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In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research founder, discusses whether the smartphone maker will likely find a buyer and how much the company is actually worth.
Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.
James Woolery, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman, have the latest corporate buzz on pending M&A action and the outlook on the market.
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, discusses how he launched and grew his company "from zero to billion" while remaining private.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest Dell twist from Round Rock, TX. Another vote will be held next Wednesday to see if Michael Dell's proposal to take the company private at $13.65 a share will be voted through.
Dell delayed a vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to take the company private. Shares are up more than 2 percent on the news. Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.
Greek workers are on strike today, rallying in front of the parliament, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. How are concerns in Europe impacting investment strategies? With David Bailin, Citi Private Bank. Bailin shares his top plays in hedge funds, real estate and private equity.
The SEC has lifted a decade-old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and start-ups. John Frankel of ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.
CNBC's Kate Kelly talks with Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder & CEO, about his thoughts on how the SEC's decision to lift a ban on ads by hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms will attract new investors
Jonathan Gray of the Blackstone Group discusses how his group is profiting from global real estate investments and how to play the housing sector now.
Investors in David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Management's offshore gold fund were down 11.8 percent in June, bringing their year-to-date losses in the fund to 20 percent.
"I have a BlackBerry and I have an iPhone," said Tom Barrack of Colony Capital, and "as much as I want the BlackBerry to win, I'm just magnetically being drawn more and more to the iPhone.
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.
Bob Davis, Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity and protecting Internet information. "The small company has to be smart," he added. Davis also reveals what he looks for before investing in the next new startup.
As Seibu's largest shareholder, Cerberus recommended former US Vice President Dan Quayle and 6 others to become directors at the Japanese company. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.
Hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors is bracing for about $3.5 billion in redemptions, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term.
Nepoch Capital, a new private equity firm founded by the son of a former member of China's politburo, has launched the first 'princeling' fundraising since the new government took power vowing to clamp down on cronyism and nepotism.
At car dealers across the United States, loans to subprime borrowers are surging — up 18 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, to 6.6 million borrowers. And it's the Federal Reserve that's made it all possible.