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Consumer shares were lower shortly after markets opened on Monday.
In consumer stocks news, Marriott ( MAR ) has been cleared to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts ( HOT ) by the European Commission. The Commission said it found that the takeover would not adversely affect competition in Europe.
Shares in Marriott were 1.6% lower at $62.86 in recent trade. The stock has traded between $56.43 and $79.88 over the past 52 weeks.
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