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An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Apple holds its shareholder meeting today. The event will not be held until Thursday.
Contracting manufacturing activity in China and Europe leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Wednesday, Feb. 22.
Wednesday's 5 Biggest Stories
China's manufacturing activity spent a fourth straight month in contraction in February, with new export orders falling hard.
The story is the same in Europe, where
eurozone composite PMI contracted unexpectedly in February.
Obama is set to unveil a new
revamped tax program that would lower the effective tax rate for corporations but would kill off other deductions.
Regarding the second
Greek bailout: ""Unfortunately it doesn't feel like the world has changed a whole lot."
A U.S. consumer agency says that
bank overdraft fees hurt consumers. Don't worry, the banks will find other ways to nickel and dime customers.
Dow 13,000 is either an awesome symbol of hope or completely meaningless, depending on who you ask.
Happy Wednesday. You're about halfway through this holiday-shortened week. Here's a song by
The xx to start the day off.
YouTube-- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston.
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