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  • A pedestrian walks past a Sports Authority Inc. store in New York, U.S., on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Sports Authority, once the biggest sporting-goods chain in the U.S., is preparing to file for bankruptcy.

    Details emerged about Sports Authority's plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which could start as soon as Tuesday evening.

  • Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer quickly gives his opinion on caller favorite stocks, including these two groups caught in the crosshairs of Washington.

  • Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer thinks the debt associated with these stocks makes them completely untouchable.

  • Chart down

    Private equity is disappointing analysts, buying fewer companies and making less exits.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • Steve Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    If the GOP presidential race came down to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says he would go with Trump.

  • Steve Schwarzman at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says likening China's slowdown to the 2008 financial crisis is an overreaction.

  • Workers connect drill bits and drill collars, used to extract natural petroleum, on Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas.

    U.S. stock futures were plummeting this morning, as U.S. oil prices sank another 3 percent and traded below $28 per barrel, hitting lows not seen since September 2003.

  • Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including this propane company.

  • Pedestrians pass in front of a Bank of America branch in New York City.

    Banks trading beneath tangible book value could become targeted by activist investors.

  • LONDON, Jan 7- Blackstone Group is planning to bring its multi-manager hedge fund platform Senfina Advisors to Britain, three sources with direct knowledge of the move told Reuters. The platform, which allows investors to access a number of underlying hedge fund managers, was launched in the United States in 2014 and had almost $2 billion in assets under...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- Mutual funds pitched to retail investors as hedge funds for the everyman promise to shield them from market gyrations, but many in 2015 proved just as exposed to market risks as their plain-vanilla counterparts. Last year, 64 alternative mutual funds were liquidated or merged into other funds, compared with 40 funds that were weeded out in 2014,...

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

  • With close to 40,000 deals announced thus far in 2015, the M&A volume rose 40.8 percent over last year to the record level, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data, as some of the world's biggest companies pursued their matches. As a result, investment banking fees from completed M&A deals globally increased 5 percent year-to-date to $24.5 billion,...

  • MUMBAI, Dec 16- U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has bought a minority stake in India's IBS Software for $170 million from General Atlantic and other shareholders. No details were provided on the size of the stake but Amit Dixit, senior managing director and co-head of private equity at Blackstone, India, told Reuters the stake was "significant".

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

  • VANCOUVER/ TORONTO Dec 14- Private equity and pension funds may provide the next wave of funding to the slumping mining sector through metal streaming deals as dedicated funding sources struggle to raise their own cash, industry sources said. But the bumper deal-making year has reduced the coffers of dedicated stream funders like Silver Wheaton Corp, which...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • The three-year Thanksgiving week winning streak on Wall Street remains in play. The stock market will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving Day, and open for just a half day on Friday.

  • Nov 23- General Electric Co said on Monday it would sell its $5.9 billion portfolio of UK home loans to an investment consortium led by Blackstone Group LP, as it exits its UK mortgage business. The deal is part of GE's plan to divest assets worth about $200 billion of its finance arm, GE Capital, as it moves away from finance and focuses on manufacturing industrial...