Stocks to Watch
Watch for these corporate consolidations and make yourself a bundle on the stock.
1. Hale Business Systems, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Fuller Brush and W.R.Grace Co. will merge and become... Hale-Mary-Fuller-Grace.
2. Polygram Records, Warner Bros. and Zesta Crackers join forces and become... Polly Warner Cracker.
3. 3M will merge with Goodyear and issue stock as... MMMGood.
4. Zippo Mfg., Audi Motor Cars, Dofasco and Dakota Mining will merge to become, of course... ZipAudiDoDa.
5. Federal Express is expected to join its major competitor, UPS, and consolidate as... FedUP.
6. Fairchild Electronics and Honeywell Computers will become... Fairwell Honeychild.
7. Grey Poupon and Docker Pants are expected to become... Poupon Pants.
8. Knotts Berry Farm and the National Organization for Women will become... Knott NOW.
9. Mobile Oil is purchasing what is left of Enron and will be known as MORON.
Posted March 5, 2005