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M&A Appetite in Pharma Has Proved Potent: Chart of the Day

M&A Appetite in Pharma Has Proved Potent: Chart of the Day

With total deals trending toward hundreds of billions, investors may be eager to bet on who's next to be acquired.

Cloudera Stock Gains 4% After Activist CarI Icahn Reveals Big Stake in the Firm

Cloudera Stock Gains 4% After Activist CarI Icahn Reveals Big Stake in the Firm

Icahn discloses 12.6% stake in the data-analytics company, whose shares have shed some 70% since May 2017.

PayPal Slips After Announcing Departure of Chief Operating Officer

PayPal Slips After Announcing Departure of Chief Operating Officer

Shares of PayPal slip on news that Chief Operating Officer Bill Ready will be leaving the company at the end of the year 'to pursue entrepreneurial interests outside the company.'

Amazon Stock Pops as Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys In

Amazon Stock Pops as Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys In

Amazon is hurtling toward a $1 trillion valuation after getting a big endorsement from the Oracle of Omaha.

Tech IPOs With Dual-Class Shares Start to Face Meaningful Pushback

Tech IPOs With Dual-Class Shares Start to Face Meaningful Pushback

Unicorn IPOs draw excitement, but power struggles ensue when founder-centric standards collide with institutional interests. And there's evidence that stocks with dual-class structures aren't always the best investments.

BlackRock to Buy French Software Firm eFront- Report

BlackRock to Buy French Software Firm eFront- Report

BlackRock seeks to buy French financial software expert eFront in efforts to expand into tech and alternative offerings.

Viacom Warns DirecTV Customers They Could Lose MTV, Comedy Central

Viacom Warns DirecTV Customers They Could Lose MTV, Comedy Central

Viacom warns 24 million DirecTV customers of an outage of its channels and accuses parent AT&T of abusing newfound powers.

Lyft Sets Price Range of $62-$68 a Share for IPO

Lyft Sets Price Range of $62-$68 a Share for IPO

Ride-hailing company Lyft confirms it plans to sell 30.8 million Class A shares in its initial public offering at an expected price of $62 to $68 a share.

Amazon Changes Third-Party Seller Pricing Policy Amid Growing Pressure: Report

Amazon Changes Third-Party Seller Pricing Policy Amid Growing Pressure: Report

Amazon has faced growing political pressure to change the requirement that third-parties offer their lower prices only on its platform.

Gilead Sciences Falls on Failed Cirrhosis Drug Trial of Selonsertib

Gilead Sciences Falls on Failed Cirrhosis Drug Trial of Selonsertib

Gilead Sciences says Selonsertib, a new drug for treating NASH, a type of liver disease, failed Phase 3 trials.