Time for some stock market humor. These are the names that would result if the following stocks were to become involved in a merger.
If the following companies were to merge: Caterpillar, Gottschalks, Uranium Energy, Tongjitang Chinese Medicines, you would end up with Cat Gott Ur Tong.
Du Pont, YouBet.com, Bell Industries, Even Technologies, Magic Software Enterprises = Du, You, Bell, Even, Magic
Honeywell and Dewey Electronics = Honey Dew
Agfeed Industries, Pfizer, Fortune Brands, Fomento Econmico Mexicano = Fee, Pfi, Fo, Fom
Exxon Mobil, Markel Corp., The9 Limited, Spotlight Homes = Ex, Mark, The, Spot
Harken Energy, Herald Resources, Fallen Angels Income Fund and Singapore Fund = Hark, the Herald, Angels, Sing
Deckers Outdoor Corp., The9 Limited, Hallmark Financial Services = Deck, The, Hall
Apple Inc., Omega Navigation Enterprises, Intel = Apple, Ome, I.
If you like investment jokes like this, you should check out the other ines in the book, Stock Market Trivia.