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  • Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises chairman, discusses his tender offer for CVR Energy, and now holds 69% of the company's shares. Icahn also weighs in on whether Amylin Pharma should be sold, and reveals his thoughts on RIMM, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Groupon's Accounting Mess     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    "This company reported a $15 million operating profit and it has now moved to a $15 million operating loss," says Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, who discusses what Groupon has to do in order to restore its credibility and build confidence with Wall Street investors.

  • Michael Kneeland, United Rentals president & CEO, discusses how the downturn in the economy is benefiting his company because large construction firms are renting tools and equipment instead of buying them.

  • Kellogg to Buy P&G's Pringles     Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Share of Kellogg soaring on its deal to buy Pringles from P&G. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details.

  • China Set to Buy Stake in Thames Water Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:18 PM ET
    London Bridge

    A Chinese sovereign wealth fund is poised to buy a stake in the water network that serves London, in what would be the fund’s first acquisition in the UK following investment talks with British politicians. The Financial Times reports.

  • What's Behind Kodak's Bankruptcy?     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 5:51 PM ET

    Greg Abella, Investment Partners Group, and Kodak shareholder, discusses EK's bankruptcy filling, and the possibility of shareholder litigation.

  • RIMM Spikes on Takeover Talks     Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    A rare up day for Research in Motion on reports, Amazon, Microsoft, and Nokia have considered bidding on the company. Scott Sutherland, Wedbush Securities weighs in on the news surrounding the company.

  • AT&T Will Not Acquire T-Mobile     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 4:57 PM ET

    AT&T has pulled out of their bid to buy T-Mobile from Deutsche Telecom and will take a $4B charge for doing so, with Walter Piecyk, BTIG telecom analyst.

  • Evercore Downgrades Yahoo     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 12:14 PM ET

    Fast Money trader Steve Grasso discusses the underperforming airline sector. Also, Evercore has downgraded Yahoo despite a possible acquisition for the company, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst.

  • Drilling for Profits     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    John Schiller, Energy XXI chairman & CEO, discusses Wednesday's lease sale for spots in the Gulf of Mexico and whether his company will continue to acquire of properties in the future.

  • Apple to Buy Flash Company?     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 5:22 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on Microsoft, as its estimates and price targets are slashed; and discussing Apple's potential acquisition of private flash storage company, Anobit Tech, for $450M, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group.

  • Ichan Goes Hostile on Commercial Metals     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn discusses why he has taken his takeover bid directly to CMC shareholders, and the difference between this bid and his takeover attempt of Clorox. Icahn also weighs in on a possible Navistar/Oshkosh merger, the presidential election, and the U.S. economy.

  • Helen of Troy on Fire     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    Shares of HELE are up after the company announces plans to acquire P&G's Pur, with Jason Gere, RBC household products analyst.

  • Not-So Obvious Takeover Targets     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 2:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on stocks that are under the radar takeover targets.

  • Richard Leupen, CEO, UGL Group says the acquisition of property services firm DTZ adds capabilities in the UK, Singapore and China markets.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines     Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 7:26 PM ET

    WNBC's Melissa Russo reports on AMR filing for Chapter 11 reorganization; AT&T pulls it's application to acquire T-Mobile; Transocean, the world's largest offshore rig fleet says it can't upgrade its rigs and the stock promptly fell to a seven year low; and Facebook settled charges from the FTC that it duped users about keeping information private.

  • Icahn: Will He or Won't He?     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the rally in shares of U.S. Steel, and Carl Icahn's offer to acquire Commercial Metals for $15 per share.

  • Best Buy Bets on Mobile     Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    Best Buy is shaking things up today, acquiring its British partner's stake of their US mobile phone joint venture for $1.3 billion, with Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan, and John Carney, CNBC.com.

  • Cramer & Herb Face-Off Over Diamond Foods     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    Debating whether or not Diamond Foods' Pringles acquisition would be a good addition to the company, with CNBC's Jim Cramer & Herb Greenberg.

  • Will Alibaba Buy Yahoo?     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Alibaba CEO, Jack Ma is "very interested" in buying Yahoo.