European stocks finished firmly in the red on Tuesday, as strong performances in oil, mining stocks and sterling failed to electrify markets.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Industrial gas supplier Praxair is in early talks to merge with Germany's Linde, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee is now concerned the market will trade down in August.
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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
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