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Is a Buyer Knocking on Avon’s Door?

Nearly three years ago, Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) turned down an acquisition offer of $23.25 per share from cosmetics house Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY). Only once since then have ...
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More Rumors That Google Is Buying Twitter

Renewed chatter that search engine giant Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is once again looking at acquiring Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) pushed shares of the short-form messaging company to an intra-day high ...
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How Much Could BlackBerry Fetch in a Buyout?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) is a company that has so far just refused to die. Its market share has dwindled to the league of irrelevant versus iPhone and Android, but ...
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Will DreamWorks Really Be Acquired by Hasbro?

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is reportedly in talks with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) for a potential buyout. The deal would consist of Hasbro paying a mix of cash ...
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Who Will Get Bought First, RealD or DreamWorks?

Buyouts hopes are becoming the new trend this week. First, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) was reportedly in buyout talks with Japan’s Softbank and those talks have reportedly already cooled ...
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Will Angie’s List Simply Become Someone Else’s List?

Angie’s List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) made waves in the news Wednesday with a potential buyout waiting in the wings. The company also has just restructured its debt with a new ...
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The Apple Event: From American Express to U2 (Update 1)

Update: Two new screenshots said to be of the iPhone 6 that Apple is about to announce appear to confirm that the new iPhones will have a toggle function that ...
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Does RadioShack Really Have a Guardian Angel?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) has had more than a rough ride recently. August brought a new low for the stock not seen in more than a generation, but then came ...
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Shutterfly That Much Closer to Disappearing

Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) has been fighting an uphill battle for a while against big dogs like Facebook in the online photo publishing industry, and it thinks it has had ...
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PetSmart Merger Hopes Only Act to Convolute Earnings Expectations

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) has been all over the place, and it appears that the stock will remain all over the place going into earnings. Word has surfaced, what we ...
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TIBCO Rejoins the Merger Rumor Mill – Not for the First Time

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) saw its shares fly in mid-afternoon trading on Wednesday. The culprit is old buyout rumors that just will not seem to go away. What is ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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Why Is Apple Running Commercials for Fitness Apps?

One of the rumors about the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 is that it will be the ultimate fitness tool. The smartphone allegedly will do everything from measure ...
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Analysts Show Buyout Chances Remain Low at Lululemon

Many investors believe that stocks become cheap once they drop 50% from their peak. The problem is that a 50% off stock market sale does not mean that a company ...
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Why Oracle Made a Bid for Micros Systems

In an attempt to gain a stronger foothold in the retail and hospitality industries, Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reportedly is nearing a deal to acquire Micros Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS). ...
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