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Mergers and Acquitions Reporter, Columnist, Dealbook Editor — New York Times

New York Times Columnist & CNBC Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) Co-Anchor. Author, Too Big To Fail. Founder, @DealBook. Proud father. RTs ≠ endorsements

Polls and Related Articles From The New York Times — News about polls and related articles from The New York Times, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. The latest New York Times poll is based on telephone interviews conducted Dec. 4 through 7 with 1,006 adults throughout the United States.

Ray Dalio: Monetary policy effectiveness waning — Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, provides his outlook on the U.S. economy and discusses the effectiveness of monetary policy.

Many Feel the American Dream Is Out of Reach, Poll Shows — Despite an improving economy and jobs picture, the public is more pessimistic than it was after the 2008 financial crisis that it is possible to work hard and become rich, according to a New York Times poll.

The Mergers and Acquisitions Cycle: Buy. Divide. Conquer. — In the fall of 2001, Hewlett-Packard announced a momentous $25 billion merger with Compaq. "This is a decisive move that accelerates our strategy and positions us to win by offering even greater value to our customers and partners," declared Carly Fiorina, HP's chairwoman and chief executive at the time, describing how the deal would "create substantial share owner value."

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Encouraging Public Service, Through the ‘Revolving Door’ — DNY59 | E+ | Getty Images The letter, sent by Heather Slavkin Corzo, director of the A.F.L.-C.I.O.'s office of investment, has created a stir within the halls of banks and parts of corporate America.

Encouraging Public Service, Through the 'Revolving Door' — The boards of Wall Street's biggest banks recently received a letter posing a provocative question. Why, the letter asked, do banks routinely pay out special compensation packages to executives who leave to take government jobs when those packages were intended to retain them?

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Misplaced Rage at Obama’s Treasury Nominee — Oddly enough, Mr. Weiss is one of the few people within financial circles who might have been friends with Ms. Warren. Besides Mr. Weiss's résumé - Ms. Warren is unhappy that he spent much of his career doing what she called "international transactions" - the senator reserves a special rage for his role in the Burger King-Tim Hortons deal.

Senator Warren's Misplaced Ire at Obama's Treasury Nominee — Less than 48 hours after President Obama nominated Antonio F. Weiss, a longtime adviser on mergers at the financial advisory firm Lazard and a Democratic supporter, to become the under secretary of Treasury for domestic finance, Senator Elizabeth Warren denounced the appointment and said that she would vote against his confirmation.

Ackman Has Luck of a Loser, to the Tune of $2.2 Billion — However, Mr. Ackman and, to a lesser extent, Valeant found a backdoor way to win: Having acquired 9.7 percent of Allergan's stock before they made their takeover bid - which put the company in play - Mr. Ackman's fund now stands to collect $2.6 billion.
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Dec 10, 2014

Thanks for the great questions! Keep 'em coming. Any goodies for Lloyd Blankfein? Or Paul Singer? Tomorrow is the @dealbook conference.

Dec 10, 2014

Also: I'm in the market for some questions for Adam Silver, NBA Commisioner for @dealbook's conference. Any?

Dec 10, 2014

Prepping for tomorrow's @dealbook conference from One World Trade Center. Any q's for GM's Mary Barra?

Dec 09, 2014

@cirrusdriver which do you prefer? I think I just do it for variation. Sometimes I say "up" and sometimes I say "higher" or "lower"

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