Media Digest 9/11/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg
Reuters: International bank regulators are looking at Brazil as a model.
Reuters: John Mack will step down at Morgan Stanley’s (MS) CEO.
Reuters: The SEC vowed reforms after its report on Madoff revealed mistakes.
Reuters: GM will sell control of Opel to Magna.
Reuters: Geithner said the need for government support of markets is ending.
Reuters: Studies show that one dose of H1N1 vaccine may be enough.
Reuters: Chinese economic data topped forecasts and officials said its stimulus program will stay in place.
Reuters: Endowments at Harvard and Yale suffered heavy losses.
Reuters: Bank of America (BAC) wants to end a loss-sharing agreement with the government.
Reuters: BHP Billiton (BHP) is bullish on it potash push.
Reuters: Motorola (MOT) released a new phone powered by Google (GOOG) software.
Reuters: Barrick Gold says it expects to raise $4 billion from a share offer.
WSJ: UBS (UBS) e-mails show worries about CDOs.
WSJ: The recession has increased poverty and cut family incomes.
WSJ: Bloomberg is considering a bid for BusinessWeek (MGP).
WSJ: P & G (PG) will cut prices on many of its products.
WSJ: Google is fighting criticism of its deal with book publishers.
WSJ: Expiring tax credits are helping home sales.
WSJ: Dividend payments and stock buybacks may not return for years.
WSJ: US debt sales continue to do well.
WSJ: The question is emerging about what Vivendi will do with its 20% interest in the NBCU unit of GE (GE).
WSJ: Apple (AAPL) approved the use of the RealNetworks (RNWK) music service for the iPhone.
NYT: Journalism Online, a service to help newspaper internet operations, says it has lots of interest.
NYT: Ford (F) will back a federal ban on texting while driving.
NYT: Some media companies and advertisers are looking at measurement data beyond Nielsen.
FT: China’s economic recovery is gaining pace.
FT: Japan’s economy expanded less than expected.
FT: China is opening the door to foreign listings on its exchanges.
Bloomberg: The Microsoft (MSFT) search deal with Yahoo! (YHOO) faces a lengthy review at Justice.
Douglas A. McIntyre