News for January 18th 2011



Also check the news for yesterday and the weekend for other articles of interest

 $1.1billion Yacht most expensive – Monaco like floating city

Apple's stock: How big of a 'Jobs premium'?

EU Aims to Boost Crisis Safety Net as AAA Nations Weigh Cost

Citigroup Gain Masks Flawed Mortgages Sold to Freddie Mac (C)

U.K. Inflation Accelerates More Than Expected to 3.7%

German Investor Confidence Jumped to Six-Month High in January

Fed Officials See Need to Carry Out Bond Purchases Even as Growth Picks Up

Record Food Prices Causing Africa Riots Stoke U.S. Farm Economy

Barclays Hit With £68 Million Charge (BCS)

Apple Shareholders: Give Us Our Cash! (AAPL)

Takeover War Turns Into a Trial Over 'Poison Pill'

IEA: Oil Output Needs to Increase

Battle for Tech Geeks: Wall Street vs. Silicon Valley

Rio Tinto, Fortescue See Record Iron-Ore Output

For Magazines, a Bitter Pill in iPad

China cuts loan target; foreign investment hits record

Blockbuster asks bondholders for more money: report

Citigroup Q4 EPS of 4c, vs. cons. 8c, sales $18.37B, vs. cons. $20.45B (C) (via Street Insider)

Comerica to acquire Sterling Bancshares in a stock deal worth $10 per share (CMA/SBIB)

Comerica reports Q4 EPS of $0.53, 22 cents better than estimates (CMA)

Delta Air Lines Q4 EPS of 19c, vs. cons. 26c, sales $7.79B, vs. cons. $7.74B (DAL)

First Global downgraded Intel from Market Perform to Underperform (INTC)

Goldman initiated coverage on Youku with a Neutral rating (YOKU)

Piper initiated coverage on DangDang with a Neutral rating (DANG)

Morgan Stanley cut Yahoo! from Overweight to Equalweight (YHOO)

Goldman upgraded Patriot Coal from Sell to Neutral (PCX)

BMO upgraded EMC to Outperform, raises PT to $30

BMO downgraded NVDA to Market Perform

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