NYSE investigates market abuse [legal]
GS, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Fidelity invest in online casinos [(possibly) legal]
Cowen Group, "unbundling" [legal]
Tribune, Media General press FCC on ownership limits [legal]
GM extends credit line [legal]
Starr Int'l Co. sues A.I.G. [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Delek US Holdings + Pride Companies
Areva Group + Candu (of Atomic Energy Canada)?
Korea Exchange Bank + Hyundai Engineering and Construction
WH Smith + Permira ?
SK Telecom + China Unicom ?
Oracle + Siebel/PeopleSoft
Euronext + Borsa Italiana ?
Russian billionaire Aleksei Mordashov + Arcelor ?
Deutsche Bank + Berliner Bank
Isetan + Sumitomo/Tokio Marine Capital
Electronics Arts + Mythic Entertainment
BP + Rosneft
Sepacro + Schering-Plough, Pfizer ?
For Sale: [BW = Bid War]
Philips Electronics LINK
Possible BW for PCCW by Macquarie Bank/Newbridge Capital LINK
Possible BW for Onyx Software by CDC/Battery Ventures/Thoma Cressey Equity Partners LINK
BW for Petro-Canada by Canada Southern Petroleum/Canadian Oil Sands Trust LINK
Morgan Stanley net income up 48%, to $8.9 billion [up]
Martin Taylor leaves Microsoft
8.7 millionares in world, mostly Asian LINK
Bidders are no-shows @ auction of Univision LINK
Citigroup looks for lenders in Kohlberg Kravis Roberts's leveraged buyout LINK