Buyout Bait: Pcs, Drugs, Banks...

Mergers and takeovers. Investors have seen lots of them so far this year, and there are more to come. That's what the pros who forecast--and bagged--earlier deals are saying. They think the big fields will be technology, pharmaceuticals, and banking. Case in point: IBM's hostile $3.3 billion offer for Lotus Development.

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