News for February 10th 2011




Apple is Said to Work on Cheaper, Smaller iPhones

Buffett: Goldman Buy Was Bet U.S. Would 'Leverage Up'

House Democrats Target $40 Billion in 'Big Oil' Tax Breaks

Fed's Warsh Quits; Bernanke Adviser Questioned QE2

King of Saudi Arabia Warns Obama Against Humiliating Mubarak

Mubarak Expected To Resign Shortly, Pass Power To Vice President

Today's Upgrades and Downgrades

ECB Says Rates 'Still' Appropriate, Price Risks May Increase

U.K. Manufacturing Unexpectedly Declined in December

Bernanke Makes Sure Fed Reminds Congress Deficit Bigger Than QE2

Rio Tinto's 2010 Profit Triples on Iron Ore Price Gains

Carlos Slim Sees Colombia Ascending as Investment Choice in Commodity Boom

Deutsche Boerse Deal With NYSE Signals New Wave of Mergers

Weber's Withdrawal Opens Up ECB Race as Debt Crisis Persists

Alcatel-Lucent Net Beats Estimates as Networks Spending Surges (ALU)

Credit Suisse Cuts Profitability Goal as Net Misses Estimates (CS)

Verizon May Sell 2 Million iPhones as Bid to Thwart AT&T Begins (AAPL/T/VZ)

SEC Probes ETF Use in Insider Trading

NYSE Steals LSE's Thunder (Good Information on Possible Regulatory Hurdles for the Deutsche Boerse/NYSE Deal)

Better Late Than Never for the Treasury

Twitter as Tech Bubble Barometer

SRA International in Limited Sale Talks with Buyers: Sources (SRA)

Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Five Energy Firms: Study

Turmoil in the Middle East; The Berlin Wall Part 2; Jordan Flash Point (Nomura Report)

Bank of England Rate Decision Actual: 0.50% Survey: 0.50% Prior: 0.50%

Bunge Ltd. reports Q4 EPS of $1.99, 43 cents better. No Longer providing annual EPS guidance (BG) (via Street Insider)

IPG Photonics Q4 prelim. EPS of 53-56c, up from 30-35c previously, sales from $80-$86M to $100M; Street looking for EPS of 34c on sales $84.8M (IPGP)

Pepsi Q1 $.105, vs. cons. $1.04, sales $18.2B, vs. cons. $18.16B; sees FY11 EPS up 7-8% (PEP)

Sprint Q4 loss of 31c, misses by 1c, sales $8.3B, vs. Cons. $8.16B (S)

The CMA Sovereign Risk Monitor (CDS Values):

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