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  • Wal-Mart sticking with slow and careful in Asia Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    After several Asian missteps, Wal-Mart is taking a slow and careful approach, targeting only its three current regional markets, the Asia CEO said.

  • Big-ticket $1 billion M&A deals to double Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    The number of companies weighing up an M&A deal worth over $1 billion has more than doubled in the past six months, a new EY study finds.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: C, MYL & more Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 5:24 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops: C, MYL & more

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Zuckerberg's 'Secret' Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 5:13 PM ET
    Zuckerberg's 'Secret'

    Kara Swisher, Re/Code co-executive editor, discusses the reports that Facebook is in talks to purchase social app Secret.

  • The Week Ahead: It's earnings season again Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:52 PM ET
    The Week Ahead: It's earnings season again

    CNBC's Sue Herera looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Earnings season kicks off next week, and retailers could be slammed. A look at small business optimism, and Samsung releases a new phone this week.

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: CNX, TAN, GM

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day and what they're looking out for Friday.

  • M&A activity highest in years: Pro Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    M&A activity highest in years: Pro

    Kirsty Wilson, global research editor at Mergermarket, says the first quarter of 2014 was the most active for M&A since 2011, with the telecoms sector showing the highest activity.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: OXY, SUNE, PLCE, LYB Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: OXY, SUNE, PLCE, LYB

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops: TWTR, URBN, GTAT, M Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops: TWTR, URBN, GTAT, M

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Fast Money Final Trade Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 5:37 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Some see 'bad news' in tech M&A explosion Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    The flurry of recent M&A deals in Silicon Valley is being seen by some entrepreneurs and VC investors as a sign portending trouble.

  • Yahoo in talks to buy video distribution service Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    Yahoo is in preliminary talks to acquire online video service News Distribution Network for $300 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: EWZ, CTRL, SFXE, SNA Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade: EWZ, CTRL, SFXE, SNA

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

  • The Week Ahead: March jobs report Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 3:33 PM ET
    The Week Ahead: March jobs report

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories including the March jobs report and Obamacare's enrollment deadline on Monday.

  • Moonves 'confident' on Aereo decision Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Moonves 'confident' on Aereo decision

    Leslie Moonves, President & CEO of CBS, shares his thoughts on the pending Supreme Court decision on Aereo. It's nothing i lose sleep over. We're going to win either way, says Moonves.

  • Moonves confident CBS Outdoor REIT is imminent Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Moonves confident CBS Outdoor REIT is imminent

    Leslie Moonves, President & CEO of CBS, and Jeremy Male, CEO of CBS Outdoor Americas, discuss why CBS decided to separate from CBS Outdoor, and the likely outcome of the company becoming a REIT.

  • 4 megadeals that change the game Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Big acquisitions from Facebook's recent $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp to last year's Warren Buffett-led buyout of Heinz for $23 billion are raising important questions.

  • How activist investors influence M&A Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    How activist investors influence M&A

    Michael Carr, Goldman Sachs M&A group in the Americas, shares his thoughts on the role of activists in deal making and the outlook for mergers and acquisitions.

  • 'Poison Pill' inventor targets activism Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    'Poison Pill' inventor targets activism

    Activism in the long-term is not only bad for shareholders but also bad for the economy as a whole, says Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, expressing his views on shareholder activism. Also Lipton shares his thoughts on the two categories of hedge fund activism.

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