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Media Digest 2/9/2007 Reuters, NYTimes, WSJ, Barron’s, FT

According to Reuters, British firm FirstGroup will buy the parent of Greyhound Bus, Laidlaw (LI).Reuters writes that Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) will cut 12,000 jobs as it struggles with its merger and ...
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Altria to Spin Off Kraft… Shocking!

By Chad Brand of The Peridot CapitalistIt's amazing how many people have been quoted saying the Altria (MO) spin-off of its 89% ownership of Kraft Foods (KFT) will send the ...
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Thursday’s Top Biotech and Medical Stocks

From BioHealth InvestorBiotechnologyAURIGA LABORATORIES [ARGA.OB] +22.32% ACCENTIA BIOPHARMACE [ABPI] +12.09% XENOPORT [XNPT] +11.09% CADENCE PHARM. INC. [CADX] +10.07% BIODELIVERY SCI INTL [BDSI] +8.59% Diagnostic SubstancesICAGEN, INC. [ICGN] +15.00% ISTA PHARMACTLS ...
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Cramer’s SELL BLOCK (FEB 8, 2007)

On tonight's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Cramer had his SELL BLOCK  calls.  This is where he reviews names that can usually be sold that are based on his recent picks.Avon ...
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Cramer Has Another Potential Buyout Pick

Cramer came back out on Mad Money on CNBC noting that Investors Financial Trust (IFIN) was acquired by State Street (STT) for a 38% premium.  As soon as the market ...
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Cramer Thinks Sears is the Beneficiary of the Fortress IPO

On tonight's MAD MONEY on CNBC, Jim Cramer said that the biggest winner from the coming Fortress IPO is Sears Holdings (SHLD).  Here is why he thinks this: You might ...
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Energy Conversion Devices Shows Risks in Alternative Energy

Energy Conversion Devices (ENER-NASDAQ): The company reported a net loss of $2.9 million (or $0.07 per share) on revenues of $22.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2007.  We ...
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DivX Mixed Results

DivX (DIVX-NASDAQ) has shown that licensing media compression players is not a bad model at all, although the gains in after-hours turned into losses in a hurry.  The company posted ...
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Cramer Talks More on Subprime Lenders

On today's STOP TRADING segment on CNBC, Cramer discussed the subprime sector from New Century (NEW) and from the extra fallout in HSBC (HBC).  Cramer said HSBC had really lowered ...
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Sirius Paid Howard Stern $302 Million

Forbes says that Sirius Satellite Radio (SIRI) paid Howard Stern $302 million in 2006. That is a good deal more than Jay Leno or David Letterman. The difference is that ...
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A Crude Update

From Ticker SenseAs we noted yesterday, the $60 mark for crude is a key price level.  Unfortunately for oil bulls, the commodity was unable to break above the top of ...
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NBC Bashes YouTube

According to TechCruch, the new head of NBC Universal (GE) is going after YouTube (GOOG) for lacking proper filtering technology. But, YouTube is not doing it. Why?The TechCrunch theory is ...
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Same Store Silliness (WMT)(TGT)(CC)(COST)

No one is likely to be happy with all of the same-store sales coming from the big retailers.Wal-mart (WMT) said its sales in February would be up 1% to 2%. ...
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24/7 Wall St. 2007 Break-Up Values: Anheuser-Busch $56 (Current Price $50.25)

By Ryan Barnes. Edited By Douglas A. McIntyreAnheuser-Busch (BUD) – Price $50.25; Break-up Value $56 Anheuser-Busch has already won the battle to be the largest beer company in the world, ...
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Record Industry Spits Back At Apple

Don't start a fight you can't finish. The music industry did not capitulate to Apple's (AAPL) suggestion that it allow music to be downloaded without digital rights management. It countered ...
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