RadioShack CEO Joe Magnacca is still determined to effect a turnaround even as he closes 1,100 stores, but liquidity problems loom.
Tyco International sold its Korean business to Carlyle Group for more than $1.9 billion and Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank are finally talking deal terms.
Companies also went shopping on the Presidents Day holiday weekend as Actavis bought Forest Laboratories for $25 billion and Ashland sold its water treatment unit for $1.8 billion. Carl Icahn must be especially happy with the Forest Labs sale as he tried not, once, but twice to get the company to sell itself and still owns a stake in the biotech. It also augurs well for Wall Street advisers who have been waiting for a recovering economy to support an uptick in mergers and acquisitions.
Passing regulatory muster may be the biggest challenge for Comcast as it tries to buy Time Warner Cable.
Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners readies Party City for its market debut, but with a heavy debt load, what kind of party will it be?
Dinakar Singh, CEO of TPG-Axon, wasn't about to sit by while SandRidge Energy spent money on M&A without a strategy.
Proxy adviser Damien Park of Hedge Fund solutions explains why activism is alive and well.
Tech-focused hedge fund manager Darren Wallis looks up and down the supply chain to find the right value investments in the sector.
Hedge fund manager Gregory Taxin of Clinton Group talks about when companies hit a critical point that makes them ripe for activism.
The drama at J.C. Penney heated up this week. TheStreet's Lindsey Bell and The Deal's Paula Schaap discuss what it means for investors and the stock.