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Employees at Practice Fusion expected IPO riches, but got nothing as execs pocketed millions

Practice Fusion was struggling to grow and looking for a buyer even as it was projecting optimism to employees.


3 Obamacare taxes, including one on higher-value plans, are suspended in deal to end shutdown

The health insurance tax is delayed a year, while the medical device and Cadillac taxes are delayed two years.


Disney-Fox deal could smooth the way for Murdochs to take over broadcaster Sky. Here’s why

Disney's acquisition of Fox assets could make it easier for Murdoch's family to buy the rest of Sky


Cancer drugs, Actelion deal boost Johnson & Johnson's revenue, earnings

Johnson & Johnson topped Wall Street's revenue and earnings expectations.

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Tesla's Musk will be paid only if he reaches a series of jaw-dropping milestones. Otherwise, he makes nothing

Musk agreed to stay as chief executive for 10 years, with compensation tied to $50 billion leaps in Tesla’s valuation. Otherwise, he makes zero.


Banks 'don't even have a plan A' for another financial crisis, Rogoff says

Financial institutions have fewer tools to deal with a crisis than ever before, according to the Harvard economist.


UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

Britain's competition regulator said Rupert Murdoch buying all of Sky was not in the public interest because it would give the media mogul too much influence, but set out possible remedies that could allow the $15 billion deal to go ahead.

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Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy says he thinks an immigration deal will get done by Feb. 8

Democrats realize Republicans are serious about border security, Cassidy said, and Republicans are willing to address DACA.

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Bacardi is buying Patron in deal that values the tequila company at $5.1 billion

Bacardi Limited will acquire the maker of Patron tequila, the spirits company announced Monday.

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Shutdown deal struck but 'another showdown' soon, says GOP strategist

The political drama surrounding the government shutdown may soon be over — but not for long, GOP strategist Mike Murphy told CNBC.


Senators strike a deal to end government shutdown

The agreement will provide short-term funding for the government while lawmakers hammer out a DACA solution.


Commerce secretary gives Trump options to fight steel and aluminum dumping, including higher tariffs

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross recommends options to deal with aluminum and steel dumping in the U.S., sources told CNBC.

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Dow surges to record, erasing earlier losses as Senate reaches deal to end shutdown

Stocks rose as U.S. lawmakers reached a deal that would resume government operations.


Shares of biotech Juno, already up 50% on deal hopes, skyrocket on actual Celgene $9 billion offer

Celgene agrees to buy biotechnology company Juno Therapeutics for about $9 billion.


Sanofi is close to a $11.4 billion deal for Bioverativ: source

The French drugmaker is nearing a deal to acquire biotechnology company Bioverativ for $105 a share.


Trump's border wall is on the table, key Democrats say

The New York Democrat blamed the president for not striking a deal to avoid a government shutdown.


How Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, helped to kill a possible deal to fund the government

Kelly called congressional leaders to say President Trump had not reached a deal with Sen. Chuck Schumer.


Britain able to have bespoke deal with EU, Macron says

Such a deal with the European Union after Brexit is one of British Prime Minister Theresa May's objectives.

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Earnings dominate the week ahead, but interest rates could be a big deal after bond market crushing

Earnings news could help boost stocks in the coming week, but a bigger story may be the move higher in bond yields.


Iran to dominate many Tillerson conversations in Europe next week

Tillerson will discuss the Iran nuclear deal and curtailing "Iranian malign influence" in the Middle East with European allies and partners.


Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals

The deal would undermine Delhi's "Make in India" initiative.


Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

President Trump criticized a proposed bipartisan deal as "horrible" on border security and weak on immigration reform.


Steve Bannon reportedly strikes a deal with Mueller, will avoid grand jury—for now

Bannon will speak with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team voluntarily, CNN reported.

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J&J attracts Chinese interest for its diabetes business in a potential $3B to $4B deal

Chinese bidders are circling Johnson & Johnson's diabetes care business in a deal that could fetch up to $4 billion.

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House Republicans eye a budget funding extension, but a 'Dreamer' deal won't be a part of it

House Republicans considered a stopgap bill to fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 to avert a shutdown.


Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.


Trump claims Democrats 'want to shut down the government' as deadline looms

Congress now has four days to pass a spending bill to yet again avoid a government shutdown at the last minute.

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The four big fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert a government shutdown

Here's a look at the four key obstacles lawmakers face in their efforts to forge a deal by Friday.

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Trump says Democrats don't want to make a deal on DACA

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to blame Democrats for stalling a deal on DACA.


Airbus admits it will have to stop making its A380 if there's no new deal with Emirates

Airbus has admitted that unless it can find more buyers for its A380 superjumbo, the program may have to end.

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