Pre-Market Stock News (August 27, 2007)

Douglas A. McIntyre

(CBR) Ciber said its CFO is leaving the company to take another position.
(CHTT) Chattem noted positively in Barron’s.

(CROX) CROCS is unveiling a new line for comfort and allowing kids to customize Jibbitz brands.
(GERN) Geron showed thatstem cell treatments improve heart functions after heart attacks.
(GLGC) Gene Logic and Solvay entered an agreement to discover new development paths for multiple clinical drug candidates.
(GTW) Gateway gets a $1.90 buyout from Acer.
(HD) Home Depot has reportedly agreed to a $1.8 Billion haircut to supply unit sale, so it will receive $8.5 Billion instead of $10.3 Billion.
(IDMI) IDM Pharma receives not approvable letter for Mifamurtide.
(JAVA) Sun Microsystems trades under the new JAVA ticker now instead of the old SUNW.
(LSTR) Landstar adds 2 million shares to share buyback plan.
(MDT) Medtronic received approval for first artificial disc for the neck in the U.S.
(MO) Altria will splits its international operations according to a Citigroup report.
(NGEN) Nanogen announced a $20 million financing transaction in a senior note sale.
(PFE) Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb finalize agreement for worldwide collaboration on metabolic disorders program.
(TXT) Textron trades ex-split to reflect its 2 for 1 stock split.
(WMT) Wal-Mart may be looking for acquisitions according to the Financial Times.
(X) US Steel is paying a combined $1.1 Billion to acquire Stelco in Canada.

Jon C. Ogg
August 27, 2007