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Following a flurry of merger deals, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross explains that more takeovers are likely.
With the recent surge in major mergers and acquisitions, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday that "this is the year of the deal."
U.S. stock index futures shaved some losses Thursday after a better-than-expected jobless claims report and a batch of M&A announcements, but a disappointing reading on the European economy put a damper on gains.
H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.
The outlines of a new industry are emerging as a few crowdfunding startups find ways to raise money for Main Street-type businesses that typically wouldn't interest private investors.
Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company known for Spam and other deli meats said Thursday it's buying Skippy.
Stocks ended near session lows Wednesday, as negotiations to avert the looming "fiscal cliff" turned sour after Speaker John Boehner said the House of Representatives will pass a budget proposal that President Barack Obama had already threatened to veto.
After high food inflation sapped demand for Cheerios and other General Mills foods in 2012, CEO Ken Powell told CNBC on Tuesday he's expecting a pick up in sales volumes next year.
Ken Powell, chairman & CEO of General Mills, discusses how higher tax rates could affect his business, and explains what's behind the firm's better-than-expected earnings.
U.S. stock index futures rose Wednesday, after major indexes touched two-month highs in the previous session, amid ongoing optimism that lawmakers in Washington would soon seal a deal to avert falling off the "fiscal cliff."
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
General Mills reported quarterly earnings Wednesday that beat analysts' expectations.
An early Santa rally could carry into year end, if Congress does not trip up and drag the U.S. economy over the fiscal cliff.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer tells what you should watch this week.
Where are employees most satisfied in their jobs? Beer tasters at Sam Adams? Photographers at Playboy? Shoppers for Saks? Mickey at Disneyland? No, Facebook.
Find out what Wall Street pros had to say about retailers in this CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
Find out what Wall Street analysts had to say about Apple, Samsung, Lowe’s and Patterson in this CNBC.com StockBlog Roundup.
There are 38 companies in the S&P 500 index that have not moved more than 2 percent positive or negative year-to-date.
Find out what Wall Street analysts were saying about Allstate, Western Union, and dividend payers like General Mills and McDonald’s in this week’s CNBC.com StockBlog Roundup.
In a story about athletes and corporate endorsements, The Associated Press erroneously described an endorsement by Gabrielle Douglas, the Olympic gymnast. Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife.