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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, the Morgan Stanley logo is displayed on its Times Square building, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:42 am
By STAN CHOE, KEN SWEET and MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley, the investment bank for millionaires, big business and megamergers, is buying E-Trade Financial, the online brokerage that encouraged waves of regular investors to get into the market with ads...
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FILE - This July 14, 2010, file photo, shows a Charles Schwab office in Oakland, Calif. Charles Schwab is buying TD Ameritrade for $26 billion, a blockbuster deal accelerated by disruption in the online brokerage industry. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 9:31 am
By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement accelerated by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Competitive pressure has already forced brokerages to make it free for customers to...
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AP News
October 30, 2019 - 12:19 pm
By COLLEEN BARRY and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday it is in talks with French rival PSA Peugeot in its second bid this year to reshape the global auto industry at a time of heightened uncertainty for the sector. A merger would create the...
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June 11, 2019 - 4:11 pm
By TALI ARBEL and MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the promised benefits, such...
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Associated Press
August 09, 2018 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune withdrew from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair, ending a bid to create a massive media juggernaut that could have rivaled the reach of Fox News. Tribune Media Co., which is on the hook for a $135 million breakup fee, said Thursday that it is filing a lawsuit against...
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July 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and...
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Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger
June 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies. U.S. District Judge Richard...
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