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  • M&A set to surge following Vodafone’s bumper deal Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Simple steps to avoid hit from growing bank fees Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    Banks' laundry lists of fees are growing, with the average account carrying 30 different potential charges. But avoiding them is still relatively easy.

  • The firepower is there for M&A: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Busy Tuesday for M&A  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    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.

  • Microsoft & Nokia: Will it work?  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    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.

  • Making bank on Verizon & Vodafone deal  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    Consolidation in the telecom world may make for some big paydays; CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story.

  • SAC's family office scenario  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    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.

  • SAC Capital explores conversion into family office Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    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.

  • What the two big M&As demonstrate  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    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".

  • Deal with Microsoft sends Nokia higher  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital Group assesses Nokia's $7 billion dollar deal with Microsoft.

  • Why Nokia deal gets Finland's approval  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    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".

  • How good really Is the Microsoft/Nokia deal?  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Nokia surges on deal with Microsoft  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:47 AM ET

    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 ignites candle deal  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Jarden is trading higher after agreeing to buy Yankee Candle. Martin Franklin, executive chairman of Jarden, discusses the $1.75 billion acquisition.

  • Microsoft to buy Nokia's handset business  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Microsoft is buying Nokia's handset business for more than $7 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt has an update on the deal.

  • Pork war: China may not get US bacon after all Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:36 AM ET
    Farmland's hickory smoked bacon. Farmland is a brand owned by Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.

  • Verizon CEO on the megadeal  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Cramer's phone deals  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer takes a look at deals between Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft and Nokia.

  • Yankee Candle acquired in a $1.75 billion deal Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Jarden agreed to buy Yankee Candle for about $1.75 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments.

  • Bank of America gets out of the China bank business Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:01 AM ET
    Bank of America in Times Square, New York.

    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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