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March 26- Builders FirstSource Inc, a U.S. supplier of residential building products, is in discussions to acquire peer ProBuild Holdings Inc for approximately $1.5 billion, including debt, three people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The negotiations between Builders FirstSource and privately held ProBuild are ongoing and may not lead to an...
SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "Monetary Policy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Conference: The New Normal for Monetary Policy- 1945 GMT. PRISHTINA- European Central Bank's Deputy Director General International& European Relations, Gilles Noblet, speaks at an event to celebrate the conclusion of a...
By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Lisa Baertlein. NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, March 26- The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next five years, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. government health agencies, according to a copy of the report reviewed...
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 26- At the prompting of at least one director of Bank of New York Mellon Corp, an executive recruiting firm has come up with a list of potential candidates to replace embattled CEO Gerald Hassell, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The overture to Fleming does not appear to represent an official search effort by BNY Mellon's...
HEADHUNTER CONTACTS MORGAN STANLEY'S FLEMING ABOUT CEO JOB AT BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON- SOURCES.
March 26- Private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC is in advanced talks to buy PrimeSource Building Products Inc, the largest distributor of screws and nails in the United States, from Itochu Corp, according to people familiar with the matter. Reuters reported in November that Itochu, a Japanese trading house, had hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase& Co in an...
NEW YORK, March 26- A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to dismiss antitrust litigation accusing a variety of Wall Street banks and commodity merchants of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by reducing supply. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said metals purchasers may pursue claims against affiliates of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase&...
Arch Coal fell$. 05 or 4.3 percent, to $1.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell $1.61 or 5.5 percent, to $27.41. Peabody Energy fell$. 75 or 11.8 percent, to $5.60.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 60 or. 4 percent, to $143.21. PerkinElmer rose$. 01 or percent, to $50.51. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell$. 64 or. 5 percent, to $133.07.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $46.86. DuPont Co. fell$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $71.76.
Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.54 or. 8 percent, to $200.56. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $159.31. Raytheon rose$. 04 or percent, to $108.75.
Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 39 or 1.4 percent, to $28.24.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $40.35. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $1.93 or 2.5 percent, to $79.10. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $72.19.
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 80 or 1.3 percent, to $60.03. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $7.15 or 1.1 percent, to $658.82. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 45 or. 7 percent, to $68.26.
Autozone Inc. rose $1.32 or. 2 percent, to $662.04. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell $1.24 or 1.7 percent, to $73.78. Best Buy fell $1.02 or 2.6 percent, to $38.40.
CVS Health Corp. fell$. 74 or. 7 percent, to $101.99. Rite Aid fell$. 16 or 1.9 percent, to $8.20. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. fell $1.44 or 1.7 percent, to $84.44.
Delta Air fell$. 43 or 1.0 percent, to $44.09. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 26 or 1.4 percent, to $18.52. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 54 or 1.2 percent, to $43.18.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 17 or 1.1 percent, to $16.01. General Motors Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $37.35. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 36 or 1.1 percent, to $33.55.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 12 or 3.7 percent, to $3.11. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 27 or 2.9 percent, to $9.19. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 14 or 2.6 percent, to $5.04.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $34.75. General Mills Inc. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $53.94. Mondelez International Inc. fell$. 73 or 2.0 percent, to $35.08.