According to Reuters, Nestle increased its share buyback to $21 billion after reporting a strong first half.
The Wall Street Journal reports that credit ratings agencies inclueding S&P gave securities built on questionable loans high ratings.
DirecTV (DTV) will announce a program to provide high-speed internet over power lines, according to WSJ.
The WSJ writes that Yahoo! (YHOO) is basing much of its recovery on serving display ads to people based on their behavior,.
The WSJ writes that Eli Lilly (LLY) is betting its recover on a heart drug that thins the blood.
The FT reports that, based on a current survey, CEO confidence is at a five year low.
Douglas A. McIntyre