News for January 3rd 2011

Loads of news today, so without further ado… (Also, check the weekend news, some interesting reads in there too)

IMAX Annual DMR Gross Box Office Doubles to $546 Million in 2010, Versus $271 Million in 2009

BofA to take $3 billion mortgage settlement charge

Stocks Rally, Dollar Strengthens on Economic Outlook

Fiat May Increase Chrysler Stake to 51% Before IPO

Vigilantes Sidelined as Swaps Show Growth Tops Deficit

Depp, Potter in 3-D Lead Hollywood Push for $11 Billion Year at Box Office

PharmAthene, Siga to Begin Trial Over Smallpox Drug Licensing Rights (PIP/SIGA)

Technology Takeovers May Accelerate in 2011 as IBM, HP Push Into the Cloud

Intel Chip Design Gives Hollywood Security for Movie Downloads

Key export region hit by Australia floods (Coking Coal stocks)

Drilling Is Stalled Even After Ban Is Lifted

Euro Zone’s Manufacturing Expansion Accelerates

Bank Stocks Are Facing Headwinds

Government Got the Assist as Markets Scored Big in 2010

The Year Ahead: Jobs, Wars, Deficits, Sports—and the Campaign

Google Digital Newsstand Aims to Muscle In on Apple

Goldman Invests in Facebook at $50 Billion Valuation

Ex-A.I.G. Executive: I’m Betting on the Company Again

China will continue to buy Spanish debt: Li Keqiang

Exclusive: Foreign property investors rank U.S. No 1

China hike could help risk assets elsewhere

Deutsche Bank upgraded Alcoa $AA from Hold to Buy and raises their price target by approx. 60% from $14 to $22

DRYS DryShips downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley (via LandM19)

Inspire Pharma $ISPH is indicated about 50% lower after Phase 3 Trial with Denufosol fails to achieve statistical significance

Intel to launch Insider movie service with 1080p content, WiDi 2.0 will let you stream it to your TV

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