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  • Tea Time For Starbucks  Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    As many as 2 billion people drink tea every morning but are they as loyal as their coffee-loving counterparts? Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz intends to find out.

  • Diageo's $2.1 Billion Bet on India  Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 10:44 AM ET

    Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo, discusses his company's agreement to acquire 53.4 percent of India's United Spirits. "India is a very attractive market, and we just got the number one player in that market," he says.

  • Positive on Disney's Acquisitions: Analyst  Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 8:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Pros Pick: Disney-Lucasfilm vs. PVH-Warnaco Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Buffett: 'We Buy on an All Equity Basis'  Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    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.

  • No Huddle Offense: Sprint & SoftBank's Deal  Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Softbank in Talks With Sprint  Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ analyst, discusses how the wireless landscape could change if Softbank acquires 75 percent of Sprint.

  • Sprint Shares Soar on Softbank Talks  Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    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.

  • Softbank in Talks to Buy 75% of Sprint Nextel: Report  Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a report Softbank is negotiating to buy 75 percent of Sprint Nextel.

  • Jana Turns up Heat on Agrium  Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:51 PM ET

    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.

  • After Nexen, CNOOC May Target BP's Stake in TNK Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 7:48 PM ET

    Energy-hungry China may not be done yet on the acquisition trail.

  • CNOOC’s Failed Unocal Bid Paved Way for Nexen Deal Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:39 AM ET

    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.

  • Faber Report: GSK's Acquires Human Genome Science  Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on GlaxoSmithKline's takeover bid for Human Genome Science.

  • Google Acquires Motorola Mobility  Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Dennis Woodside is taking over as CEO of Motorola Mobility as Google acquires the company.

  • Faber Report: Eaton Acquiring Cooper  Monday, 21 May 2012 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Eaton Corporation is buying Cooper Industries in a transaction valued at $11.8 billion.

  • Facebook: Trading Day Two  Monday, 21 May 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Sirius Showdown: Malone vs. Mel  Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 2:56 PM ET

    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.

  • Zuckerberg's Hush-Hush Instagram Move  Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 10:44 AM ET

    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.

  • Wells Fargo CFO: The Profit Picture  Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 3:14 PM ET

    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.