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S&P Fair Value -$0.13.
The US 10 year T-Note yield has gotten over the 5.00% mark for the first time since 2002.
(NASDAQ:ACAS) American Capital Strategies invests $63M in buyout of Primrose, an early childhood education center.
(NASDAQ:AMD) Advanced Micro Devices $0.38 EPS vs $0.30e; R$1.33B vs $1.33B(e); targets sequentially flat to slightly down revenues (Consensus is $1.35B est.); stock down $1.12 pre-market.
(NASDAQ:ARLP) Alliance Resources Partners acquired rights to 99.3M tons of coal reserves in Kentucky.
(NASDAQ:ARQL) ArQule CFO is leaving the company.
(AVNX) Avanex names new CFO.
(NASDAQ:BIDU) Bidu.com up $2.00 on Google comments.
(NYSE:CGX) Consolidated Graphics will explore strategic alternatives.
(NYSE:DRC) Dresser Rand registered 20M shares for selling holders.
(NYSE:ETM) Entercom moves to dismiss lawsuit filed by Spitzer according to WSJ.
(NASDAQ:EXAS) Exact Sciences CFO has resigned.
(NYSE:GE) General Electric $0.39 EPS vs $0.39e; guides next Q $0.46-0.48 vs $0.47e; sees 2006 $1.94-2.02 vs $1.99e; will expand into airport and toll road development.
(NASDAQ:GILD) Gilead Sciences invests $25M in private Seatle-based Corus Pharma.
(NYSE:GM) General Motors' dividend is at risk over accounting changes according to WSJ.
(NASDAQ:GOOG) Google’s head of Chinese operations has reportedly said he would consider buying businesses to grow market share and to compete against Bidu.com. Google is also launching “Calendar