Financial news on January 30, 2011

Business and Financial news
Arab Executives Predict Regime Change in Egypt

The consensus among the Arab elite at the World Economic Forum was that the protests in Egypt would end the nation’s near monarchical regime. Read more..

By LIZ ALDERMAN - The New York Times

Comcast Takes Over NBC Universal

The takeover gave Comcast a 51 percent control of NBC Universal, including NBC, Universal Pictures and several cable channels. Read more..

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - The New York Times

Milton M. Levine, Inventor of Ant Farm, Dies at 97

Recalling how as a boy he had collected ants in jars at his uncle’s farm in Pennsylvania, he told his brother-in-law, “We should make an antarium.” Read more..

By DENNIS HEVESI - The New York Times

Political Blogs Are Ready to Flood Campaign Trail

Sites like Politico, Talking Points Memo and RealClearPolitics are planning to smother the 2012 campaign trail in a way they could never have imagined four years ago. Read more..

By JEREMY W. PETERS - The New York Times

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