10 biggest business deals of 2013

In a busy year for corporate mergers and acquisitions -- one that saw the formation of the world's largest airline and billionaire Warren Buffett reaching for the ketchup -- here are the blockbusters.

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Dec 29, 2013 2:22PM
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The biggest business deal was obama and progressive libs. taking over 1/6th of the U.S. economy......herding the American people into inferior and more expensive healthcare controlled by the Fed. government, while bureaucrats and big union get exempt from it with their Cadillac healthcare.
Dec 29, 2013 9:38AM
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I think msn money has it a little wrong, American Airlines Did Not buy U.S. Airways, it's the other way around.  U.S. Airways bought American. 
The U.S. Airways corporate people are in charge and the American Airlines corporate people got demoted or left.

Dec 29, 2013 12:07PM
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Rather than a new year resolution, we need a new year revolution.
Dec 29, 2013 12:59PM
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Obamaville - draining the global economy since 2009.
Dec 29, 2013 1:50PM
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20th century breadlines on the way..."ride it till the wheels fall off" is the best you can do...!
Dec 29, 2013 2:04PM
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There once were the days our politicians protected us from these, mergers and acquisitions. No more. Monopolies are running wild. Wal-Mart knocking out all their competition as well. Hell, I would not be surprised if underlying to this Target story, Wal-Mart might have something to do with it to knock off Target as well.

Love my country, fear my corrupt Government. 

Jan 3, 2014 9:59PM
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The big deal the past 4 years is the Fed printing over 4 trillion dollars to help wall street and the banks.

Who will pay for this bull?

Jan 4, 2014 1:00PM
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V_L: "... inherited business platforms ..." I’ve been reading this from you for years. It is really sad that your being fired from a mom-and-pop passed on to ‘et fiels" has been such a downer. However, that is no reason to castigate and wish revolution and destruction of capitalism - the greatest wealth generation in the history of the earth..


Jan 4, 2014 1:54PM
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V_L posted "2014 is the year psychopaths are brought down to Earth or put in it."  It is a violation of federal law to threaten the President of the United /states... no matter how much he deserves it. 
Dec 29, 2013 10:39AM
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So Ketchup is no longer mericas future! Hmmmmm!!!
Dec 29, 2013 4:29AM
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President Obummer....biggest Teflon president the U.S. has ever had.
Dec 29, 2013 5:43PM
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There were no "big deals" in 2013... no Top Talent... no major league anything... corruption doesn't get any other label besides-- crooked and crooked.

If there was a bright side to 2013... it was that the rich got SO rich that it will be easy to pin the entire $700 TRILLION in derivative debt repayment on them, their heirs, successors but NOT assigns. They created the record debt, they can settle it. Many say 2014 is the year of regulation. Too late. 2014 is the year psychopaths are brought down to Earth or put in it. Expect war and you won't be surprised.

Dec 29, 2013 11:16AM
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Don't quite know what happened bun I lost a bundle on the U.S/American merger.  The shares I had in American are now AAL shares worth about 15% of what they were before the meger.
Dec 29, 2013 6:40AM
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SO NOW YOU SAY MIGHT BE THE TIME TO BUY THESE OVER PRICED COMPANIES, TO BAILOUT THE BIG MONEYMAKER AND BE ONCE AGAIN HOLDING AN EMPTY BAG OF AIR. NO THANKS THE MATTRESS IS SAFER FOR ME. I KEEP TRACK OF HOW MUCH I WOULD HAVE LOST OR GAINED,HOW LONG DO YOU THINK YOU WILL LIVE TO MAKE UP ALL OF YOUR LOSSES, THE MATTRESS IS STILL MY BEST BET. CORAVETTE
Dec 29, 2013 5:10PM
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MR.Soul;The market is up 99% since Obama took office.Put down the crack pipe

and get ready for your shift at Burger King.

Dec 27, 2013 11:54PM
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 How about the Fed printing 1 trillion each year for wall street welfare and Obozo the socialist clown pretends to be on your side the broke dumb brainwashed moron democrat?
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