Reuters: The heads of the emerging markets, the so-called BRICs, held their first global summit.
Reuters: Obama will be tested this week on financial reforms.
Reuters: Rich nations are working on an exit from stimulus packages.
Reuters: Pfizer (PFE) is trying to do deals to improve its emerging market presence.
Reuters: China is playing down hopes for a fast recovery.
Reuters: US defense firms are looking at M&A and global markets to increase sales.
Reuters: A Chinese firm says its deal to buy Hummer is on track.
Reuters: Bally reached a deal to come out of Chapter 11.
Reuters: Icahn is mulling another run at Delphi.
WSJ: The Administration’s details are set for regulating the financial industry.
WSJ: The hospital industry is troubled by some healthcare cuts.
WSJ: Federal intervention has pitted companies getting money against those which have not.
WSJ: Lower natural gas prices are hurting the coal industry.
WSJ: The question of whether this bull market is circular or secular is starting to be raised.
WSJ: Boeing’s (BA) strategy of aggressively building new planes is being questioned.
WSJ: Auto suppliers are attempting to rebuild their industry.
WSJ: Web ads have started to open the door to viruses. (YHOO)(GOOG)(IACI)(TWX)(MSFT)(VIA)(CBS).
WSJ: Sinopec (SNP) is in talks to buy Addax.
WSJ: TomTom will sell shares to cut debt.
WSJ: Six Flags filed for Chapter 11.
WSJ: Blackberry RIM (RIMM) rivals are trying to undermine its business sales. (NOK)(AAPL)(PALM).
WSJ: State budget deficits will test Washington.
WSJ: The Huntsman buyout will be tested in a Texas court (CS)(DB)(HUN).
WSJ: The Fed is in a bind about buying Treasuries.
WSJ: BlackRock (BLK) may be a trendsetter in the fund industry. (AB).
WSJ: Radio broadcasters in small markets may do better than larger rivals.
WSJ: The battle for Data Domain has caused a culture clash in the tech industry. (NTAP)(EMC).
WSJ: An Alcan (ACL) deal with Nestle may hurt it deal with Novartis.
NYT: AIG (AIG) is taking Greenberg to court.
NYT: The recession is making Forbes pinch pennies.
NYT: A new guide shopping using the Apple (AAPL) iPhone is getting large numbers of downloads.
NYT: IBM (IBM) will help clients fight cost and complexity.
NYT: Some artists are saying that Google (GOOG) cannot use their work for free.
NYT: Authors can autograph work on the Amazon (AMZN) Kindle.
FT: Citigroup (C) and the IFC are in a global trade funding alliance.
FT: Cost cutting film makers are remaking Hollywood.
FT: A Morgan Stanley (MS) deal with Citigroup to merge brokerages may take two years.
Bloomberg: Treasuries advanced as Russia said it had full confidence in the US dollar.
Douglas A. McIntyre