Market Wrap: Next Ford CEO Speculated; Gold Merger Tarnishes; Sarepta Pops on DMD Treatment Timeline

Market wrap for April 21st

End of the Day: S&P 500 up 7.0 to 1,871.89; Dow Jones up 40.7 to 16,449.25; Nasdaq up 26.0 to 4,121.55

* Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) ripped higher late Monday following reports that activist hedge fund manger Bill Ackman is teaming up with Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) to acquire the company. More can be seen with Pershing Square's latest 13D filing here.

* Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX), Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) were in focus Monday amid reports that

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