"I can see how the red ink may be perceived as abnormal."
- Nintendo Co. Ltd. president Satoru Iwata, in blaming a strong Japanese yen and competition for a reduced earnings forecast.
"We don't want to be used for a PR event."
- David Roth, an "Occupy" protester at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on an offer to meet with forum organizers.
"About two dozen customers have basically made me low-interest loans, so that we can restructure our loans, restock, and move forward."
- Amy Kunkle of the Food for All Market in Mount Airy, after an ill-advised Groupon offer drove the business thousands of dollars into a hole.