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U.S. Day Ahead: Facebook's big reveal

Tuesday, 15 Jan, 2013 - 03:00

Jan. 14 - Described as a 'mystery' event, Facebook hosts its first major news conference at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, since its troubled IPO offering in May.

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It's perhaps the most talked about event since the Mayan apocalypse. FaceBook holds a mystery news conference -- the first major announcement added Silicon Valley headquarters sends the botched IPO in me -- our -- ran tech team have been scouring the blogs for -- clintons and here's what they have found. We more unhealthy but improving its search capabilities in September CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- -- could be a bright area of growth. There could be news about standalone apps for the iPad or new features to display video ads. And -- husband heavy speculation and a new Smartphone buying Zuckerberg has already sent that would be the wrong strategy for FaceBook shares are up over 10% since the start of the year but they. What do you with the company's upcoming results on January 30. For more check out tech. We'll -- one of the Detroit auto show has been dominated by green. Not green has been more efficient engines but green as in top of the line cars and but Chevy Corvette stealing the spotlight here's what to expect on Tuesday from Reuters Rhonda schaffler yeah. So -- with Mike mentally he's the Chrysler executive in charge of this brand we're gonna find out. With the Cherokee is gonna mean for Chrysler sales and funny thirteen and also if you have so much money you don't know what to do with it. We're gonna tell you about what's happening with some luxury carmakers a big battle is brewing. Monster -- is leading the way or at least trying to speak their CEO. And if you're making bets on the US housing recovery and don't miss Clinton aren't earnings before the bell expectations are high with property -- to jump from a year ago and home -- stock has more than doubled since the beginning of last year. But some analysts are worried about a potential bubble pay attention to -- -- -- about customer orders for new home last quarter it rose by 44%. This six. Straight quarter of growth in any hints of a slowdown could send the stock into -- hills and in the meantime parents Bob Stuart Miller sounds confident. -- -- -- he told impact -- Robert wolf that housing was going to re ignite the economy featured catch that interview. And we take the pulse of the holiday shopping season which retails now I have -- as they should head job by 110 of a percent in December. But this means that overall the fourth quarter saw virtually no growth to blame consumers aren't any and all the uncertainty over the -- -- I apart says its sales dropped by -- -- of a percent. That would sound alarm bells about the strain on the economy and -- yeah. Sure about what's in store for 2013. Top economist Nouriel Roubini AKA doctor GM and political scientist Ian grammar of the Eurasia group discuss their outlooks when Thomson Reuters consumer news editor Christopher island. Catch all the highlights on Reuters Insider and Reuters dot com from Monday sixteenth and Easter. I'm putting on this has for years.

U.S. Day Ahead: Facebook's big reveal

Tuesday, 15 Jan, 2013 - 03:00

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