Mergers

The Path to the X-Men Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Got a Lot Clearer

The Path to the X-Men Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Got a Lot Clearer

1 minute ago   |   Time

In the Marvel comic books, the X-Men and Avengers are longtime allies and occasional foes. But for two-and-a-half decades the two groups of superheroes haven't been allowed to...
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15 major movie franchises that Disney owns after buying Fox, from 'Avatar' to 'X-Men'

15 major movie franchises that Disney owns after buying Fox, from 'Avatar' to 'X-Men'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Disney-Fox deal closed on Wednesday, meaning Disney now owns Fox's film studio and many of its television assets. Disney is already dominant over the box office with the...
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Keeping up with the Joneses: In wake of JLL-HFF deal, expect a poaching frenzy

6 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The $2 billion merger between JLL and HFF is barely a day old, but competing firms' efforts to scoop up brokers who might be left behind by the consolidation have already...
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What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

6 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

It's finally complete. Disney closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets on Wednesday, more than a year after the mega merger was proposed. Disney gets...
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Merkel Staying Out of Merger Talks Between Germany's Top Banks

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A potential merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is a private economic affair and the government should stay out of it, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
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Deutsche's London staff would ‘get toasted' in Commerzbank merger

1 day ago   |   eFinancial News

Staff at Deutsche's investment bank are already talking internally about what such a merger would mean for their division
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Fiat Chrysler revs up as Peugeot points to merger potential

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Fiat Chrysler shares jumped on Tuesday to the top of Europe's STOXX 600 after the president of Peugeot family holding company FFP told French daily Les Echos he would support a...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Here is what you need to know. The ECB doesn't like the idea of Deutsche Bank merging with Commerzbank. "I do not particularly like the idea of national champions, of European...
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German lawmakers challenge deputy finance minister's Goldman link in bank merger

1 day ago   |   Reuters

German lawmakers on Monday criticized deputy finance minister Joerg Kukies and Goldman Sachs on Monday, alleging a conflict of interest in the U.S. investment bank advising...
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Commerzbank wants clarity on merger in two-three weeks: sources

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Commerzbank management wants to decide on whether to go ahead with a potential merger with Deutsche Bank in the next 2 to 3 weeks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said...
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Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Prosecutors were offering a deal in which charges would be dropped if Kraft admitted that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

The woman's YouTube channel has 800,000 subscribers and hundreds of millions of views. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing. Read more ...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

In a Mississippi death-penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction. Read more ...

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

Jimenez had a monster 2018 season split between Double-A and Triple-A, slashing .337/.384/.577 with 22 home runs and 75 RBIs in 108 games. Read more ...

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to... Read more ...