Extreme Trading: AIG Hits a High … and More!

Bailed-out insurance firm AIG hit a 52-week high Friday as the government announced additional details of its plan to sell its stake in the company and private investors said they were buying the stock.

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Shares of the owner of Food Emporium and other grocery chains got positively destroyed Friday, losing 65 percent on reports that it would file for bankruptcy.
Shares of Starbucks hit a 52-week high this week. The coffee vendor has been in a dispute with Kraft. Starbucks says it plans to expand its supermarket offerings.

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Pharmaceutical company Orexigen, which makes obesity drugs, saw shares jump more than 50 percent this week after it received a favorable ruling from the Food and Drug Administration.
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Shares of women's outfitter The Talbots fell 23 percent Tuesday after the company said it might take a loss in the fourth quarter.
The price of oil hit $90 a barrel this week, raising the possibility of additional strains on consumers.
Shares of Tenet Healthcare skyrocketed more than 50 percent Friday after Community Health Systems offered to buy the company.
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