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Tyco, Kraft and other companies trend towards splitting up

Sep 20, 2011
We often hear about big acquisitions and mergers in the U.S. business environment, but recently things have been going the other way. What are the advantages to companies breaking up instead of building on?
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With CEO gone, Yahoo could soon be for sale

Sep 7, 2011
As news of Yahoo firing their CEO comes out, questions are raised as to whether the company will soon officially be for sale.
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Why is the AT&T-T-Mobile merger different?

Sep 1, 2011
Big mergers have been an ongoing trend in American business, especially in the telecom world. So why has the Justice Department singled out AT&T and T-Mobile?
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U.S. sues to block AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile

Aug 31, 2011
The Justice Department sues to scuttle the proposed $39 billion deal, saying AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile merger would reduce competition for cell phone service.
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Justice Dept. takes steps to block AT&T, T-mobile merger

Aug 31, 2011
In a major anti-trust action, the Justice Department this morning filed a suit to stop the AT&T, T-mobile merger months in the making.
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Hulu sale looks imminent

Aug 24, 2011
Bids from companies like Google, Amazon, Yahoo and DirecTV are expected. So what will a new owner get?
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Australian beer brewer Fosters rejects takeover offer

Aug 18, 2011
The beer brewer turns down another offer from the maker of Coors and Miller Light, claiming the price was too low.
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Stumbling stock markets no obstacle for AT&T deal

Aug 16, 2011
The market decline is making some mergers more attractive. But both AT&T and T-Mobile already have such big incentives to strike a deal that fluctuating markets should have little effect on them.
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After volatile week, corporate mergers resume

Aug 15, 2011
Stock markets shift from "Manic Monday" to "Merger Monday" as companies swoop in on rivals to expand. Is this a sign of economic optimism?
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Kraft Foods slices itself into two companies

Aug 4, 2011
Kraft will split into separate snack and food companies. It's the latest conglomerate to decide that bigger isn't necessarily better
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