Media Digest 3/18/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

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According to Reuters, AIG (AIG) will have to pay taxpayers back for bonuses it paid out before it can get its next $30 billion in loans.

Reuters reports that Coke (KO) is being blocked by the Chinese government from buying a juice company there.

Reuters writes that the head of GM (GM) says the Ford (F) deal with UAW will not work for the No.2 US car company.

Reuters reports that the World Bank wants the G20 to take a harder stance against protectionism

Reuters writes that the US economy is showing signs of coming out of its hole.

Reuters reports that investors in Starbucks (SBUX) want to see more savings.

Reuters reports that Apple (AAPL) released more applications for the iPhone.

Reuters reports that a House committee is looking into Merrill bonuses.

Reuters reports that the head of MasterCard (MA) is seeing growth overseas.

The Wall Street Journal reports that IBM (IBM) is in talks to buy Sun (JAVA).

The Wall Street Journal writes that hedge funds may have received AIG cash.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the World Bank has cut its outlook for China.

The Wall Street Journal reports that some CEOs are benefiting as the companies falter.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the CEO of GM (GM) is softening his position on Chapter 11.

The Wall Street Journal reports that a privacy group is faulting Google (GOOG).

The Wall Street Journal writes that regulators did not take action on what they felt were weaknesses in risk management at some financial firms.

The Wall Street Journal reports that a company has filed a patent suit against Amazon (AMZN) over the Kindle.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google and WPP will fund web ad research.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the EU is worried unemployment in the region will go over 10%.

The Wall Street Journal reports that GE (GE) will meet with analysts about its financial division.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Japan is working to stop a credit crunch.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nissan is planning a $1.5 billion bond sale.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Fannie Mae (FNM) is tightening its rules for condo mortgages.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Goldman Sachs (GS) says it would not have been hurt by an AIG bankruptcy.

The Wall Street Journal reports that oil is near $50.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Sina’s (SINA) earnings were good but its outlook is not.

The New York Times reports that Obama is trying to draw up an inclusive energy plan.

The FT reports that Geithner faces tough questions about his bank bailout plan.

The FT reports that some hedge funds are lifting withdrawals rules sooner than planned.

The FT reports that Germany is open to Opel bailout funds.

Bloomberg reports that the government will accelerate its restructuring of AIG.

Douglas A. McIntyre

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