Pre-Market Stock News (June 6, 2007)

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(AAUK) Anglo American’s CEO will become a non-executive member of the board of directors at BP (BP).
(ACAD) Acadia Pharmaceuticals traded up over 10% after Jim Cramer touted the stock as a speculative play for trading the upcoming data on its schizophrenia and Parkinson’s treatment.
(ACOR) Acorda Therapeutics Starts Second Phase 3 Trial of Fampridine-SR in MS
(AMTD) TD AMERITRADE was notified that JANA and S.A.C. funds have secured an interest of roughly 8.6% stake to pressure the companies to enter a merger.
(AZN) AstraZeneca CFO leaves to join Goldman Sachs.
(CROX) Crocs is launching a fashionable line of high heel and flats for women to appeal to fashion conscious women.
(CSC) Computer Sciences Corp. may look to acquire iSoft Group plc in the UK.
(ETFC) E*Trade trading up 3% on AMERITRADE news.
(FCS) Fairchild Semiconductor reaffirmed Q2 growth targets.
(GSK) GlaxoSmithkline defends Avandia saying it does not increase heart risks.
(KFY) Korn Ferry $0.37 adjusted EPS versus $0.34 estimates.
(MAIR) MAIR Holdings -$0.06 EPS vs -$0.05e.
(PNRA) Panera trading down $7.00 on an earnings warning of $0.38-0.40 vs $0.47-0.51e.
(PLUG) Plug Power named new CFO.
(PRU) Prudential lays off 420 in a research phase out, will cease covering all equities immediately.
(RUS) Russ Berrie rejected an $18.00 buyout as an undervalued deal.
(SCHW) Charles Schwab traded up 1% after the AMERITRADE news.
(SIRI) Sirius Satellite Radio announced a $250 million term-loan from Morgan Stanley.
(STAR) Starent priced a 10.5 million share IPO at$12.00, above the $9.00 to $11.00 range.
(WFMI) Whole Foods is facing a deal blockage by the FTC over a ‘natural foods market disruption’ according to FTC.

Jon C. Ogg
June 6, 2007

Jon Ogg can be reached at jonogg@247wallst.com; he does not own securities in the companies he covers.