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BOSTON (

TheStreet

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Google's

(GOOG) - Get Report

fourth-quarter earnings miss leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Friday, Jan. 20.

Friday's 5 Biggest Stories

Where is the revenue going to come from to help

Google

?

Wired

When the terms "

Greece

," "

default

," and "

race against time

" come in the same sentence, it's hard to be optimistic.

CNBC

Those

unlimited three-year loans

from the ECB? Yeah, they're not fixing everything.

Bloomberg

But for Italy, the task of

refinancing 90 billion euros

doesn't seem so bad anymore.

Reuters

General Electric

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manages to beat profit expectations, but the revenue miss is ugly.

MarketWatch

Quote of the Day

" I think the destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the news media makes it harder to govern this country, harder to attract decent people to run for public office. And I am appalled that you would begin a presidential debate on a topic like that," GOP presidential hopeful

Newt Gingrich

said when asked about his ex-wife's bombshell that Gingrich asked for an open marriage, the first question of the night at Thursday's CNN Republican debate in South Carolina.

PolitickerNY

Company News

Lost in the worry over Google is that all tech isn't suffering. Take

Intel

(INTC) - Get Report

, for example.

Barron's

Will a bankruptcy filing help save

Eastman Kodak

(EK)

?

WSJ

Microsoft

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meets estimates even as Windows' contribution to sales hit a two-year low.

Computer World

Markets

It's lonely being a

bear in 2012

with the stock market jumping higher.

Market Anthropology

Venture capital

had a huge year in 2011.

GigaOm

The

new normal on Wall Street

: Permanent pressures on profitability.

NYT

Investment Strategy

I know this is hard to believe, but

star fund managers are losing investors

as they rack up heavy losses.

Reuters

A way for

conservative investors

to trade financial stocks.

MarketWatch

Odds and Ends

Yesterday was bonus day at

Goldman Sachs

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, which explains why you likely saw dudes in suits with red puffy eyes.

CNBC

Megaupload

gets mega cracked down on by the Feds.

WSJ

You made it to Friday. Here's a video from

Pearl Jam

as a reward. Have a great weekend.

YouTube

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