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Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal of Sandler O'Neill, favors NYSE Euronext's merger with Deutsche Boerse over the hostile offer made by Nasdaq and ICE, he told CNBC Thursday.
Think the dollar's weak now? Upcoming M&A deals sure aren't going to help matters.
This acquisition is significant for its home entertainment strategy, which is focused on driving more digital sales of movies, and speaks to the direction that all the studios will likely be moving.
Applied Materials is paying $4.9 billion in cash to buy Varian because when it comes to making the equipment that makes the chips, Varian does something very technical for clients that Applied Materials no longer does.
Cramer thinks so, especially following a string of deals in the utility industry.
ConAgra's bid for Ralcorp valued the maker of cookies and pasta in the "low-$80s" per share, says a source with knowledge of the discussions. That would have made the premium just north of 25 percent, compared to where the shares were trading, the source noted.
In the wake of the Arch Coal-International Coal deal, the "Fast Money" traders discuss which mining companies could be the next to get bought out.
Warren Buffett tells shareholders that Berkshire Hathaway is currently looking at two potential acquisitions that would be roughly as large as its $9 billion deal, composed entirely of cash, for Lubrizol earlier this month. But underlining his extreme aversion to financing purchases with stock or selling an existing business to raise cash, Buffett says, "We can't do a really big elephant now and we won't stretch."
The "Fast Money" traders highlight U.S. companies benefiting from pricing power that comes with a weak U.S. dollar.
Why the "Mad Money" host thinks this wireless communications play could prove profitable.
In his 31 years of investing, the "Mad Money" host said he's never seen so many opportunities.
Bowing to criticism from the financial press, from short-sellers and others, the Nasdaq has quietly filed with the SEC to change the way reverse mergers are listed—Chinese or otherwise.
Citigroup plans to hire more than 500 bankers and traders over the next two years to strengthen its securities business and make up the ground lost to its rivals during the financial crisis.
The tussle between the exchanges is a question about what model is going to compete most successfully in an increasingly global marketplace. The New York Times reports.
If stocks could attend William and Kate's wedding, Cramer thinks these names would be on the list.
Two-plus months into the war waged over the New York Stock Exchange, and the participants are gearing up for a key battle: what to call it.
CNBC's David Faber has details on the NYSE Euronext board's unanimous decision to reject Nasdaq & ICE's acquisition offer.
NYSE Euronext Chairman Duncan Niderauer again blasted Nasdaq's and Intercontinental Exchange's newest offer for the stock exchange company Wednesday.
The sweetened bid from Nasdaq OMX Group and the IntercontinentalExchange for NYSE Euronext is even better than it looked when the group announced their $3.8 billion in "committed" financing earlier this week. In reality, Nasdaq assembled a total of $5.1 billion, which includes an additional cushion to pay for the Big Board's debt.
Intel chips will be in tablet computers and smartphones later this year, CEO Paul Otellini told CNBC Wednesday.