I am highlighting falling oil prices this morning due to the appearance ofseveral energy-related companies on today's Schaeffer's Tool Box filter: "Stocksshowing heavy all-around optimism." Schlumberger is joined on today's listing byAlpha Natural Resource (NYSE: ANR), Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE: DO), andConsol Energy (NYSE: CNX). All 3 of these securities have attracted a wealth ofbullish sentiment from investors and analysts, despite falling energy prices andpoor technical performance. To continue reading this article, click here: http://'s Investment ResearchJoseph Hargett, Copyright Business Wire 2009. STOCKHOLM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Swedish investment bankCarnegie, which was taken over by the government late last year,said on Wednesday it was preparing plans for a share sale."Following last week's positive meeting with the NationalDebt Office), Carnegie's new board has decided to initiate plansfor a potential new share offering," the bank said in astatement. Carnegie said it would aim to pay back money owed to theNational Debt Office with proceeds from the offering. No detailswere given on the potential size or terms of any sale.
Sweden's Financial Supervisory Authority removed the bank'slicence on Nov. 10 due to management lapses, before immediatelyreinstating it when a deal was thrashed out under which the debtoffice took on ownership of the company. The Swedish central bank had previously extended a creditfacility to Carnegie for as much as 5 billion Swedish crowns($606 million), and Carnegie's investment banking arm and itsMax Matthiessen insurance brokerage were pledged as collateral. MEXICO CITY, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Mexican bank Banorte(GFNORTEO.MX) said on Wednesday it will pre-pay next month $300million worth of debt due in 2014.
(Reporting by Cyntia Barrera Diaz, Editing by Maureen Bavdek) Stocks Bonds Global Markets Stocks Bonds Global Markets. MADRID, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Spain's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that a report quoting Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos as saying Hamas had accepted an Egyptian proposal for a Gaza ceasefire was incorrect. "This report is not correct," a ministry spokesman said, referring to a report on the website of newspaper El Pais."The minister simply mentioned a piece of news that (news agency) EFE had put out saying that," the spokesman said. "He (Moratinos) does not have information from Hamas".El Pais declined to comment on the Foreign Ministry's denial.(Reporting by Ben Harding and Emma Pinedo; Writing by Richard Balmforth). With links to better articles than this one. Carmelo AnthonyFor bulling his way past Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, and Brandon Roy into the conversation with LeBron, Kobe, and Dwyane Wade. Brandon JenningsFor telling the NBA, "F your b.s age limit. 3 Milwaukee Bucks jersey. Paul Pierce For sending out the memo to everyone that the Celtics are still the team to beat. Every Houston Rocket For telling Yao and T-Mac, "You know what, just stay on the IL this year.
We got this." Kevin Durant, Jeff Green, Russell Westbrook, and Thabo Sefolosha For informing the league that the Oklahoma City Thunder are here. Ron Artest Because I just love Ron Artest. This article is also featured on The NBA from the Cheap Seats. TORONTO, Jan 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B; NYSE: CJR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declaredmonthly dividends of $0.049585 per Class A share and $0.05 per Class B sharepayable on each of February 27, 2009, March 31, 2009 and April 30, 2009 toshareholders of record at the close of business on February 13, 2009, March13, 2009 and April 15, 2009 respectively.The foregoing dividends are designated as "eligible" dividends for the purposeof the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation.Corus' Board of Directors reviews the dividend on a quarterly basis.Shareholders are entitled to receive dividends only when any such dividendsare declared by Corus' Board of Directors, and there is no entitlement to anydividend prior thereto.There were 3,445,358 Class A Voting Shares outstanding and 76,720,394 Class BNon-Voting Shares outstanding on December 31, 2008.Corus Entertainment Inc. reports in Canadian dollars.About Corus Entertainment Inc.Corus Entertainment Inc. Thecompany's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network,CosmoTV, VIVA, Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radiostations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107. Apublicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York(CJR) exchanges.