BOSTON (TheStreet) -- More reports of a Greece debt deal lead your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Friday, Jan. 27.
Friday's 5 Biggest Stories
There are hopes a
Greek debt deal
with creditors will be sewn up by the weekend. Right, like we haven't heard that one before.
next European crisis center
, Portugal, sees borrowing costs skyrocket again. I can't wait until the media is covering the Portugal debt deal next.
Spain's unemployment rate
jumps to 22.8%, the highest rate in 17 years.
face a dilemma with borrowed ECB cash: Buy risky government bonds or hoard the cash at a loss. Try not to feel too sorry for them.
Despite these negative headlines,
world stocks are at their highest level
in nearly 6 months. This is going to be fun to watch.
Quote of the Day
"The idea that I'm anti-immigrant is repulsive; don't use a term like that," GOP presidential candidate
said during another debate in Florida Thursday when Newt Gingrich referred to Romney as the most anti-immigrant candidate among the Republicans.
is out with earnings this morning. Here's why the automaker should have a $14 stock.
as the largest smartphone seller in the fourth quarter, although Samsung wins the battle for the year.
had a solid fourth quarter but disappoints with its outlook.
Ahead of the
fourth-quarter reading on GDP
, U.S. Treasuries are holding steady.
The German Finance Minister still doesn't like the idea of
10 income stocks
flying under the radar of most investors.
Odds and Ends
Early contender for best headline of 2012: UN Gets 35 Pounds of Cocaine Sent From Mexico.
Congratulations. You made it to Friday. Here's a
song to start the dance party.
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