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  • Turning Trash into Cash     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    Discussing how the California-based waste company is cleaning up, with Ronald Mittelstaedt, Waste Connections chairman/CEO.

  • HP Trying to Become Big Blue?     Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    Debating whether Hewlett-Packard's PC biz spin off and Autonomy acquisition will position it to become the next IBM, with Crawford Del Prete, IDC executive vice president.

  • First Niagara Branches Out     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    Discussing the risks and rewards of acquiring HSBC branches, with John Koelmel, First Niagara president/CEO.

  • Hedge Fund Dumps GS Shares     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 12:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Lansdowne Partners dumping Goldman Sachs shares, and a look at a slowdown in Wall Street deal-making, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital founder and chairman.

  • Will Bank of America Sell Merrill Lynch? Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 4:21 PM ET
    Bank of America flag

    Bank of America may need to consider selling Merrill Lynch.

  • Hulu Talks to Sell 'Very Preliminary' Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
    hulu.com

    Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Times reported today that "Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu," a number of sources very close to the negotiations tell me that all talks are "very preliminary" and it is "impossible to characterize anyone as being in the lead."

  • Merger Arbitrage: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    For various reasons, during an acquisition financed by stock, shares of the two companies involved may not trade at the correct ratios, opening an arbitrage opportunity. How does simple merger arbitrage work and how can you take advantage of it? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical example.

  • When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

  • Equity Acquisitions: CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

  • Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs): CNBC Explains Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    Mutual funds make up a large portion of America’s retirement funds and investments. Understanding how these funds operate should be a big part of anyone’s financial knowledge. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • Aqua America's 125th Anniversary     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    Year-to-year, shares are up 25% for the water utility company. Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America chairman/CEO with an outlook for growth.

  • Faber Report: Avis Drops Bid for DTG     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Avis ditches its bid for Dollar Thrifty, not wanting to compete with Hertz.

  • Activists Take Aim     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    Activist shareholders are on the hunt for value stocks, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Faber Report: Activism on the Rise     Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports corporate raider, Carl Icahn seeks four board seat on Forest Labs.

  • Will Glencore's IPO Spark a Merger War? Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:37 AM ET
    The Glencore logo seen in front of the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

    Glencore's $11 billion from its initial public offerings in London and Hong Kong will give the commodity trader considerable firepower for acquisitions and could preface a wave of consolidation in the mining sector, analysts say.

  • As Oil Spikes, Exxon Sees Growth in Natural Gas Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 5:26 PM ET
    Rex Tillerson

    As crude oil hit new a new multi-year high on Thursday, closing above $110 a barrel, Exxon Mobil Chairman Rex Tillerson told CNBC natural has is the fastest-growing conventional fuel and that demand will 60 percent by 2030.