Merck Slumps on News of SEC Probe

P&G cuts a deal to buy Gillette; Microsoft and SanDisk post stronger-than-expected results; plus more of Friday's stocks in the news

Merck (MRK ) shares slumped Friday after the comapny said it received a notice that the SEC has issued a formal notice of investigation relating to Vioxx.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.