Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Citi's Target
Citigroup considers China's state-owned Guangdong Bank a "prime takeover target." That's because the bank has 1.3 billion customers and only one ATM.

Renamed SUV
Beginning this fall, Ford's will re-name the Lincoln Aviator the MKX... mostly because Ford apparently can no longer afford vowels.

Wal-Mart's Weak December
Wal-Mart says that its final December sales totals will be a bit disappointing. Experts say shoppers apparently didn't like getting nearly trampled to death in the store as much as the company thought.

Minnelli Sings for Mike
Liza Minnelli capped off Mayor Michael Bloomberg's second inaugural festivities with her rendition of "New York, New York." She was also there to help Bloomberg beat the crap out of any transit workers who happened to walk by.

Booze Commercials
A new study shows that teens drink more in cities with more liquor advertising. The study further shows they're mostly drinking to get those awful liquor commercials out of their heads.


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