OMAHA, Neb.— Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will release its fiscal second-quarter earnings report Wednesday morning. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expect TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. to report earnings per share of 34 cents on $800 million revenue. A year ago, TD Ameritrade reported $144 million net income, or 26 cents per share, on $679 million in the quarter.» Read More
*Belgium slightly outperforms as 10- yr debt orders swell. Spain aims to raise up to 5.5 billion euros in a debt auction on Thursday after selling an above-target 5.3 billion euros of five- and 15- year bonds last week. "The market likes that Spain left the trough behind," said David Schnautz, rate strategist at Commerzbank.
BERLIN, Jan 14- Germany's world-beating current account surplus probably hit a new record in 2013 of about $260 billion, the Ifo think tank said on Tuesday, prompting the government to pledge to boost domestic spending and investment. Germany's surplus was far higher than China's, the world's leading exporter, which was in second place with $195 billion, Ifo said.
*Cocoa grind data to be released Thursday at 2100 GMT.
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC SAYS TAKING BAD PR "SERIOUSLY", DOING EXTENSIVE CONSUMER RESEARCH ON IMPACT OF NEGATIVE PR.
*JPMorgan edges up after results, Wells Fargo lower. *Intel rallies after upgrade, GameStop slumps on outlook. "If earnings accelerate, and names like JPMorgan have looked strong, then we should still get good returns," said Mitch Rubin, chief investment officer at RiverPark Advisors in New York.
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC SAYS MENSWEAR AND GIRLS' AVIVA "COMPING IN THE TEENS".
Time Warner Cable's shares were up 3 percent at $136.40 on Tuesday morning, suggesting some investors expect a higher bid. Calling the bid "grossly inadequate," Time Warner Cable rejected the $37.3 billion offer, the third attempt by Charter to acquire the company.
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC SAYS QUALITY ASSURANCE IMPLEMENTATIONS "ALREADY STARTING TO SHOW BENEFITS" GOING INTO 2014.
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC SAYS COMPARABLE STORE SALES FORECAST INCLUDING ECOMMERCE WOULD BE LOW SIGLE DIGIT POSITIVE.
TORONTO, Jan 14- Goldcorp Inc commenced its formal bid for Osisko Mining Corp on Tuesday, saying that it chose to proceed with the unsolicited offer following a long series of frustrated attempts to engage Osisko in discussions about a possible deal.
*Ample corn supply back in focus after rally on USDA data. *Wheat rebound stalls, also pressured by large supply. "Corn has cooled quickly following the bullish USDA surprise and a 20- cent gift," Matt Zeller, director of marketing information at INTL FCStone, said in a note to clients.
Jan 14- Canada kicked off an auction of prized wireless airwaves on Tuesday, but the last-minute withdrawal of main upstart Wind Mobile a day earlier suggests the country's largest phone companies could obtain the limited resource more cheaply than previously thought. The process divides Canada into 14 regions, with seven spectrum blocks in each.
"Green diesel approval would be a major breakthrough in the availability of competitively priced, sustainable aviation fuel," said James Kinder, technical fellow in Boeing's Commercial Airplanes Propulsion Systems Division, said in a statement on Tuesday.
Jan 14- Wells Fargo& Co reported a better-than-expected 11 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit, though mortgage financing was at its slowest in five years, and the bank's shares fell in morning trading.
The Federal Communications Commission did not have the legal authority to enact the 2011 regulations, which were challenged in a lawsuit brought by Verizon Communications Inc, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said in its ruling.
Jan 14- Intuitive Surgical Inc estimated fourth-quarter revenue higher than analysts' estimates as sales of its da Vinci surgical robot rose outside the United States. Intuitive estimated total revenue of $576 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31, higher than analysts' average forecast of $548.6 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Jan 14- In the wake of a massive data breach that affected up to 100 million shoppers over the holidays, Target Corp has offered all of its customers- whether or not they were directly affected- a year of free credit monitoring. Q: What is Target offering?
The $1.1 trillion spending bill unveiled by the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would allot the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission $1.35 billion for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014.
NEW YORK, Jan 14- Natural gas led gains across U.S. commodities for a second day on Tuesday as cold weather forecasts boosted anticipated demand for heating, and nickel rallied too as investors remained spooked over an export ban by top nickel ore shipper Indonesia.
WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears skeptical that data submitted by Johnson& Johnson proves its anticoagulant Xarelto is effective in reducing the risk of further heart problems in patients who have recently suffered a heart attack.