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BioWatch: Biotechs With 50% Implied Upside (GENZ, CEPH, ALNY, DNDN, GERN, HALO, VVUS)

Biotech is about to become even less of a diversified sector due to mergers and acquisitions. Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) and Cephalon Inc. (NASDAQ: CEPH) will end up accounting for ...
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BlackRock Finally Gets S&P 500 Inclusion (BLK, BAC, GENZ, SNY, GM)

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) is finally getting the respect it deserves.  The asset manager is being added to the S&P 500 Index.  The index had held this addition up for ...
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IPO Watch: The Alternative Genzyme IPO (SNY, GENZ, GCVRZ, BBH, IBB, FBT)

The proposed buyout of Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) by Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE: SNY) should close this week.  We are about to get a new Genzyme security on the market and that ...
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M&A Daily: Biotech Buyouts and Debt Offerings, More to Come (SNY, GENZ)

It is time for "The M&A Daily" and we have what might normally appear as a red flag alert here today.  Yesterday's news that Sanofi-Aventis SA (NYSE: SNY) was borrowing $7 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMD, BAM, GENZ, KGC, NTAP, NVDA, OWW, PAAS, SLE, SFLY, SWK, HOT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Reiterated Buy and $12 ...
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How Options Trading May Impact Genzyme Post-Merger Trading (GENZ, SNY)

It has finally happened.  Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) is being acquired by Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE: SNY).  The deal should trade at a premium to the $74.00 cash component due to what ...
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Media Digest (2/15/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg

Deutsche Borse and the New York Stock Exchange are near a merger arrangement, but political issues are still a problem (Reuters) Starbucks (NYSE: SBUX) and Green Mountain are close to ...
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Media Digest 2/14/2011 Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The size of the Japanese economy dropped in the fourth quarter of last year, but exports may aid a rebound. (Reuters) The Obama budget will cut $1.1 trillion in costs ...
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Mergers As Far As The Eyes Can See (AOL, BEC, DHR, BRK-A, BRK-B, WSC, ESV, PDE, SNY, GENZ, GGOX, ENWV)

They call it "Merger Monday" for a reason.  Today's news is not dominated by football hangovers.  It is dominated by a slew of headlines over mergers, mergers, and more mergers.  ...
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Media Digest (2/7/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

AOL (NYSE: AOL) bought the Huffington Post for $315 million. (Reuters) Sanofi-Aventis and Genzyme (NASDAQ: GENZ) are closer to a deal (Reuters) Hackers who broke into the NASDAQ will undermine ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (2/3/2011) Nortel Patents, Genzyme M&A

Updated throughout the day. Sanofi-Aventis may announce the purchase of Genzyme (NASDAQ: GENZ) next week (Le Figaro) A number of bidders have lined up to buy Nortel patents (AllThingsD) Douglas ...
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Media Digest 2/2/2011 Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

BP plc (NYSE: BP) may face US charges that it manipulated gas prices. (Reuters) Roche said that regulations in the US could harms its results. (Reuters) Borders Group (NYSE: BGP) ...
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Media Digest (2/1/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

China PMI data for January showed inflation (Reuters) BP plc (NYSE: BP) posted strong earnings and reinstated its dividend (Reuters) The IMF said imbalances in employment and prices could cause ...
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Genzyme Pact Seems to Indicate $80 More Likely in Merger (GENZ, SNY)

Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) is getting closer to capitulating to the offer to be acquired by Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE: SNY).  At issue this morning is that Genzyme has agreed to open ...
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The Unusual Suspects for the Week Ahead (AAPL, BP, DANG, EMC, XOM, DVN, GENZ, JCG, RVBD, SNN, VOD, WMT, FXI, MUB, PZA)

There are many new characters in this week's installment of "The Unusual Suspects for the Week Ahead."  We have tracked news and added color on each where applicable.  The cast ...
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