Headline Roundup: Poor Choices


Oprah’s self-help guru James Ray charged with manslaughter. [CNN]

Gambler wins, then loses millions to PartyGaming. [Daily Mail]

American Eagle creates a cosmetics line for its Aerie brand. [StyleList]

Gucci saves money, uses images from the 1960s in its new campaign. [WWD]

Monster negotiates to purchase Yahoo’s HotJobs website. [NY Times]

Pfizer cuts back on costs for research-and-development. [WSJ][more]

Kraft and Cadbury finally conclude negotiations. [Businessweek]

Progressive Insurance is seeking an assistant for Flo. [BrandFreak]

Facebook, iTunes, Gmail will control online payments by 2015. [Econsultancy]

The Senate speaks out against China’s hacking of Google. [LA Times]

Prevacid 24HR in-store promotions to launch in 10,000+ retailers. [Brandweek]

Rupert Murdoch wants reasons why he should hire Conan. [Boston Herald]

Apple expands its staff with two new mobile ad executives. [New Media Age]

Axa Private Equity puts France-based Spotless on the chopping block. [FT]