Today's Best Market Rumors (2/23/2010)

Updated throughout the day.

Canada’s Brookfield may bid against Simon Property Group (SPG) for the assets of real estate from General Growth. (Bloomberg)

The deal for GM to sell Hummer to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery is in trouble (NYTimes)

Privates equity firm Apollo Management in the Zales (ZLC) jewelry stores  (Bloomberg)

Intel (INTC) will open a $2 billion private equity fund to help tech start-ups (WSJ)

Problems with Apple (AAPL) iPhones to the AT&T (T) 3G network may have to do with handset hardware and not bandwidth  (Ars Technica)

Douglas A. McIntyre