Media Digest 3/17/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg
Reuters: China took a hard position on the value of the yuan despite US pressure.
Reuters: Google’s (GOOG) ad partners in China expressed concerns about its plans.
Reuters: If banking laws change, Goldman Sachs (GS) may be unable to cope.
Reuters: China’s demand for natural gas may surprise global markets.
Reuters: Arrow will shortly reply to an offer from Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) and PetroChina (PTR).
Reuters: The World Bank told China to tighten it monetary policy.
Reuters: Intel’s (INTC) stock moved up on comments about first quarter revenue.
Reuters: The Fed renewed its policy to keep rates low for and extended period.
Reuters: PIMCO says that the Fed’s end to mortgage purchasing is a form of tightening.
Reuters: A Senate panel is likely to approve bank reform.
WSJ: Foreign companies find it harder to do business in China against its membership in the WTO.
WSJ: Simon Property is readying a new bid for GGP.
WSJ: Bank of Japan loosened its monetary policy.
WSJ: VirnetX Holding won a patent suit against Microsoft (MSFT) for use of virtual private network software.
WSJ: Regulators ordered Boeing (BA) to fix problems on 777s.
WSJ: Pepsi (PEP) said it will move full-calorie sweetened drinks from schools in 200 countries by 2012.
WSJ: The Google (GOOG) Nexus One will compete with the Apple (AAPL) iPhone on the AT&T (T) network.