10 Unusual Stocks Attracting Huge Interest This Morning

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This morning is in no way a “Merger Monday,” but there is plenty of deal talk driving the pre-market.

Big names like AOL, Yahoo, Barnes and Noble, and Borders are all involved.

BUYOUT: Wintherthur Technologies bought by 3M for $448 million

POTENTIAL MERGER: AOL is considering breaking up, merging with Yahoo

CEO SWITCH: Pfizer appoints Ian Read new CEO

POTENTIAL BID: Rio Tinto may bid $3.5 billion for Riverdale Mining

POTENTIAL TAKEOVER: Borders investors on board with Barnes and Noble bid

LAWSUIT: HSBC sued for $8.9 billion by Madoff trustee

UPGRADE: Cisco upgraded to outperform by Oppenheimer

EARNINGS: Novell reports fiscal Q4 profit

DRUG DELAY: New lupus drug delayed for Human Genome Sciences Inc.

ASSET SALE: Dryships sells rig

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