Bill Ackman reiterated his support for nationalized mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, during an appearance Wednesday at the Delivering Alpha conference.
Ketchup maker Heinz has apologized for having QR codes on some German ketchup bottles connect customers to a porn site.
H.J. Heinz said Berkshire Hathaway bought an additional 5.4 percent stake, making it the majority shareholder in the ketchup company.
The acquisition of Ann Taylor parent Ann Inc. could spur activity among other apparel retailers, Jefferies analyst Randal Konik said.
Using image recognition technology, this app lets consumers point their smartphone at a product and gain a wealth of additional information.
The current wave of takeovers and mergers is set to grow, with the appetite for deals high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices.
PE funds are changing the way they invest as valuations rise to keep the cash flowing.
Global dealmaking is its fastest since 2007, with the value of deals struck in the first three months of 2015 up 21 per cent year on year to $811B, the Financial Times reports.
Sachin Shah, Merger Arbitrage Strategist at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news of the merger between the two companies.
Kraft Foods will merge with Heinz. CNBC's Sara Eisen says this is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world.
FMHR trader Pete Najarian describes suspicious call buying activity ahead of the Kraft-Heinz announcement.
Kraft Foods Group stock surges after the company announced a merger deal with H.J. Heinz.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains how Kraft will benefit from its merger with H.J. Heinz.
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William Johnson, the former chairman, CEO and president of Heinz, is joining buyout shop Advent as a consultant.
Kellogg shares are up roughly 10 percent this year amid speculation Buffett might acquire the company, but not everyone is sure it's a good idea.
Warren Buffett remains as vague as ever about his succession plans for Berkshire Hathaway.
Happy Monday. Nothing cures an Oscar hangover like a Morning Six-Pack.
Burger King has released a burger called the Big King that looks almost identical to McDonald's Big Mac. How does it stack up? Find out.
McDonald's has dropped Heinz Ketchup after 40 years. CNBC's Jane Wells reports McDonald's only uses Heinz in 2 U.S. markets, and most of its ketchup comes from a variety of other suppliers.