Reuters: China battle back at US charges about cyber attacks.
Reuters: Under the new Obama proposal, banks may drop private equity assets.
Reuters: Google’s (NYSE:GOOG) profits rose, but revenue missed some forecasts.
Reuters: American Express (NYSE:AXP) beat forecasts as did AMD (NYSE:AMD).
WSJ: NBC (NYSE:GE) is moving quickly to rework its prime time line up.
WSJ: Bernanke faces a Senate vote for confirmation which may be tight.
WSJ: Target (NYSE:TGT) will cut new store expansion.
WSJ: Losses from Fannie Mae (NYSE:FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE) could hit the US deficit.
WSJ: Nokia (NYSE:NOK) will offer free GPS on many models.
WSJ: GE (NYSE:GE) is struggling as its status drops from admired conglomerate to a cause for concern on Wall St.
NYT: The Treasury may try to improve a program that fights foreclosures.
FT: Obama declared war on Wall St.
FT: Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) will try to stay in China.
Bloomberg: The Obama banking legislation proposals might force Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) to close their buyout operations.
Douglas A. McIntyre