Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul. Aetna's acquisition of Humana would make it the largest provider of Medicare Advantage coverage, with 4.4 million members, a figure that could change depending on...» Read More
Barton Crockett, Director and Senior Media & Entertainment Analyst at Lazard Capital Markets explains why he sees continued margin expansion in Disney's theme parks business. He is positive on Disney's acquisition strategy.
As two big mergers were announced this week — Disney acquiring Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, and PVH set to buy Warnaco in a $2.9 billion deal — one appeared to have a lot more room to run, the CNBC “Fast Money” pros said Wednesday.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, says he feels some of the acquisition prices are getting out of control, but adds he is "salivating" to do another acquisition.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ analyst, discusses how the wireless landscape could change if Softbank acquires 75 percent of Sprint.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on news that Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is in talks to acquire 75 percent of Sprint Nextel, in a deal that could top $12.8 billion.
CNBC's David Faber reports Japan's Softbank is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Sprint Nextel.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a report Softbank is negotiating to buy 75 percent of Sprint Nextel.
Hedge fund heavy weights have been swapping investment ideas at the annual Value Investing Congress. Barry Rosenstein, Jana Partners founder, and CNBC's David Faber, discuss owning Agrium.
Energy-hungry China may not be done yet on the acquisition trail.
The memory of its failed 2005 bid for Unocal still fresh, China's state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. has put lessons learned into practice and "networked strongly" with regulators in Canada and the U.S., smoothing the way for its $15.1 billion all-cash deal to buy Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on GlaxoSmithKline's takeover bid for Human Genome Science.
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.
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.
Was Facebook's board all but left out of the picture in the company's acquisition of Instagram? Spencer Ante, WSJ deputy bureau chief, weighs in on the $1B deal.
Shares of Wells Fargo are down 2 percent today, despite a better than expected earnings report. Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and the housing market.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on Facebook buying photo sharing company, Instagram for $1B, and whether investors should ignore tech stocks or take advantage of the gains.
John Lagerling, Google Android Global Partnerships director, breaks down the competition in the smartphone market and the Fast Money crew weigh in on Facebook's $1billion acquisition of photo sharing network, Instagram.