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Sep 19 - Markets closed

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30 Year 3.28% -0.05 (-1.50%)
Merck KGaA to Acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17B in Cash
Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Merck KGaA agreed to buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to expand in chemicals used in research laboratories and medicines.
Merck KGaA to acquire Sigma-Aldrich in $17B life sciences deal  
Merck KGaA to Buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17B to Add Chemicals  
Market Chart
17,279.74 +13.75 (0.08%)
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4,579.79 -13.64 (-0.30%)

Top stories

... * IPO breaks global record, surpassing Agricultural Bank of China. * Underwriters to earn $300.4 mln in fees, 1.2 pct of IPO. * Company sells 26.1 mln additional shares, Yahoo 18.3 mln.
Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times. Continue reading the main story.
LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The apparent lack of demand for the European Central Bank's new wave of ultra-cheap loans is a "credit negative" for the bloc's sovereigns and banks, rating agency Moody's said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Concern about a potential slowdown in China hit global stocks and commodities on Monday while signs of disagreement between major economic powers on the need for extra stimulus further clouded the outlook.
German engineering company Siemens AG announced a deal to acquire U.S. oil-equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC) for $7.6 billion.

Trends

Popular searches on GoogleChange Mkt Cap
DRC Dresser-Rand Group Inc. 9.42% 6.12B
SIG Signet Jewelers Ltd. -0.78% 9.24B
MRK Merck & Co., Inc. 0.30% 174.49B
EMC EMC Corporation -0.64% 59.92B
SIGM Sigma Designs Inc -4.13% 165.74M
SIAL Sigma-Aldrich Corporation -0.90% 12.18B
SIA SOCO International plc -0.91% 1.38B

Sector summary

Sector Change % down / up
Energy -0.34%
Basic Materials -1.05%
Industrials -0.35%
Cyclical Cons. Goods ... -0.26%
Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods... +0.03%
Financials -0.46%
Healthcare -0.21%
Technology -0.44%
Telecommunications Servi... -0.29%
Utilities +0.44%