Hot Links: Fate of the Union

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

In case you fell asleep like I did, here’s an analysis of Obama’s State of the Union – (WaPo) and highlights – (DailyBeast)

The Fed used the word “Recovery” in its FOMC statement yesterday for the first time.  Can you feel it?  Me neither.  (Bloomberg)

Asset manager BlackRock ($BLK) just earned a quarter of a billion dollars for the 4th Q.  (NYP)

Carl Icahn asserting himself at Biogen ($BIIB).  (DealBook)

Congrats to Ford ($F) on their first profitable year since 2005.  (CNNMoney)

Financial advisors shouldn’t be shoemakers with holes in their shoes.  (WSJ)