Monday, November 11, 2013 5:24 pm
News Summary: Dow edges higher to end at record
The Associated Press
LOW VOLUME: Monday was among the quietest days of the year. Stock trading on the New York stock exchange was low as bond investors took the day off in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.
RARE DISEASE: ViroPharma jumped $10.04, or 26 percent, to $49.42 after the company agreed to be acquired by drugmaker Shire PLC, which wants to strengthen its rare disease treatment portfolio.