Investor Carl Icahn won his long battle to split Motorola into two companies, but that’s not satisfying the billionaire, who says he’ll still fight to take four board seats, the WSJ says on B1. The NYT puts it on C1 and reports that the company will divide its struggling cell phone maker from the rest of its business by 2009.

A whimper

In economic news, the fourth-quarter GDP report is due from the Commerce Department this morning. A Bloomberg survey predicts it grew just 0.6 percent.

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