• M&A Hits Decade Low, but Goldman Sees Upside Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    The level of merger and acquisition activity (M&A) has fallen to its lowest since 2004, according to a new report, but Goldman Sachs says confidence is returning to the M&A market.

  • Level of M&A Activity Is 'Frustrating': Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    Gregg Lemkau, co-head of global mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs, says the low level of M&A activity is "frustrating" as all the usual drivers are there and explains what's holding investors back.

  • Dell Considers Fortified Offer From Icahn Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Dell's special board committee said it welcomes the new proposal from the billionaire investor, who has lined up $5.2 billion to back up his bid for a leveraged recapitalization.

  • Europe's Odd Antitrust Case Against the Banks Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    EU antitrust regulators announced that 13 of the largest banks had violated EU antitrust regulations in connection with their credit derivatives businesses.

  • What Options Activity Revealed About Onyx     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    Fast Money trader Jon Najarian takes a look at some unusual activity in shares of Onyx Pharmaceuticals. And a play on the biotechnolgy space, with the FMHR crew.

  • Paid Via Card, Workers Feel Sting of Fees Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    Natalie Gunshannon, who is suing the franchise owners of the McDonald's she worked for when they refused to deposit her pay directly into her checking account, with her daughter.

    As companies issue payroll cards, a growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday. As the New York Times reports, to get their wages, they must first pay a fee.

  • Onyx Rejects Amgen's Takeover Bid     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Onyx is essentially putting itself up for sale to the highest bidder, reports CNBC's David Faber, although it did reject an unsolicited bid from Amgen because the board believed it undervalued the company.

  • Tribune to Buy 19 TV Stations for $2.73 Billion Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:50 AM ET
    Chicago Tribune

    Tribune said it would acquire Local TV Holdings, which owns 19 television stations, for $2.73 billion in cash.

  • For Stocks, Last 6 Months Could Be Tough to Match Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    The stock market just had its best first half of the year since 1998. Now what?

  • Greece and its international lenders resume talks on Monday to unlock 8.1 billion euros ($10.5 billion) of rescue loans after a two-week break during which the government almost collapsed.

  • Onyx Pharma Rejects Buyout Offer From Amgen Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc on Sunday confirmed it had rejected an offer from Amgen Inc.

  • Cramer: Ready to Fall Back in Love with Gold? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Patterns in the charts suggest gold could bottom out. Very soon.

  • The Week Ahead: Happy 4th of July     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. A fashion show in Paris and a short week for Independence Day.

  • Will Second-Half Growth Justify Stock Market Gains? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 12:34 PM ET

    Economists are divided on whether growth will really accelerate in the second half or just chug along at a 2 percent rate for the next six months.

  • Billionaire Baron: Geithner Sees 5-Year Fed Exit Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Ron Baron

    Buy-and-hold billionaire Ron Baron told CNBC that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said at an event he attended that the Fed's exit strategy would take about five years.

  • Bidding War Breaks Out Over This Iconic Building Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    The Empire State Building

    One of New York City's largest landlords, Thor Equities, has offered more than $2.1 billion in cash to buy the Empire State Building, the real estate firm's broker said.

  • Boss Held in China—Yeah, That's Going Hollywood? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 10:42 AM ET
    Chip Starnes

    There was a lot of drama this week, from the CEO held hostage in China by his workers (yeah, that's gotta be a movie) to the Fed upending the market like a desperate housewife.

  • German Banks an Accident Waiting to Happen: Expert Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 5:48 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    Germany's banking system is one of the worst in the world, according to Paul Gambles, managing partner at advisory firm MBMG International, who told CNBC that Deutsche Bank is over-leveraged and is an accident waiting to happen.

  • Signs of M&A Comeback in the USA?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters, and Amanda Levin, Mergermarket editor of the Americas, debate whether to expect a turnaround in dealmaking for the second half of the year.

  • Obama Has Short List of Bernanke Successors Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 8:44 PM ET
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.

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