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1. Citigroup (NYSE:C)
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Citigroup (NYSE:C) downwardly revised its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results as a result of a "recently discovered" fraud in its Mexico unit. The shares are off just less than 1%.
2. Jos. A. Bank (NASDAQ:JOSB) | Men's Wearhouse (NYSE:MW)
Jos. A. Bank (NASDAQ:JOSB) said it would meet with Men's Wearhouse (NYSE:MW) to discuss a hostile takeover bid. Jos. A. Bank said it would only consider a richer offer, but the agreement to negotiate represents a thawing of what have been adversarial communications. Both shares are getting a lift on the news.
3. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
A German court chucked a $2 billion patent-infringement lawsuit that was filed against tech giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). The shares are little changed.
4. Herbalife (NYSE:HLF)
Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, which has been on a crusade against Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), is set to allege the nutrition company is operating in violation of Chinese law. He is expected to reiterate his view that the firm is a "pyramid scheme," according to a press release. Ackman's Herbalife short has been one of the hedge fund's worst bets thus far.
Bitcoin doesn't trade on any major U.S. exchange, but the embattled cryptocurrency is worth keeping an eye on. Mt. Gox, which had been the largest exchange, filed for bankruptcy protection and said it lost nearly half-a-billion dollars in customer funds.