Reuters: Oil fell to $79 over concerns about the US economy.
Reuters: Citigroup (NYSE:C) bonuses were similar to 2008
Reuters: The Google hack was based on using Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Internet Explorer.
Reuters: Geithner says he was not involved in the AIG (NYSE:AIG) bailout.
WSJ: US banks paid out $145 billion in bonuses for 2009, up sharply from the previous year.
WSJ: Starwood made new accusations about Hilton using stolen data.
WSJ: Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD) is making a big effort online to replace lost traffic to its aging stores.
WSJ: Refining margins are squeezing oil company profits.
WSJ: The break-up of Motorola (NYSE:MOT) has been put on hold.
WSJ: The CFTC voted to curb some oil futures trading.
WSJ: Holiday spending was up modestly from 2008.
WSJ: The US opened an antitrust probe of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
WSJ: Kodak (NYSE:EK) sued Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) over patent violations.
WSJ: Juniper (NASDAQ:JNPR) was hit by cyber attacks
WSJ: Obama launched a proposal to tax banks by $90 billion.
WSJ: Rio Tinto’s (NYSE:RTP) ore output topped forecasts.
WSJ: Retail investors may not move back into stocks even if Q4 earnings are good.
NYT: Google (NASDAQ:GGOG) has little at stake in terms of Chinese revenue.
NYT: The FBI is looking into a number of cases of mortgage fraud.
NYT: Bernanke defended the Fed’s oversight role.
FT: Citigroup (NYSE:C) will cap cash bonuses.
FT: The FDIC chief blamed the Fed for the crisis.
FT: Inflation is a threat in China and India.
Bloomberg: Hershey (NYSE:HSY) is accelerating its bid for Cadbury (NYSE:CBY).
Bloomberg: Debt ratings are rising the fastest since 2007.
Douglas A. McIntyre