Judge Hears Final Pitches on Proposed Merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

The coalition of states that sued to block T-Mobile’s planned acquisition of Sprint made their closing arguments Wednesday to convince a federal judge that the $26.5 billion merger of third- and fourth-largest U.S. wireless carriers is anticompetitive and would raise prices for consumers.

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Chicken Prices

Investors’ securities fraud complaint against Sanderson Farms was properly dismissed, the Second Circuit ruled. The investors claimed that an underlying antitrust conspiracy to manipulate chicken prices resulted in false and misleading filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission but they did not provide sufficient details about the underlying acts or misstatements. 

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