Quick Look Market Closing Price:
At the close: Dow +0.34% to 12948. S&P +0.23% to 1361. Nasdaq -0.27% to 2951.
Treasurys: 30-year -0.15%. 10-yr -0.06%. 5-yr -0.01%.
Commodities: Crude +1.24% to $103.92. Gold -0.24% to $1724.25.
Currencies: Euro +0.14% vs. dollar. Yen +0.79%. Pound -0.23%.
After Hours News:
Blackstone (BX) has halted talks to acquire Brocade Communications (BRCD -2.2%) because the stock's price rose too high to make a leveraged buyout attractive, according to a Bloomberg report issued minutes prior to the market close. The maker of switches for data storage networks has been looking for a buyer since 2009
Codexis (CDXS) falls 12.9% AH after announcing CEO Alan Shaw has resigned to "pursue other interests." Peter Strumph, head of the company's pharmaceuticals division, will serve as interim CEO while the board searches for a full-time replacement. Codexis shares tumbled last week following the company's Q4 miss.
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