Media Digest (8/20/2010)
Reuters: Korean National Oil made a bid for UK firm Dana Petroleum
Reuters: Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) shares dropped on concern about a tech slowdown.
Reuters: Potash (NYSE: POT) is looking for a higher bid than the one made by BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP)
Reuters: An Indian executive says that a solution to solve Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) Blackberry problems as to come from the Canadian company.
Reuters: The CBO forecast a harsh economy for the next several years.
Reuters: The Defense Department is looking at tech to improve efficiency.
Reuters: Alliance Medical may be for sale.
Reuters: Three US share gas firms are for sale.
WSJ: The FAA will hit AMR (NYSE: AMR) will $25 million in penalties for maintenance issues.
WSJ: Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) will shut down its Quattro wireless advertising network
WSJ: Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) named the directors it will nominate for election.
WSJ: Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) will buy McAfee (NYSE: MFE) to move into hardware and software security.
WSJ: LG is prepared to launch Optimus handsets and tablets.
WSJ: Lenovo moved from a loss to a profit.
WSJ: A huge oil slick from the BP plc (NYSE: BP) leak still exists.
WSJ: The jobs crisis is Greece is worsening with the recession
WSJ: China is investing more in Asia to cut its reliance on the dollar.
WSJ: The Treasury will sell $194 billion in new paper
WSJ: Mortgage rates hit another all-time low.
NYT: Those who make settlements with the BP plc $20 billion escrow fund may have to waive the right to sue later.
NYT: People magazine subscribers will get free access to content on the Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad.
NYT: Cymbalta, a drug made b y Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) can now be used for pain treatment
FT: Emerging economies have changed the dynamics of global oil demand.
Bloomberg: Honda Motor (NYSE: HMC) plants in the US are helping cut its problems with sales hurt by the yen.
Douglas A. McIntyre