Takeover Bids


  • Roche Makes $5.7B Bid for Illumina     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:21 PM ET

    Keith Moore, MKM Partners, discusses how to play Roche's hostile bid for gene sequencer, Illumin, saying ILMN is likely to fight the takeover. Also an update on SanDisk's earnings, with the Fast Money crew.

  • Finerman's Fine Print: Roche Hostility     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:18 PM ET

    Fast Money trader Karen Finerman explains what's behind Roche's tender offer for Illumina; and the best way to play the biotech takeout trend.

  • No Huddle Offense: A 'Sucker's Play'     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why trading stocks like Research in Motion and Yahoo on takeover rumors and not fundamentals, runs the risk of multiple earnings cuts.

  • Is Netflix a Takeover Target?     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Is Netflix a possible takeover candidate by Yahoo? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money traders, weigh in on the rumor, and the possible play on the stocks, and options activity. Also a paid to wait options strategy on Yahoo, with Pete Najarian, Fast Money trader.

  • RIMM Spikes on Takeover Talks     Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    A rare up day for Research in Motion on reports, Amazon, Microsoft, and Nokia have considered bidding on the company. Scott Sutherland, Wedbush Securities weighs in on the news surrounding the company.

  • RIMM Turns Down Takeover Overtures     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 5:28 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on possible suitors for RIM, including, Amazon. Also, the play on Jefferies, as shares surge more than 20% on better-than-expected earnings.

  • Is Best Buy a 'Buy'?     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    A preview of Best Buy's earnings, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott retail analyst, and how to trade it.

  • Finerman's Fine Print: MLM Gets Hostile     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    Fast Money trader, Karen Finerman takes a closer look at the hostile takeover attempt by Martin Marietta Materials for Vulcan Materials.

  • Cloud-Computing Wars     Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 5:48 PM ET

    How to trade the cloud-computing space, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders.

  • Talbots Shares Pop on Takeover Bid     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:37 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on a takeover bid of $3 per share for Talbots by private equity firm, Sycamore Partners.

  • Ichan Goes Hostile on Commercial Metals     Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn discusses why he has taken his takeover bid directly to CMC shareholders, and the difference between this bid and his takeover attempt of Clorox. Icahn also weighs in on a possible Navistar/Oshkosh merger, the presidential election, and the U.S. economy.

  • Not-So Obvious Takeover Targets     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 2:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on stocks that are under the radar takeover targets.

  • Is Dollar Thrifty a Bargain Buy?     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 2:15 PM ET

    Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners, discusses his view on Dollar Thrifty.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: Airgas Victory Lap     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Tech, Oil & Copper on the Move     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    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.

  • Can Investors Clean-up with Clorox?     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    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.

  • Options Action: Whirlpool     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:46 PM ET

    Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald with the options play on rumors billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking a stake in Whirlpool.

  • Google Earnings & Trading the S&P     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:36 PM ET

    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.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines     Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 7:24 PM ET

    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.

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