Daily Digest for 2009-02-19

blog (feed #1) 1:02am [18/02 21:34] Hongkong Post, Korea Post collaborate on e-commerce
blog (feed #1) 1:05am Disney parks to consolidate some operations
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:06am UPDATE – Obama moves forward on cars, financial regulation (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:16am Hundreds seek their money as Stanford fallout spreads
blog (feed #1) 1:19am Fed downgrades economic forecast for this year
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 1:34am As UAW faces hard times, pioneers recall glory days
blog (feed #1) 1:39am UAE to safeguard jobs of nationals
blog (feed #1) 1:49am Hundreds seek their money as Stanford fallout spreads
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:59am Fed says US economy will get worse in 2009
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:03am Obama throws $75 billion lifeline to homeowners
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:06am Hollywood struggles to find wealth on the Web
blog (feed #1) 2:15am Starbucks plays down economy row
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 2:16am GOP governors consider turning down stimulus money
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:27am Don McNay: How to Get the Credit Card Collector to Stop
blog (feed #1) 2:34am BOJ may extend commercial paper buying, rates on hold (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:25am Mammoth skeleton found nearly intact in Los Angeles
blog (feed #1) 3:31am REFILE-FOREX-Dollar trims gains vs yen and euro, BOJ eyed (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:41am UBS to identify clients, pay $780 million in tax case
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:49am Octuplets’ grandmother faces foreclosure threat
blog (feed #1) 4:03am Fed sees US contraction, moves toward inflation goal
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 4:32am 10 Golden Rules of Project Risk Management
blog (feed #1) 4:32am iPhone features everywhere in rivals’ new phones
blog (feed #1) 4:36am Stanford under federal drug investigation: BRAIN ON DRUGS
blog (feed #1) 4:40am The Most Expensive U.S. Colleges
blog (feed #1) 4:42am 5 Things You Can Do Today to Save Money and the Planet
blog (feed #1) 4:48am The Truth Hurts!
blog (feed #1) 4:50am TOPWRAP 1-BOJ set to unveil plans to ease credit crisis (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:51am Nikkei up 0.5 pct, exporters gain on weak yen (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:53am CQ Transcript: President Obama?s Remarks as Prepared on the Home Mortgage Crisis
blog (feed #1) 4:54am Traffic Really Is Money
blog (feed #1) 5:00am Covered Calls Cut Cost Of BAC Shares
blog (feed #1) 5:00am Obama unveils 275 billion dollar housing plan
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 5:02am The Truth In Illusions
blog (feed #1) 5:03am Toyota freezes UK pay, bonuses
blog (feed #1) 5:17am Sebelius top choice for U.S. health secretary: report
blog (feed #1) 5:51am Obama heads to Canada
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 6:00am Bloomberg spurs laid off Wall Streeters to start companies
blog (feed #1) 6:47am Don’t get caught in a personal loan trap
blog (feed #1) 7:31am Many seek their money as Stanford fallout spreads
blog (feed #1) 7:43am Nikkei up 0.4 pct on yen, but economy worry looms
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 8:01am China’s Weichai denies interest in GM French plant
blog (feed #1) 8:22am Stocks churn on economic woes
blog (feed #1) 8:28am Nikkei nudges up 0.3 percent but economy worries loom
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 8:30am Money: Rail Fares – 19th Feb 09
blog (feed #1) 9:16am India’s Satyam may finalize bid criteria next week
blog (feed #1) 9:24am UPDATE 1-Private equity joins bids for S.Korean brewer
blog (feed #1) 9:58am South Africa: Simmer & Jack to Buy Anglogold’s Tau Lekoa Mine
blog (feed #1) 10:20am Oil below $35 amid grim US economic news
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 10:29am Detroit 3 health crucial for Japan carmakers: lobby
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 10:29am GM not planning Opel plant closures -German politician
blog (feed #1) 10:33am UPDATE 1-Shed Media rejects management takeover bid
blog (feed #1) 10:34am Earl Scheib, Inc. to Be Acquired by Kelly Capital, LLC for $2.00 Per Share in Cash Merger
blog (feed #1) 10:43am Molded Fiber Freezes 401(k) Match
blog (feed #1) 10:43am Callaway Golf Halts 401(k) Match
blog (feed #1) 10:47am Enel, Acciona reach deal on Endesa stake: report
blog (feed #1) 11:07am Eramet slashes 2009 spending as markets stay tough
blog (feed #1) 11:11am BUY OR SELL-Can Macquarie regain "Millionaire Factory" tag?
blog (feed #1) 11:57am Buying now, China may prevent next commodities spike
blog (feed #1) 12:20pm Drugmaker Roche sells record $16 billion bond issue
blog (feed #1) 12:24pm Carlyle offers IMO Carwash debt deal -FT
blog (feed #1) 12:45pm Indians lag in online networking
blog (feed #1) 12:47pm Accenture eyes BearingPoint’s Asia business-sources
blog (feed #1) 12:52pm Belgium total internet connections up 2% quarter-on-quarter
blog (feed #1) 12:52pm Stock index futures rise; eyes on UBS fallout
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:08pm Obama to talk protectionist fears on Canada trip
blog (feed #1) 1:11pm China’s mobile phone Internet users "mostly curious 20-somethings"
blog (feed #1) 1:26pm UPDATE 1-Accenture eyes BearingPoint’s Asia business-sources
blog (feed #1) 1:28pm China’s Xinjiang posts officials’ asset declarations online
blog (feed #1) 1:55pm UPDATE 2-Debt worries remain after 3i Infrastructure placing
blog (feed #1) 1:56pm Swiss bank secrecy in balance after UBS tax deal
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 2:00pm Many seek their money as Stanford fallout spreads
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 2:00pm RPT-As UAW faces hard times, pioneers recall glory days
blog (feed #1) 2:14pm Oil above $35 amid grim economic news
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:33pm New reports due on jobs, wholesale prices
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:37pm HUD Secretary: Banks must ’step up’ on foreclosure
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:40pm Obama heads to Canada to talk trade
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 2:43pm Obama’s $75 Billion Foreclosure Plan Spells Relief for Bankers
(Bloomberg)
blog (feed #1) 2:43pm Will President Obama’s New Housing Plan Work?
(Time.com)
blog (feed #1) 2:53pm Obama housing plan will have impact in March: FDIC
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:36pm SNAPSHOT – Financial Crisis – 1336 GMT (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:43pm New jobless claims unchanged last week
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:53pm Wholesale inflation takes biggest jump in 6 months
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 3:54pm CANADA FX DEBT-C$ edges higher as yen pressured, oil up (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:58pm Dollar erases loss vs yen, falls vs euro (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:00pm PC Sales Start to Look Like the Car Industry
blog (feed #1) 4:02pm Satyam gets approval for stake sale, share issue
blog (feed #1) 4:10pm Sanford woes mean run on banks
blog (feed #1) 4:12pm JC Flowers says open to talks with Berlin on HRE
blog (feed #1) 4:14pm Stanford saga prompts run on banks
blog (feed #1) 4:23pm European stocks rise at start of trade
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 4:26pm Log Book Loans – Borrow Cheap Money Without Any Hurdles
blog (feed #1) 4:26pm U.S. Auto Industry Says it Needs $97.4 billion | money
blog (feed #1) 4:28pm Kremlin ally calls for symbolic gesture to West
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 4:31pm Don’t Double-Pay for College Student Health Plans
blog (feed #1) 4:31pm The Economic-Recovery Law: Winners and Losers – Chronicle
blog (feed #1) 4:32pm UBS Signals End of the Secret Swiss Bank Account | money
blog (feed #1) 4:33pm German state mulls taking Opel stake: paper
blog (feed #1) 4:39pm Mexico stocks jump more than 1 pct on global upturn (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:41pm CANADA STOCKS-Energy, financials lift TSX at open (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:47pm Let’s reform 401(k) plans, not scrap them altogether
blog (feed #1) 4:54pm Stocks open higher as investors look for bargains
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 5:00pm Stocks pop in early trading
blog (feed #1) 5:21pm ‘Long-term rise’ in energy prices
blog (feed #1) 5:27pm FDIC sees housing plan impact in March
blog (feed #1) 5:31pm U.S. jobless on benefits at record high
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 5:32pm Whereabouts of detained Egypt blogger unknown: Amnesty
blog (feed #1) 5:47pm National Savings rates cut again
blog (feed #1) 6:02pm Nestle reports 69 pct rise in 2008 profit
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 6:05pm 627K new jobless claims; continuing claims near 5M
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 6:06pm Saturn dealers seek replacement for GM: memo
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:13pm CVS Caremark profit rises and sees market share gains
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:18pm P&G sticks to plans despite recession
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:27pm U.S. mortgage rates drop toward record low: Freddie
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:31pm Stanford probe widens, Venezuela seizes bank
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:38pm Nearly 5 million are getting unemployment benefits
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 6:47pm BofA, Citi shares fall on nationalization fear
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 7:21pm Calif legislature OKs budget after long standoff
blog (feed #1) 7:40pm Obama in Canada to address fears of protectionism
blog (feed #1) 7:42pm Stanford probe widens, Venezuela seizes bank
blog (feed #1) 7:48pm Stocks drop on bank uncertainty and jobless claims
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 7:49pm A ’secure’ investment is not ‘guaranteed’
blog (feed #1) 7:52pm U.S. asks court to enforce summons for UBS records
blog (feed #1) 8:07pm MCDONALD?S launches online reverse auction promotion in China
blog (feed #1) 8:09pm Social-networking Web sites may be harmful to Britons’ health
blog (feed #1) 8:15pm Key Challenges and Issues Facing the Chinese Fertilizer Market – Zibb.com
blog (feed #1) 8:24pm Not just jobs, now interviews also on internet @shine.com
blog (feed #1) 8:36pm Fed’s Lockhart: Fed can take more steps if needed
blog (feed #1) 8:53pm U.S. judge rules Spitzer documents be unsealed
blog (feed #1) 9:17pm BofA and Citi shares fall on nationalization fear
blog (feed #1) 9:34pm Canadians let it all out in Obama welcome
blog (feed #1) 9:43pm Nearly 5 million Americans drawing jobless benefits
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 9:43pm Nearly 5 million Americans drawing jobless benefits
blog (feed #1) 9:45pm Five northeast US newspapers to share content
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 9:47pm Department stores unlikely to recover this year
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 9:50pm California lawmakers pass long awaited budget plan
blog (feed #1) 9:52pm New Yorkers to boycott NY Post over "racist" cartoon
blog (feed #1) 9:52pm EU sweetens energy plan for France, Italy
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 10:00pm Stanford leaves cancer patients waiting for millions
blog (feed #1) 10:23pm Clinton sees possible North Korea power struggle
blog (feed #1) 10:31pm Nearly 5 million getting unemployment benefits
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 10:31pm ‘Buy American’ clause will not hurt trade, Obama tells Canada
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 10:32pm Look beyond jobs for U.S. broadband payoff: experts
blog (feed #1) 11:05pm Allen Stanford probe widens
blog (feed #1) 11:14pm Wall Street slides as Dow marks 6-year low
blog (feed #1) 11:22pm GE shares dip to lowest since 1995
blog (feed #1) 11:22pm GE shares dip to lowest since 1995
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 11:26pm CVS Caremark says 4Q profit grew 17 percent
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 11:31pm Argentina expels ‘Holocaust bishop’
blog (feed #1) 11:41pm Stanford found in Virginia, served SEC complaint
blog (feed #1) 11:44pm Dow falls to 6-year low as banks slide
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 11:45pm Nestle, Hormel benefit as consumers cut spending
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 11:50pm Sprint loses $1.6B but investors see rays of hope
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 11:53pm Tech Stocks: H-P leads broad decline as sector falls
blog (feed #1) 11:54pm Wall Street Falters, Dow Busts ‘08 Lows
blog (feed #1) 11:54pm PC makers’ shares fall on fears of worsening demand
blog (feed #1) 11:54pm PC makers’ shares fall on fears of worsening demand
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 11:55pm Obama housing plan will have impact in March: Bair
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 11:59pm Nato ‘can’t allow Afghan failure’
blog (feed #1) 12:01am Feb. could be worst month yet for jobless claims
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 12:24am Domestic water bills ‘up by 4.1%’
blog (feed #1) 12:29am Late-Day Drop Sends Dow to a Low
blog (feed #1) 12:34am California lawmakers break impasse, pass budget
blog (feed #1) 12:38am US stocks slump to six-year low after grim jobless data
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 12:42am Large-cap stocks may trump small in market rebound
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 12:46am Agents find billionaire Stanford
twitter (feed #3) 12:48am Posted 19 tweets on Twitter. (Hide Details)

  • Sprint Nextel losses narrow to $1.62bn: Sprint Nextel, the third-largest US mobile network operator, pared its l.. http://tinyurl.com/bhoz9t
  • US looks at naval pact with China : Washington and Beijing are considering a bilateral code of conduct to avoid .. http://tinyurl.com/c2ssas
  • Kyrgyzstan parliament votes to shut US airbase: The Kyrgyzstan parliament has voted overwhelming to close a US m.. http://tinyurl.com/dz8rph
  • Zoellick urges EU to help east Europe : Bank outlines plan for global $25bn trade finance facility set up by sta.. http://tinyurl.com/apqrvl
  • UBS to pay $780m to settle US tax probes: UBS agreed to pay $780m (£548m) in fines and turn over some customer n.. http://tinyurl.com/bz69o8
  • US producer prices rebound in January: US wholesale prices rose in January after five consecutive months of decl.. http://tinyurl.com/csuhxl
  • Banks agree to European CDS clearer: Leading banks have ended weeks of controversy by agreeing to an EU-based ce.. http://tinyurl.com/b345h4
  • Stanford vanishes as probe widens : The whereabouts of the Texan billionaire charged by the US Securities and Ex.. http://tinyurl.com/au44j9
  • Iran holds enough uranium for bomb: UN officials say Tehran has produced more nuclear material than previously t.. http://tinyurl.com/cblxze
  • BoJ to buy Y1,000bn of corporate bonds: The BOJ stepped up measures to help embattled companies weather the cred.. http://tinyurl.com/ctytjz
  • New York Times suspends dividend: The New York Times Company has suspended its dividend entirely, just three mon.. http://tinyurl.com/cky6u7
  • UK overshoots borrowing target: The extent of the downturn in the public finances was revealed on Thursday after.. http://tinyurl.com/cyosgr
  • US claims 52,000 hid UBS accounts: As many as 52,000 American customers hid UBS accounts from the authorities in.. http://tinyurl.com/dmruhv
  • HP cuts forecasts as sales miss target: Hewlett-Packard, the technology industry bellwether seen to be largely r.. http://tinyurl.com/dynukl
  • FBI agents locate Stanford in Virginia: Sir Allen Stanford, whose whereabouts had been unknown since being charg.. http://tinyurl.com/aedplp
  • Dollar loses ground as stocks stabilise: The dollar pulled back from a three-month peak against the euro and a s.. http://tinyurl.com/dfbumh
  • Wall St shrugs off gloomy data and earnings: US stocks were set for a higher start as investors scoured for barg.. http://tinyurl.com/b4y9lu
  • Government tightens grip on Fannie and Freddie: The Obama housing plan announced this week draws Fannie Mae and .. http://tinyurl.com/aoyv64
  • Goldman energy specialist switches to Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley has hired William Wicker, a long-time energ.. http://tinyurl.com/c7owq7

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