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Weatherford's steps to lower debt make them 'investible again,' say analysts.
Insurgent managers pushed for big mergers and hostile bids that ended up with government challenges and threats.
Activist investors are too optimistic that big corporate mergers will pass the smell test from government regulators, according to one expert.
Investors should opt for shares of Schlumberger over Halliburton because it is the superior company, says Jim Cramer.
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, following weak manufacturing data from China.
Crude stocks were falling along with commodity prices, but overall indices were climbing midday.
After a year and a half of merger negotiations collapsed, analysts say Halliburton and Baker Hughes will have a strong 2016 on their own.
Halliburton and Baker Hughes should never have tried to get together in the first place, says Jim Cramer.
U.S. stocks gained steam on Monday, following declines of more than 1 percent last week.
Charts point to a market that has little respect for Baker Hughes as a standalone concern.
Halliburton's merger with Baker Hughes is dead after the DOJ ramped-up efforts to block the deal in a lawsuit filed last month.
U.S. futures climbed despite falling crude prices as earnings season continues
Wall Street starts the week looking overseas. The Nikkei index in Japan plummeted 3% on continued strength in the Yen.
Mergers and acquisitions are taking an eternity to close, thanks to extra scrutiny from government regulators.
Activist investors have been effective in blocking some big mega deals from getting done, and that has meant some pretty big paydays.
U.S. stocks opened lower Monday morning in a busy week for economic and earnings news.
U.S. futures and world markets were sputtering as crude prices fell.
In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for the week of April 25, it'll be another busy week with a handful of notable earnings.
Jim Cramer awaits quarterly results from Halliburton and Express Scripts, due out on Monday.
Halliburton is teaming up with IBM Cloud to help streamline its oil and gas fields businesses.
As GE continues its acquisition spree, shareholders may get news of further potential tie-ups during the company's earnings call next week.
Jim Cramer is keeping a close eye on Marriott International's vote on Friday about its looming acquisition of Starwood Hotels.
New 'inversion' rules are likely to affect the biotech and pharma groups in particular.
The Justice Department sues to block Halliburton's takeover of Baker Hughes; JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon penned an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal in defense of big banks.
The DOJ has moved to block the $26 billion merger of Baker Hughes with Halliburton alleging that the transaction threatens to eliminate competition.
Companies say they intend to contest the government action.
Now that the deal between Halliburton and Baker Hughes will likely be blocked, Jim Cramer says shares of Schlumberger are undervalued.