The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70.16 points, or 0.41 percent, to 16,912.43, the S&P 500 lost 8.93 points, or 0.45 percent, to 1,969.98, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.21 points, or 0.05 percent, to 4,442.70. Like this story, share it with millions of... -
... * UPS shares fall after outlook, weighing on transports. * Windstream rallies; set to spin off assets into REIT. * Merck up as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips. * Indexes: Dow flat, S&P off 0.1 pct, Nasdaq up 0.2 pct (Updates to close; adds Twitter and... -
Combined sales of Merck's top product, the diabetes pill Januvia and related drug, Janumet, increased 2 percent to $1.6 billion. Photographer: JB Reed/ Bloomberg. Merck & Co. (MRK:US), the second-biggest U.S. drugmaker, is staying in the U.S. and sticking... - Businessweek 08-58-42.