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Halliburton talks to acquire Baker Hughes stall: Report, citing sources

Baker Hughes stock dipped more than 2 percent in after-hours trading Friday after a report that merger talks with Halliburton had stalled.

The Bloomberg report also said that Halliburton may be considering a hostile offer for the company, according to three unnamed sources.

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Baker Hughes had publicly confirmed only one day earlier that it had entered preliminary talks with its peer company.

"Baker Hughes does not intend to comment further on market speculation or disclose any developments unless and until it otherwise deems further disclosure is appropriate or required," it said in the Thursday release.

For more on the report, see Bloomberg's article.