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Why are so many M&A deals being pulled ?

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The value of potential takeovers yanked from the market is at its highest level since the height of the global credit crisis in 2008, according to market statistics firm Dealogic.



Goldman Sachs Blink

Goldman taking $1.5bn hit on Q4 earnings for settlement

Goldman Sachs said Thursday that its fourth-quarter earnings will take a roughly $1.5 billion hit as it has reached a nearly $5.1 billion settlement agreement in principle related to its "securitization, underwriting and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities from 2005 to 2007."