Media Digest 12/28/2009 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg
Reuters: New airport security measures could hurt airline revenue.
Reuters: US holiday retailers were up 3.6% according to one report.
Reuters: A bankruptcy filing by JAL is possible to handle its financial crisis.
WSJ: Adjusted for inflation, gains in the DJIA since 1999 are small.
WSJ: The improved market is allowing new hedge fund start-ups.
WSJ: The premier of China said inflation is becoming a concern.
WSJ: Treasury auctions are raising concern about rising rates.
WSJ: Memory chip makers expect improve sales.
WSJ: IPOs should increase and be from more diverse industries in 2010.
WSJ: Movie studios are making a big push for digital sales.
WSJ: Box office sales hit a record during the Christmas weekend.
NYT: The holiday season was better for retailers because of controls on inventories and expenses.
NYT: Several content sites will begin charging subscriptions fees because ad revenue has not been high enough.
NYT: Ad revenue fell at TMZ in 2009 but Time Warner will still invest in a TMZ Sports spin-off.
NYT: South Korean companies got a $20 billion project to build nuclear power reactors in the UAE.
FT: Concerns are rising over sovereign debt risk.
FT: Black economies are seen as helping the financial status of many nations.
FT: Corporate optimism is improving markedly.
FT: Tea, cocoa, and sugar prices are at all-time highs.
Bloomberg: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) says the yield on ten-year Treasury notes will rise to 5.5% next year.
Douglas A. McIntyre