BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Riots in Greece following a vote on austerity measures lead your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Monday, Feb. 13.
Monday's 5 Biggest Stories
Greek leaders vote in favor of austerity measures, riots ensue, buildings burn. Rinse, repeat. Bloomberg The drama isn't over yet. Greek ministers who voted against the measures will likely be replaced. How's that for democracy? WSJ Meanwhile, Antonis Samaras, who will likely become Greece's next prime minister after April elections, demands that the bailouts be renegotiated. Here we go again. The Guardian Talk about kicking the can down the road: China tells its banks to roll over loans to local governments. How do you say "Extend and pretend" in Chinese? FT Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker is set to speak out in favor of the pesky bank rule that bears his name. WSJ
Apple ( AAPL) has been warned again about using "iTV" as a name for one of its products. TelegraphGeneral Electric ( GE) plans to hire 5,000 U.S. military veterans. Reuters
Seriously, guys. We have to start worrying about the transports, down 1.2% this month even as the broader market is up 1.3%. WSJBritain will avoid a recession, although growth won't be anything to get excited about. MarketWatch
What should we make of Nuance ( NUAN) after the recent selloff? MarketWatch Perhaps you should think twice about listening to Warren Buffett talk about bonds. Business Insider
Odds and Ends
Florida firemen likely aren't wearing Ralph Lauren ( RL) on their days off. Footnoted Yep, Whitney Houston is dead. And I'm sure everyone on Facebook and Twitter linked to this video this weekend, but I don't care. YouTube-- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Robert Holmes. >To follow Robert Holmes on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/RobTheStreet. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com.