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By Jason Stipp | 03-18-2010 03:50 PM

What's the Deal on the Friday Five?

Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser dishes on the deals of the week, including hotel sales, health-care M&A, and apparel action.

Jason Stipp: I'm Jason Stipp for Morningstar and welcome to the Friday Five. This week we have the deal of the year for you: five notable headlines from the past week. This information we're sure you're going to find accretive to your investing knowledge over time.

Here with me to talk about the terms of the deal is Morningstar markets editor, Jeremy Glaser. Jeremy, thanks for joining me.

Jeremy Glaser: You're very welcome, Jason.

Stipp: So, as you can tell, we've got Deals Week this week on the Friday Five. You've got five interesting deals to talk about. Some of them seem pretty good. Some of them seem kind of forced, but you'll give us the details. So what do you have? What's the lineup?

Glaser: Yeah. Absolutely. We saw a 50%-off sale in hotels. MGM is being forced to deal. Generic pharma M&A is starting to pick up a little bit. Inflation data is showing there could be deals across the entire economy. Finally, we'll take a look at Tommy Hilfiger, which apparently is still worth $3 billion.

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