President Barack Obama’s push to deter U.S. firms from buying foreign companies for tax purposes will make several deals less attractive.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Walgreen's chief, who said he was "proud of our Illinois heritage," is considering a deal that would move its HQ to Switzerland in a bid to cut taxes.
Investor support for large acquisitions and a desire to trump rivals in consolidating markets have led CEOs to strike big transactions in 2014.
If Bob Olstein is right, the climate for takeovers is just beginning to heat up.
CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer dig into upgrades for Medtronic from multiple analysts after the company announced it was buying Covidien.
If anyone hates high taxes, it’s Jim Cramer. And he’s always looking for new ways to do something about them.
U.S. stocks wavered on Monday on strife in Iraq.
Shire has hired investment bank Citi as an adviser following a wave of deals in the healthcare sector.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Medtronic announced it will buy Covidien for $42.9 billion. Barbara Ryan of FTI Consulting, discusses consolidation in the medical industry.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to Medtronic's announcement it will buy Covidien, and also discusses the consolidation trends in medical device companies.
Medtronic's $43 billion Covidien deal may signal future medical-device company mergers.
Medtronic is buying Covidien in a $42.9 billion agreement that could increase concerns about the rush of U.S. companies striking deals to cut their tax bills.
Bill George, Harvard business professor and former Medtronic CEO, shares his thoughts on Medtronic's $43 billion deal to buy the medical device maker for $93.22 per share.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest detail on the deal as consolidation in the health care industry continues.
JPMorgan Chase's Mike Weinstein gives his top health care picks to buy right now, in light of recent weakness in the sector.
When shares of a good company fall swiftly, Cramer looks to see if the pullback presents opportunity.
Shagun Chadha shares her top pick among medical appliance companies and gives other sector names she likes as well.