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An acquisition looks financially viable and is in line with National Grid's stated U.S. strategy. National Grid has shown that it has a decent U.S. acquisition track record.
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#Acquisition

Net interest margin and Net interest income were stronger than expected, as BAC kept a tight lid on deposit pricing, shrank the securities portfolio and delivered strong loan growth. This should help reduce investor concerns on the bank's ability to manage through the flat yield curve.
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#Income

The correction comes after similar corrections in Belgium, the Netherlands and France and overall they point toward a potential slowdown in the Euro area in Q4.
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#Correction

With a weakening hedging profile, fuel costs will continue rising, and a slowing pace of saving on other costs will likely keep a lid on expectations for profitability.
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#Profitability

We must work out if one year of increased spending is enough to boost growth and brand positioning, or will 2007 guidance come under further pressure.
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#Guidance

We have significantly increased our short-term and long-term commodity price forecasts to reflect our expectation of sustained tight markets and ongoing deficits in 2006.
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#Expectation

While our forecasts are conservative and anticipate additional losses in the courtroom for MRK, our operating assumption is that MRK can handle a multi-billion settlement without a major impact on its fundamental business outlook.
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#Losses #Assumption #Courtroom

We remain concerned about the sustainability of performance.
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#Sustainability

While 2006 earnings targets appear achievable, we are concerned with the projected sustainability of volume and margins at the core Auto division. Fiat is not alone in lowering costs within its industrial base. Rival volume makers such as VW, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen, GM and Ford will also make significant restructuring improvements. In addition, Japanese and Korean market share gains are set to accelerate, putting manufacturers like Fiat on the hot seat.
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#Sustainability #Improvements #Margins #Ford #Earnings #Targets

We also recommend that investors with a 2- to 3-year investment horizon accumulate shares in the sector through a basket of mid-sized bank stocks because there could be a sharp uplift in value due to consolidation activity.
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#Consolidation #Investors

Without deferred tax credits, Hutchison needs to book exceptional gains this year to keep profits firmly in the black. We hope that this spurs the company into more corporate activity.
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#Profits