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Ferrero Out? Cavity in Chocolate Merger… (CBY, KFT, HSY)

Cadbury plc (NYSE: CBY) may have just found out that it might need to be a bit more receptive to Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) in the buyout process, if ...
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Media Digest 1/12/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters: Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) posted strong 2009 results, rejected Kraft's (NYSE:KFT) bid. Reuters:   Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is in talks to settle with Cuomo. Reuters: The FAA called for inspections of ...
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Asia Markets And Europe Open (1/12/2010)

Markets in Asia were mixed. The Nikkei rose .8% to 10,879. JAL fell 45%. The Hang Seng fell .5% to 22,287. The Shanghai Composite rose 1.9% to 3,274. At the ...
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Media Digest 1/11/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   A senior Fed official said the joblessness will not affect rate policy. Reuters:   Shares in China lenders rose causing economic overheating fears. Reuters:   Motorola (NYSE:MOT) says cellphone use for shopping ...
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Media Digest 1/8/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NY Times FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Oil is at $82 and will move based on US jobs data. Reuters:    Reliance upped its offer for Lyondell to $13.5 billion. Reuters:   An former SAC employee was caught in a ...
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Hershey And Cadbury: Are Private Meetings Private?

By Douglas A, McIntyre One way to fight a hostile takeover is to find a "white knight". Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) is doing just that in clandestine meetings with Hershey (NYSE:HSY). The ...
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Media Digest 1/7/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:  Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) has held private talks with Hershey (NYSE:HSY). Reuters:   Oil dropped below $83 as China said it would tighten its energy policy. Reuters:   GM will close Saab. (more…) ...
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What Will Hershey (HSY) Have To Pay For Cadbury (CBY)? $20 Billion

Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) may be posturing to top Kraft Food Inc.'s (NYSE: KFT) bid for Cadbury Plc. (NYSE: CBY) Hershey would likely make a friendly bid, at least ...
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Only 1.5% Of Cadbury (CBY) Shareholders Have Backed Kraft Offer

Kraft (NYSE:KFT) says that 1.52% of Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) shareholders have backed its offer to buy the UK firm. The offer will stay open until February 2, but that probably will not matter. Kraft ...
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Media Digest 1/6/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   A major overhaul of the global financial system is expected in 2010. Reuters:   Kraft (NYSE:KFT) got a 1.52% acceptance of its Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) bid. Reuters:   Gold rose above $1,120. ...
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Buffett Potential Kraft-Cadbury Roadblock (BRK-A, KFT, CBY)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made one of its more unusual press releases.  The company said that it has voted "no" on Kraft's proposal to authorize the issuance of ...
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Kraft (KFT) Ups Cash Portion Of Cadbury Bid, Sells Unit To Nestle

Kraft (NYSE:KFT) made a remarkably clever move in its pursuit of Cadbury (NYSE:CBY), but it may be too little too late. The US foods company sold its North American pizza business to ...
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Media Digest 1/5/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Kraft (NYSE:KFT) sold it pizza business to Nestle and lifted the cash portion of its deal to buy Cadbury (NYSE:CBY). Reuters:   Cold weather pushed oil prices near $82. Reuters:   US ...
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Asia Markets And Europe Open (1/5/2010)

Markets in Asia rose. The Nikkei was up .3% to 10,692. The Hang Seng was higher by 2.1% to 22,286. The Shanghai Composite rose 1.2% to 3,282. At the open ...
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Kraft (KFT) Merger Move May Drive More M&A

By Jon Ogg It seems that Kraft Foods (NYSE:KFT) is about to go after Cadbury plc (NYSE:CBY) in the U.K. harder than it already has. Many believe Kraft is about ...
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