Financial news on March 10, 2007

Business and Financial news
Analog Memories in a Digital World

When I was a little girl in the 1960s, living in Rochester, my mother had her own ideas about music that children might like. Read more..

By KATIE HAFNER - The New York Times

Buyout Firm and Partner Bid for British Drugstores

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is teaming up with the Italian billionaire Stefano Pessina to make a takeover bid for Alliance Boots, Britain’s largest drugstore chain. Read more..

By JULIA WERDIGIER - The New York Times

China to Open Fund to Invest Currency Reserves

With up to $1 trillion of reserves to work with, the agency could become one of the world’s biggest investment funds. Read more..

By JIM YARDLEY and DAVID BARBOZA - The New York Times

Google’s Buses Help Its Workers Beat the Rush

The sheer scale of Google’s new shuttle program for its employees befits the company’s oversize ambitions. Read more..

By MIGUEL HELFT - The New York Times

More Finding Work in U.S.

Employers added 97,000 workers, and the jobless rate ticked down to 4.5 percent from 4.6 percent. Read more..

By JEREMY W. PETERS - The New York Times

On Wearing Our Salaries on Our Sleeves

Given how careful we are today about all things financial it’s striking that people appear to have been more frank about money 200 years ago. Read more..

By M. P. DUNLEAVEY - The New York Times

Paper Balanchine

Harry Hurt III attempts a specially choreographed 15-second routine with a ballerina from the New York City Ballet. Read more..

By HARRY HURT III - The New York Times

Russian Prosecutors Search Office of Yukos’s Audit Firm

The Moscow office of PricewaterhouseCoopers was searched in connection with its work with Yukos and its own tax filings. Read more..

By ANDREW E. KRAMER - The New York Times

Volkswagen Predicts Increased Sales and Profit for This Year

The Skoda Fabia and Audi A5 models have attracted more customers and a corporate overhaul has reduced production costs. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Walker, Fiscal Ranger

The federal government’s fiscal crisis is so great that it threatens the future of the republic, David M. Walker, the comptroller general of the United States, warned. Read more..

By DAN MITCHELL - The New York Times

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