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  • Pisani: Share buybacks increase: Good news? Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 4:20 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are several signs we are seeing somewhat more aggressive buyback announcements than usual.

  • Kroger in bid to acquire Fresh Market: Sources Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 2:20 PM ET
    An employee bags a customer's purchases at a Kroger store in Peoria, Illinois.

    Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the U.S., is seeking to acquire Fresh Market, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Thursday.

  • Private equity may be Wall Street’s canary Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 12:00 PM ET
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    Private equity is disappointing analysts, buying fewer companies and making less exits.

  • JPMorgan takes hit due to oil rout Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 2:08 PM ET
    The JP Morgan Chase Inc. flag outside company headquarters in New York.

    Banks' loans are costing them more as defaults are on the rise in the U.S.

  • Next activist investor target: Wall St banks? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Bank of America branch in New York City.

    Banks trading beneath tangible book value could become targeted by activist investors.

  • TOKYO, Dec 21- Japanese stocks fell in thin trading on Monday morning as the yen gained against the dollar, putting pressure on exporters after the Bank of Japan disappointed markets with minor adjustments to its massive stimulus program. "Markets weren't impressed by the BOJ's actions on Friday and currently that alone is enough to see the index capitulate,"...

  • *Private equity seeks bargains in UK shopping centres. "You have to be very selective about which secondary shopping centres you go into," said Manish Chande, a founding partner of fund management business Clearbell Capital, which bought a centre in Durham, northeast England last year. The firm is revamping The Gates Shopping Centre, opened in 1975, by adding a...

  • A controversial education model US is exporting Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    College students on a campus in Brazil.

    In a sector plagued by government scrutiny in the U.S., one major for-profit education company has found a way to circumvent regulation.

  • Small cap investor: Buy this helicopter stock Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Employees wait for refueling to be completed on a passenger helicopter, operated by Bristow Group Inc., on the landing pad of the Agbami floating oil production.

    John Rogers Jr., chairman of Ariel Investments, bought shares of a provider of aerial transportation services for CNBC Pro's Platinum Portfolio.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Activist hedge funds, once trusted allies to private equity firms in their pursuit of companies, are emerging as their rivals. "They're going to be converging on each other's turf," said Tyson McCabe, senior director for Nasdaq OMX advisory services, which provides shareholder analysis for companies trading on the exchange. Activist firms such as...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 3- A U.S. judge said on Thursday he would approve Energy Future Holdings Corp's plan of reorganization, clearing a major hurdle toward ending the contentious bankruptcy for Texas's biggest power company. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi spent nearly two hours reading a pair of rulings that confirm the plan, the product of more than 18...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 2- The U.S. judge overseeing the Energy Future Holdings Corp bankruptcy will announce on Thursday morning whether he will approve a Chapter 11 exit plan for the company, Texas's biggest power company, the judge said on Wednesday. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi at the end of five hours of closing arguments. Trustee, a bankruptcy watchdog...

  • Don't hold your breath waiting for energy mergers Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    A worker with Apache in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Texas.

    Dealmaking in America's oil patch has slowed to a trickle, while organized restructurings have ticked up among drillers.

  • KKR, Thoma Bravo, Vista eye $4B Dell assets: Sources Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 7:44 AM ET

    Buyout firms KKR, Thoma Bravo, and Vista Equity Partners Management are competing for Dell's assets, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Dec 1- Buyout firms KKR& Co LP, Thoma Bravo LLC and Vista Equity Partners Management LLC are competing for $4 billion worth of Dell Inc's assets, people familiar with the matter said, as the computer maker steps up asset sales. Divesting these assets would help Dell bolster its balance sheet after it agreed in October to buy data storage company EMC Corp for $67...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, Dec 1- When Samson Resources Corp filed this year's biggest energy-related bankruptcy in September, the oil and gas company said it had a deal to emerge from Chapter 11 protection by year-end. In the past 16 months, the price of oil has sunk to around $40 per barrel from about $100, ending years of elevated crude prices that fueled oil companies'...

  • Lightning Round: Most hated stock in the universe Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer gives his opinion on various caller favorite stocks, including this hated biotech play.

  • A China International Capital Corp. (CICC) branch stands in Beijing, China.

    China International Capital Corp got off to a strong start, as its HKEx debut coincided with Beijing's decision to lift a four-month IPO ban.

  • Carlyle, Apollo hit by third-quarter market rout Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 9:02 AM ET

    Oct 28- Alternative asset managers Carlyle Group LP and Apollo Global Management LLC followed peers on Wednesday in reporting that the third quarter's stock market plunge weighed on their earnings, even as they scored some key wins. Like peers Blackstone Group LP and KKR& Co LP, Apollo and Carlyle suffered because economic net income, the industry's headline...