Wall Street takes a tiny breather after the Dow and S&P hit new records but more action in mergers and acquisitions helps keep things interesting.
There were a lot of twists and turns but General Electric has just cleared the way to buy most of French power equipment-maker Alstom's assets.
Software maker Oracle is Micros Systems, which provides software and hardware to the hospitality and retail industries, for about $5.3 billion.
Google's Nest Labs will buy home-monitoring camera startup Dropcam for about $555 million in cash, Nest and Dropcam confirmed friday.
Oracle is in talks with Micros Systems to buy the software maker for retailers and hotel chains for more than $5 billion, a report says.
Let's look at why Tyson Foods is paying $8.6 billion for Hillshire Brands and its familiar grocery lines like Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Sara Lee
A supermarket billionaire is aiming to upend Whole Foods' dominance of the organic food market, and consumers will likely reap the benefits.
Worries about Iraq and Ukraine put Wall Street in a cautious mood. But upticks in industrial production and manufacturing helped offset the negativity.
Medtronic is the latest to join a list of health care companies seeking lower corporate tax rates abroad through acquisitions.
The board of Hillshire Brands has decided to hold talks with Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods, as the two major meat processors engage in a bidding war.
Stocks edged further into record territory Monday, but Apple stole some of the spotlight while going in the other direction.
The discovery model for iTunes Radio isn't working well, so Apple is betting big -- $3 billion big -- on Beats and premium streaming music.
Apple's acquisition of Beats -- its biggest ever -- is a genius move, but Southwest paid a $200,000 fine for false advertising.
Investors shook off a dismal first-quarter economic report and pushed stocks higher Thursday, giving the S&P 500 index another record finish.
Tyson Foods offers to buy Hillshire for $50 a share -- a $5 a share premium to Pilgrim's Pride bid to buy Hillshire earlier this week.
Cialis maker Eli Lilly has struck a licensing deal allowing French drugmaker Sanofi to sell a nonprescription version of the pill in major markets.
Apple is buying more flair, swagger and song-picking savvy with its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist.
AstraZeneca just became the latest big company to refuse a buyout offer. Was it right to say no? Hard to say - but these firms should've accepted deals.
With Red Lobster gone, Darden's flagship chain becomes even more important to its bottom line. But Olive Garden is in a funk too. Is it next up to be sold?
Americans are bombarded by all kinds of advertisements every day, but some forms are way more annoying than others, a survey by Consumer Reports finds.
The job prospects for this year's college grads have improved slightly, but they're starting their careers with more debt than any other class.
AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge.
Darden Restaurants says it entered an agreement to sell its Red Lobster chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital in a $2.1 billion cash deal.