Analysts have been calling for a surge in M&A for years now due to cheap financing rates.
The deal has plenty of upsides, though some analysts warn it's the beginning of the end for Zipcar.
Stocks rise significantly after US lawmakers agree on a deal to avoid some of the tax hikes associated with the fiscal cliff.
Stocks set to soar at the open on the 11th hour budget agreement.
Research in Motion is upgraded to 'hold,' and Intel is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Stocks are higher as positive economic data in the US and China temporarily distracts investors from fiscal cliff woes.
Interest rate decisions are expected today from the European Central Bank and Bank of England.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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