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Stocks KKR & Co LP

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    Private-equity firm KKR has been pulling back, and yesterday the bulls stepped in.

  • The ongoing auction for Hulu is one of the most anticipated sales of the year. But as Hulu's parent companies are evaluating options, each day creates more uncertainty.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • David Petraeus

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus will head the newly created KKR Global Institute, which will study the investment implications of global macroeconomic, social and geopolitical issues.

  • Construction in Mumbai, India.

    Private equity investment in Indian infrastructure is poised to pick up following a lengthy dry patch as debt-stressed operators come under pressure from banks to offload assets.

  • Organic Avenue beverages

    Decades after downing their first juice boxes, health-conscious Americans are showing renewed enthusiasm for cold-pressed juice, a trend that's prompting big investors to follow in search of profits.

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    A private equity group made up of Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital Corp has emerged as the lead contender to buy BMC Software for more than $6.5 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • Thermo Fisher is an American precision healthcare equipment company.

    Genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies has agreed to a $13.6 billion cash buyout by Thermo Fisher Scientific, in one of the year's biggest corporate takeovers.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • A car awaits repairs in the service department at a Chrysler dealership.

    At car dealers across the United States, loans to subprime borrowers are surging — up 18 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, to 6.6 million borrowers. And it's the Federal Reserve that's made it all possible.

  • Carlyle Capital

    Carlyle Group will now allow people to invest as little as $50,000 in its new buyout fund, a regulatory filing showed, as private-equity firms look to widen their customer base in search of new sources of funding.

  • Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Major indices close at new highs ahead of Friday’s February jobs report.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX CEO

    Private equity firm Carlyle Group recently approached Nasdaq OMX Group about taking the exchange operator private, but the talks fell apart over a disagreement on price, sources familiar with the deal said on Monday.

  • Money wallet cash

    Blackstone, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers, has quietly secured a securities underwriting licence as its expanding capital markets operation strays into investment banking territory.

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    The biggest global alcohol companies are sizing up buyout and tie-up opportunities in China, India, South Korea and Vietnam, keen to profit from a $258 billion Asian market that is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world.

  • Lightning Round: Markwest Energy, Bank of America & More

    It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

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    Bharti Infratel, backed by billionaire Sunil Mittal, fell as much as 12.7 percent in its trading debut after raising about $760 million in India's biggest IPO in two years, weighed down by a cautious outlook for mobile tower operators.