Media Digest 4/19/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   Goldmand Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE: GS) are standing behind the company.

Reuters:   Chinas said the chances of the yuan rising are more likely.

Reuters:   Toyota Motor (NYSE: TM) is expect to pay it $16.4 billion fine.

Reuters:   3D TV is the new competition is the competition among screen makers.

Reuters:   A senior government economist said it is too early to let the yaun float.

Reuters:   UA, Inc. (NASDAQ:   UAUA) has discussed a broad alliance with Delta Air  (NYSE: DAL) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL).

Reuters:   Geithner says he is confident Congress will pass a financial overhaul bill.

Reuters:   IMF will raise its forecast of global growth to 4%.

Reuters:   Buy-out investors will focus on merging markets.

Reuters:   The Goldman CDO case could be the tip of the iceberg.

Reuters:;;The OECD crack down on tax havens has been nearly powerless.

Reuters:   Germany and the UK want a larger Goldman inquiry.

WSJ:   The SEC is looking into whether other firms made deals like Goldman did.

WSJ:   The probe into CountryWide is quickening.

WSJ:   A rising yuan could drive up commodities prices and hurt the US dollar.

WSJ:   United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) has contingency firms for flying.

WSJ:   Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) may have trouble paying its dividend.

WSJ:   Goldman knew federal officials were examining its actions but were surprised by the charges.

WSJ:   China put $20 billion into Venezuela to strengthen ties.

WSJ:   Mortgage foreclosure fell last month according to a survey,

WSJ:   A move in the yuan may not help US industry.

WSJ:   Kraft , Inc’s (NYSE: KFT)CEO Irene Rosenfeld’s contentious win of Cadbury gave her new ways to sell Oreos and Tang.

WSJ:   The FDA is weighing whether to halt a safety study involving thousands of patients taking GlaxoSmithKline PLC’s (NYSE: GSK)  Avandia diabetes drug.

WSJ:   The profit growth of major companies is likely to slow.

WSJ:   The Apple, Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is having trouble selling on campus

WSJ:   Apple moved around board members to be in concert with federal regulation.

NYT:   Top Goldman executives personally oversaw the firm’s mortgage unit.

NYT:   Democrats are picking up momentum on regulation after the Goldman suit.

NYT:   Airlines may begin to fly in Europe again.

NYT:   Some companies are slow to take to cloud computing.

FT:   Brown of the UK said Goldman  and others suffered from moral issues.

FT:   The bailout of Greece will be a hard balancing act for the IMF and Eurozone nations.

Douglas A. McIntyre

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