PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – Jan 10

Jan 10 (BestGrowthStock) – The following were the top stories in
The Wall Street Journal on Monday. Reuters has not verified
these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* The accused gunman in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords was charged with murder, attempted murder and
attempting to kill a member of Congress.

* The euro zone’s debt crisis is entering a new phase as
Portugal struggles to persuade investors to buy its bonds and
other European governments step up pressure on the country to
seek an international bailout.

* DuPont Co (DD.N: ) has agreed to buy Danish food
ingredients giant Danisco AS (DCO.CO: ) for $5.8 billion in cash
and assumption of $500 million in debt.

* The new year is off to a rough start for Europe, and
market strategists expect more trouble ahead as European
governments prepare to tap the bond markets to borrow money. A
growing area of concern is banks.

* Apollo Global Management and investor C. Dean Metropoulos
have formed a group of investors to explore a buyout of Sara
Lee Corp (SLE.N: ).

* Verizon Wireless has been beefing up its network and
believes it will have no problem handling iPhone-type loads, a
claim that could be put to th