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Here's why Jack Ma is smarter than Mark Zuckerberg, says trader-turned-comedian Raj Mahal.
Wal-Mart's vice president of corporate communications is leaving after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree.
*Takeover of SABMiller seen costing nearly $122 bln. LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Sept 15- SABMiller's rejected bid for smaller brewer Heineken has revived talk about deals that could reshape the global beer industry in coming months. "We believe SABMiller could now be considered to be' in play' and view AB InBev as a potential acquirer," said Numis analyst Wyn Ellis.
*Yahoo gives up near 3 pct jump, volume high. Alibaba's could be the largest initial public offer in history and has seen "overwhelming" interest, meaning Yahoo's 23 percent stake could be worth more next week than it is now. Yahoo stock was falling 1.3 percent with 4.7 million shares already traded, after earlier hitting its highest in 14 years.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Talk about further consolidation in the brewing industry was helping lift consumer staple stocks on the S&P 500, with the largest gainers Altria, in point terms, and Molson Coors, percentage-wise.
*Company rejects advances of bigger rival SABMiller. Begun in 1864 by Gerard Adriaan Heineken with the purchase of a brewery in Amsterdam, the company now has more than 165 plants in over 70 countries and is the world's third-largest beer maker- yet his great-granddaughter Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is still wedded to the firm.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.
Every now and then a company is so strategic, its stock becomes a holding that pros want to keep on their sheets, no matter what.
Susan Cameron is confident regulators will allow the tobacco giant to acquire Lorillard for $24.7 billion.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A huge merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard will see electronic cigarette leader blu go to another company.
Reynolds American on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Lorillard in a deal the company valued at $27.4 billion.
Stocks climbed on Monday, with the S&P 500 bouncing back from weekly losses, after Citigroup's earnings beat estimates.
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Reynolds American and Lorillard are agreeing a complex merger that will reshape Big Tobacco, bringing together the two biggest US operators.
Too many individuals approach tech stocks in a way that’s unlikely to generate profits, said Cramer. You aren't one of them, are you?
If you’re new to the market, Cramer says there’s one term you absolutely must understand before trading stock.
Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.
The rapid growth of electronic cigarette sales poses a rising risk to holders of as much as $96 billion of bonds tied to payments tobacco companies.
Electronic cigarettes, promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco, are getting powerful new backers: big tobacco firms. NYT reports.