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Discussing the latest bailout efforts for Greece, with Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners, and whether the markets are starting a merger boom, with David Simon, Twin Securities.
A new wave of deal making will continue despite a slowdown in merger and acquisition-related activity in June, UBS said on Wednesday, adding investors should be sanguine about the weakness in the second quarter and simply acknowledge that there will be dips in what it says are still strong figures.
The plodding US economy had one significant bright spot in the first half of the year—a bustling mergers and acquisitions market that stands a good chance of continuing through the second half.
CNBC's David Faber discusses why banks are taking a beating and the battle for Southern Union.
These mergers would just make sense, the "Mad Money" host said.
Options activity on Friday was wildly bullish in Southwestern Energy, which was the subject of takeover talk last week. More than 26,000 calls changed hands versus less than 2,800 puts. Chevron is seen as a suitor.
The CEE Stock Exchange Group, consisting of the Vienna, Budapest, Ljubljana and Prague stock markets, is interested in buying more stock exchanges in the region, Michael Buhl, CEO of the CEE Stock Exchange Group, told CNBC.com in an interview.
Check out Cramer's interview with Michael Mendes, CEO of Diamond Foods.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said Citigroup is "definitely on the right track" and praised Chief Executive Vikram Pandit for "rehabilitating that bank and having it go back to where it should have been a long time ago."
Global M&A is up 42% and the real growth story is coming from developed markets and not emerging markets, says Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters.
Low levels of leverage, the availability of bank capital and improving business confidence should presage a renewed surge in corporate mergers and acquisitions, according to an equity strategist at HSBC.
Unusual options activity says a lot about reports suggesting Tyco International could be bought out, options trader JJ Kinahan said.
Global M&A deals are on the rise, up 24% so far this year. Which sectors will lead the dealmaking? Cary Kochman, UBS global head of M&A weighs in on what's driving the momentum and China's role in the marketplace.
Forget Skype. The "Mad Money" host thinks Microsoft should have bought this company.
The Fast Money traders and Donald Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management, weigh in on the Microsoft/Skype deal and what it means for the company long-term.
Discussing the landmark, $8.5 billion Microsoft/Skype deal, with Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO; Tony Bates, Skype CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Insight on the deal, with Heather Bellini, ISI Group senior managing director.
CNBC's David Faber has the details on Microsoft's largest acquisition.
Discussing the merger of drug manufacturers Alkermes and Elan with Richard Pops, Alkermes chairman & CEO.