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1. Pay czar targets corporate piggy banks
Obama's pay czar, who oversees seven companies that include Citigroup
2. Hope springs eternal this morning
Investors around the world continue to ride a wave of confidence this week. Stocks are set to rise this morning. (Read more at CNNMoney.)
3. It is (or used to be) the most wonderful time of the year
The National Retail Foundation is predicting a decline of at least 1% in holiday sales in 2009. Shocker, we know, but certainly not as bad as last year's drop. Start making your wish list for Santa, as the sales are going to start early this year! (Read the National Retail Federation's press release.)
4. Rupert Murdoch and the Internet in fisticuffs
Rupert Murdoch and News Corp.
5. Conde Nast shutters four more magazines
Speaking of traditional media having a hard time adapting to online publishing, Conde Nast is shutting down four magazines; the main title to get the ax being Gourmet. Sorry foodies, it's officially down to Emeril and Rachael Ray. (Read more at The Wall Street Journal.)
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