Brands to Watch: NYSE, MasterCard, News Corp. & more


Brands to Watch

News of the World closure and fall-out (including editor’s possible arrest, impact on BSkyB deal and The Sun staff protesttests News Corp.’s and Rupert Murdoch’s political skills.

ABC cancelled soaps find new life online.

AMC sale price rises thanks to Mad Men.

Apple loses bid for Amazon injunction in “Appstore” tussle, reportedly discounts iAd pricing.

CBS lawsuit over Tony awards broadcast by Bret Michaels moves to New York.

Deutsche Bank is in talks to sell BHF Bank.

Japan hit by another earthquake.[more]

JPMorgan Chase settles bid-rigging charges.

Louis Vuitton buys Swiss watchmaker La Fabrique du Temps.

MasterCard refreshes “Priceless” campaign.

McDonald’s takes lumps for promoted tweet campaign.

Michele Bachmann‘s new anti-Obama TV spot touts roots, targets “waste.”

NYSE Euronext shareholders approve merger with Deutsche Boerse.

San Francisco tops American green cities ranking.

Vogue‘s Anna Wintour receives France’s highest honor for a non-citizen.

& Global green energy spending increases 32%.