*Rejects shareholder Vintage Capital's $2.3 bln offer. April 15- Aaron's Inc, a rent-to-own furniture and electronics retailer, rejected a $2.3 billion takeover offer from a major shareholder and instead bought a web-based retail credit financing firm for about $700 million to provide customers with easier payment terms.» Read More
Mad Money's Jim Cramer talks with Peter McCausland, Airgas Inc. CEO, about its success fending off a hostile takeover bid from Air Products, and the company's bright future.
The movement in chip stocks is being overshadowed by the deal news; and oil and copper are up sharply, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan & Sharon Epperson.
Mad Money's Cramer says investors can always fall back on high-yielding dividend stocks that pay you to wait, like Clorox. Discussing the future of the company, now that it turned down Carl Icahn's $80/share bid, with Donald Knauss, Clorox CEO.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald with the options play on rumors billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking a stake in Whirlpool.
Discussing the Akamai takeover rumor by Google and a preview of its earnings, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup. Also a technical look at trading the top of the S&P 500, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research.
KNTV's Scott Budman reports New York's AG filed a $2 billion lawsuit against Bank of New York Mellon; Yahoo's financial information may be sent out to potential buyers; and one person was killed, four other injured in a sightseeing helicopter crash in New York's East River.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Yahoo takeover rumor, and the options play on Morgan Stanley's downgrade, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.
Cramer explains why major themes are an important long-term investment strategy, and revisits a trend on the Street that could help investors secure profits in this market.
Collin Gillis, BGC Partners technology analyst weighs in on RIMM's pop in trading this morning.
The telecom giant strikes back at the Justice Department's plan to kill its takeover of T-Mobile. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on that story and more.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Carl Icahn's bid for the company and its latest earnings numbers.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on Lansdowne Partners dumping Goldman Sachs shares, and a look at a slowdown in Wall Street deal-making, with Donald Drapkin, Casablanca Capital founder and chairman.
CNBC's David Faber reports Clorox's board unanimously rejected Carl Icahn's latest offer, saying it substantially undervalues the company.
CNBC's David Faber has the story on whether the billionaire investor is bluffing when he says there's no question he'll be able to raise $7.8 billion to buy the company.
Analysis of billionaire Carl Ichan's bid for the company and whether the stock has room to run, Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Javier Escalante, Weeden & Company.
CNBC's David Faber with the latest details on the Williams/Southern Union takeover bid.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports International Paper offering $30.60 a share for Temple-Inland.
NBC's Stephanie Gosk has the details on whether News Corp's plan takeover of BSkyB violates anti-monopoly laws.
CNBC's David Faber reports Williams may increase its offer for Southern Union when the board meets this weekend.
Global deal-making fell in June but more tech and retail names are in the pipeline and ripe for acquisitions , with Marshall Sonenshine, Sonenshine Partners chairman/CEO.