Deal News Provides a Jolt for Market

It was an interesting day of news with the surprise acquisition of Whole Foods (WFM) by Amazon (AMZN) , and it caused some fast trading in retail stocks like Costco (COST) and Walmart (WMT) , in consumer staples like Kraft Heinz (KHC) and Post (POST) and in a few other plays like Impinj (PI) .

Without that drama, it likely would have been a very sleepy summer Friday. Although we did have a bump in volume due to quadruple witching, most of the market was very quiet. Breadth ended up slightly negative at around 3,100 to 3,500 and the major indices all finished in the red....282 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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