* AT&T will soon offer U.S. regulatory authorities allowing a solution may be to proceed with the purchase of T-Mobile, reported sources close to the matter.
* BANK OF AMERICA. The Federal Reserve has requested the Bank to submit the measures that it would take if business conditions deteriorated, the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.
* ELI LILLY. The U.S. laboratory has initiated discussions with the Turkish producer of generic drugs Mustafa Nevzat, to a partnership and possibly investing, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.
* QUIKSILVER announced Thursday an increase in earnings from continuing operations and thinks generate growth from emerging markets.
Net income rose to $ 10.4 million, or 6 cents a share, against 8.3 million and 5 cents a year earlier. The turnover is in turn stood at 503.3 million dollars, an increase of 14%.
The broker Jefferies raised its price target on the group, from 4.50 to 5.00 dollars.