The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development, an official with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said Wednesday. BP PLC submitted the largest number of high bids, winning 27 of the 81 tracts that sold.» Read More
Japanese mobile carrier Softbank's bid for Sprint was approved by US Federal Communications Commission last week, clearing the way for the firm to create a foothold in the US market. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda has more.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the update on whether a serious bid is out there to buy Hostess Brands.
CNBC'S Kate Kelly reports Bank of America is selling its non-U.S. wealth management unit and has asked possible suitors to put bids in this week.
The newly approved rescue plan for Greece is a "super-TARP," similar to the United States bailout package during the financial crisis, Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNBC Thursday.