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Buying Weatherford Isn't Halliburton's Best Move

Tickers in this article: HAL GE WFT BHI SLB FTK

The chatter surrounding Halliburton CFO Mark McCollum's appointment as chief executive of Weatherford does not mean a deal between the two companies is imminent—not by a long shot.

03/26/17 - 06:20 PM EDT

Why Baker Hughes May Miss a Coming Up-Swing in Oilfield Services

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The Houston oilfield services provider's will report earnings on April 25. Be careful, optimists.

03/26/17 - 05:20 PM EDT

Vera Bradley a Risky One for the Radar: Bargain or Needless Accessory?

Vera Bradley a Risky One for the Radar: Bargain or Needless Accessory?

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The question now is whether Vera Bradley stock's punishment has fit the 'crime.'

03/24/17 - 01:01 PM EDT

Why Baker Hughes May Miss a Coming Up-Swing in Oilfield Services

Why Baker Hughes May Miss a Coming Up-Swing in Oilfield Services

Tickers in this article: BHI GE HAL SLB

The Houston oilfield services provider's will report earnings on April 25. Be careful, optimists.

03/26/17 - 05:20 PM EDT

Walmart Has Transformed Into an Acquisition Machine in an Effort to Short Circuit Amazon

Walmart Has Transformed Into an Acquisition Machine in an Effort to Short Circuit Amazon

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Walmart has eaten up several companies of late.

03/17/17 - 08:00 AM EDT

After Starboard Agitation, Perrigo Sells MS Drug Royalties for Up to $2.85B

After Starboard Agitation, Perrigo Sells MS Drug Royalties for Up to $2.85B

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Perrigo also said it will review its API business, which provides differentiated active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms for the branded and generic industries.

02/27/17 - 09:22 PM EST

These 25 Companies Could Get a Big Profit Boost From a Little Known Part of Trump's Tax Reform

These 25 Companies Could Get a Big Profit Boost From a Little Known Part of Trump's Tax Reform

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The details matter in this case.

03/16/17 - 09:45 PM EDT

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

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A number of magazines reportedly are on the block or are attracting interest, including Us Weekly, Time, Playboy and The Hollywood Reporter.

02/21/17 - 07:48 AM EST

Buy Rite Aid Because It's Very Likely to Be Owned by Walgreens Soon

Buy Rite Aid Because It's Very Likely to Be Owned by Walgreens Soon

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The FTC is considering antitrust issues, but the deal could go through.

02/10/17 - 01:39 PM EST

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

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The Olive Garden parent has been quiet on the dealmaking front since Jeff Smith's hedge fund took over the board and forced change in 2014.

02/08/17 - 06:52 AM EST

Activist Investors Target Snachat Parent Snap Over Non-Voting IPO Shares

Activist Investors Target Snachat Parent Snap Over Non-Voting IPO Shares

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The nonvoting shares issued by the developer of the popular disappearing message app could set a disturbing precedent, especially with institutional investors and insurgent fund managers.

02/08/17 - 08:51 PM EST

Pfizer CEO: 'Misinformation About Drug Pricing Is Far Greater Than I've Ever Seen'

Pfizer CEO: 'Misinformation About Drug Pricing Is Far Greater Than I've Ever Seen'

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The pharma giant will lever up should a strategic deal opportunity come along, too.

02/06/17 - 12:56 PM EST

6 Mall Brands That Are Near Death or Have Already Dropped Dead

6 Mall Brands That Are Near Death or Have Already Dropped Dead

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Wet Seal joins the ranks of the dearly departed.

02/05/17 - 11:00 AM EST