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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (3889)4/28/2015 9:07:52 AM
From: richardred  Respond to of 6657
The Feds step in to action on some big deals. First Time Warner/Comcast now this deal.

Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron Call Off $10 Billion Merger


President Obama in 2013 at Applied Materials in Austin, Tex. The company and Tokyo Electron planned to merge. Credit Joshua Roberts/Reuters TOKYO — Two of the world’s largest manufacturers of the machinery used to produce semiconductors, Applied Materials of the United States and Tokyo Electron of Japan, on Monday dropped plans to merge after the Department of Justice said that combining their businesses would restrict competition