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  • Lower your tax bill, legally Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 1:54 PM ET
    Lower your tax bill, legally

    How tax inversion works, with CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan.

  • American Realty in talks to buy NorthStar: Sources Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    NorthStar Realty Finance website

    American Realty is in talks to buy NorthStar Realty, according to sources, in a deal that would combine a major property owner with a real estate financing company.

  • Pfizer, AstraZeneca about drug pipeline: Pro Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    Pfizer, AstraZeneca about drug pipeline: Pro

    Discussing Pfizer's push for a $100 billion deal for AstraZeneca, with Seamus Fernandez Leerink Partners managing director.

  • Is GE 'best fit' for Alstom, not Siemens? Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Is GE is 'best fit' for Alstom, not Siemens?

    Francois Mallet, global head of strategic cooperation at Kepler Chevreux, says GE would be the best fit for Alstom, as a takeover by Siemens would involve restructuring.

  • Comcast hopes to clear regulatory hurdles Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:49 AM ET
    Comcast hopes to clear regulatory hurdles

    Comcast is selling some of its cable systems to competitor Charter Communications and creating a new publicly traded cable provider that will serve about 2.5 million of its existing customers. Analyst Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson, shares his thoughts on Comcast's attempts to acquire Time Warner Cable.

  • M&A volume down: Pro Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    M&A volume down: Pro

    Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research centre at Cass Business School, highlights that while, in value terms, M&A activity is increasing, volume is down year-on-year.

  • Comcast to create new public company Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Comcast to create new public company

    Comcast and Charter Communications will each swap 1.6 million of its own subscribers to each other. Comcast will maintain the most important assets it is acquiring from Time Warner Cable, which is the New York and Los Angeles market, explains Rich Greenfield, BTIG.

  • Rival bid hijacks GE's Alstom plans Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:01 AM ET
    Rival bid hijacks GE Alstom plans

    Germany's Siemens and the French government are intervening in General Electric's attempt to buy Alstom's global power arm, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Pfizer's bid for AstraZeneca would be a 'huge deal': Pro

    Alex Tarrant, M&A reporter at Dealreporter, discusses the implications of a potential deal between Pfizer and AstraZeneca.

  • Comcast to shed 3.9M subscribers to Charter Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast said it would shed 3.9 million video customers as part of its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, with Charter Communications buying 1.4 million.

  • Russia's MTS: 'Too early' to call impact of crisis Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 5:16 AM ET
    A guard stands outside a building held by pro-Russian separatists in Slovyansk, Ukraine

    The CFO of Russian telecoms company MTS said it is "too early" to judge the impact of the Ukraine crisis on its business.

  • Pfizer: AstraZeneca takeover turning hostile? Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:05 AM ET
    Pfizer: AstraZeneca takeover turning hostile?

    U.S. pharma giant Pfizer is trying to appeal to AstraZeneca's shareholders as management at the U.K. group has yet to respond regarding the takeover bid, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • France 'not too protective' over Alstom: Pro Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 3:05 AM ET
    France 'not too protective' over Alstom: Pro

    Fabrice Seiman, managing partner at Lutetia Capital, says the French government is not too protective over Alstom but the company does need to combine with a larger player due to the competition it faces.

  • French warn GE as Siemens plans Alstom hijack Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    GE chief executive, Jeff Immelt, met French officials Monday to discuss the U.S. company's bid for Alstom amid news of a rival bid from Siemens of Germany.

  • Siemens, France jump in on GE-Alstom deal Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 1:05 AM ET
    Siemens, France jump in on GE-Alstom deal

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi discusses the latest in the story of General Electric's bid for Alstom's power arm as the French government and Siemens intervene.

  • Pfizer renews bid interest in AstraZeneca Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | 11:08 PM ET
    Pfizer

    Pfizer has renewed its interest in a takeover of UK rival AstraZeneca, in what would be one of the global drugs industry’s largest ever deals.

  • Bottles of Goodman Fielder Ltd. Praise brand mayonnaise are displayed for sale at a store in Sydney, Australia.

    Goodman Fielder said it has received a A$1.3 billion ($1.2 billion) bid from Wilmar International but that the offer undervalues the company.

  • Siemens weighs in as GE prepares Alstom power deal Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Alstom's arch rival Siemens wants talks with the struggling French engineering group, the German company said on Sunday.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Traditional or Roth Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Cramer's Playbook: Traditional or Roth

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the differences between traditional retirement methods and a Roth 401(k) or IRA.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: DG, BAC, MOO, MYL Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: DG, BAC, MOO, MYL

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

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