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What NBC Universal deal gives Comcast

Dec 3, 2009
Comcast will pay just under $14 billion for a majority share of NBC Universal. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks about the deal with Steve Chiotakis.
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Groups come together for AIDS support

Dec 1, 2009
A lot of charities have had to get together to survive. Kai Ryssdal has the story of two AIDS support groups that have joined forces.
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Pinnacle set to buy Birds Eye Foods

Nov 19, 2009
Packaged food giant Pinnacle Brands is getting ready to buy Birds Eye Foods, the biggest frozen vegetable producer in the U.S., for more than $1.3 billion. Steve Chiotakis gets more details from Alisa Roth.
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Hershey, Ferrero eyeing Cadbury

Nov 18, 2009
Hershey and Italian sweet producer Ferrero are in talks with banks to beat Kraft to a deal for British chocolate maker Cadbury. Christopher Werth explores why this partnership may make a lot more sense.
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Oracle-Sun deal hits a European snag

Nov 10, 2009
Financial Times columnist Kevin Allison talks with Steve Chiotakis about the European Commission's objection to Oracle's proposed deal to buy Sun Microsystems.
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Kraft turns hostile in bid for Cadbury

Nov 9, 2009
Kraft's bid for candy-maker Cadbury is below the price it initially offered in September. Why? European correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Bill Radke.
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Public scrutiny over Comcast-NBC deal

Nov 9, 2009
There are reports that Comcast and GE have agreed to value NBC at around $30 billion, which may bring the companies one step closer to a deal. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports public-interest groups are worried.
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Commission may block Oracle-Sun deal

Nov 4, 2009
European regulators may raise objections to a merger between Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Stephen Beard reports.
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Buffett bets on transportation with deal

Nov 3, 2009
Warren Buffett's firm, Berkshire Hathaway, will buy giant rail company Burlington Northern Santa Fe in a deal worth $44 billion. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks the details with Bill Radke.
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Two tool companies set to become one

Nov 3, 2009
Stanley Works is acquiring Black & Decker in a stock deal valued at $4.5 billion. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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