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Stocks finished in the red, with the Dow snapping its Tuesday winning streak, amid ongoing worries over the future of the Fed's bond-buying policy and ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's speech.
General Motors being added to the S&P 500 at the close on June 6th (replacing Heinz ) is more good news for GM, which will open at a 2-year high.
U.S. stock index futures ticked slightly higher Tuesday following the latest trade deficit report and ahead of some key Federal Reserve speakers.
AIG and GM will rejoin the S&P 500 index this week, marking a key milestone in the recovery of two companies that needed billions of dollars to stay afloat.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
The billionaire bet more heavily on mortgage insurers, suggesting he expects the housing recovery to continue.
Family-run firms are shaking up the consumer deals market, squeezing out private-equity firms and forcing them to change strategy.
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Buyers are sensing that the economy is getting better, and are more interested in dumping the "tried and true brand names" and jumping on cyclical stocks, Jim Cramer says.
The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO talks about the Heinz acquisition deal, and gives his views on Fed policies.
Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway has become the biggest elephant in the room.
An intriguing academic study casts new light on the dark arts of leaking deals. The New York Times reports.
Ireland is currently a 100 percent importer of oil, but Providence Resources means to produce 70 percent of the republic's demand.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Thursday:
Investors are ready to gobble up Pinnacle shares and ignore its debt levels when the IPO launches later this week, TheStreet.com reports.
The airline index is up 45 percent in the past one year, and up 20 percent so far this year alone, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
European officials, emboldened by a victory over banker bonuses, will propose legislation this year giving shareholders voting rights to challenge executive pay.
When Berkshire Hathaway and co-investors were putting together the deal to buy Heinz, they wanted the right to terminate the acquisition if they couldn't finance it in the event that some of the biggest banks in the world went bust.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
The business of "deal toys," tiny Lucite trophies of big Wall Street deals, took a huge hit during the recession but now it's starting to roar back.