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  • Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.— Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Signet Group PLC rose 7.7 percent to $116.37. Constellium NV rose 6.2 percent to $29.41.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Baytex Energy Corp.: Approximately 1,123,400 shares changed hands, a 555.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 79 or 1.8 percent to $43.97.

  • Medtronic spends $350M on another European deal Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.

  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

  • So Buffett's participation in fast-food chain Burger King Worldwide Inc's purchase of coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc- complete with relocation of Burger King's domicile to Canada- might at first blush raise questions about his patriotism.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Strategic Income Portfolio: Approximately 43,000 shares changed hands, a 357.9 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 07 or. 7 percent to $10.25.

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 5:41 PM ET

    Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain.

  • Burger King and Orbitz are big market movers Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Burger King Worldwide Inc., down $1.40 to $31. The burger chain confirmed it plans to buy doughnut seller Tim Hortons for $11 billion and will move its headquarters to Canada.

  • How Burger King can avoid a brand backlash Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    Here are key things Burger King needs to focus on to avoid a customer backlash over its proposed Tim Hortons merger, says brand expert Leeann Leahy.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Doral Financial Corp. fell 19.1 percent to $6.76. Movado Group fell 7.7 percent to $40.64.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. rose. 2 percent to $16.33 with 61,753,500 shares traded. Best Buy Co. fell 6.8 percent to $29.80 with 24,954,800 shares traded.

  • Here's how you stop a BK from going to Canada Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Here's how you incentivize companies to do business in the US, not head to Canada like BK, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Where Burger King-Tim Hortons would rank Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    A combined Burger King- Tim Hortons would rank a solid third in global sales at restaurants among fast-food companies:. Yum Brands' total includes sales at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Totals are systemwide sales, including both company-owned and franchised restaurants.

  • A look at Tim Hortons Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Tim Hortons, Canada's favorite doughnut and coffee chain, could soon become a bigger international player.

  • TORONTO, Aug 26- Canada will evaluate Burger King Worldwide Inc's proposed C $12.64 billion bid for Tim Hortons Inc to determine whether it would provide a net benefit to the country, Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Tuesday.

  • Cramer knocks BK, Tim Hortons deal as 'desperate' Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    The $11 billion merger of the burger joint and doughnut shop needs to be put in context, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • US stocks open higher; S&P 500 at 2,000 points Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks are opening higher as investors welcomed the latest corporate deal news, sending the Standard& Poor's 500 index back above 2,000.. Burger King rose 2 percent after confirming that it would buy Tim Hortons of Canada. Best Buy slumped 5 percent after profits plunged at the consumer electronics store chain as more customers buy products online.

  • TORONTO, Aug 26- Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C $12.64 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group.

  • Buffett greases $11B Burger King-Tim Hortons deal Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:11 AM ET
    Burger King acquires Tim Hortons.

    Burger King Worldwide confirmed plans to acquire Tim Hortons, with billionaire Warren Buffett helping to finance the deal.