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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Punta Gorda NEWS - New U.S. stake in Citigroup may not calm doubts - Boston Globe

A man enters a branch of Citibank in Tokyo February 23, 2009. Citigroup is in talks that could result in the U.S. government increasing its stake in what was the country's most valuable bank, a source said, and the Wall Street Journal said taxpayers FrenchCreek NEWS

HONG KONG -- Asian stock markets tumbled Tuesday, with Hong Kong and South Korea down around 3 percent, after relentless fears about the financial system and world economy drove Wall Street to its worst finish in nearly 12 years. European shares FrenchCreek NEWS

Shares of Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group Inc. are down sharply today, after the fast-growing consultancy firm turned in slightly below-forecast fourth-quarter results and offered downbeat guidance on 2009 earnings. In mid-day New York Stock FrenchCreek NEWS

Predators captain Jason Arnott. Calgary billionaire Brett Wilson has a handshake agreement in place to buy shares of the Nashville Predators. Wilson said the deal has not been signed and "the league still has to approve some nuances of what we’re FrenchCreek NEWS

MEXICO CITY, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The family that controls leading Mexican homebuilder Homex plans to buy more shares in the medium term, Chief Executive and family member Gerardo de Nicolas said during a conference call with analysts on Tuesday. Last FrenchCreek NEWS

The company said for 2009 it expects "significant negative impact on royalties from foreign currency movements sales," flat sales at established U.S. outlets, and the number of its domestic stores to decline. "The majority of growth we will achieve FrenchCreek NEWS

BANGALORE, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Shares of MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc ( MAPP.O ) sank 77 percent Tuesday, a day after the company's experimental drug for asthma in children failed a late-stage study. "This failure is particularly surprising since late FrenchCreek NEWS

Stocks recouped a sliver of the market's heavy losses from the previous session Tuesday as financial and consumer shares found buyers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which slid nearly 251 points on Monday, was recently up about 64 points, trading FrenchCreek NEWS

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