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Ophir Energy Said to Receive Merger Interest Amid Oil Slump

Ophir Energy Plc, the U.K. oil and gas explorer active in Africa, has received informal takeover and merger interest from several parties as a slump in crude oil prices forces independent operators to consolidate, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The shares rose the most in seven months.


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$5.7 billion

The Internal Revenue Service collected about that much in 2011 from penalties for early withdrawals from 401(k) retirement savings accounts

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Citigroup Sees Single-Digit 2016 Market Environment

Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, looks ahead to markets in 2016 and how a Federal Reserve rate hike, the presidential election and other factors may impact returns. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why the Bank of Japan May Ease More in 2016

Norman Chan, NAB Private Wealth Advisory investment director, discusses the outlook for BOJ and Fed monetary policies, the plunge in commodities prices and the state of China's economy on "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)

Fidelity's Brown: ECB to Cut in Early December

Bob Brown, head of Fidelity Investment's Institutional Fixed-Income group, joined Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss his outlook for another ECB rate cut in early December and where he sees opportunities in the global bond market. (Source: Bloomberg)