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  • ConAgra Bid for Ralcorp in 'Low $80s' Not Hostile Monday, 2 May 2011 | 2:17 PM ET

    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.

  • Top Traders: 2 Likely Mining Takeover Targets Monday, 2 May 2011 | 1:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Buffett Shareholders Meeting 2011: No Elephants Now

    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."

  • Halftime: Top 7 Plays on the Weak Dollar Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders highlight U.S. companies benefiting from pricing power that comes with a weak U.S. dollar.

  • Cramer: Don't Count This Underdog Out Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Nasdaq Getting Tough on Chinese Reverse Mergers Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    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.

  • Behind the Scenes, Two Very Different Plans for NYSE Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 11:58 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    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.

  • Royal Wedding Guest List: What Stocks Get An Invite? Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:08 PM ET

    If stocks could attend William and Kate's wedding, Cramer thinks these names would be on the list.

  • What's in a Name? Plenty, if It's the NYSE Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 12:34 PM ET

    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.

  • NYSE Raffirms Rejection of Nasdaq Bid     Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has details on the NYSE Euronext board's unanimous decision to reject Nasdaq & ICE's acquisition offer.

  • NYSE Euronext CEO Criticizes New Bid by Nasdaq-ICE Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 5:03 PM ET
    Traders at the New York Stock Exchange

    NYSE Euronext  Chairman Duncan Niderauer again blasted Nasdaq's and Intercontinental Exchange's newest offer for the stock exchange company Wednesday.

  • Nasdaq Stuffs Its Pockets for NYSE Battle Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 3:03 PM ET
    NASDAQ

    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 in Tablets, Smartphones This Year: CEO Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:58 AM ET
    Intel CEO Paul Otellini

    Intel chips will be in tablet computers and smartphones later this year, CEO Paul Otellini told CNBC  Wednesday.

  • Disasters and M&A Shaped Mining in First Quarter Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 3:06 AM ET

    The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.

  • Lilly To Keep Buying Companies As Patents Expire Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    Eli Lilly

    Eli Lilly will continue to buy biopharma and animal health companies in order to grow after patents on some of its best-selling drugs expire, its chief executive said Thursday.

  • Cramer's View of the Market Is Now 'Grim' Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 7:07 PM ET

    These two headwinds ended the "Mad Money" host's 18 months of bullishness.

  • Halftime: 4 Stocks 'Fast' Traders Are Watching Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    As stocks shaved gains ahead of earnings on Monday, the "Fast Money" traders had their eyes on these four names.

  • BP Navigates Russia Inc On Rosneft Deal Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
    BP sign

    BP will launch a final attempt this week to salvage a proposed alliance with Rosneft, the Russian state oil group, and intends to seek Russian government approval to buy out its billionaire partners in TNK-BP or do so in tandem with Rosneft.

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