Newell Rubbermaid (NWL), the maker of Sharpie markers and Parker pens, will buy Jarden (JAH), which makes Sunbeam kitchen appliances and Coleman outdoor gear, to create a consumer products company with revenue of $16 billion. (Reuters)
Embattled investment firm Third Avenue Management has ditched CEO David Barse. Late last week, Third Avenue prevented investors from withdrawing funds from its high yield bond fund. (WSJ)
Twitter (TWTR) has issued its
Donald Trump has moved back into the Republican presidential lead, while Ted Cruz has surged into second, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. A recent Iowa poll puts Cruz in first place there.
Democrat Hillary Clinton would defeat Cruz and Trump in a hypothetical head-to-head general election, but would lose to the GOP's Marco Rubio and Ben Carson, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, bounced from the main stage at the last Republican debate, will return to primetime tomorrow in Las Vegas. Sen. Rand Paul just avoided relegation. (USA Today)
Following his Oval Office address, President Barack Obama will use visits to the Pentagon and the National Counterterrorism Center this week to try to further explain his strategy to stop ISIS abroad and sympathizers at home. (AP)