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  • Daniel Mitchell, The Cato Institute, discusses if Burger King's potential purchase of Tim Hortons will open the floodgates for more tax inversions of U.S. companies.

  • Burger King's whopping deal     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons.

  • S&P 500 touches 2,000 as corporate deals continue Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market hit another milestone as the Standard& Poor's 500 index briefly traded above 2,000 points for the first time. The S&P 500 first closed above 1,000 points in February 1998. Burger King soared 20 percent on news that the fast-food chain is in talks to buy Tim Hortons of Canada, which could save the company money on taxes.

  • Burger King needs to pay up for Canadian conquest Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:36 PM ET
    A Tim Hortons restaurant in Toronto.

    Shares of Tim Hortons surged on news that Burger King may buy it. The Canadian company's stock may yet have room to run.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- The S&P 500 briefly hurdled above 2,000 for the first time on Monday, with financials and biotechnology stocks lifting the benchmark index to a record as investors make equities their asset of choice.

  • Analyst's view of Burger King & Tim Hortons     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    Is a potential deal between Burger King and Tim Hortons a smart tax play? Will Slabaugh, Stephens analyst, provides perspective.

  • Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen provides insight to talks of a deal between Burger King and Tim Hortons, as well as a tax inversion move.

  • Burger King deal could be a tax dodge whopper Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Burger King is in talks to acquire Canadian chain Tim Hortons.

    Burger King's move to buy Tim Hortons would give it a major presence up north. It would also save the company a whopper of a tax bill.

  • Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King talks Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    The companies confirmed late on Sunday that they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Boeing, Tesla Motors & more Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Taxes spur Tim Hortons-Burger King talks; Shares surge Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    The companies confirmed late on Sunday that they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • Biotechs rallied after Roche Holding AG agreed to buy InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash, the latest vote of confidence in a sector that many, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, are worried is overvalued. InterMune jumped 36 percent to $73.00, with the Nasdaq Biotech index up 2.4 percent.

  • San Fran thrives despite being all shook up Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    San Francisco.

    You'd never know there was a shaky economy in the U.S. by driving around San Francisco, or even driving north of the city.

  • Glance: Burger King, Tim Hortons tie-up talks Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Burger King is in discussions to purchase Tim Hortons. Market capitalization: $11.03 billion, according to FactSet. This includes 3,630 in Canada, 866 in the U.S. and 50 in the Persian Gulf area.

  • S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks are moving higher in midday trading, pushing the Standard& Poor's 500 index above 2,000 points for the first time. Burger King soared 17 percent on news that the fast-food chain is in talks to buy Tim Hortons. The deal could cut Burger King's tax bill if the company moves its headquarters to Canada.

  • US stocks open the week higher, Europe gains Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks are opening higher in the U.S. after central bankers in Europe and Japan said support for their economies would continue. Burger King jumped 14 percent in early trading following news that the fast-food chain is in talks to buy Tim Hortons of Canada. The DAX in Germany gained 1.2 percent and the CAC-40 rose 1.3 percent.

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks. The companies, which are comparable in size by market value, late on Sunday confirmed they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • *Roche to buy InterMune for $8.3 billion. *U.S. investors took cues from Europe, where an index of major shares rose 0.7 percent after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Friday the ECB was prepared to respond with available tools if inflation dropped further.

  • US stock futures gain on M&A, hope for ECB stimulus Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock-index futures rose on Monday, following European shares higher, as traders digested comments by the Fed's Yellen and the ECB's Draghi.

  • Fast food space faces 'millennial' challenge     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, shares his thoughts on young consumers defecting to fast-casual restaurants like Chipotle, and Five Guys.