As AMC Theatres ups its bid for Carmike Cinemas to $1.2 billion, investors would be forgiven for expressing a little merger fatigue. It is the most recent billion-dollar-plus deal in seven months that see 2016 shaping up to be one of the most valuable merger and acquisition years in recent entertainment history.
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(Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages) Caterpillar is not optimistic about the global economy. The heavy equipment maker slashed its outlook and announced further job cuts on Tuesday, saying that soft economic growth ishampering its business. “World economic growth remains subdued and is not sufficient to drive improvement in most of the industries and markets […]
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How much upside is left in 2016? While recession fears are fading and markets have gained almost 20% off the recent lows, we are not likely to see much more unless earnings grow faster than expected. Valuations are not outrageously expensive, but they are high relative to estimates. Here are […]
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Africa now has half a billion mobile users, and the mobile ecosystem added $153-billion to the African economy in 2015, according to a new GSMA study, which predicts smartphone numbers will triple in the next five years. “At the end of 2015, 46% of the population in Africa subscribed to mobile […]
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Better hope you live in the Heartland, or you’ll miss this new brew.
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Dollar Shave Club got close to its customers and found a winning formula through “content and conversation” on social media.
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Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said the company “has not participated and will not participate in bidding and auctions” for divestitures from Aetna, Humana, Anthem or Cigna.
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What does the Trump tech agenda look like? There is no Trump tech agenda. But these 5 technologies would thrive under a Trump rule.
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