*RenaissanceRe to buy Platinum for $1.9 bln. NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with major indexes hitting fresh records on the back of multiple merger deals and hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action. "The carry-over effect from China, taken with the fact that the U.S. is pretty healthy, and you have a market with a bias to...» Read More
The government is grounding a merger between American and U.S Airways. CNBC's Phil Lebeau has the latest details.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the unexpected news that the Department of Justice is posing a threat to the merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Ray Neidl, Nexa Capital, and Bob Crandall, former Chairman/CEO of AMR Corp.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest news in air and auto industry.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest on news of the DOJ grounding plans against a merger between U.S Airways and AMR Corporation. Seth Kaplin, Airline Weekly, weighs in.
After the U.S. filed an anti-trust lawsuit to block an American Airlines, US Airways merger, one airline expert suggests the move may have helped prevent a big price hike.
Robin Bienenstock, senior analyst for European and Latin American telecommunications at Sanford C Bernstein, says Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's bid for KPN is all about Germany.
The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.
Dell's special committee has reached an agreement with the buyout group led by CEO Michael Dell to purchase the company for $13.75 per share.
The deal Michael Dell has been pushing for has officially been approved.
Sick of high U.S. corporate taxes? Here's how some companies are slashing their tax bill by 10%, 20%—or more.
Management consulting firm Accenture is in talks to acquire rival Booz & Co., The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Community Health Systems announced it would buy Health Management Associates in a deal valued at approximately $7.6 billion, including about $3.7 billion in debt.
The combined Publicis Omnicom, if approved, would allow the companies to negotiate better terms in a fast growing digital ad market, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Maurice Levy, Publicis Groupe chairman and CEO, and John Wren, Omnicom Group president and CEO, discuss the "emotional aspects" and financial advantages of united the global ad agencies.
PPG Industries will sell its majority stake in lens supplier Transitions Optical to Essilor International for about $1.73 billion in cash.
Saks agreed to sell itself to Hudson's Bay Co., the Canadian parent of Lord & Taylor, for about $2.4 billion in a deal that will bring luxury to more North American locales.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin catches up with Liberty Media's John Malone, at a conference in Sun Valley, ID. Malone is pushing for cable industries to consolidate. "Comcast is big enough to be okay, but Time Warner Cable and other companies like Charter, need to merge" says Malone. Media analyst Amy Yong, Macquarie Research, weighs in.
Liberty Media Chairman John Malone is pushing for major consolidation in the cable industry, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Japan's Softbank received the final approval it needed from U.S. regulators for its $21.6 billion bid to take control of No. 3 US wireless provider Sprint Nextel.
Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters, and Amanda Levin, Mergermarket editor of the Americas, debate whether to expect a turnaround in dealmaking for the second half of the year.