News for January 26th 2011



Obama Embraces Business Agenda on Exports, Roads, Taxes

German December Import-Price Inflation Is Fastest in 29 Years

Greece Default With Ireland Breaks Euro by 2016 in Global Poll

Toyota Motor Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles Worldwide (TM)

Europe Rescue Debt ‘Hot’ as Asia Central Banks Lead Purchases

Uneven Global Growth Bedevils CEOs

EU Aims to Unveil New Plan on Debt

Municipal Bondholders Left in the Dark

As Europe Toils on Debt, U.S. and Japan Watch Nervously

Sara Lee Rejects Private Equity Offer: Report (SLE)

Europe's Flu Rate Rises, Disease Spreads Eastwards

Irish Government Latest Casualty of Debt Crisis (Danske Markets report)

Goldman Sachs; Commodity Hedging Recommendations

iPhone, iPad Extend Lead Over Android in Mobile Enterprise Adoption

Goldman Sachs Adds Verizon Communications to Conviction Buy List (VZ)

JPMorgan upgrades AK Steel to Overweight (AKS)

Abbott Laboratories Q4 adj-EPS of $1.30, beats by 1c, sales of $9.97B, vs. cons. $9.89B; sees FY11 EPS up double-digits from FY11 midpoint range (ABT) (via Street Insider)

Boeing Q4 adj-EPS of $1.11, sales $16.55B; sees FY11 EPS $3.80-$4, vs. cons. $4.54, sales $68-$71B, vs. cons. $69.9B (BA)

General Dynamics Q4 EPS of $1.91, beats by 6c, sales $8.6B, vs. cons. $8.92B; sees FY11 EPS of $7-$7.10, vs. cons. $7.10 (GD)

Occidental Petroleum Q4 EPS of $1.58, beats by 2c, sales $5.06B, vs. cons. $5.13B (OXY)

Rockwell Automation Q1 EPS of $1.04 vs. cons. 88c, sales $1.37B, vs. cons. $1.3B; raises FY11 EPS guidance from $3.80-$4.20 to $4.30-$4.60, vs. cons. $4.07 (ROK)

St. Jude Medical Q4 adj-EPS of 75c, beats by 1c, sales $1.35B, vs. cons. $1.32B; sees Q1 adj-EPS of 77-79c, vs. cons. 79c, FY11 $3.25-$3.30, vs. $3.29 (STJ)

United Technologies Q4 EPS of $1.31, beats by 2c, sales $14.9B, vs. cons. $14.75B; reaffirms FY11 outlook (UTX)

Xerox Q4 EPS of 29c, beats by 1c, sales $5.98B, inline; sees Q1 EPS 20-22c, vs. cons. 22c, FY11 EPS $1.05-$1.10, vs. cons. $1.10 (XRX)

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