Daily Digest for 2009-02-20

blog (feed #1) 1:00am U.S. employers expect steady rise in health costs
blog (feed #1) 1:21am Late-Day Drop Sends Dow Below 7,500 Threshold
blog (feed #1) 1:23am Troubled homeowners may get help from judges
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 1:25am Senator says U.S. should consider Chrysler/Fiat
blog (feed #1) 1:30am U.S. seeks more UBS account records in tax battle
blog (feed #1) 1:30am Obama reassures Canada on open trade
blog (feed #1) 1:37am Best Buy to lay off 250 headquarters workers
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:39am FBI finds Allen Stanford in Virginia
blog (feed #1) 1:52am Besure Direct Franchise – Home Insurance franchise is looking to expand
blog (feed #1) 2:05am HP, Dell Lead Tech Stocks Lower
blog (feed #1) 2:13am As U.S. downturn deepens, repair business thrives
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 2:13am As U.S. downturn deepens, repair business thrives
blog (feed #1) 2:18am Sarkozy steps in to end protests
blog (feed #1) 2:24am Wall Street drifts lower
blog (feed #1) 2:24am BofA and Citi shares fall on nationalization fear
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 2:25am WWI French battleship found
blog (feed #1) 2:38am Japan finmin: forex stability needed for economy (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:01am FOREX-Yen edges up vs dollar, but econ worries weigh (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:10am NBAD bags best Personal Loan Award in the Middle East
blog (feed #1) 3:13am Nikkei down as techs, banks, Bridgestone drag (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:52am Help a Needy Class
blog (feed #1) 3:53am McCain Lobbyist Settles 27$M lawsuit with NY Times
blog (feed #1) 3:58am Vizio passes Sony in flat panel TVs
blog (feed #1) 3:59am (Find Free Money Making Opportunities on the Web)*REVEALED*
blog (feed #1) 4:00am The Apple Mafia
blog (feed #1) 4:02am Make Easy Money How to!!!
blog (feed #1) 4:03am Stuey "The Kid" The Stu Ungar Story Part II
blog (feed #1) 4:07am UPDATE – Japan says forex stability needed for econ recovery (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:14am UPDATE – Bankrupt Nortel selling a business to Radware (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:20am Laissez-Faire Capitalism Has Failed
blog (feed #1) 4:23am Japan’s 40 Richest
blog (feed #1) 4:25am Rick Smith: Cut My Pay! Should I Stay?
blog (feed #1) 5:41am Asian stocks slide after Wall Street slump
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 6:26am Clinton urges N Korean dialogue
blog (feed #1) 6:29am FBI hands Allen Stanford fraud charges in Virginia
blog (feed #1) 7:11am US drivers continue 14-month trend by driving less
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 7:50am Peres calls rival Israeli leaders
blog (feed #1) 7:55am Disney buys kids Web site Kerpoof
blog (feed #1) 8:06am Recession takes a toll on U.S. festivals
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 8:17am Ind. Newspaper Publisher Axes 401(k) Match
blog (feed #1) 8:17am Vitesse Suspends 401(k) Match
blog (feed #1) 8:26am Companies studying 401(k) plans
blog (feed #1) 8:32am Money: Banking Confidence – 20th Feb 09
blog (feed #1) 8:40am Citi to sell part stake in Brazil’s Redecard: report
blog (feed #1) 8:52am Pakistan funeral bomb ‘kills 25′
blog (feed #1) 9:03am China Internet users asked to probe custody death
blog (feed #1) 9:06am Telstra Pumps Out World’s Fastest Mobile Broadband Network
blog (feed #1) 9:12am Target Market News Hosts African American Magazine and Internet Summits March 16th – 17th
blog (feed #1) 9:29am WE Online Goes to China
blog (feed #1) 9:53am U.S. consumer prices seen up in January
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 9:57am Tokyo flight turbulence hurts 30
blog (feed #1) 9:59am Stocks slide, Obama rejects protectionism
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 11:31am Saab seeks to ward off creditors
blog (feed #1) 12:04pm Home repossessions rise to 40,000
blog (feed #1) 12:27pm Report: China still key factory base amid downturn
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 12:30pm Futures point to lower Wall Street opening
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 12:36pm UK’s Prudential sells Taiwan insurance business
blog (feed #1) 12:40pm Concerns about privacy rules hit Swiss banks
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 12:42pm SNAPSHOT – Financial Crisis – 1042 GMT
blog (feed #1) 12:58pm Prudential in lead to buy AIG Japan units: sources
blog (feed #1) 1:00pm GM unit Saab files for creditor protection
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:02pm Ask AP: Mortgage help, troops in Afghanistan
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 1:17pm De Beers gets $500 million loan to weather hard times
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:35pm RBS hires Morgan Stanley to sell Asia units-sources
blog (feed #1) 1:38pm Citi, Bank of America shares slide in Frankfurt
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 1:50pm Euro zone economic downturn gathers pace
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:16pm Clinton to Obama: Talk optimistically on economy
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 2:25pm FBI hands Allen Stanford fraud charges in Virginia
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 2:43pm LSE backs possible joint bid for LCH.Clearnet
blog (feed #1) 2:51pm Merckle debts hit 5 bln eur before suicide-sources
blog (feed #1) 2:59pm Metrovacesa says owner hands control to banks
blog (feed #1) 3:04pm Well-off Venezuelans say Chavez led them to Stanford
blog (feed #1) 3:05pm UPDATE 1-Teck Cominco sells Hemlo stake to Barrick
blog (feed #1) 3:20pm Fix-It Nation: In Tough Times, Tailors and Cobblers Thrive
blog (feed #1) 3:20pm Ten American Companies That Won’t Cut Jobs
blog (feed #1) 3:20pm Why March Will Be the Recession’s Tipping Point
blog (feed #1) 3:40pm How the financial crisis is affecting eastern Europe (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:43pm Citi to sell $1.3 billion Brazil Redecard stake: source
blog (feed #1) 3:44pm Dollar erases losses vs yen after US CPI data (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:53pm European shares sink, led by Anglo American, UBS (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 3:59pm Finding Investors and Hard Money Lenders
blog (feed #1) 4:01pm Money Financials: Marketing Tricks to Make You Spend
blog (feed #1) 4:02pm CNN’s Money Map
blog (feed #1) 4:02pm Tooth Fairy Economics: The Fed’s Lead Slug Under Your Pillow
blog (feed #1) 4:03pm U.S. consumer prices rise in January on energy
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:12pm U.S. gold rises above $1,000/oz on flight to safety (Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:14pm Financiers offer Zimbabwe $500 mln in credit lines (at Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 4:14pm Megan Fox secret diet? Don’t waste your time or money
blog (feed #1) 5:02pm UPDATE 2-RBS hires Morgan Stanley to sell Asia units-sources
blog (feed #1) 5:04pm January rise in consumer prices largest since July
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 5:05pm More homeowners say homes depreciated: survey
blog (feed #1) 5:07pm Nouriel Roubini: US in ‘third, fourth innings’ of crisis
blog (feed #1) 5:07pm Clinton vows not to let human rights block progress in China
(AFP)
blog (feed #1) 5:16pm UPDATE 1-PGNiG and PKN Orlen to decide on takeover soon
blog (feed #1) 5:22pm UPDATE 2-CV Therapeutics rejects Astellas’ $1 bln bid
blog (feed #1) 5:23pm More RUM and a 6-pack of Acquisitions
blog (feed #1) 5:23pm US Defense Secretary Gates: US Still Hopeful Of Kyrgyz Base Deal
blog (feed #1) 5:42pm Brazil Redecard confirms Citigroup stake sale plan
blog (feed #1) 5:45pm Lowe’s posts profit drop, cuts store openings
(Reuters)
blog (feed #1) 6:06pm Stanford’s whereabouts: again a mystery
blog (feed #1) 12:32am Web sites help do the math to find a good school
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 12:33am J.C. Penney reports 51 percent slide in 4Q profit
(AP)
blog (feed #1) 12:35am Mercer, Callan Merger Bolsters 401(k) Advice
blog (feed #1) 12:40am Stanford lies low as clients count cost of fraud
blog (feed #1) 12:47am Nationalization fears pummel BofA, Citi
(Reuters)
twitter (feed #3) 12:47am Posted 14 tweets on Twitter. (Hide Details)

  • US bank shares near 17-year lows: US bank shares hit a near 17-year low on rising fears the government will have.. http://tinyurl.com/cowubv
  • JC Penney and Lowe’s offer bleak view : Both leading retailers said they expected the sales slump to continue in.. http://tinyurl.com/bguex5
  • RBS prepares sale of Asian assets: The stricken UK lender has hired Morgan Stanley assist in the sale of its Asi.. http://tinyurl.com/aatnlf
  • US prices rise by 0.3% in January: Prices in the US rose in January for the first time in six months on the back.. http://tinyurl.com/da3s3j
  • Court papers lift lid on Stanford’s lifestyle : Details of the lifestyle of the Texas billionaire charged by US .. http://tinyurl.com/af6hry
  • Netanyahu to form unity government in Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of Israel’s right-wing Likud party, mov.. http://tinyurl.com/dymcm6
  • Clinton urges N. Korea back to nuclear talks: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned North Korea again.. http://tinyurl.com/amamgs
  • ECB warns Germany against EU bail-out: The European Central Bank cautioned Berlin not to violate the EU’s ‘no ba.. http://tinyurl.com/asv2pc
  • Medvedev attacks Putin officials over crisis: Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, accused Vladimir Putin’s g.. http://tinyurl.com/akgk37
  • Saab files for creditor protection: General Motors’ loss-making Swedish carmaker Saab Automobile said it would s.. http://tinyurl.com/ac9rpp
  • Global equities fall as investors shun risk : Global equities fell to levels not seen since November as investor.. http://tinyurl.com/dc8j6z
  • BofA chief receives subpoena : State prosecutors investigating the payment of bonuses at Merrill Lynch have broa.. http://tinyurl.com/d2e5gq
  • Madoff records put pressure on SEC: Records recovered from the investment firm run by Bernard Madoff, who is acc.. http://tinyurl.com/b9k22w
  • Eurozone lurches deeper into recession: The eurozone has lurched even deeper into recession after a plunge in pr.. http://tinyurl.com/cxggww

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