Disney’s Iger Pushes Nutrition While Parks Sell 1,093-Calorie Turkey Leg

Disney’s Iger Pushes Nutrition While Parks Sell 1,093-Calorie Turkey Leg
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Before he became chief executiveofficer of Walt Disney Co. last year, Robert Iger personallyresponded to concerns about selling kids junk food voiced by theCenter for Science in the Public Interest. [Lees verder]

Bono, Poverty Campaigner, Tarnishes Halo With Tax Move Away From Ireland
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — Bono, the rock star and campaigneragainst Third World debt, is asking the Irish government tocontribute more to Africa. At the same time, he’s reducing taxpayments that could help fund that aid. [Lees verder]

More Sex, Less Paranoia: Akzo Nobel’s New Drug Entices Patients, Investors
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Niels van Spaandonk has finally got agirlfriend. Now, he’d like to have sex. [Lees verder]

JPMorgan, Goldman Split on Interest-Rate Forecasts and Investing Strategy
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says theFederal Reserve’s benchmark rate will fall from its current 5.25percent during 2007, ending the year at 4 percent. [Lees verder]

Chicago, Site of Sinclair’s `Jungle,’ Pits Slaughterhouse Against Builders
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Eighty lambs trot into a brickbuilding through a metal alley gate and down 17 steps to aholding pen. They await slaughtering, butchering, hand-weighingand packing — in a Chicago tradition nearing an end. [Lees verder]

Trichet, Like Greenspan, May Get a Boost From Increases in Productivity
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Productivity may be about to do forJean-Claude Trichet what it did for Alan Greenspan. [Lees verder]

SAP, European Technology Stocks May Finally Join Market Rally on Earnings
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — Technology companies may startcatching up to this year’s stock-market rally across Europe asprofit reports from Ericsson AB, Nokia Oyj and SAP AG point togrowing demand. [Lees verder]

Merrill Lynch’s O’Neal Increases Investment Risks to Boost Lagging Returns
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Merrill Lynch & Co., the world’sbiggest brokerage firm, pumped more money into leveraged buyoutsand trading bets to give shareholders the kind of returns thatGoldman Sachs Group Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. offer. [Lees verder]

Treasury Bond Investors See Chances for Lower Interest Rates Disappear
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Treasury bond investors, who forecastlower interest rates two weeks ago, now see no chance theFederal Reserve will reduce borrowing costs until late next yearas policy makers continue to warn about the threat of inflation. [Lees verder]

Disney’s Iger Pushes Nutrition While Parks Sell 1,093-Calorie Turkey Leg
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Before he became chief executiveofficer of Walt Disney Co. last year, Robert Iger personallyresponded to concerns about selling kids junk food voiced by theCenter for Science in the Public Interest. [Lees verder]

Bono, Poverty Campaigner, Tarnishes Halo With Tax Move Away From Ireland
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — Bono, the rock star and campaigneragainst Third World debt, is asking the Irish government tocontribute more to Africa. At the same time, he’s reducing taxpayments that could help fund that aid. [Lees verder]

More Sex, Less Paranoia: Akzo Nobel’s New Drug Entices Patients, Investors
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Niels van Spaandonk has finally got agirlfriend. Now, he’d like to have sex. [Lees verder]

JPMorgan, Goldman Split on Interest-Rate Forecasts and Investing Strategy
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says theFederal Reserve’s benchmark rate will fall from its current 5.25percent during 2007, ending the year at 4 percent. [Lees verder]

Chicago, Site of Sinclair’s `Jungle,’ Pits Slaughterhouse Against Builders
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Eighty lambs trot into a brickbuilding through a metal alley gate and down 17 steps to aholding pen. They await slaughtering, butchering, hand-weighingand packing — in a Chicago tradition nearing an end. [Lees verder]

Trichet, Like Greenspan, May Get a Boost From Increases in Productivity
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Productivity may be about to do forJean-Claude Trichet what it did for Alan Greenspan. [Lees verder]

SAP, European Technology Stocks May Finally Join Market Rally on Earnings
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — Technology companies may startcatching up to this year’s stock-market rally across Europe asprofit reports from Ericsson AB, Nokia Oyj and SAP AG point togrowing demand. [Lees verder]

Merrill Lynch’s O’Neal Increases Investment Risks to Boost Lagging Returns
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Merrill Lynch & Co., the world’sbiggest brokerage firm, pumped more money into leveraged buyoutsand trading bets to give shareholders the kind of returns thatGoldman Sachs Group Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. offer. [Lees verder]

Treasury Bond Investors See Chances for Lower Interest Rates Disappear
Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — Treasury bond investors, who forecastlower interest rates two weeks ago, now see no chance theFederal Reserve will reduce borrowing costs until late next yearas policy makers continue to warn about the threat of inflation. [Lees verder]