Reuters: The Blue Chip Indicators cut their growth forecasts again.
Reuters: Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) was fined 20 million pounds by UK authorities.
Reuters: New Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) technology will speed up web searches.
Reuters: GM’s OnStar is testing Facebook applications.
Reuters: Sony Pictures will animate Marvel comic characters.
Reuters: Bank of China will sell $8 billion in securities.
WSJ: National healthcare will not change costs much over the next 10 years, according to government figures.
WSJ: Blue chip borrowers like Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) are issuing huge amounts of debt.
WSJ: Financial problems in Ireland raised new concerns about Europe.
WSJ: Small lenders still have balance sheet problems, according to Commerce Street Capital LLC.
WSJ: The head of Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has begun to look beyond PCs for growth.
WSJ: Hyundai launched its first electric car.
WSJ: Congress is still struggling with tax cuts for the rich.
WSJ: The federal budget deficit reached $1.3 trillion.
WSJ: Germany’s recovery has caused workers to ask for higher wages.
WSJ: US competitiveness fell in a new report by World Economic Forum
WSJ: The Hay Group says holiday hiring will be flat.
WSJ: 7/Eleven made a $1.5 billion bid for Casey’s General Stores.
WSJ: Intel will challenge AMD (NYSE: AMD) in multi-function chips.
WSJ: The Japanese government favors DoCoMo over KDDI for mobile TV.
NYT: To build clean energy tech China is breaking WTO rules.
NYT: Botox is waiting for approval to treat migraines
Bloomberg: Norway says Greece will not default.
Bloomberg: Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has begun to eat into Sony (NYSE: SNE) and Nintendo game sales.
Douglas A. McIntyre