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The market was quiet for most of the day. This is the narrowest trading range we have seen this month. Volume was light.
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Inflation worries continue. If the comments from companies during the last three days is any indication, Americans will be spending significantly more for food in the near future, due to significantly higher costs for corn, soybeans, sugar, and cocoa.
Prices for U.S. cattle and hogs plus shares of top U.S. meat companies sped lower on Thursday, amid worries that turmoil in the U.S. credit markets could snowball and hurt meat sales both here and overseas, economists said.
The market's wild swings are expected to continue through the summer, analysts say, but investors should take advantage of the volatility instead of fearing it. "There's no reason to think these 100, 200-point swings won't continue," said Rob Brown, chief investment officer at Genworth Financial. "That provides an investment opportunity."
Stocks closed sharply higher on a big day for corporate mergers, but investors may turn their attention back to the economy on Tuesday.
Mergers and acquisitions momentum has driven the markets today. Four big deals were initiated: Bank of New York and Mellon Financial; LSI Logic and Agere Systems; Pilgrim’s Pride and Gold Kist; and Station Casinos got a buyout offer from a group including its chairman for $4.7 billion.
Pilgrim's Pride, the No. 2 U.S. chicken producer, will buy rival Gold Kist for a sweetened offer of $21 per share, or $1.1 billion, the companies said on Monday.