Today's Best Market Rumors (2/24/2011) Obama Mortgage, Danaher M&A

Updated throughout the day.

Obama will propose a solution to charge against banks over mortgage foreclosure issues. It will involve the modification of the loan balances of $20 billion worth of mortgages (WSJ)

PerkinsElmer (NYSE: PKI) bid $.25 to low to successful buy Beckman Coulter (NYSE: BEC). The deal went to Danaher (NYSE: DHR) (Bloomberg)

Douglas A. McIntyre