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Global Market Update

Pfizer Offers $14 B for Medivation, Couche-Tard to Buy CST Brands
Aug 22, 2016 6:02 PM ET
Pfizer agreed to acquire prostate-cancer drug maker Medivation for $14 billion in cash. Intersil surged after the company is in final stages of merger negotiations with Renesas for about $3 billion. CST Brands agreed to be acquired by Canada-based Couche-Tard for $4.4 billion. >>

Syngenta Jumps on U.S. Approval, Teleperformance in $1.5 B Deal
Aug 22, 2016 3:39 AM ET
Syngenta jumped after the U.S. national-security regulator approved $43 billion proposed acquisition by ChemChina. Teleperformance agreed to acquire LanguageLine for $1.52 billion. Kingspan profit and revenues surged and said net debt shrank. Safeland net declined 21%. >>

Emerson Electric in $3.2 B Deal with Pentair; Buckle, Deere, Gap Net Fall
Aug 19, 2016 12:56 PM ET
Buckle net and revenues plunged. Deere net fell on 11% drop in revenues but lifted profit forecast. Estee Lauder net tumbled. Emerson Electric agreed to acquire valves & controls business of Pentair for $3.15 billion. Foot Locker net rose. Gap net plunged 43%. >>

European Markets Trim Weekly Gains
Aug 19, 2016 11:53 AM ET
21st Century lowered revenues forecast. 888 Holdings and The Rank abandoned its bid to merge with William Hill. UK Commercial Property Trust revenues and profit declined. >>

Cisco Net Surges, Wal-Mart Net Jumps on Same Store Sales Increase
Aug 18, 2016 9:37 AM ET
Wal-Mart reported eighth quarterly same store sales increase in a row and said net rose 9%. Cisco net surged 21% and the networking gear maker said it plans to eliminate up to 5,500 positions globally. Cato net rose 2% and lowered earnings forecast after sales dropped. Toro net jumped 5%. >>

Vestas Wind Profit Surge; Nestle Net Declines
Aug 18, 2016 11:47 AM ET
Asda struggles with performance despite price declines. Co-operative Bank net loss narrowed. Kingfisher sales rose 8% to 3 billion. Nestle profit declined 9%. Vestas Wind net surged 73% and lifted fiscal outlook after combined order backlog jumped 7%. >>

Wall Street Reverses Earlier Losses; Target, Lowe's Fall on Outlook
Aug 17, 2016 7:33 AM ET
Analog Devices net soared 35%. American Eagle net jumped 5% on 35% surge in revenues. Eaton Vance net soared 14%. Lowe''''''''s net rose 4%. Madison Square agreed to acquire 12% stake in Townsquare Media. Staples net swung to a loss of $766 million. Target net and revenues plunged. >>

European Indexes Turn Lower; Admiral, Carlsberg, Wirecard Net Jump
Aug 17, 2016 5:14 PM ET
Admiral Group said net income rose 3% on 14% jump in revenues and added its solvency ratio declined after the Brexit referendum. Balfour Beatty net loss narrowed. Carlsberg profit soared 25% but revenues fell 4%. Wirecard said revenues advanced 33%. >>

Home Depot Net Jumps, AIG Sells to United Guaranty for $3.4 B
Aug 16, 2016 9:14 AM ET
Aetna plans to severely cut number of states it offers health plan under Affordable Care Act. AIG agreed to sell United Guaranty for $3.4 billion. Cintas plans to buy G&K Services for $2.2 billion. Coty net swung to a loss. Dicks Sporting net rose. Home Depot net jumped. TJX net rose. >>

BHP Billiton Net Swing to Loss, Linde in Merger Talk with Praxair
Aug 16, 2016 9:27 AM ET
BHP Billiton net swung to a loss of $6.4 billion and revenues plunged 31%. Deutsche EuroShop net fell 2%. John Wood net plunged 63% and awarded contract for $700 million in Kazakhstan. Linde is in merger talks with the U.S.-based rival Praxair. >>



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