ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $31.02. General Mills Inc. rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $53.07. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $48.30.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $30.90. General Mills Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $52.86. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $48.28.
Aviagen Group's standard Ross male breed is sire to up to 25 percent of the nation's poultry, and its infertility is a problem for prices.
June 25- A Nebraska lawyer is trying to breathe life into an old-fashioned antitrust movement with a campaign for the U.S. Senate based partly on breaking apart the country's biggest banks and blocking consolidation among meatpackers. Rural, agriculture-heavy Nebraska rarely sends Democrats to Congress.
June 16- Hillshire Brands Co said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc, following Tyson Foods Inc's offer to buy Hillshire. Hillshire said it does not have the right to terminate the merger agreement with Pinnacle Foods on the basis of the Tyson Foods offer.
June 16- Hillshire Brands Co said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc, following Tyson Foods Inc's to buy Hillshire. Hillshire said it does not have the right to terminate the merger agreement with Pinnacle Foods on the basis of the Tyson Foods offer.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*A Republican-run Senate would be more open to trade deals. A Republican victory in the Senate may prevent the chamber's Democrats, backed by labor unions concerned about the impact of free trade on American jobs, from blocking trade legislation favored by both President Barack Obama and Republican leaders.
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US stocks mostly fell on Tuesday morning after closing at record highs.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower start to Wall Street trade on Tuesday, despite more upbeat news out of China.
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
Asia stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday following a pick up in Chinese consumer inflation, but Japanese shares fell on profit-taking.
*Apple attracts heavy trading following stock split. *International Game Technology shares fly after Reuters report. NEW YORK, June 9- The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs again on Monday as more deal news raised enthusiasm for stocks, though Wall Street's fear gauge advanced.
U.S. stocks tallied slight gains on Monday, with benchmark indexes again closing at records.
Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith discusses the strategic opportunity the Hillshire Brands deal presents as well as long-term shareholder value.
*Apple sees heavy trading following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stocks were nearly flat on Monday after the Dow and S&P 500 hit intraday record highs again on more deal news, while Wall Street's fear gauge rebounded.
Tyson Foods announced on Monday it has acquired Hillshire Brands in a deal it valued at about $8.55 billion.
*Apple sees heavy trading following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday record highs again after a series of deals, though Wall Street's fear gauge also bounced back. Merck& Co said it has agreed to buy Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc in a deal valued at about $3.85 billion.