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May 5, 2014

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DealBook P.M. Edition May 05, 2014: Sotheby's and Loeb End Fight Over Board.

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MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
Paintings by Pablo Picasso are displayed ahead of a Sotheby's sale in New York.
Sotheby's and Loeb End Fight Over Board Sotheby's said on Monday that it had ended its fight with Daniel S. Loeb, agreeing to add his three director nominees to its board.
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Arnaud Montebourg, the France's economy minister, met with Alstom and General Electric executives last month in Paris.
France Says It Opposes G.E.'s Bid for Alstom Unit The French government said Monday it would oppose General Electric's friendly $13.5 billion offer, though its legal means for stopping a deal appear to be limited.
Markit is a financial data company.
Financial Data Company Markit Files for I.P.O.Markit, a challenger to Bloomberg L.P. and Thomson Reuters, is backed by some of Wall Street's biggest names.
Deutsche Bank Hires Consumer M.&A. Adviser Jeff Rose, a managing director in the mergers group focused on consumer and retail at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will join Deutsche Bank as head of its consumer and retail investment banking coverage in the Americas.
Allergan is the the maker of Botox.
Ackman Urges Allergan Board to Begin Deal Talks With Valeant The hedge fund billionaire William A. Ackman sent a letter to the board of the Botox manufacturer Allergan on Monday, urging the company to begin talks to sell itself to Valeant.
Joseph Beradino, the chief of Arthur Andersen, at a House panel in 2001.
White Collar Watch: Seeking Guilty Pleas From Corporations While Limiting the Fallout The dreaded "Arthur Andersen effect" is back in the news as the Justice Department weighs bringing criminal charges against two international banks.
Philippe Laffont of Coatue Managemen at the Sohn conference on Monday.
Live Blog: Investors Gather for Sohn Conference Top money managers are presenting their best ideas to a crowd of wealthy investors at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York on Monday.
Nathan Milikowsky, the largest individual shareholder of GrafTech, was ousted from the board.
I.S.S. Supports Dissident Slate for GrafTech BoardThe leading proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services dismissed the steel company's assertion that Nathan Milikowsky, a former board member, was unfit for service.
The Barclays building in New York, formerly the headquarters of the Lehman Brothers.
Barclays Confirms Its Head of Mergers Is LeavingPaul G. Parker, global head of mergers at Barclays and a former Lehman Brothers banker, is the latest prominent executive to announce plans to leave the British bank.
Warren Buffet's $23 billion deal to buy H.J. Heinz was promoted at the exhibition hall of the Berkshire meeting.
A Q.&A. With the Author of a Buffett-Praised Book on 3G Capital Cristiane Correa, the author of a book on the Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, spoke with DealBook about why Warren E. Buffett likes 3G so much.
Zendesk is a cloud-based customer support start-up.
Zendesk Sets Price Range for I.P.O. Zendesk, a cloud-based customer support start-up, said in a filing on Monday that the price range of its proposed initial offering would be $8 to $10 a share.
A BP oil platform in the North Sea. Norway's sovereign wealth fund invests the government's share of North Sea oil revenue.
Citigroup Wins Business of Norway's Giant Wealth Fund Norway's sovereign wealth fund, one of the largest single investors in the world, has selected Citigroup to provide services for its $850 billion investment portfolio.
Reuters Breakingviews: Less Air in Latest Internet Bubble For all the hype, the current mania for Internet stocks pales in comparison to the late 1990s, writes Robert Cyran.
Barclays to Report Results After Outcry Over Pay The British bank Barclays will report its first-quarter results on Tuesday and will update its strategic plans later in the week, after a recent firestorm among investors over its pay practices. Antony P. Jenkins, the chief executive, has said that a challenging trading environment led to "a significant year-on-year reduction" in income in the bank's fixed-income, currencies and commodities business in the first quarter, but cost cuts helped offset that result. The bank, which plans to eliminate 12,000 jobs this year, also is expected to outline its plans on Thursday for a smaller investment bank focused on higher-return businesses.
Yellen Heads to Congress to Lay Out Fed's Forecast The economy nearly shrank in the first quarter, then bounced back quickly, to judge by the April jobs report. On Wednesday morning, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, Janet L. Yellen, heads to Capitol Hill to tell the Joint Economic Committee what the Fed is forecasting for the rest of the year. On Thursday morning, she will repeat the performance before the Senate Budget Committee.
European Central Bank to Meet on Monetary Policy The European Central Bank meets on Thursday in Brussels. Even though inflation is well below the bank's target of about 2 percent, most analysts expect the governing council to wait at least another month before taking further action to stimulate the euro zone economy.
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WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing May 05, 2014.

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:47 pm ET 05/05/2014
Doral Financial (DRL)712,394$3.36-0.37-9.92
Tyson Foods Cl A (TSN)10,982,58438.44-4.21-9.87
Trex (TREX)1,778,09071.61-7.80-9.82
Crawford Cl A (CRDA)78,1198.50-0.88-9.38
Realogy Holdings (RLGY)16,135,96939.04-3.62-8.49
Koppers Holdings (KOP)385,83239.19-3.41-8.00
Castlight Health Cl B (CSLT)560,38414.09-1.18-7.73
L.S. Starrett Cl A (SCX)48,95414.13-1.10-7.22
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA)1,275,48623.28-1.80-7.18
Vocera Communications (VCRA)1,003,71511.86-0.88-6.91
Crawford Cl B (CRDB)97,20710.44-0.74-6.62
Kosmos Energy (KOS)6,307,61410.27-0.72-6.55
Mavenir Systems (MVNR)101,44613.75-0.94-6.40
KBR (KBR)3,407,71624.23-1.61-6.23
Tremor Video (TRMR)218,9004.24-0.27-5.99
New Oriental Education&Technology Group ADS (EDU)1,248,28723.98-1.52-5.96
Transcontinental Realty Investors (TCI)5,02213.21-0.79-5.64
CSS Industries (CSS)24,85423.52-1.35-5.43
Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA)524,18415.44-0.88-5.39
Cambrex (CBM)376,35018.21-1.02-5.30
American Realty Investors (ARL)20,4587.92-0.44-5.26
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NSM)890,36630.10-1.66-5.23
Imperva (IMPV)726,89521.61-1.15-5.05
Tutor Perini (TPC)265,89929.16-1.54-5.02
LifeLock (LOCK)2,511,54313.68-0.69-4.80
Tecumseh Products (TECU)142,709$6.06-1.68-21.71
BroadSoft (BSFT)4,930,63720.16-4.84-19.36
Ambassadors Group (EPAX)7,9813.63-0.45-11.03
Universal Display (OLED)2,028,10823.67-2.55-9.73
China Auto Logistics (CALI)61,1552.30-0.22-8.73
SciQuest (SQI)501,92517.66-1.59-8.26
Lifetime Brands (LCUT)186,18215.00-1.30-7.98
Biota Pharmaceuticals (BOTA)143,8333.32-0.27-7.52
Jive Software (JIVE)1,006,5037.82-0.60-7.13
Benefitfocus (BNFT)314,47232.60-2.39-6.83
KEYW Holding (KEYW)871,34711.43-0.80-6.54
Exa (EXA)20,17610.15-0.71-6.54
Ballard Power Systems (BLDP)3,235,2273.34-0.23-6.44
QC Holdings (QCCO)28,7552.20-0.15-6.38
American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust (HCT)1,361,09210.23-0.69-6.32
NAPCO Security Technologies (NSSC)56,7335.49-0.37-6.31
Education Management (EDMC)123,6182.78-0.18-6.08
Skullcandy (SKUL)441,8687.55-0.48-5.98
Rubicon Technology (RBCN)1,328,0188.01-0.50-5.88
Tower Group International (TWGP)847,8762.43-0.15-5.81
Hutchinson Technology (HTCH)398,6222.32-0.14-5.69
Flamel Technologies ADS (FLML)104,69711.58-0.68-5.55
DSP Group (DSPG)65,5108.18-0.48-5.54
GenMark Diagnostics (GNMK)266,9298.80-0.50-5.38
Bel Fuse Cl B (BELFB)100,81020.11-1.12-5.28
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST)611,388$21.55-0.97-4.31
First Trust Morningstar Managed Futures Strategy Fund (FMF)7,47050.48-1.91-3.65
PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN (AGA)5,00015.35-0.49-3.09
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY)3,483,18552.15-1.31-2.45
ProShares UltraShort Russell1000 Growth (SFK)6,83026.73-0.67-2.45
Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares (YINN)148,41021.06-0.50-2.32
Direxion Daily India Bull 2X Shares (INDL)9,28461.43-1.32-2.10
ProSharesUltraShortGold (GLL)45,31485.12-1.76-2.03
Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3X Shares (BRZU)33,17523.54-0.46-1.93
Global X Canada Preferred ETF (CNPF)10,05912.26-0.24-1.92
ProSharesUltraShortSilver (ZSL)48,73584.61-1.63-1.89
PowerShares DB Gold Double Short ETN (DZZ)112,2996.36-0.12-1.85
Global X FTSE Andean 40 ETF (AND)50,57011.06-0.20-1.81
Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3X Shares (TMF)145,02258.94-1.08-1.80
UBS AG 1xMonthly Short E-TRACS for Alerian MLP Infrastructure Total Return Index 2040 (MLPS)3,02011.30-0.20-1.76
ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF (TOLZ)3,25042.16-0.74-1.72
Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3X Shares (LBJ)48,00322.76-0.37-1.61
ProShares Ultra FTSE China 25 (XPP)13,59246.64-0.71-1.50
EGShares China Infrastructure ETF (CHXX)4,80016.48-0.25-1.48
iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA)166,22266.78-1.00-1.48
Proshares Ultra KBW Region Banking ETF (KRU)2,03378.16-1.17-1.47
Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3x Shares (EDC)1,633,70426.68-0.39-1.44
Global X Uranium ETF (URA)178,30415.13-0.22-1.43
Global X China Industrials (CHII)2,34111.18-0.15-1.32
SPDR MSCI EM 50 ETF (EMFT)3,45646.97-0.63-1.32
Tecumseh Products (TECU)142,709$6.06-1.68-21.71
BroadSoft (BSFT)4,930,63720.16-4.84-19.36
Pacific Booker Minerals (PBM)15,4304.44-0.66-12.94
Ambassadors Group (EPAX)7,9813.63-0.45-11.03
China Commercial Credit (CCCR)84,9894.50-0.55-10.89
Doral Financial (DRL)712,3943.36-0.37-9.92
Tyson Foods Cl A (TSN)10,982,58438.44-4.21-9.87
Trex (TREX)1,778,09071.61-7.80-9.82
Plug Power (PLUG)27,414,5684.06-0.44-9.78
Universal Display (OLED)2,028,10823.67-2.55-9.73
Crawford Cl A (CRDA)78,1198.50-0.88-9.38
Sigmatron International (SGMA)118,4999.17-0.91-9.03
China Auto Logistics (CALI)61,1552.30-0.22-8.73
Pacific Ethanol (PEIX)2,395,92212.56-1.18-8.59
Realogy Holdings (RLGY)16,135,96939.04-3.62-8.49
SciQuest (SQI)501,92517.66-1.59-8.26
Koppers Holdings (KOP)385,83239.19-3.41-8.00
Lifetime Brands (LCUT)186,18215.00-1.30-7.98
Actinium Pharmaceuticals (ATNM)19,39410.30-0.89-7.95
Castlight Health Cl B (CSLT)560,38414.09-1.18-7.73
Biota Pharmaceuticals (BOTA)143,8333.32-0.27-7.52
L.S. Starrett Cl A (SCX)48,95414.13-1.10-7.22
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA)1,275,48623.28-1.80-7.18
Jive Software (JIVE)1,006,5037.82-0.60-7.13
LiveDeal (LIVE)411,7924.51-0.34-7.01
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Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS with prior day close of $2 a share or higher, with volume of at least 2,000.
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group