Reuters: Two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers were acquited.
Reuters: Zucker, NBCU’s current CEO, will head the company when Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) buys a majority of the company from GE (NYSE:GE).
Reuters: Dodd’s super-bank regulator fights a uphil battle in Congress.
Reuters: Fed officials see an uneven recovery.
Reuters: Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is working to increase share in China as market leader Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) faces troubles.
Reuters: UPS (NYSE:UPS) is seeing good holiday demand.
Reuters: The Swiss will regulate banker’s pay to curb risk.
Reuters: Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) will fight hard to keep the MySQL software that comes with Sun (NASDAQ:JAVA) even though EC regulators object
Reuters: Consumer confidence continues to move up.
Reuters: GM’s chairman asked for a change in pay caps.
Reuters: Ambac (NYSE:ABK) shares fell on a possible bankruptcy.
WSJ: AIG’s (NYSE:AIG) CEO Robert Benmosche may leave because of heavy government regulation.
WSJ: The Justice Department claims that hackers from Russia accessed hundreds of ATMs.
WSJ: GM’s chairman is starting to clash with its CEO.
WSJ: The USDA raised its price forecast for corn.
WSJ: China’s economic recovery is firming up.
WSJ: Fedex (NYSE:FDX) predicted an 8% rise in traffic on its busiest days.
WSJ: Muscle cars are selling well.
WSJ: Private equity firm TPG could invest in Japan Air to back JAL’s closer relationship to American (NYSE:AMR).
WSJ: The UK was given a warning on its credit rating.
WSJ: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will go after the Nintendo DS handheld game device.
WSJ: The EU stance of the Oracle deal for Sun may open a rift with US antitrust authorities.
WSJ: Lenders are working fast to restructure commercial loans under new provisions that give more favorable regulatory treatment.
WSJ: The head of BlackRock (NYSE:BX) says there in no bubble in the market and that the economy is stable.
WSJ: The head of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) defended his company’s pay practices.
WSJ: Companies will sell as much as $20 billion in bonds this week.
WSJ: The cost of insuring Japanese government debt is rising.
WSJ: China car company Geely plans to sell Volvos in Europe if it buys the company.
WSJ: Thomson Reuters faces an antitrust probe of codes in its data.
WSJ: The Administration is speeding up $7 billion in grants for faster broadband.
NYT: The Fed chief is working political ties as his agency comes under fire.
NYT: Dodd’s plan would expand regulation of risky lending.
NYT: Video is becoming a bigger part of website home pages to draw advertisers.
NYT: The chairman of GM says the company can repay the government.
NYT: Retail sales and industrial output rose in China.
NYT: Logitech bought a video conferencing company.
NYT: Government mortgage aid is reaching more people.
FT: Dodd will seek power to strip the Fed of authority.
Douglas A. McIntyre
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