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    1. Here’s Something That Bank of America Shareholders Can Get Excited About

      Here’s Something That Bank of America Shareholders Can Get Excited About

      Shareholders of Bank of America ( NYSE:BAC ) could be in for a windfall if the incoming presidential administration follows through on its promise to roll-back the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. There are a number of ways this would help Bank of America, but one of the most important involves eliminating the Federal Reserve's veto power over bank capital plans -- i.e., dividend and stock repurchase plans...

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    2. Johnson & Johnson Throws Caution to the Wind With a Large Bid for Actelion

      Johnson & Johnson Throws Caution to the Wind With a Large Bid for Actelion

      Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson ( NYSE:JNJ ) is a trend setter in the sector. Anytime it makes a move, its drug and device peers and Wall Street monitor closely. Though Johnson & Johnson has a cadre of organically developed pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and consumer healthcare products, it's also used M&A throughout its history to expand its product line, further its global reach, and boost its growth prospects...

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    3. Why DepoMed's Shares Are Jumping 12% Today

      Why DepoMed's Shares Are Jumping 12% Today

      Following reports that its board of directors may be willing to entertain offers, DepoMed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) shares are rallying 12% at noon EST. So what Motley Fool Founders Issue New Stock Buy Alert Starboard Value LP investor Jeffrey Smith has been lobbying for DepoMed to put itself up for sale since acquiring a nearly 10% stake earlier this year, and it seems that only a year after rejecting a $33-per-share acquisition offer from Horizon Pharma (NASDAQ: HZNP) , the board is listening. Interest in......

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    4. Does This Settlement Put a Hershey Company Buyout Back on the Table?

      Does This Settlement Put a Hershey Company Buyout Back on the Table?

      After years of being plagued by scandals, the trust that oversees chocolate maker Hershey is being forced to change its composition, which could open it up to accepting a takeover offer. Image Source: The Motley Fool Once again, Hershey ( NYSE:HSY ) has rejected an attempted buyout, but a settlement reached between its board of trustees and Pennsylvania's attorney general could mean another takeover offer may soon be in the works...

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