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TransCanada Scoops Up Columbia Pipeline for $13B

The Canadian buyer has been looking for ways to expand after the U.S. scuttled its plan to build the Keystone XL pipeline because of environmental concerns.

Will LinkedIn's Sinking Value Draw Activists?

The social media group has lost more than half of its share price since the start of the year.

Cheap Oil Threatens to Trim Defense Growth

Nations that relied on high petroleum prices to bankroll their defense spending likely will be cutting back on those expenditures.

Valeant Stock Plunge Puts Focus on Chairman

Robert Ingram sits on four public company boards and is a director at three private companies, which governance experts view as cause for concern.

Nokia, Alcatel Try the Merger Game Again

Alcatel only recently began to recover from its '06 Lucent deal.

Will Congress Step In as a Threatening FIRREA Storm Approaches?

Will Congress Step In as a Threatening FIRREA Storm Approaches?

State and federal officials are expected to widen the use of a 25-year-old law against allegedly wayward mortgage lenders.

Blue Jeans Network Approaching Size to Go Public

Blue Jeans Network Approaching Size to Go Public

Blue Jeans Network, the cross-platform video conferencing company, is in a state of high growth and approaching the size to go public, said a source close to the company.

Fantasy Sports' DraftKings Takes Out Rival StarStreet

Fantasy Sports' DraftKings Takes Out Rival StarStreet

DraftKings is acquiring fantasy sports startup StarStreet, just six weeks after scooping up DraftStreet from IAC/Interactive Corp.

Hachette Three-way Publisher Tie-up is Abandoned

Hachette Three-way Publisher Tie-up is Abandoned

Though Hachette, Perseus and Ingram have called off their deal, M&A is still likely to happen for the three publishing groups.

Online Sellers Could Rouse Retailers From Their M&A Nap

Online Sellers Could Rouse Retailers From Their M&A Nap

The need for revenue growth may awaken retail M&A after a two-year slumber.