WASHINGTON— Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of nearly $47 billion. A combination with Basel- based Syngenta would have made Monsanto the world's largest producer of farming chemicals, in addition to its market-leading seed business.» Read More
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, Equities Analyst at Standard Chartered, discusses the recent CP All - Siam Makro Deal, and gives us tips about whether to invest in Thailand's convenience store market.
Rob Sands, President & CEO of Constellation Brands talks with CNBC's David Faber, about the company's settlement with regulators, allowing it to move forward in its purchase of Grupo Modelo; a move that will transform the wine seller to a beer giant.
Keith Meister, Corvex Management, weighs in on the Commonwealth takeover bid.
Liberty Global is looking to expand its European footprint by acquiring Germany's largest cable television operator, reports CNBC's David Faber.
D.E Master Blenders 1753 said on Thursday it received a 6.4- billion-euro takeover offer from German investor Joh A Benckiser, sending shares of the Dutch coffee and tea maker up more than 25 percent.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Wonder Bread and other brands won't be auctioned in court on Thursday.
Royalty Pharma has made a $6.6 billion bid to buy Elan, seeking to scupper the drugmaker's plan to spend most of the proceeds from a major drug sale on deals.
CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks a successful social media company should be purchased by Facebook. (3:31)
Alan Lok, Director at Sabio Global says TCC will do a good job if they succeed in taking over F&N.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew discusses the top market moving stories of the day, including a drop in demand for Apple products; an increase in the payroll tax; and UPS abandoning its takeover for TNT.
Reuters is reporting that private equity firms targeted Legg Mason but were spurned. CNBC's Courtney Reagan and FMHR discuss. Also, Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, weighs in on how far the bull market can run.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports Third Point's Dan Loeb has bought more than a five percent stake in Herbalife.
CNBC's David Faber reports on continuing downsizing on Wall Street, and Dish Network's unsolicited takeover bid for Clearwire.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market moving stories of the day, including Alcoa's earnings; and the Dish Network's unsolicited takeover bid for Clearwire.
Brian Modoff, Deutsche Bank analyst, breaks down the BlackBerry maker's better-than-expected Q3 earnings, and discusses the outlook for the company's newest device, the BB10.
Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO, explains why the merger of ICE and the NYSE has a high likelihood of passing regulators.
Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill explains how the merger could impact trading activity, and the likely candidates for the top executive spot.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on a deal where the NYSE will merger with rival IntercontinentalExchange.
"Samsung and Microsoft would be the two most likely" acquirers of Research in Motion, said Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, providing a preview of the tech company's earnings, and weighing in on the launch of BlackBerry 10.
In a fresh offer aimed at resolving the "fiscal cliff" standoff, President Barack Obama seeks $1.2 trillion from higher tax revenues, including higher rates on those earning more than $400,000 a year.