Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Before the bell: AMR, GOOG, AAPL - BloggingStocks

Posted Jul 3rd 2008 8:30AM by Filed under: , , , , AMR Corp. (NYSE: ), the parent of American Airlines, anticipates to enter a non-cash charge of nearly $1.3 billion in the 2nd quarter, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company also indicated it may , or 8% of its workforce.A federal justice in New House Of York ruled Tuesday that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: ) for the hunt mathematical function in its YouTube picture service as portion of an in progress $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit filed by Viacom Inc. (NYSE: ), but it makes have got to turn over records of every picture watched by YouTube users, including their login name calling and information science addresses, be turned over to the amusement giant. If this doesn't look like a consumer privateness violation, I'm not certain what is.Meanwhile, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ) is also encountering some law suits. This clip chief executive officer "Steve Jobs and other directors were accused in an investor lawsuit against the company of backdating stock-option awardings to maximise their personal profit." According to , Stockholder St Martin Vogel and co-plaintiff Kenneth Mahoney said in the new ailment that Apple executive directors hid the cost of the backdated options from shareholders, leading the company to register false fiscal statements.

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