Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's stake in a $28 billion deal, Avon's not-so-pretty 1% sales growth, and more.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Fed's $40 billion bond buys in question, Wal-Mart's worrisome 1% same-store sales growth, and more.
Morningstar recently upgraded several companies' moat ratings, and global equity research director Heather Brilliant explains why.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has snapped up a three-member team from Merrill Lynch with $1.3 million in production in the firm's latest acquisition in its hunt for new advisory talent.
The good news for the merger and acquisitions market in 2012? Corporate profit margins have soared.
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