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Moody’s and S&P Defend Symantec (SYMC, INTC, MFE, HPQ, PAR)

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) finds itself at a strange place in time.  Shares were under pressure after the company issued an earnings warning about order pushouts. But when Intel Corporation ...
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Get Ready For Avis To Counter Hertz Bid For Dollar Thrifty, Stock Trades Above Offer

Money is cheap and deals are getting expensive. Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has overpaid for 3PAR (PAR) and ArcSight, at least based on their balance sheets and cash flow. HP could ...
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Hewlett-Packard To Buy ArcSight

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will buy ArcSight (NASDAQ: ARST) for $1. 5 billion, according to several media sources. It is the second deal that HP has made this month. It took 3Par (NYSE: ...
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Media Digest (9/3/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomerg

Reuters:   China has approached a Canadian fund about a rival bid for Potash (NYSE: POT) Reuters:   The cost of Gulf clean-up hit $8 billion. Reuters:   China said that its $2.45 ...
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The Mad Bidding For 3Par Continues

3Par announced that it received a revised proposal from Hewlett-Packard Company to acquire all of 3PAR's outstanding common stock at $33 per share, which is an increase from its previously ...
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Top Active Trader Alerts (BRCD, BKC, WEN, CRME, MPEL, OREX, PAR)

There are several stocks on the move that will be the focus of active traders and day traders on Thursday morning.  The stocks on the move are Brocade Communications Systems, ...
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Over $100 Billion in Buybacks and M&A in August (HPQ, INTU, LO, VRSN, DTV, DISCA, GPS, JWN, MRVL, RSH, PAR, GENZ, POT, INTC, SCHW, MMM, DYN, SNY, BHP)

$100 billion... That is roughly the combined tally of August share buyback announcements and merger announcements.  This may not be a record, but it has to be one of the ...
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Media Digest (8/31/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is expected to stop bidding for 3Par (NYSE: PAR). Reuters:   BHP Billiton ((NYSE: BHP) says it will not divest Potash (NYSE: POT) divisions. Reuters:   Consumer spending ...
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The Unusual Suspects (BUD, AAPL, ARUN, CAL, UAUA, GENZ, SNDK, PAR, UNG)

The Unusual Suspects was a tad shorter than most editions due to the time of year and due to lower news flows.  We have no market-moving earnings this week.  The ...
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Media Digest (8/30/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   The Bank of Japan eased policy to fight a rise in the yen. Reuters:   Obama said the economy is not growing fast enough. Reuters:   Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) will buy ...
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Top Active Trader Alerts (ARST, IMGN, JCG, NZ, PAR, SOMX, SPWRA, STSA)

Despite it being a Friday in late-August, we are seeing several shares on the move this morning for active traders and day traders.  Stocks on the move are Arc Sight, ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Market Report 8/27/2010 GDP Crash, Boeing Mistake, HP Bid

Twitter has, by most estimates, 100 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some have ...
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Dell, 3PAR & HP: A Par Five Bidding War (DELL, PAR, HPQ)

They don't call it a bidding was no reason at all.  Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has just raised its offer for 3PAR, Inc. (NYSE: PAR) again.  After Dell went to ...
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Media Digest (8/27/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Bernanke may admit the economy is weak but not five details of the Fed's plans. Reuters:   Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) outbid Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) for 3Par (NYSE: PAR) by offering ...
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3PAR: HP Trumps Dell After Dell Trumped HP (HPQ, DELL, PAR)

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has just announced that it is retaliating against a Dell inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) bid to acquire 3PAR, Inc. (NYSE: PAR).  The new offer is $27.00 per ...
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