UPDATE 2-Elliott bids for Compuware after seeking sale at rival – Reuters

N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death – Houston Chronicle

Foreign holdings of U.S. debt hits record – USA TODAY

UBS Said to Face $1.6 Billion Libor Penalty This Week – Bloomberg

Sprint moves to get all of Clearwire – Philadelphia Business Journal – Bizjournals.com

FOREX-Yen pinned to lows before Japan election – Reuters

Euro, shares edge higher ahead of PMI data – Fox Business

Emerging-Market Stocks Snap Seven-Day Advance; China Rallies – Bloomberg

Cape Cod train set to roll by summer – Boston.com

Manufacturing expansion quickens in China – Dec. 13, 2012 – CNN