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Investment bankers win big in AT&T-T-Mobile deal

Mar 22, 2011
Deutsche Telekom is reportedly paying $145 million to various investment firms that had a hand in the AT&T-T-Mobile merger.
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AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile: The ripple effects

Mar 21, 2011
If approved, the $39 billion merger would create a telecom colossus and a potential threat to innovation.
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Mergers indicate market optimism

Mar 21, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist at the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains how mergers, like AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, is an indicator for the health of the economy.
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AT&T merger could mean better coverage -- but higher prices

Mar 21, 2011
Analysts predict that AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile marries some good news with some bad news for consumers.
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AT&T would pay $39 billion for rival

Mar 21, 2011
Mobile carrier AT&T has agreed to buy No. 4 wireless carrier T-Mobile. The deal would make AT&T the nation's biggest wireless company -- but could leave the market with just two dominant providers.
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Warren Buffett bets $9 billion on engine oil

Mar 14, 2011
Weeks after Buffett said he had an "itchy" finger for acquisitions, his Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy industrial chemical firm Lubrizol.
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Bids are due for Orange County Register owner

Mar 10, 2011
In the digital age, are newspapers companies still worth buying? California's Freedom Communications is on the block and about to find out.
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Sprint, T-Mobile resume merger discussions

Mar 9, 2011
Stock prices jumped yesterday on the announcement that Sprint and T-Mobile resumed discussions of a merger. A merger of the two companies would combine the third- and fourth-largest U.S. wireless providers.
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Luxury goods giant buys a piece of watchmaker Bulgari

Mar 7, 2011
LVMH owns luxury brands from Louis Vuitton to Moet champagne and it now plans to sell watches. It will acquire a major piece of Italian jeweler Bulgari for $5.2 billion. Stephen Beard explains.
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