Today's Best Market Rumors (4/30/2010)

Updated throughout the day.

The Justice Department is looking into possible fraud involving mortgage-backed securities trading (WSJ)

UAL (NASDAQ: UAUA) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) are closer to a merger (AP)

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will kill its plan for a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows 7 based tablet PC. (TechCrunch)

Douglas A. McIntyre