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  • *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.

  • It's a deal! Tyson wins battle for Hillshire Brands Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    Tyson Food and Hillshire Brands food products

    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.

  • June 9- Tyson Foods Inc won the bidding war for Hillshire Brands Co with an all-cash offer that values the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages at $8.55 billion including debt and would be the biggest deal yet in the global meat business.

  • Midday movers: Apple, McDonald's, NeuStar & More Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • *Apple sees heavy trading following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stocks advanced on Monday, boosted by a number of major acquisition deals, though gains were slight with key indexes continuing to hover around records. While Wall Street's upward trend looks intact, traders may need new catalysts to bid the market up further lest the momentum runs out of steam.

  • June 8- Tyson Foods Inc prevailed over Pilgrim's Pride Corp in a bidding war between meat processors over Hillshire Brands Co, with an increased offer valuing the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages at $8.55 billion including debt. Pilgrim's Pride said it had withdrawn its offer.

  • Stock futures point to early retreat from records Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wall Street on Monday, despite upbeat data from China and Japan.

  • Tyson wins Hillshire battle     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    Tyson Foods has won the battle to buy Hillshire Brands. The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the deal, which would value Hillshire at $7.7 billion, 71 percent higher than its market capitalization before bidders emerged for the company.

  • *Apple may see heavy action following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stock index futures pointed to modest losses at the open on Monday, as a rash of corporate deals weren't enough reason for investors to keep buying following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated record highs.

  • Early movers: TSN, AAPL, TIME, MRK & more Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • June 9- Tyson Foods Inc said it reached a "unilaterally binding offer" to buy Hillshire Brands Co for $8.55 billion, including debt, beating out Pilgrim's Pride Corp for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages.

  • US STOCKS-Futures flat with indexes at records Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    *Apple may see heavy action following stock split. NEW YORK, June 9- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday, as investors sought fresh incentives to keep buying following a rally that has taken major indexes to repeated record highs. While Wall Street's upward trend looks intact, traders may need new catalysts to maintain its momentum.

  • We have a winner! Tyson takes Hillshire Brands Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
    Tyson Food and Hillshire Brands food products

    Hillshire Brands is expected to declare Tyson the victor of a bidding war over itself, people briefed on the matter said on Sunday.

  • June 8- Tyson Foods Inc has prevailed over Pilgrim's Pride Corp in a bidding war for Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co, according to a person familiar with the matter. Pilgrim's Pride, which is majority owned by Brazilian meat processing company JBS S.A., had offered $55 per share for Hillshire which valued the company at $7.7 billion including debt.

  • June 8- Tyson Foods Inc has prevailed over Pilgrim's Pride Corp in a bidding war for Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co, according to a person familiar with the matter. Pilgrim's Pride, which is majority owned by Brazilian meat processing company JBS S.A., had offered $55 per share for Hillshire which valued the company at $7.7 billion including debt.

  • Cramer: This company a mountain of hidden value Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Although you may search the market far and wide for value, sometimes the best plays are right under your nose.

  • Pilgrim's Pride Corp sweetened its per-share bid on Tuesday to $55 from $45, beating Tyson Foods Inc's $50 offer. The revised $55 bid from Pilgrim's implies a valuation of 14.5 times EBITDA for a total value of $7.7 billion, Bernstein Research analyst Alexia Howard said in a note.

  • What the market's light volume is signaling Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A day after records were set, traders found few reasons to buy.

  • Cramer: 4 trends that work & 1 that doesn’t Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    When you get a powerful trend, Jim Cramer says embrace it. Following are 4 powerful trends.