What Does the BB&T and SunTrust Merger Mean for Banks? Jim Cramer Explains

What Does the BB&T and SunTrust Merger Mean for Banks? Jim Cramer Explains

The merger between SunTrust and BB&T places the bank within the ranks of the top 10 banks in America. Jim Cramer gives his thoughts on the merger.

Jim Cramer: SunTrust-BB&T Merger Is About Digital Defense and Offense

Jim Cramer: SunTrust-BB&T Merger Is About Digital Defense and Offense

Analysts need to recognize this shift in the banking markets.

BHP Buyout Bolsters Long-Term Outlook for BP Stock

BHP Buyout Bolsters Long-Term Outlook for BP Stock

BP's BHP buyout is a big catalyst for 2019 if oil prices rise.

Starboard Value Snags Stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb, Says Bloomberg

Starboard Value Snags Stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb, Says Bloomberg

News follows Bristol-Myers Squibb's planned $74 billion buy of Celgene. TheStreet.com could not verify the report.

Newmont CEO: What Investors Can Learn From Largest Mining Merger Ever

Newmont CEO: What Investors Can Learn From Largest Mining Merger Ever

Contrary to what some analysts think, this was not a deal made out of "necessity"

TCF Financial and Chemical Financial in $3.6 Billion Merger Deal

TCF Financial and Chemical Financial in $3.6 Billion Merger Deal

The combined company will have more than 500 branches across nine states, including four of the top 10 Midwest markets.

Entegris and Versum Materials Agree to Merge, Form $9 Billion Chemicals Company

Entegris and Versum Materials Agree to Merge, Form $9 Billion Chemicals Company

The combined company will have a value of about $9 billion.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Remains an Interesting Takeover Possibility

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Remains an Interesting Takeover Possibility

One interesting facet is the 19.74% ownership stake by Biglari Holdings.

The Government Shutdown Could Carry Hidden Dangers for Investors

The Government Shutdown Could Carry Hidden Dangers for Investors

As the shutdown drags on into the year, companies are forced to make do without SEC guidance. And that could create problems for investors, too.

Real Money Report Card: Big Week for Bank Earnings

Real Money Report Card: Big Week for Bank Earnings

Banks' quarterly reports mean quarterly grades are due.