Reuters: Coca-Cola (KO) is close to buying its largest bottler.
Reuters: Microsoft (NASAQ:MSFT) won court approve to shut down computers that spread spam and viruses.
Reuters: Akio Toyoda (TM) apologized to Congress from problems with Toyotas.
Reuters: The Senate passed a $15 billion jobs package.
Reuters: Bernanke offered a pessimistic outlook for the economy and said rates would stay low.
Reuters: Blockbuster’s (NYSE:BBI) future is in doubt after it announced poor earnings.
Reuters: Democrats attacked insurers for increases in rates.
Reuters: The government may pay broadcasters for some wireless spectrum.
Reuters: GM will shut down Hummer.
WSJ: Problems in Spain could determine whether the euro survives.
WSJ: The Vermont senate killed a plan for a nuclear reactor that Entergy would have built.
WSJ: Rate increases by WellPoint have become the focus of Congress.
WSJ: Moody’s warned about its credit rating for Japan.
WSJ: New home sales dropped to 1963 levels.
WSJ: Tech companies in China are trying to steal Google (GOOG) workers.
WSJ: Cablevision (CVC) will start a web-TV operation.
WSJ: The SEC will limits short sales.
WSJ: KKR is close to listing on the NYSE.
NYT: Efforts by some banks to help Greece conceal its debt may actually hurt the nation’s finances.
NYT: Obama defended his policies at a meeting with CEOs.
NYT: General Growth will split itself into two pieces as it leaves bankruptcy.
FT: Losses at RBS (RBS) fell.
FT: Advertising executives supported an EC examination of Google’s market share.
Bloomberg: Greece’s debt may be downgraded again.
Bloomberg: Wells Fargo (WFC) is trying to move into the top-tier of investment banking.
Douglas A. McIntyre