Is Merger Monday Back? 3 Big Deals Say Yes: StockTwits

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today on StockTwits, everyone is talking about mergers and acquisitions. It looks like a sign that the M&A market is heating up. Here are three potentially huge M&A deals that are breaking news this morning:

1. Pfizer (PFE) wants to acquire AstraZeneca  (AZN) in a massive deal worth $100 billion.

BREAKING: Pfizer says plans renewed push to purchase Astrazeneca $PFE $AZN

-- JJ (@JJSinghSTARR) Apr. 27 at 10:00 PM

I want a new drug. $AZN up 17% #premarket as $PFE shows it really, really, really wants to buy the company. http://stks.co/g0Xvf

-- Paul La Monica (@lamonicabuzz) Apr. 28 at 07:49 AM

2. Forest Labs (FRX) is set to acquire Furiex Pharma (FURX) in a deal worth roughly $1.5 billion.

And the M&A party continues: Forest Labs to buy Furiex Pharmaceuticals for $1.46B in cash and rights $FRX $FURX

-- Darcy Keith (@eyeonequities) Apr. 28 at 07:21 AM

Welcome to Merger Monday: $ETP & $SUSS, $FRX & $FURX, $PFE & $AZN

-- Ben Silverberg (@silverjet2) Apr. 28 at 08:43 AM

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