|06:07 EDT||HMC, DDAIF, TM, TSLA, F, AAPL, BA, FIATY, NSANY, VLKAY, EADSY, GM||On the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up|
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Investors are grappling with what could be a watershed moment for Apple (AAPL). In many fund managers' eyes, the recent decline could mark Apple's transformation from a growth stock to a more plodding value stock, the Wall Street Journal reports...The power that U.S. baby boomers have exercised for some 50 years over the auto industry is starting to wane. Auto industry executives at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week made it clear with their designs for coming models that they are pivoting their attention—and their product strategies—toward the 20, 30 and 40-something consumers collectively known as Generations X and Y, the Wall Street Journal reports...REUTERS: PC makers, trying to beat back a tablet mania that's hurting their sales, are making what may be a last attempt to sway customers by mimicking the competition, Reuters reports...Airbus (EADSY) reported a 43% drop in orders and lost its title as the world's largest plane maker to Boeing (BA) in 2012, as it predicted improvements in orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines look to reduce fuel costs. Adjusted for cancellations, Airbus had 833 net orders, while Boeing led on net orders with 921 aircraft, Reuters reports...BLOOMBERG: Fed officials are increasingly concerned that record-low interest rates are overheating markets for assets from farmland to junk bonds, which could heighten risks when they reverse their bond purchases, Bloomberg reports...Treasuries fell, as 10-year notes halted a four-day advance, before Commerce Department data forecast to show U.S. housing starts rose last month, adding to signs the U.S. economy is improving, Bloomberg reports.