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Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.08 or .2 percent, to $37.07.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.02 or .8 percent, to $2.49.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.13 or .2 percent, to $74.35.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Kroger rose $.34 or .6 percent, to $61.32.
The Pulitzer Prizes have expanded eligibility for two categories.
Grain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Merck will buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals in a $9.5 billion deal, giving the major drugmaker an entry into the market for drugs that target so-called superbugs.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected BP's attempt to halt payouts to certain businesses that say they are owed money because of losses stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The U.S. stock market opened slightly lower on Monday following downbeat economic reports form China, Japan and Europe, which weighed on global equities.
While oil prices continue to plummet because of the OPEC price war, already we are laying the groundwork for the next oil crisis rally.
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc said it would buy a portfolio of office buildings in California from a unit of Blackstone Group LP for $3.5 billion in stock and cash.
Energy stocks are leading a decline in U.S. market indexes in early trading as the price of oil resumes its slide.
ConocoPhillips set a capital budget of $13.5 billion for 2015, a 20 percent drop from its 2014 spending plans, amid a steep decline in global crude prices.
U.S. crude was down $1.60 at $64.24 a barrel, after hitting a session low of $64.14. The U.S. contract, also known as West Texas Intermediate, touched $63.72 last week, its lowest since July 2009.
Teen apparel retailer Delia*s Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and said it had hired advisers to help liquidate its assets.
The Supreme Court is leaving in place BP's multibillion-dollar settlement with lawyers for businesses and residents over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sony Corp's PlayStation online store suffered an outage for about 2 hours after a cyber attack on Monday, the Financial Times reported, without citing sources.
Vail Resorts Inc. reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $64.3 million, or $1.77 a share, compared with $73.4 million, or $2.04 a share, in the year-earlier period, beating the FactSet consensus analyst estimate for a per-share loss of $2.03.
McDonald's Corp. shares slid 2.5% in premarket trade Monday, after the fast-food giant reported another decline in global same-store sales for November, and warned that the strong dollar and a supply issue in China would hurt fourth-quarter earnings.
The world’s biggest burger chain revealed a 4.6% drop in November U.S. comp sales, while global same-store sales fell 2.2% during the month.