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  • Constellation offer: pot of gold or elusive rainbow?

    Like the Wizard of Oz, Electricite de France looked into the souls of everybody connected with Constellation Energy Group and offered to grant their greatest desires. To shareholders, it promised a higher stock price. To Constellation boss Mayo...
  • French firm won't bid again

    French firm won't bid again
    Constellation Energy Group's largest shareholder, whose higher offer to acquire the Baltimore company was rebuffed for a proposed $4.7 billion deal with Warren Buffett, said yesterday that it will not submit another bid for the firm. The announcement...
  • Tribune CEO is expected to resign

    Tribune CEO is expected to resign
    Tribune Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Dennis J. FitzSimons is expected to announce his resignation as early as today, a person close to the company said Tuesday. The resignation would be the first departure of a top Tribune executive as the company...
  • Zell closes deal for The Times

    Zell closes deal for The Times
    For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private company headed by an unpredictable and colorful billionaire, in a debt-heavy deal that creates tremendous...
  • BofA is in talks to buy giant lender

    In a deal that could buttress the ailing housing market, financial titan Bank of America Corp. was deep in negotiations Thursday to buy loss-battered Countrywide Financial Corp., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender. A takeover by Bank of America would...
  • Wall Street bailout?

    Thornberg and Green conclude this week's Dust-Up with a debate on the recent Bear Stearns deal. Previously, they discussed the public's reluctance to support federal assistance to borrowers, payday lender regulation and to what extent the government...
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  • Walgreens To Buy NYC Drugstore Operator Duane Reade In $1.08B Deal

    Walgreens To Buy NYC Drugstore Operator Duane Reade In $1.08B Deal
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it has agreed to buy the drugstore operator Duane Reade in a move to expand operations in the New York City metropolitan area. Walgreen, one of the nation's biggest drugstore operators, said it would pay about $623 million for...