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  • PE Firms Targeted Legg Mason But Spurned Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    PE Firms Targeted Legg Mason But Spurned

    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.

  • Battle of Titans For Herbalife, Shares Halted Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:07 AM ET
    Battle of Titans For Herbalife, Shares Halted

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports Third Point's Dan Loeb has bought more than a five percent stake in Herbalife.

  • Faber Report: Morgan Stanley Cuts Jobs Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Faber Report: Morgan Stanley Cuts Jobs

    CNBC's David Faber reports on continuing downsizing on Wall Street, and Dish Network's unsolicited takeover bid for Clearwire.

  • Wednesday Market Roadmap Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Wednesday Market Roadmap

    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.

  • Will BB10 Save RIM? Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 6:20 AM ET
    Will BB10 Save RIM?

    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.

  • Will Regulations Block ICE Merger? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:02 AM ET
    Will Regulations Block ICE Merger?

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO, explains why the merger of ICE and the NYSE has a high likelihood of passing regulators.

  • NYSE Euronext, ICE Shares Halt Trading Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:53 AM ET
    NYSE Euronext, ICE Shares Halt Trading

    Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill explains how the merger could impact trading activity, and the likely candidates for the top executive spot.

  • ICE in Talks to Buy NYSE Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:02 AM ET
    ICE in Talks to Buy NYSE

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on a deal where the NYSE will merger with rival IntercontinentalExchange.

  • Is RIMM Ripe For a Takeover? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:31 AM ET
    Is RIMM Ripe For a Takeover?

    "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.

  • Best Buy Extends Bid Deadline Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
    Best Buy Extends Bid Deadline

    William 'Bill' George, former Medtronic chairman & CEO, discusses whether the big box store's founder, Richard Schulze, will be successful in his bid to take the company private.

  • Thursday Market Roadmap Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 9:00 AM ET
    Thursday Market Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew discusses the Fed's new policy decisions; Sprint's Clearwire proposal; and news of a formal takeover bid for Best Buy.

  • Greece Suffers Setback After Debt Buyback Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    Greece's bond buyback scheme failed to meet its target by a relatively narrow margin on Tuesday but still left international lenders with a 450-million euro hole in their plan to cut the country's huge debts to a more manageable level.

  • Who Will Save the Twinkie? Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET
    Who Will Save the Twinkie?

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.

  • China Firm Nabs US Battery Maker A123 Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:13 PM ET
    China Firm Nabs US Battery Maker A123

    Does China's winning bid to acquire A123 Systems pose a security threat? Peter Navarro, University Of California- Irvine professor, and Ann Lee, New York University professor, weigh in.

  • Who Are Hostess' Suitors? Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:25 PM ET
    Who Are Hostess' Suitors?

    A closer look at potential buyers for the iconic bakery, and the possibility of saving the Twinkie, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • China to the Rescue ... Again Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:16 PM ET
    China to the Rescue ... Again

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on China's move to takeover battery maker, A123, with Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business and Industry Council.

  • Hostess' Key Deadline For Buyers Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:48 AM ET
    Hostess' Key Deadline For Buyers

    Today marks the deadline for potential buyers of Hostess' brands to submit their bids or expressions of interest, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • All Potential Hostess Buyers Must Speak Today Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:23 AM ET
    All Potential Hostess Buyers Must Speak Today

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Hostess' brands bring in $2.3 billion per year, and sources say they expect about 2 dozen real bids to emerge.

  • Hostess Feeding Frenzy Begins Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:27 PM ET
    Hostess Feeding Frenzy Begins

    The focus for Hostess has now turned to selling its assets and its 30 brands, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.