1448 ET -- Samsung Electronics is one of the most mentioned companies in the U.S. across all news items in the past 12 hours, according to Factiva data. The U.S. government is granting Samsung up to $6.4 billion for its chip-making operations in Texas. Plans include addition of a second factory and an advanced chip-packaging facility in Taylor, Texas, and expansion of an Austin site. Dow Jones & Co. owns Factiva. (josh.beckerman@wsj.com)

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