Up or Down Vote: In a speech at the White House, President Obama urged Congress to "finish its work" on health care and indicated support for a legislative strategy known reconciliation to get the bill passed, according to the Washington Post.
Bank Reform: Citigroup Inc. Chief Executive Vikram Pandit will today endorse broad regulatory reforms to prevent another banking meltdown, according to Politico.
No Friend: The eventual IPO of social-networking site Facebook could make its founder the world's richest twenty-something. Yet Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, now 25, seems intent on deferring that multibillion dollar payday, says the Wall Street Journal.
Many Suitors: Pfizer Inc. is bidding as much as $4.08 billion for German generic-drug maker Ratiopharm GmbH, Bloomberg reports. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Actavis Group hf are also bidding.
Patent Fight: Apple Inc sued Taiwan's HTC Corp, which makes touchscreen smartphones using Google software, accusing it of infringing 20 hardware and software patents related to the iPhone, Reuters reports.