What Are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definitions and What You Need to Know

What Are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definitions and What You Need to Know

Mergers and acquisitions are a huge part of business activity and transactions - and have created some of the biggest conglomerates in the world. So, what are they, and what do they do?

Boeing Facing More Scrutiny Over Lack of 737 MAX Pilot Testing - Report

Boeing Facing More Scrutiny Over Lack of 737 MAX Pilot Testing - Report

Beleaguered airline manufacturer Boeing receives additional negative scrutiny on Friday after Tthe Wall Street Journal reports the company limited input from its test pilots on flight control systems for its now-grounded 737 MAX jet fleet.

Trump Economy Keeps Creating Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Along With Debt, Debt, Debt

Trump Economy Keeps Creating Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Along With Debt, Debt, Debt

A report due Friday from the Labor Department is expected to show that U.S. employers added 181,000 jobs in April, though some economists say the growth may have been even stronger. The cost is annual federal budget deficits estimated at more than $1 trillion.

Sanmina Surges on Strong Second-Quarter Earnings

Sanmina Surges on Strong Second-Quarter Earnings

Shares of electronic components manufacturer Sanmina jump after the company reports better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR, the $200 billion U.S. private-equity firm, benefited from higher performance revenue and investment income during a period when the S&P 500 jumped by the most in 10 years.

At Last, Wells Fargo Shareholders Are Happy With Scandal-Plagued Board

At Last, Wells Fargo Shareholders Are Happy With Scandal-Plagued Board

The scandal-plagued U.S. bank, under strict sanctions from the Federal Reserve, recently lost its second CEO in four years. But shareholders are now happy with the makeup of the board of directors, led by Chair Betsy Duke.

Momo Shares Slide as Chinese Government Swipes Left on Dating App

Momo Shares Slide as Chinese Government Swipes Left on Dating App

Shares of Momo, sometimes referred to as "China's Tinder," plunge after the company says the Chinese government has ordered the removal of its "Tantan" mobile hook-up app from app stores.

Microsoft Soars to New Heights as IBM Goes Sideways: A Tale of Two CEOs

Microsoft Soars to New Heights as IBM Goes Sideways: A Tale of Two CEOs

Compared with IBM, Microsoft's fragmented culture has made it easier for CEO Satya Nadella to find new growth.

American Airlines Slides After Lowering Guidance

American Airlines Slides After Lowering Guidance

American Airlines reports first-quarter profit that beat analysts' forecasts, though lowers its guidance as it continues to struggle with cancellations and other costs related to the grounding of its fleet of Boeing MAX 8 jets.

Bitcoin Still Taboo at JPMorgan, Goldman as Investors Pump in $14 Billion

Bitcoin Still Taboo at JPMorgan, Goldman as Investors Pump in $14 Billion

Investors aren't waiting for a rebound in bitcoin prices to invest in fast-growing cryptocurrency markets. But guess who's getting left behind: Big Wall Street firms that currently dominate trading in stocks, bonds, foreign exchange and commodities.