Thursday, January 24, 2013

American Political News for Thursday, January 24, 2013

President Barack Obama


W.H.: Obama backs decision on women in combat

Vice President Joe Biden


Biden to promote gun control in pro-gun Virginia

Biden to Host Google 'Fireside Hangout' on Gun Violence

White House, Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Debt limit extension bill passes House

Defiant Clinton takes on lawmakers on Libya attack

A tall order: Republican plan to balance budget in 10 years

AP Source: Obama picks Mary Jo White to lead SEC

The 8 memorable moments from Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi testimony (VIDEO)

How Boehner Tamed an Unruly GOP Caucus

Obama-Boehner Relationship Plunges to New Low With 'Annihilate' Remark

Arkansas Senate to vote on bill to allow guns in church

New Mexico Gov. Martinez says committed to repeal of illegal immigrant license law

Kerry gets warm welcome in Senate confirmation hearing

Gun control proposals could split President Obama, Harry Reid

Kerry: 'Do what we must' to stop Iran on nukes

John Kerry Tears Up During Smooth Confirmation Hearing

Other News


U.S. cannot allow northern Mali to be terrorism base: Clinton

Americans Back Obama's Proposals to Address Gun Violence

Majority Sees Obama’s Gun Control Plan Favorably

Obama's Fourth Year in Office Ties as Most Polarized Ever

U.S. Military Seeks Its Role In Troubled North Africa

Maine Republicans safe with Collins, in trouble otherwise

United Nations to investigate drone killings

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

S&P 500

Dow Jones Industrial Average

NASDAQ Composite

US futures mixed as earnings roll out

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Top House tax writer to release financial product tax draft

US jobless claims drop to 5-year low of 330,000

Jobless claims fall to five-year low; job market healing

U.S. DEC LEADING ECONOMIC INDICATORS INDEX 93.9 - CONFERENCE BOARD

U.S. Dec leading indicators rose 0.5 pct

U.S. leading economic indicators point to quicker growth

US: 0.13 FedFunds 2013-01-23 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $3.357B CouponPurchase 2013-01-24 NYFed permanent open market operations

New York Fed Names 15 Assistant Vice Presidents and 23 Officers

New York Fed Names Five Senior Vice Presidents and 14 Vice Presidents

Commodities


Corn Futures

Distillers Dried Grain Futures

Wheat Futures

Soybeans Futures

Soybean Oil Futures

Oats Futures

Rough Rice Futures

Crude Palm Oil Futures

Live Cattle Futures

Lean Hogs Futures

NYMEX Cocoa Futures

NYMEX Coffee Futures

NYMEX Cotton Futures

Nymex No. 11 Sugar Futures

Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) Futures

Crude Oil Volatility Index (VIX)

CBOT Denatured Fuel Ethanol Futures

Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures

Heating Oil Futures

RBOB Gasoline Futures

UxC Uranium U3O8 Futures

Soybean prices fall on rain forecasts

USDA: December Milk Production Up 1.7%

Crude steady above $95 after sliding on pipeline volume cut

Oil holds above $112 on upbeat China, U.S. data

U.S. natgas futures lose ground after EIA storage draw

U.S. drought expands in top wheat-growing state of Kansas

US crude oil supplies rise by 2.8 million barrels

Grain futures mostly fall, livestock prices rise

Wis. beef expert: Prices expected to rise slightly

US Dollar, Currency


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Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Fitch Upgrades 2 Classes of C-BASS CBO V, Ltd./Corp

Fitch Affirms SteelRiver Transmission Co. Senior Secured Notes at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Rates Coastal Carolina University, SC, Higher Ed Revs 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Upgrades 2 Classes of C-BASS CBO V, Ltd./Corp

Fitch Affirms Florida's GO Bonds at 'AAA'

Fitch: Boeing's Guarantee of Boeing Capital Does Not Affect 'A/F-1' Ratings

Fitch: No Impact to Boeing Capital Following Voluntary Reporting Suspension

Fitch: BNY Mellon's 4Q'12 Results Highlight Changing Revenue Mix

Fitch Upgrades 1 Class of Chase CMSC 1999-2

Fitch Updates U.S. Title Insurance Industry Sector Credit Factors

Fitch Affirms 5 Classes of Pacific Bay CDO Ltd./Inc.; Revises Outlook to Stable

Fitch Upgrades Two Classes of CarMax Auto Owner Trust 2010-1

Fitch Affirms LCM X Limited Partnership

Fitch Affirms RGA's Ratings; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Douglas County, Colorado Open Space Revenue Bonds at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Merced Union High School District, CA's $70.8MM GOs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Orangeburg County, SC's GOs at 'A'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Ennis ISD, Texas' ULT Bonds at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Releases Report on Menifee Union School District, CA

A.M. Best Places Ratings of Pacific Specialty Insurance Company and Its Subsidiary Under Review With Negative Implications

Fitch Downgrades 4 Classes of BSCMS 2007-TOP 26

Fitch Downgrades N-Star RE CDO VII, Ltd.

Fitch Rates County of Hawaii, HI's $98MM GO Bonds 'AA-' & Affirms Outstanding; Outlook Stable

Fitch Publishes New Issue Report on Sequoia Mortgage Trust

Fitch Affirms CSMC Series 2009-RR2

Fitch: Allergan's Purchase of MAP Neutral to Ratings

Fitch to Rate WFRBS Commercial Mortgage Trust 2013-C11 Certificates; Presale Issued

Fitch Downgrades 1 Class of J.P. Morgan Chase Commercial Mortgage Securities Corp., Ser 2001-CIBC1

Fitch Affirms DuPage County (IL) Waterworks & Sewerage Proj Revs at 'AAA' and 'AA+

Fitch Affirms DISH's IDR at 'BB-'; Outlook Remains Negative

Fitch: U.S. Hospital Consolidation Activity Hits High in 2012 Spurred By Healthcare Reform

Fitch: Banks' Capital Markets Outlook Brighter but Still Tough

Fitch to Rate Capital One Multi-asset Execution Trust, Class A (2013-1); Presale Issued

Fitch Rates New Orleans, (LA) GO Bonds 'A-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Places Elkhart General Hospital (IN) Rev Bonds on Rating Watch Positive

Fitch Rates Tenet Healthcare Corporation's Secured Notes 'BB/RR1'

Fitch Rates Meriden, CT GO Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Releases Report on Tampa Bay Water, A Regional Water Supply Authority, FL

Fitch: Improved Market Sentiments Prompt Modest Risk-Taking by U.S. Money Funds

Fitch lowers Maine bond rating, cites budget gaps

US Companies/Industry


Methanex and Chesapeake Energy Corporation sign natural gas supply agreement

US officials defend handling of Boeing 787 mishaps

Majority of senators back Keystone XL pipeline

Apple's iPhone disappointment fans doubt on growth

Netflix's 4Q restores company's investment luster

Apple's profit rocket hits air pocket

Ford resumes output at Belgian plant after worker blockade ends

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Review First Quarter Financial Results on February 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (Central)

Teradyne Reports Increase in Fourth Quarter 2012 Orders; Expects Revenue Growth in First Quarter of 2013

Horizon Bancorp Announces Record Earnings for 2012

L-3 to Broadcast Fourth Quarter Conference Call Over the Internet – Note Time Change

The Bancorp, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Financial Results

AFC Enterprises Reports Preliminary Fiscal 2012 Operating Results; Expected to Beat Prior Fiscal 2012 Earnings Guidance

PTC Announces Q1 Results, Initiates Q2 Guidance and Updates FY’13 Targets

California Republic Bancorp Announces Record Fourth-Quarter 2012 Net Income of $5.1 Million, and Record Full-Year 2012 Net Income of $7.7 Million

Griffon Corporation Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results

East West Bancorp Reports Net Income for Full Year 2012 of $281.7 Million, up 15% from Prior Year, and Earnings Per Share of $1.89, up 18% from Prior Year

Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

ON Semiconductor to Announce Fourth Quarter and 2012 Financial Results

Energen Reports 4th Quarter and CY12 Operating and Financial Results

AOL to Announce Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Financial Results

United Rentals Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results and Provides 2013 Outlook

General Cable Corporation Announces Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2012 Results; Provides Status Update of Restated Financial Statements

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Announces Schedule for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

Zhone Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Silicon Image Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results Conference Call

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 and Record Fiscal Year Financial Results

Polycom Announces Revenues of $353 Million for Fourth Quarter 2012

Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results

Hexcel Reports Strong 2012 Fourth Quarter and Record Full Year Results

F5 Networks Announces Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2013

Umpqua Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Results

SanDisk Announces Fourth Quarter and 2012 Year-End Results

Ares Capital Corporation Schedules Earnings Release for the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2012

SurModics to Webcast First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on January 30

Texas Capital Bancshares Announces Operating Results for 2012

CoreSite Realty Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Celadon Group Reports Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results and Declares Dividend

EdR to Host Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

West Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

MainSource Financial Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Operating Results and Increase to Common Dividend

Cubist Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

RLI Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Citizens Holding Company Reports Earnings

Chesapeake Lodging Trust to Release Earnings for Quarter Ended December 31, 2012

CFNB Second Quarter Earnings of $1.8 Million Down 12%, Lease and Loan Portfolio Increases 11%

Deltic Schedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call

Neustar Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Results

UPS to Release 4th Quarter Results on Thursday, January 31, 2013

DIRECTV Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Outlook

Harleysville Savings Financial Corporation Announces an Increase of the Regular Cash Dividend and Earnings for the First Fiscal Quarter 2013

Acxiom to Discuss Third Quarter Earnings

The Middleby Corporation Acquires Spooner Vicars Bakery Systems

Consolidated Tomoka Acquires Big Lots Store in Glendale, Arizona for Approximately $5.0 Million

Ring Energy, Inc. Announces Reorganization

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Hyatt Portfolio

BCM Energy Acquires 22 Leases & 42 Wells in a Deal Valued at $2.8 Million

FedFirst Financial Corporation Announces 10% Stock Repurchase Program and Annual Meeting Date

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Redemption of $65 Million of Its 10¼% Senior Notes Due 2014

DuPont Pioneer Introduces Soybean T Series for 2013

Wal-Mart studying India's investment conditions: government statement

Apple revenue miss to challenge stocks rally

Union Pacific railroad's 4Q profit rises 7 percent

United Continental reports 4Q loss as traffic fell

Apple results spur price target cuts, shares fall 9 percent

Southwest's 4Q profit slips on higher costs

Tyler Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Learning Tree International First Quarter 2013 Conference Call Date and Time

Snap-on Incorporated to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results Conference Call

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. Sets Date to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results

Dole Receives Approval from China to Sell Worldwide Packaged Foods and Asia Fresh Produce Business

Imperva to Report Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Financial Results

Advance Auto Parts to Report Fourth Quarter and Annual Results on February 7, 2013

Deluxe Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results

J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Reports Record Revenues, Record Net Earnings and Record Earnings Per Share for Both the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012

GATX Corporation Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results

International Shipholding Corporation Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012

Dover Motorsports, Inc. Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012

Rayonier Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

OSI Systems Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results

MarketAxess to Host Conference Call Announcing 2012 Fourth Quarter Results

Cass Information Systems, Inc. Grows 2012 Earnings to $23.3 Million, Surpasses 2011 Results

Travelzoo Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Avnet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results

Cypress Reports Fourth-Quarter and Year-End 2012 Results

SAS Achieves Record Revenue of $2.87 Billion in 2012, up 5.4 Percent over 2011

Incyte to Report Fourth Quarter/Year-End 2012 Financial Results on February 14

KKR & Co. L.P. to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Arrow Electronics to Host Year-End 2012 Earnings Conference Call

Janus Capital Group Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

Ryder 2012 Earnings and 2013 Outlook Conference Call Scheduled for January 31, 2013

Fairchild Semiconductor Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012

Airgas Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Earnings

Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

Local Corporation Reports Preliminary Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results; Provides 2013 Outlook

3M Delivers Fourth-Quarter Sales of $7.4 Billion and Earnings of $1.41 per Share; Company Posts Record Full-Year Sales of $29.9 Billion and Earnings of $6.32 per Share

Celgene Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Operating and Financial Results

EQT Midstream Partners Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

McGrath RentCorp Sets Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results Date and Time

Baxter Reports Record Sales, Earnings and Cash Flow for Full-Year 2012

AmerisourceBergen Reports $0.69 in Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations, a 13% Percent Increase, and Revenue of $21.5 Billion for the December Quarter

Colonial Properties Trust Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2012

EQT Reports 2012 Full-Year Earnings

Teledyne Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Xerox Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings

National Penn Bancshares, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

Arctic Cat Reports Record EPS in Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter

Regis to Release Second Quarter Results on January 31, 2013

Stanley Black & Decker Reports 4Q 2012 and Full Year 2012 Results

Cash America Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End Earnings and Declares Dividend

Quality Systems, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Results

Logitech Announces Third Quarter Results for FY 2013

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Reports Solid Earnings for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2013

Vornado Announces Agreement to Sell LNR Property LLC

Leucadia National Corporation Announces Consent Solicitation Relating to the Indenture Governing Its 8.125% Senior Notes Due 2015

Amazon.com Announces Acquisition of IVONA Software

MediaMath Acquires Akamai's ADS Data Cooperative Solutions; Companies Sign Agreement to Provide Pixel-free Technology

GE Capital, Franchise Finance Provides $4.4 Million Credit Facility to Romulus Restaurant Group

ARIAD Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Cash America Announces 2.5 Million Share Repurchase Authorization

KB Home Announces Pricing of Concurrent Underwritten Public Offerings of 5.5 Million Shares of Common Stock and $200 Million of Convertible Senior Notes

Lockheed sees higher earnings, weaker sales for 2013

Cliffs takes US$1.5 billion in writedowns, most due to Canadian iron acquisition

Burger King drops beef from Irish supplier at centre of horsemeat scandal

Apple shares plunge 11% in early trading following earnings report

United CEO cites confidence in Boeing's ability to fix 787

California Firm Recalls Frozen Pizzas Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Lockheed sees deals for next F-35 jets in 1st half

FirstEnergy to dump Pa. slurry in reclaimed mine

Defense cutbacks crimp Lockheed, Raytheon results

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


ITC to review Apple patent complaint against Samsung

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Is Seeking More Cash For The Shareholders Of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MAPP)

Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their Investment in Zillow, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of January 28, 2013 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position

Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their Investment in SandRidge Energy, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of February 3, 2013 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position

Babbitt, Johnson, Osborne & Le Clainche and Weil Quaranta, P.A.File Fraud Suit against Church of Scientology Entities on Behalf of Ex-Members, with More in the Wings

INVESTOR ALERT: Brannon Law Firm, L.L.C. is Investigating the Proposed Tender Offer/Merger of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by Allergan, Inc.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Commonwealth Bankshares, Inc.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against VeriSign, Inc.

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Directors of Diodes Incorporated in Connection with Executive Compensation

Law Firm Brower Piven Announces Investigation of Telanetix, Inc.

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Directors of Molex Incorporated in Connection with Executive Compensation

Law Firm Brower Piven Announces Investigation of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Allergan Inc.

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Cole Credit Property Trust II

Wells Fargo sued by German agency for $160 mln in CDO losses

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Buyout

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Cole Credit Property Trust II

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Allergan Inc.

Thousands More Johnson & Johnson (J&J) ASR Hip Failures Possible, Attorneys Fred Pritzker and David Szerlag Warn Patients

Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Tellabs, Inc.

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