Morningstar's Gaston Ceron addresses the short- and long-term prospects for and opportunities in ICE's takeover of NYSE Euronext.
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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.
These management teams should be good stewards of shareholder capital in today's uncertain environment.
In his annual letter, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett laid out a case against a Berkshire dividend and a case for more big acquisitions, and issued a reminder not to worry about short-term uncertainty.
Tourmaline Oil looks like a takeover candidate as it outshines other natural gas producers.
The firm's many mergers have yielded some good funds, though beware the price tags.
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