At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know. In today's video, we cover the following:

  • Rumors heat up about Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) reportedly looking to purchase an Israel-based chip maker.
  • Diamond Foods (Nasdaq: DMND) missed the deadline for filing its first-quarter earnings, which will delay its plan to buy Pringles from Procter & Gamble.

The government's upcoming antitrust lawsuit concerning AT&T's (NYSE: T) proposed purchase of T-Mobile has been delayed.

So there you have it -- the top financial stories of the day. If you're interested in getting all the news and commentary on these stocks, sign up for My Watchlist -- it's free!

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