Media Digest (4/18/2103) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg


The FAA moves closer to a decision to clear the Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner for commercial service. (Reuters)

Worries about Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) profits press its stock value under $400. (Reuters)

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) will test mobile ads in it smartphone app. (Reuters)

Twitter begins to examine tweets to better target ads. (Reuters)

China will allow the yuan to trade in a wider range. (WSJ)

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann tells the Wall Street Journal that Europe's financial repair could take a decade. (WSJ)

The International Energy Agency says the progress of green energy has slowed. (WSJ)

Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) will spend as much as $700 million to upgrade hospital and safety systems on its ships. (WSJ)

The growth of the PayPal operation of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) slows, according to its earnings report. (WSJ)

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) earnings likely will show the company's products have not triggered global PC growth. (WSJ)

Large bank profits may push regulators to put more regulations on the banking system. (NYT)

The United States has become Japan's top export market, taking the position from China. (FT)

The International Monetary Fund says monetary easing could cause credit bubbles. (FT)

Gold miners lose $169 billion as the price of the metal falls. (Bloomberg)

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