Who should Pfizer buy?

Biogen Idec's sudden step onto the sale block has set off a frenzy of buyout talk. Will Pfizer buy it? According to the Wall Street Journal, Pfizer considered a Biogen deal two years ago and passed. What about Biogen's crosstown rival Genzyme, whose stock jumped on the Biogen news because it's a biotech ripe for Big Pharma plucking? It might be a better fit for Pfizer, some analysts say. Pfizer, of course, isn't talking.

- here's more about Pfizer's pass on Biogen two years ago
- check out this speculation about a Pfizer-Genzyme marriage

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