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can't lose what you never had, but that doesn't stop some from wondering what might have been had the United States not withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The European Commission said Bayer wants to avoid a lengthy review.
7,000 farmers in Kansas sued the Swiss company and another 60,000 in Minnesota go to trial next week.
The sale stands to potentially be valued at $2.5 billion to $3 billion.
Oil prices fall as increasing production in Libya adds to concerns that OPEC-led production cuts will be undermined.