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  • Uber Investor: Kalanick Resignation 'Long Overdue'

    Steve Vassallo, Foundation Capital General Partner discusses why Apple should consider buying Netflix.

  • LONDON, June 21- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is lining up a takeover bid for Italian rival Ducati, potentially bringing together two of the most famous names in motorcycling in a deal that could be worth up to 1.5 billion euros, sources told Reuters. Based in the northern Italian city of Bologna, Ducati is on the wish list of private equity funds KKR, Bain...

  • *Resignation follows takeover by state-run Shenzhen Metro. *Shenzhen Metro nominates 3 non-exec directors for June 30 vote. The move was widely expected after China Vanke was taken over by the Shenzhen government in March, ending a struggle for boardroom control and raising questions about to what extent the property giant would remain a market-driven...

  • LONDON, June 20- Rupert Murdoch will find out by June 29 whether he is closer to securing takeover target Sky after Britain set out a timetable to rule on whether the media mogul is a suitable owner of Europe's biggest broadcaster. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has offered $14.8 billion to buy the 61 percent of Britain's Sky it does not already own,...

  • TOKYO, June 20- Embattled Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, U.S. and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate's semiconductor business, public broadcaster NHK said on Tuesday. The group includes the state-backed fund Innovation Network Corp of Japan, the government's Development Bank of Japan, and U.S. private...

  • ZURICH, June 20- Nestle has acquired a minority stake in U.S. healthy ready meals group Freshly, as the Swiss food giant seeks to hone its distribution network in a rapidly changing U.S. market. Nestle said on Tuesday it was lead investor in a $77 million round of new funding for Freshly, helping it gain access to the $10 billion market for prepared meals in the United...

  • *India seeks to revive ailing power plants with Qatar investment. *India submits detailed investment proposal to Qatar. NEW DELHI, June 20- India on Tuesday said it would sign future long-term liquefied natural gas purchase deals with Qatar if only Doha agrees to acquire stakes in the South Asian nation's power plants, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

  • The Swiss food giant said it was lead investor in a $77 million round of new funding for Freshly, helping it gain access to the $10 billion market for prepared meals in the United States that it said would grow at "very attractive rates". Nestle USA's Food Division President Jeff Hamilton would join Freshly's board of directors. Headquartered in New York with...

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money"

    Jim Cramer eyed a mega-merger in the natural gas space, and no one is talking about it.

  • June 19- Teladoc Inc, the largest provider of telemedicine in the United States, said on Monday it agreed to acquire medical consultation company Best Doctors to expand its ability to offer remote treatments for complex, chronic diseases. As part of agreement, Teladoc will purchase Best Doctors for $375 million in cash and $65 million in Teladoc stock.

  • Blue Apron's up to $510 million IPO will test whether the growth seen by the meal-kit industry's greatest players will continue to whet investor appetite, even as costs to acquire new customers mount and possible new competitors with established distribution systems appear. "It's going to take some time to figure out the impact of the acquisition on food...

  • Blue Apron's up to $510 million IPO will test whether the growth seen by the meal-kit industry's greatest players will continue to whet investor appetite, even as costs to acquire new customers mount and possible new competitors with established distribution systems appear. "It's going to take some time to figure out the impact of the acquisition on food...

  • Cramer Remix: The energy deal that could bring fortunes to shareholders

    Jim Cramer eyed a mega-merger in the natural gas space, and no one is talking about it.

  • DUBAI, June 19- Government-controlled Dubai Aerospace Enterprise plans to raise up to $2 billion in July to finance part of its acquisition of Dublin- based aircraft lessor AWAS, according to sources familiar with the matter. DAE is favoring a bond issuance in the United States, with a bond roadshow expected to start there early next month, the sources said.

  • Jeff Bezos CEO of Amazon.

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team weigh in on how Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods will likely impact the retail grocery space.

  • June 19- Shares of Altaba Inc, the holding company left behind after Yahoo Inc's sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc, will begin trading on the Nasdaq on Monday. Altaba's main assets include a 15.5 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and a 35.5 percent holding in Yahoo Japan Corp..

  • Amazon Go

    Mickey Chadha, Moody's vice president, and Edmund Lee, Recode managing editor, weigh in on how Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods will likely impact consumers and grocery retailers.

  • June 19- Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc said on Monday it would buy Germany's Euroimmun Medical Laboratory Diagnostics AG for about $1.3 billion in cash. The acquisition is expected to add about $0.28 to $0.30 per share to PerkinElmer's 2018 adjusted earnings. PerkinElmer also reaffirmed its 2017 revenue and earnings per share guidance.

  • Cramer Remix: Why the consumer is the biggest winner in Amazon’s Whole Foods takeover

    Jim Cramer thinks the biggest benefit from this grocery takeout could be you.

  • Winners and losers of Amazon-Whole Foods deal

    Jim Cramer unpacks Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market to find its biggest benefactors - and those hit the hardest.