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Starboard Said to Seek Staples Merger With Office Depot

bloomberg.com — Starboard Value, which disclosed a stake in Staples Inc. (SPLS) and a larger investment in Office Depot Inc. (ODP) earlier today, plans to push the companies to merge and cut overlapping expenses in an industry with too many stores, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Oliver Says Canada ’Very Close’ to Eliminating Budget Gap

bloomberg.com — Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said his government is getting "very close" to eliminating its deficit and is preparing to give a budget update that will stress fiscal prudence. The budget update will send the message that Canada is "in good shape, relatively," Oliver said at the Bloomberg Canadian Fixed Income conference in New York today, adding the update usually comes in late October or early November.

Mexico President Says He’s Against Legal Marijuana Sales

bloomberg.com — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said that he's against the legalization of marijuana as Latin American leaders debate drug policies, saying it would open the door to increased harm from narcotics. The Western hemisphere needs a broad debate regarding the legality of marijuana, Pena Nieto said in a television interview at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York.

Tiger Woods to Test New Nike Irons After Back Rehabilitation

bloomberg.com — Tiger Woods will test out a new set of golf clubs as well as his ailing back as he targets a return to competitive golf in December. "I still need to do a little more testing," Woods said during an interview with Bloomberg Television yesterday at New Jersey's Liberty National Golf Club.

HBO said to be valued at $20 billion as Fox seeks Netflix killer

northjersey.com — Offer rejected for deal insiders say is focused on HBO programs, streaming service Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc.

CNN Said Valued at Up to $8 Billion by Fox in Time Warner Deal

bloomberg.com — CNN, the pioneer of 24-hour network news, could fetch as much as $8 billion should it be sold following a tie-up of parent Time Warner Inc. (TWX) and 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA), according to people familiar with the matter.

HBO Said Valued at $20 Billion by Fox Seeking Netflix Killer

finance.yahoo.com — Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) offered $85 a share for Time Warner, said a person familiar with the matter.

HBO Said Valued at $20 Billion by Fox Seeking Netflix Killer

bloomberg.com — Rupert Murdoch wants HBO so badly, he's willing to buy all of Time Warner (TWX) Inc. to get it. HBO is one of the main reasons, along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution, that Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) offered $85 a share for Time Warner, said a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Analyst Hintz Leaves Bernstein to Teach

bloomberg.com — Brad Hintz, a Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analyst who covered investment banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for more than a decade, is leaving Wall Street to become a professor at New York University. Hintz, 64, said he will help teach a course on managing financial institutions at the Stern School of Business.

Schwab Sees ‘Fight’ to Keep Davos Man’s Money From Tainting WEF

bloomberg.com — World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab said he's in a "constant fight" to keep corporate interests from commandeering the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, even as his organization collects about $200 million from sponsors such as Citigroup Inc., Google Inc. and Accenture Plc.
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Dec 18, 2014

Here's our full interview with Bill Ackman. Lots in here on Herbalife, McDonald's, Zoetis, Fannie/Freddie, CP bloomberg.com/video/ackman-h… @SRuhle

Dec 17, 2014

RT @THRMattBelloni: Why did Sony scrap VOD for The Interview? Insurance, a (non-sony) source tells me. A total loss invokes full coverage, partial doesn't.

Dec 16, 2014

RT @WhiteHouse: I just took action to protect one of our greatest national treasures: Alaska's Bristol Bay. youtu.be/gH9mXrB2sWA -bo

Dec 12, 2014

Not enough sardine reviews get published on Friday night. “@gearpatrol: The 10 best canned sardines gearpatrol.com/2014/05/01/bes…

Dec 12, 2014

Delays inevitable but London airspace no longer closed, now "severely restricted"

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