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May 12, 2010

NASDAQ: Top Business Stories / Market News and Analysis. May 12th, 2010


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MarketWatch: Industry - Financial Services.- Chuck Jaffe: Keep your distance from market volatility. May 12th, 2010

Chuck Jaffe: Keep your distance from market volatility By Chuck Jaffe MarketWatch
5/12/2010 8:33:00 PM

If you watched every minute of the stock market's action last week, you were wrung out and exhausted. If you happened to be out of the office, away from the television or without any sort of instant link to the news, you were blissfully ignorant. See full story

MarketWatch: Industry Internet.- Yahoo's massive new headquarters approved. May 12th, 2010

Yahoo's massive new headquarters approved By John Letzing MarketWatch
5/12/2010 8:22:00 PM

Yahoo Inc. wins approval from local officials to build a massive, 3 million-square-foot office campus in the heart of Silicon Valley, an ambitious project envisioned in the midst of the company’s ongoing turnaround effort. See full story

Forbes Asia: China's Colombine. May 12th, 2010


China's Columbine

China's Columbine
The country's schoolyards have become killing grounds.
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Adding Shanghai To Your Stock Portfolio

Adding Shanghai To Your Stock Portfolio
Travel, retail businesses hold promise as government turns its eye to tourism.
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Jackie Chan:
China's Top Celebrity

Jackie Chan:<br>China's Top Celebrity
The Hong Kong actor outduels basketball star Yao Ming to top Forbes China's latest ranking.
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Lenovo's Turnaround Man

Lenovo's Turnaround Man
While expanding the company's mobile-phone business, Chairman Liu Chuanzhi is also leaving a legacy.
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The World Cup's Hidden Competitors

The World Cup's Hidden Competitors
China and Pakistan my never meet on the pitch, but they're facing off on the ball.
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U.S. Department of the Treasury: Free Economic Statistics available now. May 12th, 2010

Economic Statistics - Monthly Data for U.S. Department of the Treasury. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.

MarketWatch: Industry Financial Services.-How new market circuit breakers would work. May 12th, 2010

How new market circuit breakers would work By Max Frumes Medill News Service
5/12/2010 4:50:00 PM

Top regulators and officials of the options and securities exchanges tell Congress that further safeguards may be needed to prevent another mysterious bungee jump by the markets like that experienced last Thursday. See full story

BBC: Business Update, May 12th 2010 22.49 UK

Page last updated at 21:49 GMT, Wednesday, 12 May 2010 22:49 UK

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero addressing 
parliament, 12 May 2010
The Spanish PM unveils plans to tackle his country's budget crisis amid concerns that problems afflicting Greece may spread.

Bank's chief hails deficit plan
Bank of England governor Mervyn King says the new coalition government's deficit reduction plan is "strong and powerful".

Recovery widens US trade deficit
The US trade deficit rose to a 15-month high in March as rising imports underlined the economy's recovery.

Why Microsoft bets that free software will be big business
Football body Fifa aims to score World Cup 2018 tax riches
Doubts surface over EU's 750bn-euro package



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Ukraine ponders Russia's gas merger offer