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Major Movers on December 5; FCX, PXP, MMR, AAPL, C, MFRM, P, CHTP

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) shares plummeted nearly 14 percent on Wednesday after the company announced that it will acquire Plains Exploration & Production (NYSE: PXP) and McMoRan Exploration (NYSE: MMR) in two separate deals estimated at $9 billion both in cash and stocks, as the company looks to expand its traction in [...]

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