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Staples, Office Depot Call Off Merger After Judge's Ruling03:42
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Staples and Office Depot have ended their planned $6 billion merger. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Staples and Office Depot have ended their planned $6 billion merger. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Staples and Office Depot have ended their planned $6 billion merger. The announcement came after a federal judge blocked the deal, siding with the Federal Trade Commission, which had argued that the merger would violate antitrust law and lead to higher prices. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses what happened with CNN Money's Maggie Lake.

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This segment aired on May 11, 2016.

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