Mergers and Acquisitions

6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to several reports, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOXA) about buying many of its assets. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, and the deal would give ...
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Conservative Koch Brothers May Support Buyout of Time Inc

According to a number of media reports, the billionaire Koch brothers, among the nation's leading conservatives, may financially support a buyout of storied publisher Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) by magazine ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: A Buyout of Time Inc?

Mattel Inc. (NYSE: MAT) has rejected a buyout offer from Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS). Reuters reports: Mattel’s rebuttal indicates that Margaret Georgiadis, who took over as the company’s chief executive ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

S&P has issued a report that said Venezuela was in default. According to Bloomberg: Venezuela’s grand gathering with creditors Monday lasted all of 30 minutes and didn’t produce anything of ...
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The 4 Segments GE Is Likely to Dump First

Having a strategy as a conglomerate is supposed to imply that the business has at least safety throughout harder times in the business cycle. Some conglomerate structures are easier by ...
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Why Argus Is Taking a Step Back on Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) saw its shares take a step back on Monday after an independent research firm downgraded the stock. Many investors have hoped that the shares will ...
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Brookfield Offers $15 Billion in Cash and Stock for GGP

Commercial real estate firm Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) confirmed Monday that the company has offered to acquire the outstanding shares it does not already own of GGP Inc. ...
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Qualcomm Board Unanimously Rejects Acquisition by Broadcom

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) made waves early on Monday by rejecting a takeover bid by rival Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO). The rejection by Qualcomm’s board was unanimous, as the board ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to Reuters, Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) has made a plan to fend off a buyout offer from Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO). The new CEO of General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) attacked the government's argument that it must sell CNN before a merger with Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) earnings were pummeled ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) likely will fight back against the government's request that it sell CNN as part of a deal to buy Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). According to ...
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Why Zynga Is Back

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) has had a solid 2017 so far, and it looks like this company could be on its way up after sitting in a holding pattern for ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The Wall Street Journal reported that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) and Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) have discussed a major M&A deal: Walt Disney Co. recently held talks ...
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The Good and the Bad in a Qualcomm-Broadcom Merger

Shares of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) were trading higher on Monday after Rumor Friday turned into Merger Monday. Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) did formally offer $103 billion, or $70 per ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has come up with a way to improve its competitive pricing for the holidays. The paper's editors wrote: Amazon has ...
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