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Following the confirmation of Vodafone's $130 billion-deal with Verizon on Monday, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is set to boom according to an upcoming report.
Banks' laundry lists of fees are growing, with the average account carrying 30 different potential charges. But avoiding them is still relatively easy.
Richard Lloyd Owen, head of M&A services at Deloitte, tells CNBC that the exciting M&A deals in the last few weeks may be a good omen for the sector.
Microsoft is buying Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion, and Verizon will pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the company, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus, and CNBC's Dominic Chu, weigh in.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Microsoft's $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices unit. And Gene Urcan, Cappello Capital; and Carol Roth, "The Entrepreneur Equation" author, debate the financial implications of the merger.
Consolidation in the telecom world may make for some big paydays; CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story.
After charges of insider trading were filed in July, investors began pulling money out of SAC Capital. CNBC's Kate Kelly shares how the firm is looking to stay afloat.
In recent months, SAC's portfolio managers have been talking in earnest, both with management and among themselves, about how converting to a so-called family office would work.
Lothar Mentel, CIO of Paradigm Group at Tatton Investment Management, says that the two big M&As announced on Monday and Tuesday show that cash is "finally getting spent".
Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital Group assesses Nokia's $7 billion dollar deal with Microsoft.
Alex Stubb, Finland's minister for European Affairs and foreign trade, says Nokia is part of Finland's "DNA" and that the deal proposed is "actually quite good".
Ian Fogg, head of mobile analysis at IHS Electronics and Media, says the Microsoft deal with Nokia will give the U.S. giant the opportunity to innovate more quickly, but highlights the "enormous" challenges ahead for Nokia.
Former HP chairman & CEO, weighs in on Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's handset business and how it may impact the PC giant's cellphone business. "Not sure if it's a great strategy going forward but it's logical" she says.
Jarden is trading higher after agreeing to buy Yankee Candle. Martin Franklin, executive chairman of Jarden, discusses the $1.75 billion acquisition.
Microsoft is buying Nokia's handset business for more than $7 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt has an update on the deal.
Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.
Verizon's agreement to purchase longtime partner Vodafone's 45 percent of the company is the third-largest acquisition deal of all time. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam discusses details of the cash-and-stock buyout.
CNBC's Jim Cramer takes a look at deals between Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft and Nokia.
Jarden agreed to buy Yankee Candle for about $1.75 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments.
Bank of America launched on Tuesday an up to $1.5 billion share offering in China Construction Bank, in a bid to shore up its own balance sheet.
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