Pre-Market Stock News (DEC 4, 2006)

(AGR) Agere being acquired by LSI for 2.16 shares.
(AH) Armor Holdings won a $649M truck order from Army.
(ATI) Allegheny Tech noted as a name that can still go higher according to Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(ATO) Atmos Energy filed to sell 5.5M shares.
(AUY) Yamana Gold positive on Cramer’s MAD MONEY again.
(BAY) Bayer’s Nexvar failed to meet primary endpoints on skin cancer, although this is already approved for kidney cancer.
(BIDU) could compete more with GOOG & YHOO in Japan according to WSJ.
(BK) Bank of New York merging with Mellon Financial.
(CRN) Cornell Corrections raised guidance.
(CVTX) CV Therapeutics says Regadenoson meets primary endpoint and will file with FDA in mid-2007.
(DELL) Dell has been manipulating options & warrants to meet earnings projections according to FBR analyst in Barron’s.
(DUK) Duke noted positively in Barron’s.
(GKIS) Gold Kist will be acquired by Pilgrims Pride for $21.00 per share.
(HD) Home Depot said it is not in talks with LBO firms.
(IBM) IBM noted positively in Barron’s.
(KYPH) Kyphon paying $500M to acquire St. Francis Medical Tech.
(MEL) Mellon merging with Bank of New York.
(MSFT) Microsoft shares noted positively in Barron’s.
(NT) Nortel sold some assets to Alcatel-Lucent for some $320 million.
(ONXX) Onyx Pharma trading down 27% pre-market after its drug trial with Bayer for Nexvar failed to meet skin cancer targets, although this is approved for kidney cancer.
(OPWV) OpenWave said it would record $182 million in charges related to its option from 2000-2005.
(PFE) Pfizer trading down 10% after it halted its new cholesterol drug in late-stage trials after increase in deaths in trials.  This was the biggest potential drug close to development in their pipeline.
(SEE) Sealed Air raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
(STN) Station Casinos gets $82 buyout bid from management.
(ZVUE) Handheld Entertainment will have its pre-loaded MP3 Players in select Wal-Mart stores starting tomorrow.

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