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  • One argument for selling the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Fans celebrate after the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    Sitting atop LA's shaky sports scene, the Stanley Cup champs may never fetch a higher price for their corporate owners.

  • SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.

  • SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    SanDisk is buying Fusion-io for $1.1 billion. Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk co-founder, president & CEO, discusses the growing demand for enterprise storage.

  • Medical M&A: Who's next?  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    Medtronic announced it will buy Covidien for $42.9 billion. Barbara Ryan of FTI Consulting, discusses consolidation in the medical industry.

  • Medtronic to buy Covidien  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to Medtronic's announcement it will buy Covidien, and also discusses the consolidation trends in medical device companies.

  • PCLN global expertise to help OPEN?  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses if Priceline's purchase of OpenTable makes sense. Swisher says Priceline wants to expand and OpenTable will help them grow globally. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • PCLN will help OPEN expand internationally: Pro  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Mark May, Citigroup, explains why he likes Priceline's announced acquisition of OpenTable for $2.6 billion. May says "from a valuation standpoint, it is very reasonable."

  • Behind the Merck-Idenix deal  Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Merck is buying Idenix Pharmaceuticals for $3.85 billion in a deal that has already been approved by the boards of both companies, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • SPAC on track to write 'blank check'  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Company chairman and CEO, discusses the launch of his publicly traded special purpose acquisition corporation, formed for the purpose of making acquisition.

  • Sprint, T-Mobile deal not official yet  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    A quick rundown of the action going on in the telecom industry, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan. The big question is whether regulators will agree with a merger for T-Mobile and Sprint.

  • Sprint, T-Mobile & the state of US broadband  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, discuss the potential deal between Sprint and T-Mobile and what it means for the state of broadband in the U.S. Blodget says both companies are at a tremendous disadvantage and need the scale to compete.

  • Andreessen on Apple  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on Apple's future after Steve Jobs and the acquisition of Beats. Jimmy Iovine is one of the best entrepreneurs of our time, says Andreessen.

  • Fight for Hillshire  Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    Pilgrim's Pride is sweetening its takeover offer for Hillshire Brands. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the "insane" bidding for Hillshire.

  • Music the right battle for Apple?  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Liz Gannes, Re/code senior editor, discuss what Jimmy Iovine brings to Apple and if music is really that important to the tech giant's future.

  • Apple all about option value: Pro  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior research analyst, discusses what the Beats deal means for Apple and if this was the best decision for the tech giant to invest its capital.

  • "Squawk Box" host Andrew Ross Sorkin has the latest details on Pilgrim's Pride's bid for Hillshire Brands.

  • Carlson sells TGI Fridays, reportedly for $800M Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    T.G.I.Fridays.

    The sale of the 49-year-old restaurant chain is expected to close in July. TGI Fridays employs over 70,000 people globally.

  • Google in talks to buy Twitch  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    YouTube is reportedly ready to make its largest acquisition ever. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight to the potential deal.

  • AstraZeneca Chair: Shareholders, 'vote me away' Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    As AstraZeneca's shares slid following its rejection of Pfizer's new bid, the company's chairman said he was "reasonably confident" it was the right decision.

  • Apple-Beats 'huge culture clash': Strategist  Friday, 9 May 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Max Wolff, Citizen V.C. chief economist; Yukari Kane, author of "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs"; and David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management.