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CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. A name change for the paper will be in store.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post's newspaper publishing business for $250 million.
It was a tough July for hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital Management lost 2.2 percent during the month, according to its latest performance update.
Since Mayer took over the helm at the tech giant, the company has made almost two dozen acquisitions. The Squawk on the Street" team debate whether her strategy is working.
August is traditionally unkind to markets, but trends suggest that this time might actually be different.
The battle over Herbalife intensified as George Soros has taken a large long position in the nutritional supplements maker, according to sources.
António Horta-Osório, CEO of Lloyds Banking Group, said he aims to start paying out up to 70 percent of the bank's earnings in dividends within three years.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
George Clooney is getting a little heated about hedge funds. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest on his newest target, Dan Loeb.
Just when you thought hedge fund smackdowns couldn't get any uglier, they get...prettier! Actor George Clooney has stepped into the ring, accusing Dan Loeb of trying to scare Hollywood.
According to a report, Charter and Cox Communications may be in store for a major cable merger. And Chris Marangi, Gabelli Funds, provides insight on why he likes Comcast and thinks Time Warner will do well.
Consolidation chatter in the cable industry has stocks on the move. Charter shares were up more than 4 percent on a report there are "discussions" between Charter and Cox.
The cable space could be getting smaller, reports CNBC's David Faber with the latest details on discussions between Charter Communication and Cox Communications.
The deal Michael Dell has been pushing for has officially been approved.
Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?
Dell's special committee has reached an agreement with the buyout group led by CEO Michael Dell to purchase the company for $13.75 per share.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is suing Dell to prevent it from changing crucial details of a buyout offer from founder Michael Dell that Icahn stridently opposes.
Dieter Wemmer, CFO of Europe's largest insurance company, Allianz, talks to CNBC about why the company is so cautious on its guidance.
As the Friday deadline approaches, Michael Dell and the Dell board remain in talks and there is progress on the buyout of the computer maker, sources say.
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Jefferies is backing a former SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.
Hedge funds that bet on corporate events have long been industry darlings; clients remain bullish despite July losses.
Wall Street banks may appear to be offering higher salaries to junior employees, but the increase may not be as generous as it looks.