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  • NEW YORK, April 12- Hillary Clinton's campaign rollout on social media set Twitter abuzz as she likely hoped, but part of the discussion quickly veered away from the candidate herself to her new logo, and it got a hearty "thumbs down." The blocky blue "H" with a horizontal red arrow running through it looked like a road sign pointing to a hospital, some said; it looked too...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Hillary Clinton's campaign rollout on social media set Twitter abuzz as she likely hoped, but part of the discussion quickly veered away from the candidate herself to her new logo, and it got a hearty "thumbs down." The blocky blue "H" with a horizontal red arrow running through it looked like a road sign pointing to a hospital, some said; it looked too...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Stock picks: Why analysts see upside in transports Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    It's been a rocky road for transports. But for those willing to ride out the volatility, there are good buying opportunities.

  • *Julius Baer touches record high on bid speculation. PARIS, April 8- European energy shares outperformed other sectors on Wednesday after Royal Dutch Shell's $70 billion bid for BG sparked a rally. Royal Dutch Shell fell 5.3 percent, reflecting the premium it is paying for BG.

  • Fintech joins in on global M&A spree Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Handshake M&A mergers

    The merger and acquisition climate in Europe got a little hotter on Wednesday with yet more dealmaking in the technology sector

  • *Greek PM Tsipras in Moscow. LONDON, April 8- Global stocks remained upbeat on Wednesday as a $70 billion mega-deal in the European oil and gas sector stoked the merger and acquisition fever that has gripped investors this week. Shares in BG Group rose as much as 42 percent in early trade after Royal Dutch Shell agreed to pay that amount for its smaller rival, making...

  • *Sky rallies after sources say Vivendi mulling takeover. PARIS, April 8- European shares rose in early trading on Wednesday, led by a rally in energy stocks after Royal Dutch Shell agreed to buy BG Group for 47 billion pounds in the first oil super-merger in a decade. Shares in BG jumped 39 percent, while Tullow Oil soared 10 percent, BP gained 4 percent, Repsol added 1.8...

  • Cramer Remix: Get a steal on this steel stock Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Choose the strongest of the group. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer wants you to know now’s the time to drive into this stock.

  • Cramer: FedEx deal signals huge trend is coming Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    A FedEx cargo plane at the company's distribution hub at Los Angeles International Airport.

    Jim Cramer thinks the FedEx acquisition could signal a big opportunistic trend that could sweep the U.S.

  • Cramer approves FedEx-TNT Express deal   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET
    Cramer approves FedEx-TNT Express deal

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer is calling the FedEx-TNT Express deal "transformative" and says it's bullish for Europe, and he thinks it's the beginning of a trend of companies making moves based on profits, not tax gimmicks.

  • FedEx and Viacom are big market movers Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. FedEx Corp., up $4.49 to $171.16. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will pay $560 million for a nearly 10 percent stake in the maker of coating systems.

  • Transports break down   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 5:15 PM ET
    Transports break down

    FedEx will acquire TNT Express for about $4.8 billion, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • PLANO, Texas— Liberty Mutual Insurance expects to have 5,000 employees working at its new campus in the Dallas suburb of Plano by the end of 2017.. The nation's third-largest insurer told employees Tuesday about the new campus, the Dallas Morning News reported. Liberty Mutual vice president John Cusolito said that while the company's headquarters will stay in...

  • *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. "If the move is gradual it shouldn't impact stocks too much, as companies will have a chance to hedge against the impact, but a sharp rise will have an impact," said Tony Roth, chief investment officer at Wilmington Trust in Wilmington, Delaware.

  • *Strength in U.S. dollar seen a concern for profits. *European shares ended sharply higher on potential M&A. NEW YORK, April 7- The U.S. dollar rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday, resuming a recent upward trend and weighing on Wall Street stocks as investors fretted the currency's strength would hurt multinational corporate profits.

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

    U.S. stocks closed mildly lower as investors eyed continued gains in oil and the dollar ahead of the unofficial start of earnings season on Wednesday.

  • Goldman's top picks Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:11 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Brian Sullivan and Dom Chu will list the top 40 cheapest stock picks from Goldman Sachs.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains on deal news; biotechs jump Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, adding to recent gains, after deal news including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer suggested companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 2.7 percent to $171.17 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8 billion.