Most CEOs were too hesitant and pessimistic to ink any buyouts when they could get them on the cheap. Now the door is closing.
The market's run is relentless, so better find solid old growth stocks that aren't too expensive.
These aren't ever going to be crushed, but could certainly stumble.
The sudden swings and lurches aren't in synch with the data in any way.
The Heinz and Dell transactions may not foreshadow an M&A frenzy, but they say a lot about corporate America and the economy.
After a dry spell, the Oracle of Omaha comes through with one of his biggest-ever deals.
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