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Media Digest 3/17/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   China took a hard position on the value of the yuan despite US pressure. Reuters:   Google's (GOOG) ad partners in China expressed concerns about its plans. Reuters:   If banking ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (3/15/2010)

Updated throughout the day. AIG (AIG) will hold back $21 million from employee bonuses (CNBC) Google (GOOG) will shut its Google.cn site in China (various) Arrow Energy will reject a $3 ...
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On Nasdaq Peak Holiday, Shorts Exit Tech And Junk Stocks

On the tenth anniversary of the tech bubble of 2000, short sellers aggressively dropped their bets against hardware, software and internet companies. Figures are from February 28. The short interest ...
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Media Digest 2/25/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Coca-Cola (KO) is close to buying its largest bottler. Reuters:   Microsoft (NASAQ:MSFT) won court approve to shut down computers that spread spam and viruses. Reuters:   Akio Toyoda (TM) apologized to Congress ...
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Movie Rental Risk… Wal-Mart & Vudu (WMT, NFLX, BBI, CSTR, TIVO)

Deciding who wins and who loses in movie rentals has proven to be a difficult task other than stating the obvious.... Online distribution and delivery distribution have major benefits over ...
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The 100 Least Powerful People Under 100

"Ashes to ashes , dust to dust"...The Book of Common Prayer "Remember Caesar, thou art mortal" -- William Shakespeare The media creates and distributes hundreds of lists of the most powerful, ...
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Blockbuster Pursues Its Last Chance

Blockbuster (NYSE:BBI) has failed in the online DVD rental business and movie internet streaming business. The traffic to its thousands of stores is dropping rapidly and its cannot close locations ...
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Media Digest 12/10/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Dubai said the market's perceptions of its problems is "softening." Reuters:   Citigroup (NYSE:C) could sell $20 billion in shares soon. Reuters:   Hershey (NYSE:HSY) is near a decision on Cadbury ...
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The Ten Brands That Will Disappear In 2010

24/7 Wall St. has prepared its list of the ten brands that will disappear in 2010. This list is based on a review of each firm's financial situation and other ...
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The Renaissance Of E-Commerce (M)(JWN)(AMZN)(WMT)(TGT)

There are bits of research that say holiday e-commerce sales rose in the double digits over the Thanksgiving weekend and did even better on Monday. E-commerce sales have risen as a ...
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Media Digest 12/1/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   A $25 billion debt plan for Dubai World helped calm markets. Reuters:   GE (NASDAQ:GE) and Vivendi agreed to value NBCU at a price which gives the French company $5.8 ...
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Media Digest 11/13/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   China's economy may be hurt as its stimulus ends. Reuters:   Warren Buffett says the financial panic is over. Reuters:   Former bankers are considering buying failed banks. Reuters:   The SEC ...
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Netflix Battleground Status Continues (NFLX, BBI, CSTR)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is a true battleground stock.  It has a loyal customer base, a cult-like stock following, and trades with a very high short interest.  Shares are screaming ...
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“Train Wreck Zelnick” May Be Last Of Bidders For BusinessWeek

Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer may want to reconsider being part of an effort to buy BusinessWeek. A report fromPaidContent says "the multimedia business media giant is working as a ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (10/7/2009) (NOK)(AAPL)(JPM)(GE)(WYNN)

Updated throughout the day. Updated 2:44 Dell Inc. (NYSE: DELL) will launch a branded Android smartphone thru AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and possibly other carriers next year.  Source today is ...
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