The Ticker: NYSE Sells High; Wal-Mart’s Guns; Maple Syrup Cartel; Toyota; Absolut Vodka

By James F. Thompson Comment

The Chicago Tribune: Intercontinental to Purchase NYSE for Whopping $8.2 Billion

Businessweek: Wal-Mart Runs Out of Guns as Sales Surge

The New York Times: Breakfast PR: Canadian Maple Syrup Cartel Brought to Justice

The Los Angeles Times: Auto PR: Toyota Camry, Prius Fail Crash Tests

Advertising Age: Absolut Vodka Seeks Inspiration from Cirque du Soleil