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2 Big Mergers to Watch Monday

2 Big Mergers to Watch Monday

The stock market appeared poised for a positive opening to the week Monday morning. Hopes that officials in Washington might reach resolution on a debt ceiling increase before the U.S. defaults on its sovereign debt helped lift stock market futures by around a quarter percent in premarket trading. Many investors on Wall Street often refer to the concept of Merger Monday, as a high number of deals between companies get finalized over weekends.