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At What Price is a Triad LBO Doable?

Stock Tickers: TRI, USPI, GHCILet's forget about the hype around LBO's, MBO's, Private Equity, and hostile takeovers.  In a research call last week, which Jim Cramer also pointed to, Deutsche ...
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ChinaNet Gains Momentum Following Alibaba

ChinaNet Online Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET) hit a multiyear high on Monday after announcing news of its most recent growth strategy in digital advertising and that it won the “Best ...
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As Netflix Keeps Falling, Is Apple More Tempted to Buy It Out?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) saw its shares get hit yet again on Tuesday. The leader in online video subscription services has hardly traded up in the past two months as ...
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Ariad Joins Rumor Mill: Hope May Trump Reality

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) is joining the ranks of the next big biotech acquisitions. At least so goes the rumor mill. Ariad fits the bill of many biotech acquirers ...
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Dish Gives Up Fight for Clearwire

Once Japan’s SoftBank received stockholder approval for its acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), it was only a matter of time before Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) gave up ...
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Predicting a Top Buyout Price for Dell

OK, so the buyout of Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) may not be as much hype as the market was originally thinking. Buying a company for more than $20 billion is no ...
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Why I am Disappointed in J.P.Morgan’s Dividend Hike & Buyback Plan (JPM, BAC, WFC)

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) was truly a shoe-in as far as whether or not the bank was going to pass the latest stress tests or not.  CEO ...
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Looking for Big Dividends & Buybacks After Stress Tests (JPM, WFC, C, BAC, BK, STT, GS, MS)

The next wave of stress tests on the U.S banks is due to come out by the end of this week.  The Federal Reserve is expected to show that bank ...
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One-Time Dividends Today Versus Past (GRMN, LTD, MSFT, AXE, INSP)

Dividends reward shareholders through time.  One-time dividends are often thought of as windfall events, although in today's world it may be getting the dividend payments out to shareholders in the ...
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In A123 Battery IPO, Buffett Indirectly Wins (AONE, BRK-A, GE, QCOM, MOT, SCMR, AB, PG, AAPL)

Next week is still supposed to mark the initial public offering of what me be a very hot IPO.  Auto electric-battery maker A123 Systems Inc. is tentatively set to launch ...
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S&P Endorses Linux, Raising Red Hat (RHT)

You do not see too many upgrades in corporate credit ratings during this part of the business cycle, let alone in technology and software.  But Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) ...
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Exelon: Hostile Takeover of NRG is Out of the Gate (EXC, NRG)

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has officially kicked off its unsolicited takeover of NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG). We reported the details yesterday. Exelon needs to receive a majority of NRG's shares outstanding (about ...
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The Cisco (CSCO) Kid Will Stay The Course

John Chambers of Cisco (CSCO) says he will not change his plans for the company even if there is a significant recession. His view of the world goes out five ...
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CryoCor (CRYO): Another Small Med Company Rallies Like Mad

CryoCor (CRYO) had revenue of $540,000 last year, and a loss of over $15 million. It did not do much better in 2004 or 2005. But, as of this morning, ...
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Short Selling Energy, Oil & Gas Stocks (June 2007)

Stock Tickers: VLO, XOM, CVX, COP, SLB, HAL, OIH, HES, PBR, MRO, BHI, RIG, BJS, WMB, GSF, BP, VLO, WFT, NOV, HESHigher and higher oil prices got you down?  They ...
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