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Icahn trumps Bridgestone with $837 million offer for Pep Boys

Sudarshan Varadhan / Savio D'Souza

December 7, 2015

Carl Icahn offered to buy Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack in a deal valuing the U.S. auto parts retailer at about $837 million, trumping Japanese tire maker Bridgestone Corp's offer of $810 million.

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Keurig sold for $14 billion to private-equity firm

Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY

December 7, 2015

Keurig Green Mountain, which manufactures coffee-makers and instant flavor pods, has agreed to be purchased for $13.9 billion by an investment group led by private-equity firm JAB Holding Co.

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Small-Business Lending: 3 Key Trends in 2016

Benjamin Pimentel

November 13, 2015

It’s a great time to be shopping for small-business loans. Small-business financing options have been expanding steadily since the economic crisis hit seven years ago. Will the trend continue? What’s in store for small-business loans and small-business borrowers in 2016? NerdWallet asked several experts, including lenders and small-business advocates, what you should expect in the coming year.

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