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News Digest 3/5/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, the Detroit News has reported that Blackstone is looking at buying Chrysler (DCX).Reuters reports that HSBC (HBC) profits rose 5% last year, but it took write-downs of ...
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Barron’s Digest March 4, 2007

According to Barron's, the bull market is still doing well. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) has been buying Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Conoco Philips (COP), and US Bancorp (USB). ...
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Barron’s Gores Zecco’s Oxe

Zecco finished last in the Barron's survey of online brokers. Brokers were ranked on eight criteria from range of offerings to research to customer service and costs. The top brokerages, ...
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To Keep US Car Makers In Check, Toyota Moves On India

For the US car makers to do well, they not only have to gain back share in the US. They need to do well in the fastest growing auto markets, ...
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Friday’s Top Biotech & Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorsBiotechnologyINSMED INC [INSM] +13.87% BIODELIVERY SCI INTL [BDSI] +8.86% FAVRILLE, INC. [FVRL] +5.81% VERNALIS PLC ADR [VNLS] +5.51% SGX PHARMACEUTICALS [SGXP] +5.05% Diagnostic SubstancesRG GLBL LIFESTYLS [RGBL.OB] +20.54% ...
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IBD Weekly Top Ranked Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorThe following list represents the top ten medical stocks ranked according to Earnings Per Share and Relative Strength by Investor's Business Daily (3/03/06)scores out of 100 (last week's ...
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Thermogenesis Ups Production of Cord Blood Stem Cell Processing Bags

by H.S. AyoubBioHealth Investor.comThermogenesis (KOOL) announced early Friday that the company has increased its manufacturing capacity for the cord blood stem cell disposable bags for use with the AutoXpress system.The ...
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Private Equity Eyeballs Chrysler, Again

The Financial Times says that Cerberus Capital Management, Carlyle, Apollo Management and Ripplewood are looking at Chrysler (DCX). And, recently departed VW chief Wolfgang Bernhard may be advising one of ...
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Citigroup: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To The Bank

Ah, Citi (C). Maligned by almost every Wall St. analyst. The calls for the CEO's head. The break-up plans.But, an odd thing has happened recently. Citi is not longer a ...
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Mortage Business Crashes As HSBC Writes Off

Word from the Sunday Telegraph is that HSBC (HBC) will write down $11 billion in mortgages These loans are part of the Household operations that the bank bought. Fremont General ...
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CMGI Didn’t Get The Down Market Memo

CMGI Inc. (CMGI-NASDAQ) is one issue that is actually just amazing.  You would have never known that this stock reported bad news of the loss of its Hewlett Packard (HPQ) ...
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Cramer’s MAD MONEY Recap (MAR 2, 2007)

Tonights MAD MONEY with Jim Cramer on CNBC was more of a strategy session for a down market, and much less full of his normal buy-list stocks.  Cramer said the ...
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Xinhua Finance Media IPO Next Week

Any trader knows that if the market continues as a crummy market that IPO's are generally about as fun to trade as fun is to insurance seminars.  So if we ...
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Cramer Wants You To Do Weekend Homework

On today's Wall Street Confidential video on TheStreet.com Cramer said we should probably not be keying off of Europe.  He thinks the US keying off of Europe is an opportunity ...
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IPO Filing: Sirtris, A Diabetes Biotech

There has been another diabetes treatment-seeker that has filed to come public.  Sirtris Pharmaceuticals has filed for an IPO and it has enlisted JPMorgan, CIBC, Piper Jaffray, JMP Securities, and ...
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