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CNBC's David Faber breaks down the details on Walgreen's $6.7 billion acquisition of Alliance Boots, making it the largest buyer of pharmaceuticals in the world.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on where the rally is headed next; Microsoft's new tablet; JC Penney's executive shuffle; and Walgreen's deal to buy Alliance Boots for $6.7 billion in cash.
"We are going to be the largest buyer of prescription drugs," says Gregory Wasson, Walgreen CEO, with Stefano Pessina, Alliance Boots executive chairman, discussing Walgreen's $6.7 billion deal to buy a 45 percent stake in Alliance Boots with an option to buy the rest of the company.
The Marriott empire continues to grow with the acquisition of Gaylord Hotel brands. Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO, and Colin Reed, Gaylord Entertainment CEO, discuss the deal and the outlook on summer travel and the U.S. economy.
A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including a look at G7 leaders meeting to discuss Europe's growing debt crisis and Starbucks' $100 million acquisition of a bread company.
Gregory Maffei, Liberty Media president and CEO, discusses his company's chase for Sirius XM Radio and explains why he is petitioning the FCC to reconsider its application to take control of the satellite radio company.
How could Facebook's potential buyout of browser company "Opera" impact the company? David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners co-CIO and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss their take on solutions to Facebook's fallout.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports shares of Norway-based software company, Opera Software, are soaring on news Facebook might buy the company for its mobile phone technology.
CNBC's David Faber reports Dennis Woodside is taking over as CEO of Motorola Mobility as Google acquires the company.
CNBC's David Faber reports Eaton Corporation is buying Cooper Industries in a transaction valued at $11.8 billion.
Will Facebook's shares trade below its IPO price of $38? Darren Chervitz, Jacob Internet Fund research director, and Dick Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO, weigh in the future of the social networking company and discuss Yahoo's impending deal with Alibaba.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Coty's next step, after withdrawing its offer to acquire Avon.
Liberty Media's John Malone is making an effort to take control of Sirius XM Radio, and the company's boss Mel Karmazin is trying to prevent it. CNBC's David Faber reports on the details.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan breaks down some of Warren Buffett's investments in the stock market, with John Reese, Validea Capital Management.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the details of Intuit's major acquisition of Demandforce and discusses the lawsuit between Samsung and Apple.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Facebook's Q1 earnings, adding that the company's $1B acquisition of Instagram breaks down to $300M in cash and 23 million shares in common stock.
CNBC's David Faber reports Nestle is buying Pfizer's baby food business for $11.85B.
A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, including an alleged bribery scandal involving Wal-Mart and its Mexican stores, and Pfizer selling its infant nutrition business to Nestles for $11.9B, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg negotiated the $1 billion Instagram deal alone before consulting his board of directors. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Jonathan Macey, Yale University law professor, weigh in.
Mark Thierer, SXC Health Solutions CEO, says the combination of SXC Health Solutions and Catalyst is "extremely compelling."