GOOD DAY FOR: Being top (little) dog, after “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” earned $29 million in its opening weekend, making best in show in North American box offices. The movie, a romantic comedy featuring two Southern California chihuahuas, beat out thriller “Eagle Eye.” (Reuters)
BAD DAY FOR: Unfortunate names, after Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is expected to name Neel Kashkari to oversee the $700 billion Wall Street bailout program. Kashkari, a top aide to Paulson, is expected to head the new Office of Financial Stability until the next president takes office in January. (Bloomberg)
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