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Why Wilbur Ross Is as Much a Job Killer as Job Saver

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The man nominated by Donald Trump to be Secretary of Commerce is known as a 'vulture' investor who has capitalized on struggling industries.

12/07/16 - 06:30 AM EST

New Highs Aren't Justified for Bank Stocks, Given Fresh FDIC Data

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The Quarterly Banking Profile for the third quarter from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation includes data investors should not ignore.

12/06/16 - 06:03 AM EST

Why Wilbur Ross Is as Much a Job Killer as Job Saver

Why Wilbur Ross Is as Much a Job Killer as Job Saver

Tickers in this article: MT OCN XCO BKU

The man nominated by Donald Trump to be Secretary of Commerce is known as a 'vulture' investor who has capitalized on struggling industries.

12/07/16 - 06:30 AM EST

AMZN, FB, GOOGL: Jim Cramer's Views

AMZN, FB, GOOGL: Jim Cramer's Views

Cramer shares his views on products that rise above the macro. Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet are among the stocks discussed.

11/21/16 - 01:00 AM EST

Chipotle Is the First, but Not the Last, in Coming Wave of Restaurant Activism

Chipotle Is the First, but Not the Last, in Coming Wave of Restaurant Activism

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An activist investor could pressure any of these struggling restaurant chains into the hands of Yum! Brands.

11/12/16 - 11:40 AM EST

Might Tronc and Gannett Have a Healthy Future, Together or Separately?

Might Tronc and Gannett Have a Healthy Future, Together or Separately?

Tickers in this article: NYT TRNC GCI NFLX MNI LEE

What can the newspaper publishers, whose M&A talks recently ended, do to improve their businesses?

11/07/16 - 06:02 AM EST

Hearst Wins Aviation Software Maker Camp Systems

Hearst Wins Aviation Software Maker Camp Systems

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The media company emerges as the winner of a quick, robust auction for the GTCR portfolio company, paying nearly $2 billion, according to a source.

10/27/16 - 07:00 AM EDT

AT&T Buying Time Warner Is Shot at Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple

AT&T Buying Time Warner Is Shot at Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple

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AT&T's stunning $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner could set off countermoves from the country's biggest technology companies. Here's what's at stake.

10/25/16 - 07:00 AM EDT

Tech Deals Propel Wachtell, Wilson Sonsini to Big Third Quarter

Tech Deals Propel Wachtell, Wilson Sonsini to Big Third Quarter

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Wachtell Lipton and Wilson Sonsini have big third quarters in tech, while Jones Day's Daniel Mitz lands two large chip deals.

10/17/16 - 06:46 AM EDT

Brooklyn Brewery to Take Craft Beers to Japan After Kirin Tie-Up

Brooklyn Brewery to Take Craft Beers to Japan After Kirin Tie-Up

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The Japanese group takes on AB InBev in its quest for craft.

10/15/16 - 04:40 PM EDT

Why Pfizer's Scrapped Merger May Ultimately Benefit the Company and Investors

Why Pfizer's Scrapped Merger May Ultimately Benefit the Company and Investors

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With the Allergan merger off the table, management is free to continue its successful M&A run, and Pfizer's balance sheet is strong.

10/01/16 - 08:23 AM EDT

Diversity Measures on Corporate Boards Have a Breakout Year

Diversity Measures on Corporate Boards Have a Breakout Year

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Companies targeted by activist pension funds have become increasingly responsive to shareholder proposals and no-confidence campaigns to install women on corporate boards.

09/30/16 - 08:35 AM EDT

Family Offices Start Taking the Look of Financial Sponsors

Family Offices Start Taking the Look of Financial Sponsors

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Long the bastion of the fabulously rich, these firms are no longer letting others do their bidding and are instead directly investing in portfolio companies themselves.

09/23/16 - 06:57 AM EDT

Allergan's Vitae Buy Could Spark More Interest in Kadmon

Allergan's Vitae Buy Could Spark More Interest in Kadmon

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Hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb owns a greater than 17% stake in the newly public developer of a drugs including those for treatment of psoriasis.

09/23/16 - 06:25 AM EDT