Dynalink, and Kevin Stadtler, Stadtler Capital, debate the trade for the once smartphone giant.

  • Prosecutors propose settlement for SAC     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Fed prosecutors allegedly proposed settling the insider trading case with SAC Capital for $1.5-2 billion. SAC lawyers are expected to submit a counter offer in coming weeks.

  • Carnival's troubled cruise ships sink its profit Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    The Carnival Breeze

    Carnival, the world's largest cruise line operator, saw profits sink 30 percent after mishaps on its Triumph, Dream and Legend ships.

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