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Corvex Seeks Launches Energen Proxy War

The insurgent fund run by a former deputy to Carl Icahn, Keith Meister, had been urging the energy company to hire an investment bank to explore strategic alternatives. However, his efforts have faced complications in an Alabama court.

Baker Hughes' Rig Count Spikes as M&A Talk Swirls on Stronger Crude

U.S. oil and natural gas drilling rigs climbed by 15 this past week as oil futures play footsie with $70 per barrel and talk swirls around a potential pickup in oil and gas industry M&A.

These Are the Biggest Winners and Losers in Activist Investing This Year

TheStreet recounts the successes and failures of the biggest names in the activism game.

No One Is Immune to Activists

A panel of M&A experts at The Deal Economy Conference discuss the changing role of activism in corporate America.

Energy M&A Weekly: More Midstream IPOs Expected in 2017

Following initial public offering filings from BP and Oasis, The Deal has learned of at least two more planned debuts this year. Meanwhile, a number of midstream and upstream transactions took place over the past week.

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Fed Inflation Gauge Slowed Again in October, Supporting Dovish Powell

Further slowing in the Fed's preferred inflation gauge is adding heft to Chairman Jerome Powell's signals of smaller rate hikes.

Amazon Needs to Kill Alexa, Maybe Exit Echo Devices

The online retail giant had a plan to own your living room. It didn't work because AI-powered voice assistants don't work.

General Mills Tries a New Take on Lucky Charms

The new variant may be even more magically delicious.

Elon Musk's Latest Twitter Move Looks Like an Act of Desperation

Twitter is desperate for revenue. It has a $13 billion debt burden, but hasn’t showed a profit for eight of the last 10 years.