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Democrats Target Megamergers in Populist Political Play

The Democrats want to force consolidating companies to justify the benefits of their mergers, not just ensure that the merger doesn't diminish competition in order to receive approval from antitrust regulators.

Nike, Monsanto, Intel Among Companies to Suffer Effects of Trump Trade Pullout

You can't lose what you never had, but that doesn't stop some from wondering what might have been had the United States not withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Bayer Offers Concessions in $66 Billion Monsanto Deal to Ease Competition Concerns

The European Commission said Bayer wants to avoid a lengthy review.

Kansas Farmers Win $218 Million in Syngenta Seed Case

7,000 farmers in Kansas sued the Swiss company and another 60,000 in Minnesota go to trial next week.

BASF SE, Syngenta Submit Preliminary Bids For Bayer Assets

The sale stands to potentially be valued at $2.5 billion to $3 billion.

Breaking News

Bed, Bath & Beyond Stock Plummets As Ryan Cohen Nets $60 Million From Activist Exit

GameStop chairman Ryan Cohen completed his exit from an activist stake in Bed, Bath & Beyond Thursday after riding a meme-lead rally to a near $60 million in profits.

Home Depot Stock Gains On $15 Billion Buyback, $1.90 Dividend; Ted Decker Named Chairman

Home Depot closed out a busy week by naming CEO Ted Decker as chairman, unveiling a new $15 billion buyback and declaring a $1.90 per share dividend.

Applied Materials Stock Lower After Q3 Earnings, Chip Market Caution

"Although we're confident in our ability to perform well in a range of market scenarios, we're mindful of the current macroeconomic trends," said CEO Gary Dickerson.

Deere Stock Tumbles As Supply Chain Pressures Bring Q3 Earnings Miss, Profit Forecast Cut

Deere's third quarter profits "reflected higher costs and production inefficiencies driven by the difficult supply-chain situation," said CEO John May.