• 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.

  • Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, tells CNBC the Nokia deal is incremental to the group's transformation to focus on devices and services and to the Windows phone ecosystem.

  • Microsoft's CEO, Steve Ballmer says Microsoft plans to build on and "accelerate" the Nokia Lumia momentum and highlights that Finland will become the "hub and centre" for the group's phone R&D.

  • Microsoft following Apple's lead?     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ilkka Rauvola, analyst at Danske Bank Markets, comments on Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile handset division and what it implies for both groups.

  • Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone, tells CNBC that the large size of the deal with Verizon allows them to return 71 percent to shareholders.

  • Vittorio Colao, chief executive officer of Vodafone Group

    Vodafone's priority following the $130 billion sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless will be to use the cash pile for accelerating investment in its own wireless networks.

  • Verizon, Vodafone seal $130 billion wireless deal Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 12:05 PM ET

    Verizon agreed to buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion, capping its effort to win control of the most profitable U.S. mobile provider.

  • More action needed to end 'too big to fail' Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    More needs to be done to combat the banking sector's "too big to fail" problem, which still poses a risk to global finance and the economy, according to the Financial Stability Board.

  • The end of Asia's credit cycle     Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    Paul Schulte, CEO of Schulte Research International explains why the end of Asia's credit cycle will translate into overvalued currencies and overvalued asset prices.

  • JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley in record loan for Verizon Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 5:19 PM ET

    Verizon reached a $130 billion deal to buy out the 45% stake in Verizon Wireless it does not already own from Vodafone Group.

  • For investors, no need to duck, just diversify Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    Although markets and economies around the world face much short-term instability, it can still be a good time to invest in stocks, a strategist says. The NYT reports.

  • Verizon nears $130 billion wireless deal: Report Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    Verizon is near a $130 billion deal to buy out the stake in Verizon Wireless it doesn't already own, sources said.

  • Vodafone investors split on best use of windfall Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    Top investors in Vodafone are set to clash over what it should do with perhaps as much as $130 billion in proceeds from the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.

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