Rumors

Walmart Wants to Be Last Man Into the Streaming Media Business?

Several media outlets tried to get Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) management to confirm that the company will go into the streaming media business. Presumably, the move would be to better ...
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How Much Groupon Might Actually Fetch in a Buyout

Shares of Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) have popped handily on Monday on word that the "daily deals" website has been contacting other companies to drum up interest in acquiring the ...
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Will Verizon Sell Oath to Tim Armstrong?

A recent report at The Information indicates that Oath CEO Tim Armstrong is considering buying the company out of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ). Armstrong's interest includes both the Yahoo ...
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What GameStop Might Actually Fetch in a Buyout

If one company has been a victim of the change in retail and in the selling of video games, GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) would certainly be a prime example. GameStop's ...
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With Sprint, T-Mobile Gets Poorly Run Company With Poor Service (Update)

Update: The deal closes with Sprint valued at $26 billion, and T-Mobile at $55 million. Together, the new entity will have about as many wireless customers as AT&T and Verizon ...
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New Sprint/T-Mobile M&A Talks Rekindle Interest in Telecom Sector

As if there was not enough going on in the world, now investors and traders get to deal with the possibility that an on-again-off-again merger may be coming back to ...
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Is Wynn a Good Deal for MGM Resorts?

Now that founder and CEO Steve Wynn of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) has sold all his stock in the company, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) may be interested in ...
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Why Walmart Might Want to Acquire Humana

Late Thursday, reports began to trickle in that retail behemoth Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) was in preliminary negotiations to acquire health insurer Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Humana's market cap of ...
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Does a Target, Kroger Merger Make Sense?

In an exclusive report published Friday morning, Fast Company cited people familiar with the matter who said that Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) are discussing a ...
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When Broadcom, Qualcomm, NXP, Intel and AMD Are All in the Same Rumor Mill at Once

The world of semiconductor mergers was trying to move from already large up to massive. Now it seems like there may be at least some more rational exuberance in the ...
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Xerox May Be Taken Out of Its Misery

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) has been in deep trouble for years. It did not make the train traveling toward the digital storage and sharing of documents and corporate data. According ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) smashed earnings expectations, due in part to its Amazon Web Services cloud business. Its shares soared. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) earnings were better than expected, primarily ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

OPEC is trying to convince Russia to continue to participate in a program to raise oil prices. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google released a series of smartphones, speakers, earbuds and ...
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Why Jefferies Analysts Like Fiat Chrysler Buyout

Reports surfaced earlier this week that an unspecified Chinese company had made an offer for automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU). The stock price jumped sharply and traded in ...
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Is Walmart Chasing Another Online Retailer?

Continuing on the path that brought e-commerce sites like Jet.com, Bonobos and ModCloth into its tent, mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is reported to be discussing another acquisition. This ...
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