In the News: TD, News Corp., Spidey, Jon Stewart and more


In the News

TD Bank acquires Chrysler Financial for $6.3 billion.

News Corp.‘s bid for BSkyB cleared by EU.

Apple plans exposed by insider trading suit.

Bank of America and other Wall Street firms face increased scrutiny on executive pay.

Betty White voted entertainer of the year by AP.

Brett Favre retirement leaves muddles NFL legacy.

CBS is looking to renegotiate Katie Couric’s contract.[more]

eBay confirms brands4friends acquisition.

Ernst & Young reputation takes a hit with fraud charges.

HP‘s former CEO Mark Hurd faces SEC inquiry as HP ramps up Cisco rivalry.

Hulu reportedly puts IPO on hold, mulls premium options.

Jon Stewart‘s The Daily Show no longer daily in the UK.

Marks & Spencer mulls in-store banking with HSBC.

Microsoft promotes brands during Channel 4‘s Jamie Oliver Christmas special.

NAMA becomes one of the world’s biggest property lenders.

Nestle shuns deals to focus on health science nutrition.

Pfizer recalls Lipitor bottles for fourth time since August.

Portugal faces Moody’s downgrade.

Sara Lee stirs takeover interest.

Spider-Man on Broadway sees fourth actor injured in short, disastrous run.

Steve Madden sued by Zooey Deschanel for breach of $2M endorsement contract.

Unilever shareholders approve Alberto Culver deal.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells the BBC he’s been smeared.

Product placement is coming to the UK in February.

& Mobile marketers plan new privacy rules.