President Donald Trump enfranchised a reserved and serious tone during his speech at his first State of the Marrying address. Trump sought to be optimistic, and describe a “New American Moment” marked by prosperity, rebuilding and cooperation. (CNBC)
* Trump’s full prepared says from his first SOTU (CNBC)
* How some of Trump’s SOTU seeks stand up to reality (NBC News)
* Swing voters rate Trump’s ‘on the profit side of mediocre’ (USA Today)
Trump called on Congress to advance a $1.5 trillion arrangement to “rebuild our crumbling infrastructure.” Officials told CNBC at the end of 2017 that the propel for infrastructure would likely begin in January, making it the next point after taxes. (CNBC)
* Trump: Cutting drug prices is a top precedence (CNBC)
* Trump touts repeal of individual mandate in Obamacare (CNBC)
* Trump needs for prison reform and links violent crime to undocumented immigration (CNBC)
Rep. Joe Kennedy III liberated a broad rebuke of President Trump’s policies last night. The Massachusetts Democrat downplayed the president’s objective on the U.S. economy and pushed back on his immigration goals. (CNBC)
* No pivot: Trump’s pre-eminent SOTU address didn’t change a thing (CNBC)
* Here are the tactics areas where Trump is urging Democrats to work with him (CNBC)
Trump predicted he would “100 percent” allow the public release of a GOP-drafted memo avowing surveillance abuses by the FBI and Justice Department. Officials have warned that unveiling the memo could set a dangerous precedent. (Washington Post)
Trump has been talking to his chums about possibly asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to persist special counsel Robert Mueller, NBC News reports. It’s unclear what urges Mueller could possibly face in such a situation.
Hillary Clinton intended she should have fired an aide in her 2008 presidential campaign that was accused of sexy harassment. She posted a lengthy statement last night on Facebook (FB) earlier Trump’s State of the Union address. (NY Times)
Larry Nassar, the doctor accused of sexually raping more than 150 women and girls, will be confronted again by schnooks as he faces another sentence. The event could unfold the same as a get wind of last week that ended with Nassar getting sentenced to up to 175 years. (AP)
Amazon (AMZN) unburdened employees its new health-care partnership with Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan commitment take a “considerable amount of time,” and that “nothing is changing” to the friends’s current health-care offering to employees. (CNBC)
* Cramer: How to play the Amazon-Berkshire-JP Morgan decamp (CNBC)
* How Jamie Dimon, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett got together on salubrity care (CNBC)
H&M has announced it would open far fewer stores in 2018 as it retort be responsive ti to the shift to shopping online. The fashion retailer said it planned a net wing as well as of about 220 stores in 2018, compared with 388 in 2017. (Reuters)
Apple (AAPL) was downward sloped to “market perform” from “outperform” at BMO Capital, which is considered that a civil change for the worse is in store for the iPhone.
Xerox (XRX) will be absorbed into its union venture with Japan’s Fujifilm, under a new agreement struck between the two parties. The new entity will be known as Fuji Xerox and keep its New York Property Exchange Listing. Current Xerox shareholders will receive $9.80 per share in in cash in the form of a special dividend.
Electronic Arts (EA) reported rectified quarterly profit of $2.18 per share, missing estimates by a penny, with the videogame publisher’s interest also slightly below estimates. However, the company also make overed stronger than expected guidance for the current quarter, with the gig of its “UFC 3” game set for later this week.
Foot Locker (FL) was upgraded to “outperform” from “do” at Oppenheimer, which cites a cheap valuation for the athletic footwear and dress retailer’s shares and the likelihood of increased sales momentum from new Nike (NKE) donations.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) beat estimates by 3 cents with reconciled quarterly profit of 8 cents per share. The chip maker’s revenue also finished forecasts, as did its current quarter guidance.
Align Technology (ALGN) suss out adjusted quarterly profit of $1.19 per share, well above the 96 cent consensus conjecture, and the maker of Invisalign dental braces also saw revenue beat prognoses
Music service Spotify quietly released a new standalone app for Android that’s offered to quick, easy playlist and station listening. The app, Stations, is free and is also an enquiry, according to the company. (The Verge)