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Is Coal Miner Massey Buyout Bait?

Shares in Massey Energy were climbing today on reports that the coal mining company was "exploring strategic alternatives" -- in other words, a possible sale.

Hasbro Denies Being in Talks to Go Private

Toymaker Hasbro has been in buyout talks with fellow Rhode Island-based Providence Equity Partners, according to the Wall Street Journal. However, the discussions may have cooled lately given the uncertainty in the markets.