M&A decline from 2015 records may indicate stock vulnerability
Activity bursts which peaked in 2000 and 2007 preceded big stock sell-offs as investors recoil from risk taking
Thu, May 05, 2016 - 5:50 AM
WORLDWIDE merger deals have declined sharply from the frenetic pace that pushed them to record levels in 2015, a sign that could reflect broader weakness in the US economy and vulnerability for US stocks.
Previous merger and acquisition activity bursts peaked in 2000 and...