Mixed close as two explosions rock Austin


The markets closed mixed with the Dow plummeting 157 points to 25,178 after two explosions killed one teenager and injured two people in Austin, Texas. Nasdaq gained 27 points to 7588.

On the upside

Bluelinx Holdings (NYSE: BXC) will pay approximately $413 million to acquire building products wholesale distributor Cedar Creek.

Oclaro (Nasdaq: OCLR) will be acquired Lumentum Holdings in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $1.7 billion.

Bargain hunters lifted shares of Codexis (Nasdaq: CDXS).


On the downside 

Profit taking weighed down shares of Tintri (Nasdaq: TNTR).

Essent Group (NYSE: ESNT) chief executive Mark Casale sold 370,673 shares of company stock.

Shares of Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) fell again over concerns about an increasingly crowded meal-kit delivery market.

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of 5 to 4 on the NYSE and by nearly 3 to 2 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 lost 3 points to 2,783. Bitcoin crashed $534 to $9,011.

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