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  • Red-hot M&A doesn't signal a bubble: Lazard's Parr Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Gary Parr, Vice Chairman Lazard.

    With global dealmaking this year expected to exceed the record levels of 2007, Lazard Vice Chairman Gary Parr tells CNBC why he's not worried about froth.

  • Aug 12- Deciding if you want to bet on Alphabet is essentially a choice on what you want to back: Sergey Brin and Larry Page or human nature. Brin and Page have changed the world and created a cash flow behemoth in Google. Human nature, on the other hand, has created every other conglomerate, which, with the possible exception of Berkshire Hathaway, have a general record...

  • UPDATE 1-Kraft Heinz to cut 2,500 jobs in U.S. and Canada Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 9:48 AM ET

    Aug 12- Kraft Heinz Co said it will eliminate 2,500 jobs in the United States and Canada, including about 700 at its headquarters in Northfield, Illinois. Kraft Heinz currently has about 46,000 employees, including about 1,900 at the company's headquarters, spokesman Michael Mullen in an emailed statement to Reuters on Wednesday. The combined Kraft Heinz has...

  • Kraft Heinz to cut 2,500 jobs in U.S., Canada Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    Aug 12- Kraft Heinz Co said it will cut 2,500 jobs in the United States and Canada as part of its cost cutting initiatives following the creation of the company through the $46- billion merger of ketchup maker H.J. Heinz with Kraft Foods. Of the total job cuts, 700 will be in Kraft Heinz's Northfield, Illnois headquarters, spokesman Michael Mullen in an emailed...

  • Lunch is better when you fly there Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Tasting Table Editor in Chief Kat Kinsman steps out of a private jet in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

    How do you impress a professional foodie? Take them for a seafood lunch via private jet.

  • Cramer: Alphabet will skyrocket, thanks to Amazon Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Google Alphabet

    Jim Cramer provides his take on Google's new Alphabet. It's not just a bunch of letters.

  • Aug 11- Standard& Poor's on Tuesday said it may downgrade Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc because the company plans to spend a large amount of its cash to finance its roughly $32.3 billion purchase of aerospace parts maker Precision Castparts Corp.. S&P analyst Laline Carvalho wrote that the agency may lower the rating by one or two notches within 90...

  • Aug 11- Standard& Poor's on Tuesday said it may downgrade Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc because the company is spending a large amount of cash to finance its roughly $32.3 billion purchase of aerospace parts maker Precision Castparts Corp.. Berkshire had $66.6 billion of cash as of June 30. Buffett told CNBC television on Monday that he plans to use...

  • *Ukraine computer hackers stole corporate information. NEW YORK, Aug 11- An alliance of mainly U.S.-based stock traders and computer hackers in Ukraine made as much as $100 million in illegal profits over five years after stealing confidential corporate press releases, U.S. authorities said on Tuesday. Prosecutors said that hackers based in Ukraine...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- Growing pension obligations at Precision Castparts Corp, which Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to buy for $32 billion, highlight an issue that large U.S. corporations still face, almost a decade into a low-interest rate environment. Precision Castparts' pension promises to pay $2.84 billion to its more than 10,300 participants, but was...

  • *China uncertainty weighs on Apple, GM, Caterpillar. Aug 11- All three major U.S. stock indexes were down more than 1 percent on Tuesday for the first time in over a month as China's surprise devaluation of the yuan stoked fears about the health of the economy and pressured commodity-related stocks. The yuan fell to its lowest against the dollar in almost three years...

  • TORONTO, Aug 11- Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it has added investor safeguards to a plan to preserve founder Prem Watsa's voting stake, a move aimed at assuaging the concerns of minority shareholders who had opposed the proposal. The plan has been opposed by two of Canada's top pension fund managers, Canada Pension Plan Investment...

  • Prosecutors in Brooklyn, New York made public an insider trading indictment charging four traders: Vitaly Korchevsky, a former hedge fund manager from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania; Vladislav Khalupsky, of Brooklyn and Odessa, Ukraine and Leonid Momotok, of and Alexander Garkusha of Georgia. An separate indictment made public in New Jersey charges Ivan Turchynov...

  • *China uncertainty weighs on Apple stock. Aug 11- U.S. stocks fell in early trading on Tuesday in a broad-based retreat as China's surprise devaluation of the yuan pushed the dollar higher and pressured commodity-related shares. Exxon Mobil's 1.8 percent drop was the biggest drag on the energy index and Freeport-McMoRan's 12.5 percent slump dragged on the...

  • S&P 500 soon to have 505 listed shares Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 8:59 AM ET
    21st Century Fox

    The Standard & Poor's 500 will soon contain 505 listed stocks, up from the current 502 listed stocks.

  • *Commodities fall as cheaper yuan boosts dollar. *China uncertainty weighs on Apple stock. Aug 11- Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan increased unease about the health of the world's second-largest economy and pushed the dollar higher.

  • US STOCKS-Futures lower after China devalues yuan Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 7:20 AM ET

    Aug 11- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan increased unease about the health of the world's second-largest economy and pushed the dollar higher. *U.S. stocks had climbed on Monday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest increase since May, buoyed by gains in commodity-related shares and optimism over Warren...

  • SYDNEY, Aug 11- U.S. corn fell from a more than two-week high touched in the previous session, easing after a steep rise on concerns about stressful hot weather in the United States and Europe. *Chicago Board Of Trade December corn fell 0.9 percent to $3.97-1/ 2, having risen 4.5 percent in the previous session when prices hit $4.02 a bushel. *Heavy flooding during the...

  • MELBOURNE, Aug 11- London copper slipped on Tuesday, a day after logging its biggest one-day gain in a month after moribund Chinese trade data raised hopes it would roll out more stimulus, setting off a volley of short-covering. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper had climbed 3.1 percent to 39,020 yuan a tonne in the late Monday session. *China's big property...

  • Cramer Remix: Google's reorg anything but cosmetic Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 7:09 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on what Google’s restructuring means for your portfolio. Easy as ABC?