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Prop Desk: Finerman's M&A Play

Karen Finerman is anticipating some hot M&A action. What’s she watching and how is she playing it?

Chips

Finerman is closely watching the chip space and speculates Broadcom may sweeten its offer for rival Emulex . As you may know the initial offer of $9.25/share was dismissed by Emulex as inadequate.

I think its high noon, she explains. The shareholders have spoken in that Emulex is trading far above what Broadcom bid so I think we’ll see some action – and I think it’s a higher bid.

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Trader disclosure: On June 29th, 2009, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (C), (GS), (BTU), (AGU), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE); Seymour Owns (AA), (AAPL), (BAC), (BX), (EEM), (FXI), (INFY); Seymour's Firm Owns (QCOM), (NOK), (EEM); Terranova Owns (TER), (RIMM), (MSFT), (XBI), (MS), (ABT); Finerman Owns (RIG), (ELX); Finerman's Firm Own (NOK), (PBR), (RIG), (TBT), (ELX), (HPQ); Finerman's Firm Owns (BAC) Preferred; Finerman Owns (BAC) Preferred; Finerman's Firm Owns (WFC) Preferred; Finerman Owns (WFC) Preferred; Finerman's Firm Is Short (IJR), (IYR), (MDX), (SPY), (USO)