From the Wires

US retail sales lower than expected

BLOOMBERG: Expectations for the economy were tempered by underwhelming December numbers for purchases.

Elon Musk talks company's interest in Mars, satellites

BLOOMBERG: The young billionaire said he had like to see an engineering office in Seattle that focuses on building and employing satellites.

Republican congress takes aim at Obama's immigration policies

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The GOP contends the president's executive actions were unconstitutional.

Obama calls for cybersecurity legislation

REGISTER GUARD: The proposed laws would encourage private companies to share information with Homeland Security.

Backups at West Coast ports 'no longer sustainable'

BLOOMBERG: Shippers hint that work stoppage at five largest ports is possible.

FAA, CNN reach deal to allow newsgathering drones

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: The cable network and the federal administration announced the deal on Monday.

Investors indicate comfort in Greece not leaving Euro

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The Greek markets stabilized two weeks ahead of elections.

Keystone XL pipeline inching toward reality

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The controversial project had a major obstacle cleared when a Nebraska court tossed a suit disputing the pipeline's route.

Analysts: Google eyes car insurance market

REUTERS: Google has been marketing its comparison service for years, analyst writes.

Forest Service changes course on $10M PR campaign

WASHINGTON POST: The federal agency cited a lack of funds for its unexpected change of course.

Coca-Cola cuts jobs, J.C. Penney closing stores

CNBC: Both companies are seeking to cut costs in 2015.

Euro continues its fall, deflation now a possibility

FORBES: The European Union's currency is now the lowest its been against the dollar since 2006.

Monsanto: Quarterly profit down 34 percent

CNBC: The agriculture giant's fall was not as sharp as some analysts predicted.