Pre-Market Stock News (October 8, 2007)

(AGN) Allergan noted positively by Cramer on MAD MONEY.
(ALNY) Alnylam Pharma presented non-human primate data with an RNAi therapeutic targeting PCSK9 showing significant and durable reductions in cholesterol levels.
(BNI) Burlington Northern had more shares bought by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.
(BOBJ) Buisness Objects being acquired by SAP for $59.35, about a 17% premium; BOBJ also lowered guidance.
(CAH) Cardinal Health noted positively in Barron’s.
(DRV) DebtResolve said $1.3 Billion was placed into its system in Q3.
(HEPH) Hollis-Eden Pharma presented positive data demonstrating HE3286 provides a benefit in animal model of ulcerative colitis.
(HRAY) Hurray Holding will spin off its software and system integration business.
(ISIS) ISIS Pharma predicted lower loss guidance from a $40 million loss to a $20 million loss.
(JOE) St. Joe will accelerate value creation and a restructuring.
(MASI) Masimo was an overlooked IPO from the summer according to Cramer.
(NGPS) NovaTel is being acquired by Hexagon AB for $50 per share.
(OMG) OM Group is buying the electronics businesses from Rockwood Holdings.
(PAYX) Paychex noted positively as growth and shareholder reward in Barron’s.
(QDEL) Quidel announced that a large study released during the poster sessions at the Infectious Diseases Society of America supported rapid diagnostic testing for influenza and RSV.
(ROC) Rockwood Holdings is selling its electronics businesses to OM Group for roughly $265 million.
(SFUN) Saifun Semi being acquired by Spansion (SPSN) for $11.26 per share.
(STS) Supreme Industries was awarded a US State Department contract for armored vehicles.
(TASR) Taser said that it won follow-on orders from Cleveland and Jacksonville police departments.
(UIC) United Industrial being acquired by Textron (TXT) for $81.00 per share.

Jon C. Ogg
October 8, 2007