Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from June 27, 2012

NYT Global Update | Top News: In Brazen TV Raid, Syria and Rebels Differ Over Attackers

Global Update TOP NEWS In Brazen TV Raid, Syria and Rebels Differ Over Attackers By ROD NORDLAND, NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ALAN COWELL Syria said that rebels stormed a pro-government television station, but opposition fighters said the attackers were in fact defectors from the loyalist Republican Guard. Backed by NATO, Turkey Steps Up Warning to Syria Times Topic: Syria DealBook Barclays to Pay Over $450 Million in Regulatory Deal By BEN PROTESS and MARK SCOTT The British bank struck a deal to resolve accusations that it tried to manipulate key interest rates, the first settlement in a sprawling global investigation. DealBook: The Things Traders Say 12:11 PM ET Euro Watch Merkel Refuses to Yield on Eve of Summit Meeting By STEPHEN CASTLE As pressure mounted from other European leaders, Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, reiterated that she would oppose greater burden-sharing without a stronger political framework. Befo

NYT Afternoon Business News: Google Tries Something Retro: Made in the U.S.A.

BUSINESS Google Tries Something Retro: Made in the U.S.A. By JOHN MARKOFF Etched into the base of Google's wireless Nexus Q home media player is its most intriguing feature. Google Reveals $200 Nexus Tablet | Android Adds New Features Euro Zone Riddled With Shaky Banks By JACK EWING and DAVID JOLLY Spain and Cyprus may be the current locus of European anxiety, but many other banks are in a weakened state, cut off from money markets because investors do not trust them. Euro Watch Merkel Refuses to Yield on Eve of Summit Meeting By STEPHEN CASTLE As pressure mounted from other European leaders, Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, reiterated that she would oppose greater burden-sharing without a stronger political framework. Airbus Said to Plan First U.S. Plant By NICOLA CLARK The European plane maker is expected to build its first assembly line in the United States in Mobile, Ala., in a bid to win market share in the United St

DealBooK | DealB%K Afternoon Edition | Highlights: The Trade: Challenging the Long-Held Belief in 'Shareholder Value

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 TOP STORY S.E.C. Files Civil Charges Against Falcone The Securities and Exchange Commission alleged that Philip A. Falcone took a loan from his firm and gave preferential treatment to Goldman Sachs. DEALBOOK » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS The Trade: Challenging the Long-Held Belief in 'Shareholder Value' Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica examines a book from Lynn A. Stout, a professor at Cornell Law School, who says the idea that companies should be run for the sole purpose of returning value to shareholders has worked out horribly. DEALBOOK » The Things Traders Say Regulators quote e-mails between traders and those who submitted rate information as part of settlements with Barclays. DEALBOOK » Buffett Joins Bon Jovi in a Song for Charity The Berkshire Hathaway chairman gives his ukulele a workout in a duet with Jon Bon Jovi, just six months after a breakout performance celebrating the Chinese new year.

Stocks and Markets in the News | Wall Street at Close:

U.S. Markets Wednesday’s biggest gaining and declining stocks MarketWatch’s daily rundown of U.S. stocks making sizable moves. Google’s Nexus, Facebook’s losses spur tech action Technology stocks close higher, with Google Inc. rising after it unveiled its Nexus 7 tablet, but Facebook Inc. fails to join the rally after its IPO underwriters initiated coverage with mixed reports on the social-networking giant. U.S. stock indexes rise on domestic data U.S. stocks extend gains into a second day, with investors cheering domestic economic data and a respite from headlines from Europe.  U.S. Markets Headlines Facebook underwriters take mixed view Facebook’s IPO underwriters kicked off coverage of the social network on Wednesday, with a relatively even

CBS NEWS | Political Hotsheet Top Stories: Romney campain buys "superfan" new truck

CBS POLITICAL HOTSHEET TOP STORIES         Romney campain buys "superfan" new truck Mitt Romney campaign replaces truck of Jim Wilson, who's been following campaign around country Read full story Congress tentatively reaches student loan deal House could vote on bill to extend low student loan interest rates by Friday, but details still need to be resolved Read full story Biden blasts Romney over energy tax credits Vice president also mocks candidate on "outsourcing" versus "offshoring" Read full story Poll: Romney loses advantage on economy in swing states Romney appears to have lost his advantage on the key issue of the economy in three swing states -- at least for now Read full story GOP senator: Defense cuts will "hurt our economy" New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte warns that cuts would result in the loss of over one million jobs and

BIV Today's Business News: MDA acquires U.S. satellite provider for US$875 million

Technology MDA acquires U.S. satellite provider for US$875 million Richmond-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) announced this morning that it has acquired 100% of Space Systems/Loral, Inc. Education and Research   Teachers reach tentative agreement with government The BC Teachers' Federation (BCTF) has signed a tentative contract agreement with the government's bargaining agent, the BC Public School Employers' Association, and recommended its ratification to all members. Mining and Energy Vancouver potash company to buy Regina wastewater Western Potash Corp. (WPX:TSX) will pay the City of Regina $200 million over 45 years for treated wastewater to be used at a new potash mine south of the Prairie capital. Transportation       New signs tell motorists wait times for border crossings Fraser Valley residents heading to the U.S. to shop will still have t