Office Depot, Office Max Talk Merger Under Pressure

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Adam Johnson reports that Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax Inc. are discussing a possible merger deal that would create a single office-supply retailer to compete with Staples. Bloomberg Industries director Paul Sweeney also comments on the recent surge in M&A activity. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
The Best of Yanis Varoufakis
02:46 - Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's iconoclastic finance minister, has resigned his post following his country's historic 'NO' vote. He describes himself on twitter as having been "thrust onto the public scene by Europe's inane handling of an inevitable crisis." Always one for a great line, here are some of his best bits.
  • Does a ‘No’ Vote Complicate Future Negotiations?
  • Greece Has Two-Week Deadline on ECB Payment: Vamvakidis
  • Greek Banking System Is the Real Pressure Cooker: Diebel