PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Nov 13

jueves 13 de noviembre de 2014 02:24 GYT
 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* Hasbro Inc is in advanced talks to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc in a mix of cash and stock deal to form an unusual union of toy maker and animation studio, people familiar with the matter said. Jeffrey Katzenberg, the chief executive of DreamWorks Animation is seeking more than $30 a share, a significant premium over his company's current stock price. (nyti.ms/1xj4Vyr)

* Tens of thousands of Americans who went through bankruptcy are still haunted by debts long after federal judges have extinguished the bills in court. Lawyers are investigating JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc and Synchrony Financial suspecting the banks of violating federal bankruptcy law. (nyti.ms/1EDLOQJ)

* United States President Barack Obama will arrive at an international economic meeting in Australia this weekend hoping to press European and Asian leaders to get their economies moving again. United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Obama will arrive at the G-20 meeting in Brisbane pressing nations to raise their spending and monetary levers while struggling to secure their own economic policies. (nyti.ms/1uosUKn)

* Even before President Obama issued his forceful call this week for "the strongest possible rules" to protect an open Internet, Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, was in a tight spot. Wheeler tries to thread the needle of politics and public policy to safeguard the openness of the Internet, he must also face members of Congress and a technology industry wary of regulations stifling expansion of the Internet. (nyti.ms/1xzFMy4)   Continuación...