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So the Department of Justice today came out and said that calling AT&T-Mobile your beloved service provider may be but a dream. AT&T will no doubt put up a strong fight, what with its five law firms, four banks, and two public relations firms on retainer—not to mention a heavy lobbying presence in Washington. But in the meantime, let’s look at who’s coming away with what.
Two big deals last week — Google’s takeover bid for Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard’s purchase of Autonomy — underscored the growing influence of boutique investment banks. The New York Times reports.
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Citigroup's second-quarter earnings were a "disappointment," as higher expenses offset a better-than-expected rise in revenue, David Trone, the securities industry analyst at JMP Securities, told CNBC Friday.
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Just two days after JP Morgan lent AT&T $20 billion to help cement its plan to purchase Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile unit, JP Morgan is already scheduling meetings with other banks to discuss syndicating the loan, say people familiar with the matter.
Considering the recent gains in the euro, is it time to put that bear costume back in the closet? Not according to Dennis Gartman.
In August banks landed at the bottom of the heap as the worst performing sector of the S&P. How should you play them in September?
Is sideways market a negative sign ahead of the jobs report? Or is it bullish that we're holding gains?
Following a flurry of M&A activity, investors are wondering who's the next takeover candidate. Why one analyst said Yahoo should buy Hulu.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Starbucks and Chipotle popped while Qualcomm and Ebay dropped.
It almost feels like America is on sale considering the sheer volume of deal speculation in the market. With all the wheeling and dealing how should you trade?
The market had every reason to sell-off recently. We had renewed worries about Greece, a higher dollar, and Treasury auctions. So why isn't the damage worse?
Think playing monopoly stocks leads to sacks of profits? Not necessarily. Some companies with ‘no competition' may in fact be overbought.
The government's trash appears to be investors' treasure with AIG as well as Citigroup leading the markets higher. Is the trade fundamental or froth?
What must you know to trade this market? According to the Fast Money traders it's that deal making will be a big driver going forward.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Sina and Greenhill popped while Wendy’s Arby's and Patriot Coal dropped.
America's CEOs are on a major spending spree. They're paying dividends, buying back shares, and most importantly, buying each other.
Deal making is officially back on with three major takeovers announced Monday. Where is the Fast Money finding alpha amid increasing acquisitions?
With a flurry of M&A boosting stocks, Oppenheimer reveals three more companies that could be potential takeover targets.