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Major U.S. stock indexes were higher today.

The S&P 500 added 0.5%. The Dow industrials gained 0.8%. The Nasdaq Composite was up 0.3%.

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Tuesday’s inflation data and Wednesday’s Federal Reserve decision are expected to fuel a volatile week for markets.

Trending stocks today are:

Biotechnology company Amgen has agreed to buy drug maker Horizon Therapeutics.

Amgen, Horizon Therapeutics: Amgen has agreed to buy Horizon Therapeutics, according to people familiar with the matter, in a takeover likely to be valued at $27.8 billion. Horizon shares jumped nearly 15% premarket.

Rivian Automotive: The electric-vehicle startup said it has paused negotiations with Mercedes-Benz over a planned tie-up to produce electric vans in Europe. Rivian shares fell 0.7% ahead of the bell.

Albertsons: A Washington state judge on Friday extended a temporary restraining order blocking a $4 billion dividend that Albertsons planned to pay its shareholders amid its plans to be bought by Kroger.