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  • Top stories: Comcast deal for NBC Universal, retail sales disappoint, Bernanke on the defensive

     
    Here are some of the stories we're working on today: Cable television giant Comcast Corp. announced this morning that it was acquiring control of NBC Universal from General Electric Co., Meg James and Joe Flint report. The proposed $30-billion...
  • Top stories: New Toyota probe, Airbus takes on Boeing, airport kiosks go high tech

     
    Federal safety officials have opened an investigation into two models of Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles after drivers complained that their cars inexplicably stalled in traffic, sometimes at highway speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Time Warner's Bewkes is wary of the vision thing

     
    Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes isn't threatened by Comcast's deal to take control of NBC Universal. Asked at the UBS media conference in New York whether he thought his company would be at a disadvantage to Comcast, Bewkes bluntly replied......
  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner formally extends TARP until October [Updated]

     
    In a move the Obama administration has been telegraphing for weeks, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner today triggered the near-automatic extension of the $700-billion Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, until Oct. 3, 2010. In a letter to House...
  • Britain hits banker bonuses with 50% surtax

     
    The British government has decided to play hardball with the banking industry on bonuses: In a move that had been rumored in recent days, Finance Minister Alistair Darling today slapped a 50% surtax on payouts above a set level made......
  • Bloomberg buys New Energy Finance market research firm

     
    Suzlon wind turbines operate as snow falls at the Iberdrola Renewables Buffalo Ridge Wind Power Project in Elkton, S.D. Private and public spending on renewable energy technology such as solar panels and wind turbines may climb to a record $200 billion...
  • New York Racing Assn. announces new policy to protect retired racehorses from slaughter

     
    The New York Racing Assn. is calling for harsh penalties for horsemen who directly or indirectly sell a horse for slaughter. The policy announced by the NYRA today also asks horsemen to support horse rescue, adoption initiatives and to find......
  • S&P cuts Mexico's debt rating; investors shake it off

     
    Mexico’s credit rating took another hit today, edging closer to “junk” status, on worries about the country’s growing budget deficit and dwindling oil revenue. But stock and currency investors continue to give Mexico the benefit of the doubt in...
  • Mortgage rates continue to creep higher

     
    For nearly two months, people with good credit who can make 20% downpayments on homes have enjoyed 30-year mortgage rates below 5%. But as signs of an improving economy increase, the yield on bonds has been edging higher and pulling......
  • Google ready to buy Yelp?

     
    Google is reported to be in talks to acquire Yelp, which would give the giant Internet search company a big foothold in the local advertising market....
  • Monument to excess? Dubai opens world's tallest building

     
    Dubai opened the world’s tallest skyscraper today, hoping at least for the moment to deflect worries about the emirate’s massive debt burden. The building’s official height, a secret until now, was put at 2,717 feet -- more than a half-mile......