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Thursday, April 30, 2009

�Surgical� Bankruptcy Is Set for Chrysler: The U.S. will provide financing during the bankruptcy proceeding, whi.. http://ping.fm/ongsv
Bond Insurer Sues Merrill Over Losses on C.D.O.s: MBIA, the world’s largest bond insurer, said Thursday th.. http://ping.fm/geLqf
Bloomberg Pushes Energy Efficiency Laws for New York Buildings: The owners of tens of thousands of New York City.. http://ping.fm/lt7zq
Dubai World Settles Dispute with MGM Over CityCenter: Dubai World has agreed to new terms with MGM Mirage on the.. http://ping.fm/4Owhx
A.I.G. Said to Consider Shutting Mortgage Insurer: The beleaguered American International Group, which is sellin.. http://ping.fm/nivTk
DealBook: A Roadmap to a Chrysler Bankruptcy: There could be a very public brawl between the government and a gr.. http://twurl.nl/i4vdla
For BofA’s Lewis, Merrill Was One Deal Too Many: Kenneth D. Lewis, a man who thrived on scoring the next b.. http://twurl.nl/sar2ah
Major U.S. Retailers Face Net Store Loss After Closing More Stores Than They Opened in 2008: Major U.S. retailer.. http://twurl.nl/qqr5pk
A Road Map to a Chrysler Bankruptcy: If Chrysler files for bankruptcy protection, as seemed almost inevitable Th.. http://twurl.nl/jm8sn7
Final Effort to Avert Chrysler Bankruptcy Falls Short: With a bankruptcy filing by Chrysler appearing all but ce.. http://twurl.nl/vylx68
MGM Mirage and Dubai World Reach CityCenter Deal: MGM Mirage and Dubai World said Wednesday that they had reache.. http://twurl.nl/u3k86n
World Health Organization Raises Swine Flu Alert Level: On the day that a Mexican toddler became the first perso.. http://twurl.nl/6t2pav
Shareholders Oust Bank of America Chief as Chairman: Shareholders stripped Kenneth D. Lewis of his chairman�s ti.. http://twurl.nl/lz8mbg
Record CRE Loan Defaults Expected This Month: An uptick in both the number and average loan size of new defaults.. http://twurl.nl/sneyim

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Morgan Stanley Takes Hit on Property Sale to JBG: Morgan Stanley, the battered financial services firm, is sendi.. http://twurl.nl/og6wwz
Expansions, Relocations & Extensions (Apr. 26- May 2): Alliance 3PL, Genco and Sanyo Complete Major Deals in the.. <a href="http://twurl.nl/ms6sne">http://twurl.nl/ms6sne</a>
Hedge Fund Manager Indicted on Fraud Charges: A Florida hedge fund manager, Arthur G. Nadel, was indicted Tuesda.. http://twurl.nl/zvekcs
U.S. Sets Fight in the Poppies to Stop Taliban: Commanders are planning to cut off the Taliban�s main source of .. http://twurl.nl/qd74fd
Now on YouTube, an Outcry Against BofA’s Lewis: Ahead of Bank of America’s annual meeting on Wednesd.. http://twurl.nl/bou7gs
Tentative Deal Set on Chrysler Debt to Avert Bankruptcy: Chrysler’s secured creditors have reached a preli.. http://twurl.nl/755g2l
Calpers Is Voting Against Lewis and BofA Board: Calpers, the nation’s largest pension fund, announced Tues.. http://twurl.nl/jro8xf
Wall Street Pay: Falling Like a Pet Rock?: Some financial recruiters say bankers are entering a new era when it .. http://twurl.nl/sw3pco
The Caucus: Specter Joins Democrats; Senate Count May Reach 60: The decision by Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsyl.. http://twurl.nl/i7igl0
Robwire.Com Widgets: I have added widgets for swine flu coverage on both Twitter and FriendFeed on my blog at ht.. http://twurl.nl/wvapx7
IN THE PIPELINE: CoStar Development News for April 26-May 2): In this week’s edition, HB Equities lines up $1.2 .. http://twurl.nl/pvdjfb
Deal Is Set on Chrysler Debt That May Avert Bankruptcy: Chrysler’s unsecured creditors have reached a preliminar.. http://twurl.nl/c36ihx
With Swine Flu Cases Rising, Borders Are Tightened: The number of deaths believed attributable to swine flu clim.. http://twurl.nl/g7ub4g
Ruth Madoff’s Duty: From Randy Cohen, a colleague at the Moral of the Story blog:
These are dark days for .. http://twurl.nl/ei3oi7
Creditors’ Deal Could Stave Off Bankruptcy at Chrysler: Chrysler’s unsecured creditors have reached .. http://twurl.nl/4d25z0

Monday, April 27, 2009

Obama Seeks to Ease Fears on Flu; Says U.S. Is Prepared: The Obama administration dispatched high-level official.. http://twurl.nl/towjj1
Daimler Reaches Deal to Unload Chrysler Stake: Daimler of Germany said Monday that it had agreed to divest its r.. http://twurl.nl/87jqja
S.E.C. Charges California Money Manager with Fraud: Regulators charged California money manager Danny Pang with .. http://twurl.nl/u0xsf5
Buyout Chief Is Upbeat on India: From Vikas Bajaj, a New York Times colleague based in Mumbai:
Henry Kravis, the.. http://twurl.nl/4kxa2m
Geithner, as Member and Overseer, Forged Ties to Finance Club: During five years as head of the New York Fed, Tr.. http://twurl.nl/qp6t4a
Wilson Sonsini’s Removal Is Sought in Start-Up Suit: A New York judge will hear arguments on Monday that c.. http://twurl.nl/wnomgm
G.M.’s Plan Includes More Aid and Debt Exchange: General Motors, which said it needed $11.4 billion more in gove.. http://twurl.nl/4icoow
1918 Pandemic Posters: http://twurl.nl/tsp8iw

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Member and Overseer of the Finance Club: During five years as head of the New York Fed, Treasury Secretary Timot.. http://twurl.nl/2wlizb
Chrysler, Union Agree to Deal Before Federal Deadline: Update | 9:38 p.m. Union leaders said Sunday that th.. http://twurl.nl/5x84mi
Stephen King’s The Stand: http://twurl.nl/mv7rva
Swine Flu Cases Now Suspected in France, Spain, Israel, New Zealand:
Key developments Sunday on swine flu outbr.. http://twurl.nl/v23rx3
Notes From CDC Media Conference Call: These are the notes I updated live on Twitter from the CDC media conferenc.. http://twurl.nl/4tumc5
Swine Flu Spreads - Mexico, U.S. (NY, TX, CA, KS, OH), And Canada:
The swine flu virus that has killed dozens i.. http://twurl.nl/33pmk1
Worldwide, Nations Rush to Keep Swine Flu Contained: Officials around the world raced to contain an outbreak of .. http://twurl.nl/6i8e1n

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Clinton Reassures Iraqis Still Jittery After Attacks: The secretary of state said that recent attacks did not si.. http://twurl.nl/zoj25e
Iraq Resists Pleas by U.S. to Placate Hussein’s Party: Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki has refused to reconc.. http://twurl.nl/8s7iuu
Citi’s Got Talent: Citigroup wants to step up its role as guidance counselor to its employees by expanding.. http://twurl.nl/lzcp31
On the Gowanus Canal, Fear of Superfund Stigma: Designation as a superfund site would ensure a complete cleanup,.. http://twurl.nl/adzf6d
UPDATED: Bank Watch (Apr. 19-25): Now Just Out in Beverly Hills: At the close of business on Friday, April 24, 2.. http://twurl.nl/4ghz2l
Habitats | East Village: Suppers at Midnight: Matt Cavenaugh and his girlfriend, Jenny Powers, wanted to find a .. http://twurl.nl/hqk4mh

Friday, April 24, 2009

Storm of Violence in Iraq Strains Its Security Forces: Twin suicide bombings at Baghdad’s most revered Shiite sh.. http://twurl.nl/26uoja
Auctions for Troubled Loans Jump to the Web: It is not a game for novices or for anyone lacking courage. But for.. http://twurl.nl/3p2tpn
Obama Tactic Shields Health Care Bill From a Filibuster: The president’s new stance suggests he may be much less.. http://twurl.nl/6enrx3
G.M. Employee Plans Flee Automaker’s Stock: From Micheline Maynard, a DealBook colleague:
State Street Ban.. http://twurl.nl/qjdnyj
Square Feet: Some of the Bright Lights of New York’s Businesses Are Powered by Wind: Very few companies in New Y.. http://twurl.nl/xg2six
Spotlight: For Architects, Less May Have to Be More: As major new projects dwindle, firms must compete more aggr.. http://twurl.nl/ktpk18
Some Experts Warn Swine Flu Outbreak Could Be Start Of A Pandemic:


At least 61 people are�dead in .. http://twurl.nl/fkqcza
Ford Has Loss of $1.4 Billion in Quarter, but Beats Forecast: Despite the loss, Ford said that it was using up l.. http://twurl.nl/q1me54
Another View: Seeing Value in Beaten-Down Loans: Jack Yang, a managing partner at Highland Capital Management, w.. http://twurl.nl/8y21oo
Streetscapes: Ghost Buildings of 1929: When the stock market crashed in October 1929, many ambitious plans that .. http://twurl.nl/w3lmea
Away: A Quiet Place to Make Music and Putter: For Livingston Taylor, who began writing songs at age 16 and has r.. http://twurl.nl/swdgd3

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Macklowe Defaults, Loses Another New York Office Tower: Harry Macklowe’s New York portfolio took another h.. http://twurl.nl/qceg7k
CoStar’s People of Note for Friday (Apr. 12 - 18): Today’s People of Note includes the following mar.. http://twurl.nl/ozc4rr
Square Feet: Some of the Bright Lights of New York’s Businesses Are Powered by Wind: Very few companies in New Y.. http://twurl.nl/xrac5g
U.S. Is Said to Push Chrysler to Prepare for Chapter 11: The Obama administration is directing Chrysler to prepa.. http://twurl.nl/iiawou
The Caucus: Senate Leaders Oppose Inquiry on Interrogation: Senate Democratic leaders said they would resist eff.. http://twurl.nl/ifqio6
U.S. Is Said to Prepare Filing for Chrysler Bankruptcy: The Treasury has an agreement in principle with the U.A... http://twurl.nl/4so3q3
U.S. Is Said to Prepare Bankruptcy Filing for Chrysler: Update | 5:10 p.m. The Treasury Department is prepa.. http://twurl.nl/z8m6c5
More Than 60 Killed in Two Attacks in Iraq: One explosion targeted Iranian tourists in a restive city north of B.. http://twurl.nl/5wu6qe
TPG Takes a Prize, but Size Isn’t Everything: TPG, the buyout firm whose investments include TXU and Harra.. http://twurl.nl/uw4r0p
Lewis Said to Testify That U.S. Urged Silence on Merrill Deal: Bank of America Chief Executive Kenneth D. Lewis .. http://twurl.nl/u7ddwc
News Analysis: Interrogations’ Effectiveness May Prove Elusive: Starkly opposing narratives have arisen about wh.. http://twurl.nl/wwcsdx

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Taliban Seize Vital Pakistan Area Closer to the Capital: Taliban militants have established control in the strat.. http://twurl.nl/ffhur1
U.S. Raises Offer to Restructure Chrysler’s Debt: The Treasury Department has sweetened the terms of its o.. http://twurl.nl/576cy1
GM Unable To Make Debt Payment: GM’s CFO says the company won’t make its June 1 debt payment of $1 b.. http://twurl.nl/jqn3df
N.Y. Comptroller Bans Middlemen for Retirement Fund: Amid a widening investigation into possible kickbacks invol.. http://twurl.nl/clg0pa
‘Deeper’ recession ahead says IMF:

The global economy is set to decline by 1.3% in 2009, in the fi.. http://twurl.nl/jmljvv
In Adopting Harsh Tactics, No Inquiry Into Their Past Use: Top U.S. officials involved in the adoption of brutal.. http://twurl.nl/qnm1bh

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Another View: Tighten Short-Selling Rules for Now: Perrie M. Weiner of the law firm DLA Piper argues that greate.. http://twurl.nl/glzp0l

Monday, April 20, 2009

Sony Launches Terminator Salvation Twitter Viral Game:

Sony is trying to take twitter to the next level. The s.. http://twurl.nl/kgu321
Lawmaker Is Said to Have Agreed to Aid Lobbyists: Representative Jane Harman was overheard on calls intercepted .. http://twurl.nl/es7c8e
Union Pension Plan Takes Aim at Citi Directors: The pension plan of the American Federation of State, County and.. http://twurl.nl/gmlngs
Icahn, Amylin and the New Nuances of Activist Investing: Carl Icahn remains busy, and once again he is targeting.. http://twurl.nl/nsle1u
Waterboarding Used 266 Times on 2 Suspects: C.I.A. interrogators used the near-drowning technique, which Obama a.. http://twurl.nl/n3jxla

Sunday, April 19, 2009

U.S. May Convert Banks’ Bailouts to Equity Share: Obama administration officials say the approach will allow the.. http://twurl.nl/muhmft
Don’t Even Say the Words: Real estate, that once sexy topic, is now high on the list of things people don’t want.. http://twurl.nl/73t3i1
Merkin Was Warned About Madoff, Unsealed Documents Say: A state court judge on Friday unsealed several documents.. http://twurl.nl/jxfkjr
Obama Defends Reaching Out to Chávez: President Obama, facing criticism at home for appearing too cozy with Pres.. http://twurl.nl/8hc0wp
Naturalist Newsletter: Apr 19/ Robins: JIM CONRAD’S NATURALIST NEWSLETTERIssued from the Siskiyou Mountain.. http://twurl.nl/83ebkk
Twitter: The Telegraph of Narcissus: Twitter unbundles the blog, fragments the fragment. It broadcasts the text .. http://twurl.nl/y2l0ig
Turning Style-Minded Web Watchers Into Window Shoppers: Say you’re reading a blog and you spot a photo fea.. http://twurl.nl/7oxyrx

Friday, April 17, 2009

Injured war zone contractors fight to get care: Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — Civilian worke.. http://twurl.nl/0ltp2l

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Newspapers Can’t Even Hope to Shake Off Recession’s Toll: It’s inevitable. More city newspaper.. http://twurl.nl/k7d0mm

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Mozilla considers dumping Firefox support for Win2k, early XP: Mozilla execs have taken to their developer forum.. http://twurl.nl/yqoqin

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Bill Gates Patents Electromagnetic Hybrid Engine: Microsoft founder Bill Gates appears as a principal applicant .. http://twurl.nl/v21wbo
Bizarre Samsung Micro-HD Cam Available May 15: Samsung’s much-anticipated micro-HD camera, the HMX-R10, wi.. http://twurl.nl/wv3log

Monday, April 13, 2009

Tennessee to get $42M from stimulus package for child care subsidies: Tennessee will get $41.9 million in stimul.. http://twurl.nl/ij72mc
Naturalist Newsletter: Apr 13/ Out of Mississippi: JIM CONRAD’S NATURALIST NEWSLETTEROn-the-road Edition A.. http://twurl.nl/rb70o2

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Showdown Seen Between Banks and Regulators: As the Obama administration completes its examinations of the nation.. http://twurl.nl/5rkug0

Friday, April 10, 2009

60% of boomer investors have put off retirement: Douglas Paddock always thought he’d retire at 55. But hav.. http://twurl.nl/w5kw86

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Just 53% Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism: Only 53% of American adults believe capitalism is better than soc.. http://twurl.nl/t85ty1
New Orleans Artist Jeffrey Cook dead at age 48: New Orleans artist and dancer Jeffrey Cook, best known for his s.. http://twurl.nl/tevulh

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Passover Coke: What’s a soda lover to do when Passover Coke� has, well, passed over? Find other cane .. http://twurl.nl/0gszkr
Low Cost Airlines Move into More Big Cities: Cutbacks in flights by the big U.S. airlines may come back to haunt.. http://twurl.nl/r5vqmd

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

It is finally warming up some late afternoon