Today's Best Market Rumors (9/20/2011) Goodrich M&A, Apple IP

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The SEC is examining whether anyone profited from trading ahead of the rating agency downgrade of US debt (WSJ)

Samsung may sue Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) issues on from its new iPhone (Reuters)

Transatlantic Holdings (NYSE: TRH) may seek a “standstill” agreement with potential Validus Holdings NYSE: VR) (WSJ)

United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) continues talks to buy Goodrich (NYSE: GR) (WSJ)

Douglas A. McIntyre