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Is the M&A market in a bubble?
The first two months of 2013 have seen more than a thousand deals in North America, valued at almost $163-billion (U.S.) in total, more than double the amount for the same months in 2012.

Einhorn embarrasses Apple
Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn is on a legal quest to get Apple to return more money to shareholders. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently dismissed it as a "silly sideshow". A judge disagrees.

Herbalife battle proof the game is rigged
While hedge fund titans like Carl Icahn, Dan Loeb and Bill Ackman tussle over Herbalife, its shareholders can only watch helplessly from the sidelines.

Heinz Deal may put other food companies in play
Food companies have high profitability, strong brands and minimal disruptive risks – exactly the type of "moat" Warren Buffett looks for.

Acquisitions, beer send Cineplex higher
After a string of acquisitions, the cinema stalwart has found ways to increase profits, even as its screen stock plateaus.

Sinopec buys a little piece of Oklahoma
Chesapeake Energy says it is selling a stake in oil and natural gas-rich land in Oklahoma to Chinese oil company Sinopec for $1.02-billion in cash.

(Jody White is the Web Editor for Streetwise.)

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