June 24- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, said on Wednesday that it would still pursue an acquisition of Swiss rival Syngenta AG, which has rebuffed talks about its $45 billion offer, even as it warned of market challenges. Executives at Monsanto, which also reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, said they hoped for a friendly deal to...
June 24- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, reported a better-than-expected profit for the third quarter on Wednesday but warned of market challenges ahead, and said it continues to pursue the acquisition of Swiss rival Syngenta AG. Monsanto, known for its genetically engineered corn, soybeans and other crops as well as its popular Roundup...
WASHINGTON— Monsanto Co. reported better-than-expected earnings results for the third quarter on Wednesday as executives continued to pursue a $45 billion takeover of Swiss competitor, Syngenta AG. The St. Louis company reiterated its goal to more than double its 2014 earnings per share by 2019, emphasizing the potential benefits of a combination with...
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
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Stocks accelerated their losses in the final hour of trading to close lower Wednesday, amid ongoing nervousness over the euro zone and after credit-rating agency Egan-Jones downgraded Spain's credit rating to CCC+ from B.
U.S. stock index futures added to their losses Wednesday following a batch of tepid economic reports and as investors continued to remain nervous over the uncertainty in the euro zone.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers: