At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know. In today's video, we cover the following:

  • UPS (NYSE: UPS) is optimistic about future cash flows and share repurchases this year after reporting strong earnings for the fourth quarter.
  • Chip maker ARM Holdings (Nasdaq: ARMH) also showed up big with a 40% climb in pre-tax profit for its fourth quarter. In the year ahead, ARM faces competition from tech giant Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) as it attempts to steal customers from ARM in the mobile chip market.  
  • Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) reported its first earnings since the patent expired on its leading drug, Lipitor.
  • Drugmaker Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) also announced earnings, which saw a 27% drop in net income for the period. 

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