Media Digest 7/8/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg
MarketWatch: The IMF expects slow growth this year and next.
Reuters: The battle between the oil industry and government on drilling regulations continues.
Reuters: The Gulf leak could be plugged in two weeks.
Reuters: The US has set up a program to prevent cyber attacks on government and company sites.Reuters: China may take action if the drop in its stock markets worsens.
Reuters: News Corp (NYSE: NWS) says it has no plans to sell MySpace.
Reuters: Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) has sold its private equity unit.
WSJ: The coffee market is moving toward a high.
WSJ: Banks are restructuring loans on unpaid commercial properties.
WSJ: Apartment vacancies fell modestly.
WSJ: Retail sales in June were relatively good.
WSJ: The EU set stress test rules for banks.
WSJ: German exports picked up in May.
WSJ: AT&T Communications (NYSE: T) says a software problem has slowed its 3G network.
WSJ: GM sold Nexteer to a Chinese company.
WSJ: Europe will limit banker bonuses.
WSJ: Fewer people are behind in loans according to the ABA.
WSJ: The US may swap spies with Russia.
WSJ: The US may cut the amount of energy it takes from Canadian oil sands.
WSJ: Obama wants to increase jobs among exporters.
WSJ: Bids for an Air Force tanker are due, probably pitting Boeing (NYSE: BA) against EADS.
WSJ: China is still examining Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) license to operate in the country.
WSJ: Video console makers may add 3G capacity.
WSJ: Bloomberg will go into competition with Lexis Nexis
WSJ: Toyota Motor (NYSE: TM) will add 1,000 quality engineers.
WSJ: Sirius XM’s (NASDAQ: SIRI) sales and subscribers grew.
WSJ: Money supply numbers from the Fed are expected to show that the economy is slow to recover.
WSJ: China says it will not use its ownership of US debt as a weapon.
WSJ: Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) will close its subprime unit and fire 3,600 people.
WSJ: TARP paybacks may slow.
NYT: Facebook is strengthening outside the US.
NYT: The EU has set up regulations that may allow bioengineered crops to be used more easily.
FT: The EU is looking at some curbs on Google.
FT: The IMF says global growth may slow.
Bloomberg: The CFO of Yahoo Inc (NASDAQ: YHOO) say it will cut the prices it pays for acquisitions.
Bloomberg: Japan factory orders fell.
Bloomberg: Apartment vacancies dropped from a 20-year high, according to Reis.
Douglas A. McIntyre