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  • NEW YORK, June 3- American Securities LLC is in advanced talks to acquire specialty chemicals company Emerald Performance Materials LLC from private equity peer Sun Capital Partners Inc for more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • Can Buffett's Dairy Queen make it in Manhattan? Friday, 30 May 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    As Dairy Queen opens its first location in Manhattan, we put it up against a big-city favorite for a blind taste test.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta will begin serving a two-year prison term on June 17 after a U.S. federal appeals court rejected his bid to stay free while he appeals his insider trading conviction.

  • Ex-AIG chief Greenberg loses bid to end New York lawsuit Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK, May 28- A New York state judge has rejected a request by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former American International Group Inc chief executive officer, to dismiss a long-running civil lawsuit by the state's attorney general.

  • Lightning Round: 3D Systems, Morgan Stanley & More Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • For Warren Buffett, philanthropy's a family affair Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Doris Buffett, right, with her brother, billionaire Warren Buffett in a June, 2009 photo.

    Through her Sunshine Lady Foundation, Doris Buffett answers requests for help to Warren Buffett.

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 27- The new boss of South Africa's Adcock Ingram announced an overhaul of the struggling drugmaker to allow its different businesses to operate more independently in a bid to make them more nimble and increase accountability.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Far be it from us to offer tips to Warren Buffett, the most celebrated stock picker of his age, but here goes:.

  • For activist investors, a wide reporting window Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 9:05 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    How was it possible that Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital had become Allergan's largest shareholder without anyone knowing? The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has a double life- as a cartoon character. In his " Secret Millionaires Club," an animated series online and on television, Buffett teaches a group of kids about financial literacy and entrepreneurship.

  • Guess which big investors bet on Verizon Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    Big-name investors took on new stakes of telecommunications giant Verizon in the latest round of 13-F filings.

  • Here’s why we’re getting together: AT&T, DirecTV Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    A long-held desire to get ahead of key business trends drove a $48.5 billion dollar deal under which AT&T will acquire DirecTV, the firms told CNBC.

  • May 18- AT&T Inc plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge as customers consume more video on their mobile devices.

  • AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 8:04 PM ET
    A DirecTV technician puts on a helmet before installing new satellite TV service at an apartment building in Lynwood, Calif., May 5, 2014.

    AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy top U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in a bid for growth beyond a competitive cellular market.

  • May 18- AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, the top U.S. satellite TV operator, in a bid for growth beyond an increasingly competitive cellular market. AT&T said it is offering $95 per DirecTV share in a combination of stock and cash, a 10 percent premium over Friday's closing price of $86.18.

  • NEW YORK, May 17- AT&T is close to announcing that it will buy the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, according to people familiar with the matter, in the second potentially transformative deal to jolt the U.S. television industry this year.

  • NEW YORK May 17- AT&T is close to announcing that it will buy the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, according to people familiar with the matter, in the second potentially transformative deal to jolt the U.S. television industry this year.

  • *J.C. Penney, Nordstrom soar a day after results. NEW YORK, May 16- U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday in a late-day rebound as small-cap names edged up after recent weakness and consumer discretionary shares advanced.

  • *J.C. Penney soars in premarket after results. *Verizon shares up in premarket on Berkshire stake. In a sign of increased investor caution, the CBOE volatility index had its biggest one-day bounce in a little over a month on Thursday, and the spread between the spot VIX and the 3- month VIX at one point tightened to its smallest since April 15.

  • Early movers: VZ, JCP, BA, WWE & more Friday, 16 May 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.