Interesting 2011 number just released from Eurostat. 45% of all Greeks and 39% of Italians have never used the internet . This compares with 15% of Germans and 11% of Brits .
From Goldmans . The Chinese economy is growing so quickly that it adds on output equivalent to the GDP of Greece every 130 days.
McDonalds says that it plans to open a new outlet in China every day this year.
So far 59% of corporations reporting their Q4 numbers have beaten expectations. The average uplift has been 11.5%. Without Apple and AIG this would fall to just 1%.