Market items and Goldman compensation day added to this update
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
When the terms "
," and "
race against time
" come in the same sentence, it's hard to be optimistic.
unlimited three-year loans
from the ECB? Yeah, they're not fixing everything.
But for Italy, the task of
refinancing 90 billion euros
doesn't seem so bad anymore.
manages to beat profit expectations, but the revenue miss is ugly.
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
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.
Lost in the worry over Google is that all tech isn't suffering. Take
, for example.
Will a bankruptcy filing help save
meets estimates even as Windows' contribution to sales hit a two-year low.
It's lonely being a
bear in 2012
with the stock market jumping higher.
had a huge year in 2011.
new normal on Wall Street
: Permanent pressures on profitability.
I know this is hard to believe, but
star fund managers are losing investors
as they rack up heavy losses.
A way for
to trade financial stocks.
Odds and Ends
Yesterday was bonus day at
, which explains why you likely saw dudes in suits with red puffy eyes.
gets mega cracked down on by the Feds.
You made it to Friday. Here's a video from
as a reward. Have a great weekend.
-- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston
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