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  • Private equity firms scramble to hire young bankers Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:29 AM ET
    Businessman giving money

    They are only in their 20s, but some Wall Street bankers are the most sought-after around, with lucrative pay packages dangling before them.

  • China's aging population has this sector booming Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:23 PM ET

    Investors are rushing into China's booming healthcare business as the country prepares to cater to hundreds of millions of elderly patients.

  • Feb 10- KKR& Co LP on Tuesday reported an 89 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, much steeper than expected, becoming the latest alternative asset manager to report lower earnings because of plunging oil prices. Peer Apollo Global Management LLC said last week its fourth-quarter profit fell by 79 percent. Adding to its woes was U.S. oil and gas producer Samson...

  • Feb 10- Blackstone Group LP's PGI Specialty Materials Inc, which makes materials that are used in products ranging from diapers to disinfectant wipes, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. The company's customers include Procter& Gamble Co, Kimberly-Clark Corp and Cardinal Health Inc.. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup,...

  • Blackstone-owned PGI Specialty Materials files for IPO Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:27 AM ET

    Feb 10- PGI Specialty Materials Inc, owned by Blackstone Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Jefferies and Goldman Sachs& Co are among the underwriters for the IPO, the company said in a preliminary prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.

  • Lightning Round: Take the money and run on this! Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 7:14 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Big money looking for smart plays on energy Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    Oil gas Russia

    Hedge and private equity funds are worked up about the energy opportunity—and investors are starting to listen.

  • LONDON, Feb 4- Europe's commercial property market sizzled last year, as demand for real estate in Paris, buoyant second-tier British and German markets and strong private equity interest in Ireland and Spain sent deals to their highest level since the financial crisis. "Political and economic uncertainty in France deterred investors in 2012 and 2013,...

  • Feb 2- Food distributor Sysco Corp said it would sell 11 distribution centers run by takeover target US Foods Inc to Performance Food Group to satisfy antitrust concerns. Sysco's $3.5 billion offer for US Foods is awaiting approval from the Federal Trade Commission as the deal would combine the two largest U.S. food distributors. Sysco and US Foods are the only...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- Food distributor Sysco Corp and its biggest rival, US Foods Inc, have offered to sell a smaller competitor 11 facilities in order to convince skeptical antitrust regulators to approve their $3.5 billion merger, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The deal, proposed in December 2013, is seen as problematic because Sysco and US Foods are...

  • Lightning Round: Need to listen to me & break up Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:36 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Cramer Remix: Don't bet against this stock Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:17 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer reveals which company’s worth banking on.

  • *Q4 ENI of $1.25 per share vs Street view of 92 cents. Jan 29- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, said on Thursday it had reduced its exposure to oil prices and was eyeing new opportunities in the energy sector as it reported a 6 percent decline in fourth-quarter profit. Blackstone shares were flat in afternoon trading in New York at...

  • Blackstone 4th-quarter earnings drop 6 percent Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    Blackstone reported a 6 percent decline in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as its real estate funds appreciated less than they did a year ago.

  • UPDATE 1-Blackstone 4th-quarter earnings drop 6 percent Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    Jan 29- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, reported a 6 percent decline in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as its real estate funds appreciated less than they did a year ago. Economic net income, a metric of profitability that takes into account the mark-to-market valuation of its portfolio, fell to $1.45 billion in the...

  • US stock-index futures add to gains after claims Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the Alibaba Group IPO opening.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a mostly higher open on Thursday ahead of a major day of earnings from Wall Street's biggest tech firms.

  • Early movers: MCD, F, DOW, BABA, COH & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 6:13 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: FXC, EWZ, M, TLT

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, is raising its first energy-focused credit fund, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest sign that private equity firms are seeing investment opportunities among distressed energy assets. GSO Capital Partners LP, Blackstone's credit investment arm, has...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 26- Dalian Wanda Group, China's biggest commercial real estate conglomerate, said on Monday it is investing $1 billion in a prime property development close to Sydney Harbor, its second large investment in Australia. Australia was the third top destination for Chinese property investment after the United States and Britain in the first eleven...