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  • BRASILIA, April 23- Royal Dutch Shell Plc has taken into account the risks presented by the Petrobras graft scandal to its expanding operations in Brazil and is confident the Brazilian state-run oil company will emerge stronger, Shell's CEO said on Thursday. Van Beurden briefed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for 1-1/ 2 hours on Thursday on his company's...

  • *Exxon Mobil front-runner for Mozambique LNG stake-sources. MILAN/ LONDON/ SINGAPORE, April 16- Anadarko Petroleum is considering selling its multi-billion dollar stake in Mozambique's giant gas reserves, with Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum both showing interest, banking and industry sources said. The world's largest oil firm has been expected to follow...

  • SAO PAULO, April 15- Cosan Ltd, the holding company that controls Brazil's No. 1 sugar and ethanol producer, is looking for opportunities to invest in the country's energy and infrastructure sectors, Chief Financial Officer Marcelo Martins said on Wednesday. An economic downturn and rising borrowing costs in Brazil have forced Cosan to build up cash, which now...

  • Cramer: Boatloads of buyouts coming soon Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    Sohaib Abbasi, CEO, Informatica

    Jim Cramer saw one deal last week that is just getting the pot stirred on Wall Street. Could more LBOs be headed our way?

  • LONDON, April 13- The drop in big oil companies' profits in the past eight months isn't just a function of lower crude prices- it also reflects strategic choices. A Reuters examination of corporate filings by some of the biggest players in the industry, including BP, Shell and France's Total, shows the sensitivity of these companies' earnings to changes in oil prices...

  • Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 5:59 AM ET

    LONDON— The current wave of corporate takeovers and mergers is set to grow, with the appetite for deals among executives hitting a five-year high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices, a global survey found Monday. Already in the first three months of 2015 the value of global mergers and acquisitions hit $888 billion, the highest level for the period in at...

  • LONDON— The current wave of corporate takeovers and mergers is set to grow as the appetite for deals among global executives hits a five-year high in the wake of the strong dollar and low oil prices, a survey found Monday. Already in the first three months of 2015 the value of global mergers and acquisitions hit $888 billion, the highest level for the period in at...

  • Cramer Remix: I fear this financial Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Bank on these banks? “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer warns you which financial stocks to avoid before a big earnings week.

  • Cramer game plan: Getting in on Buffett's top bank Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 6:07 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    In Jim Cramer's game plan for next week, he has an opportunity for investors to grab Warren Buffett's favorite bank stock.

  • Deals this week, the busiest so far this year, were worth $140 billion, lifting year-to-date M&A activity to almost $1 trillion, according to Thomson Reuters data. It worked for Mylan on its offer for Perrigo, BG Group in its takeover by Shell, TNT Express in its $4.3 billion bid from Fedex and Permira Advisers and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its...

  • Prices of the steel-making ingredient for immediate delivery have slumped 60 percent over the past year as demand particularly from China slowed rapidly. A combination of factors brought about the recent capitulation in forward prices, most notably news that China plans to subsidize its iron ore sector to protect its flagging steel industry.

  • Iron ore in fresh crisis as forward prices crumble Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    Prices of the steel-making ingredient for immediate delivery have slumped 60 percent over the past year as demand particularly from China slowed rapidly. A combination of factors brought about the recent capitulation in forward prices, most notably news that China plans to subsidise its iron ore sector to protect its flagging steel industry.

  • Autos help European stocks end higher Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 11:31 AM ET

    European equities closed higher on Thursday as investors reacted to fresh economic data and auto stocks posted strong gains.

  • Are floodgates about to open for Australia M&A? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:38 AM ET

    Shell's takeover bid for BG may be a harbinger of more deals for Australia's resources sector, which has taken a body blow from low commodity prices.

  • Cramer Remix: Playing the Apple downgrade Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:14 PM ET
    Jim Cramer speaks with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook on the 10th Anniversary of Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on how to react to the rare downgrade ahead of the Apple Watch release.

  • Cramer: Instant wealth? The right way to do a deal Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
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    Jim Cramer reviews how one deal can be instant wealth creation or instant wealth destruction.

  • Energy investors, beware ‘the great cram-down’ Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 5:05 PM ET
    A floor hand for Raven Drilling works on an oil rig, drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    After Shell's BG deal, investors might be tempted to chase the next potential energy takeout. Here's why that could be a big mistake.

  • *Mylan jumps after offering to buy Perrigo for about $29 bln. *Alcoa flat in extended trading after results. NEW YORK, April 8- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session with modest gains on Wednesday after minutes from a U.S.

  • NEW YORK, April 8- Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, with European shares hitting eight-year highs on a $70 billion takeover bid by Royal Dutch Shell, but shares pared gains after the largest U.S. crude inventory build since 2001 slammed oil prices. Equity markets briefly sold off after U.S. Energy Information Administration data showed stockpiles of U.S....

  • *Fed minutes indicate rate hike in 2015, but members differ on month. *Mylan jumps after offering to buy Perrigo for about $29 bln. NEW YORK, April 8- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, but trading was volatile following the release of minutes from the U.S.