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  • UPDATE 3-Reynolds, Lorillard confirm takeover talks Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    *Lorillard market value is $22.9 bln. LONDON, July 11- U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc is in talks to acquire rival Lorillard Inc in a multi-billion dollar deal that would include the sale of some brands to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, the companies said on Friday.

  • *Reynolds, Lorillard not available to comment. LONDON, July 11- U.S cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc are in talks on a possible multi-billion dollar disposal to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, as part of efforts to ease antitrust concerns over their planned merger.

  • Reynolds, Lorillard to reshape Big Tobacco Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    Reynolds American and Lorillard are agreeing a complex merger that will reshape Big Tobacco, bringing together the two biggest US operators.

  • LONDON, July 11- Imperial Tobacco, the world's fourth-largest tobacco group, said on Friday it was in talks with Reynolds and Lorillard to acquire certain assets and brands that could be sold by the two companies. Reynolds and Lorillard are in advanced talks about a deal that would merge the No.2 and No.3 U.S. cigarette makers, Reuters has previously reported.

  • 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?

  • Wall Street lexicon you simply must know Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    If you’re new to the market, Cramer says there’s one term you absolutely must understand before trading stock.

  • Investor conundrum: Play cyclical or secular? Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    Before you put your next dollar in stocks, Cramer would like a word about cyclical versus secular stocks.

  • June 26- Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc cut its earnings forecast for 2014 and said it is proving to be a "complex and truly atypical" year for the company.

  • E-cigarettes could swiftly stub out tobacco bonds Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    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.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- The rapid growth of electronic cigarette sales poses a rising but under-appreciated risk to holders of as much as $96 billion of bonds tied to payments tobacco companies make to U.S. states from a sweeping legal settlement in 1998..

  • Industry trade groups, as well as cigarette makers, including Philip Morris parent Altria Group Inc, Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc, complained that the limits violated their free speech rights and were pre-empted by other federal and state laws.

  • Cigarette makers lose challenge to new NYC pricing law Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    Industry trade groups, as well as cigarette makers, including Philip Morris parent Altria Group Inc, Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc, complained that the limits violated their free speech rights and were pre-empted by other federal and state laws. A lawyer for most of the plaintiffs referred a reporter to Altria, which did not have an immediate comment.

  • Big tobacco companies crowd into e-cigarette biz Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    Electronic cigarettes, promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco, are getting powerful new backers: big tobacco firms. NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, June 11- Imperial Tobacco Group Plc is evaluating a deal for assets likely to be divested from Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc if the two U.S. tobacco companies proceed with a proposed combination, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • 12 stocks making investors big bucks Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    Buying stocks that are just about to go "ex-dividend" might be the closest thing to a sure thing as markets offer. USA Today reports.

  • I love this 'damnable' bank stock: Fund manager Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    This bank's "sins" are 6 to 8 years old and the good things are all coming, value investor Bill Smead tells CNBC.

  • Cramer: This company a mountain of hidden value Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Although you may search the market far and wide for value, sometimes the best plays are right under your nose.

  • FDA puts value on pleasure lost from e-cig rules Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 8:48 AM ET
    A person smokes an E-cigarette

    In the midst of e-cigarette regulation decisions, the FDA has included lost consumer enjoyment from less smoking in cost-benefit analysis.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- As U.S. health regulators consider what rules to impose on electronic cigarettes, in their tally of costs and benefits they have placed a value on the lost pleasure consumers may suffer if they used the products less or not at all.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- When Lorillard Inc bought the blu eCigs brand two years ago, the electronic cigarette had a 10 percent share of a tiny U.S. market, generating about $50 million in sales.