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Altria Gets Some Competition

Stocks: (MO)(GLH)(Altria's Philip Morris is the largest tobacco company in the world. That gives the company a lot of economies of scale, especially in sourcing tobacco and getting shelf space ...
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Detroit: It WIll Get Worse (F)(GM)(TM)

CSM Worldwide, which tracks auto trends, says that US car sales will be the worst they have been in nine years for 2007. The firm also predicts that US makers ...
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Sharks Circle Sirius (SIRI)

After saying that it would miss year-end subscriber targets, Sirius took a big stock price hit. Over the last few days it has continued to drift down, and, at $3.79, ...
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Bank Of America Slaps Merrill (BAC) (BCS)

The CEO of Bank of America said that buying companies in Europe was not near the top of his list of priorities. It does not even appear to be near ...
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Media Digest December 14, 2006 Reuters, NY Times, WSJ, FT

Stocks:  (GE)(MRK)(GOOG)(DCX)(SNE)(BP)(MNST)(COST)According to Reuters, Nestle bought Novantis's medical food unit for $1.5 billion.Reuters writes that Qantas is being bought by private equity interests for $8.7 billion.Reuters reports that Costco's quarterly ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorBiotechnologyPROGEN INDS LTD [PGLA] +119.66% EXACT SCIENCES COR [EXAS] +12.89% ANADYS PHARMACEUTICA [ANDS] +7.29% ADVENTRX PHARMACTL [ANX] +6.36% SGX PHARMACEUTICALS [SGXP] +5.71% Diagnostic SubstancesIMMUNOMEDICS INC [IMMU] +3.63% SYNOVICS ...
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Australian Biotech Progen Industries Jumps 100%

From BioHealth InvestorShares of Progen Industries (PGLA) of Australia skyrocketed more than 100% on Wednesday, ending trading at $6.48 a share. The stock price had hit an intraday high of ...
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Insmed Loses Patent Case to Tercica; Companies Should Merge

From BioHealth Investorby Andrew VainoAs I mentioned last week in the Daily Blog, the patent case between Insmed (INSM) and Tercica (TRCA) was decided in Tercica's favor. A jury found ...
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Analyzing Exxon Mobil (XOM)

By Yaser Anwar, CSC of Equity Investment IdeasExxon Mobil presented its 2030 Energy Outlook on Tuesday, December 12th at the company's headquarters. There were no major changes to the outlook ...
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Cramer Interviews Halliburton’s CEO

Cramer said he is sticking by Halliburton (HAL): it is the cheapest in the group, and it has the lowest multiples it has really seen.  He spoke to HAL's CEO ...
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Cramer’s Picks Time Warner over Comcast

On tonight's MAD MONEY, Cramer reviewed some stock basics on risk profiling.  Cramer reviewed non-speculative companies for growth and value.  You go to the most household names in the business:  ...
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Cramer: 2 Value Picks & 2 Growth Picks

On tonight's MAD MONEY, Cramer reviewed some stock basics on risk profiling.Cramer reviewed non-speculative companies for growth and value.  You go to the most household names in the business.Value stocks ...
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Cramer defended tech

Cramer was fairly brief today on his STOP TRADING segment on CNBC.HE was positive on eBay (EBAY), maintaining a run to $40 there.He again noted Apple (AAPL) positively after the ...
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Home Depot Ain’t Being Bought

The wild speculation about a Home Depot (HD) private equity buy-out has been bounding around for weeks.Well, an SEC filing may finally put a dagger in the heart of the ...
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Ten Most Undervalued Stocks: Alcoa

Alcoa (AA) has its share of doubters. Moody's just moved its credit outlook on the company from stable to negative. RBC downgraded the stock to "underperfom" from "sector perform" because ...
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