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Jul 1, 2012

ICE Futures U.S.: Weekly Analysis of US Equity and Currency Markets.


 

Get your trading week started with video outlooks on the US equity and currency markets. Nick McDonald
of Trade With Precision presents a concise technical analysis of these markets for the week ahead, using the Russell 2000® index and the ICE US Dollar Index® as pivotal focuses.


The weekly outlooks are available every Sunday evening by 8 p.m. ET. The weekly video commentaries remain on the website until new commentaries are posted.
View the video market commentaries »

NYT Global Update: In Presidential Vote, Mexicans Have Eye on a Tainted Past

Global Update

 
TOP NEWS

In Presidential Vote, Mexicans Have Eye on a Tainted Past

By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD
Facing a bloody drug war and a lackluster economy, Mexico voted Sunday for president in an election that may bring back a party that ruled autocratically for much of the 20th century.
News Analysis

U.S. Bets New Oil Sanctions Will Change Iran's Tune

By ANNIE LOWREY and DAVID E. SANGER
After years of efforts to halt Iran's nuclear program, the United States and its allies are imposing sanctions meant to cut the country off from the global oil market.

New Wave of 'Lost Boys' Flee Sudan's Lingering War

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
Driven from a remote area by fighting and the threat of famine, thousands of children are repeating the perilous flight of the so-called Lost Boys during Sudan's 1990s civil war.
World

Photographs: Sudanese Children in Exile

Fleeing the war in Sudan's Nuba Mountains, a new generation of Lost Boys, and some girls too, is being born.
Sunday Review

News Analysis

What's a Socialist?

By STEVEN ERLANGER
As the industrialized working class gets smaller and smaller, socialism seems to have less and less to say.
WORLD

Protesters March as New Hong Kong Leader Is Sworn In

By KEITH BRADSHER and KEVIN DREW
The demonstrations reflected concerns that the new chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, may roll back some of the city's cherished civil liberties.

Gunmen Attack 2 Churches in Kenya, Killing at Least 15 People

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
Masked gunmen hurled grenades into two churches in northern Kenya and sprayed gunfire at worshipers fleeing one of them.

Talks Come Up With Plan for Syria, but Not for Assad's Exit

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ROD NORDLAND
Kofi Annan convened a meeting on Saturday of nine global powers who agreed on a plan for political transition in Syria that did not specifically call for President Bashar al-Assad to step down.
BUSINESS

How Delaware Thrives as a Corporate Tax Haven

By LESLIE WAYNE
Big corporations, small-time businesses, rogues, scoundrels and worse - all have turned up at Delaware addresses, no questions asked, hoping to cover their tracks and skirt regulations.
The New American Job

A Jobs Boom Built on Sweat in an Age of Belt-Tightening

By CATHERINE RAMPELL
The job of personal trainer is one of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States, despite the challenges of uneven regulation, irregular hours and low pay.
Bits Blog

Amazon Web Services Knocked Offline by Storms

By NICK BILTON
Amazon Web Services, which stores data for companies worldwide, was knocked offline by storms, affecting a number of sites, including Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest.
TECHNOLOGY

Cloud Leaves Some Tech Giants Seeking a Silver Lining

By QUENTIN HARDY
Some companies that powered the personal computer industry are notably absent from advances in cloud computing.
Bits

I Took a Web Detour, and Now I Feel Better

By JENNA WORTHAM
Yes, the Internet offers many distractions, but sometimes they can make us more efficient for the long haul.
Technology

In Traffic? Next Time, Use an App

By JOHN R. QUAIN
Everybody complains about the traffic, but no one does anything about it. That may finally be changing as new technology to track cars becomes more widely used.
SPORTS

Short-Fused and Explosive

By JERÉ LONGMAN
Italy's Mario Balotelli plays with an uncontrolled fire, at times injuring foes and confounding his coaches. But he also lights up the field.

Querrey-Cilic: A Long Match but Hardly the Longest

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY
Sam Querrey lost to Marin Cilic in 5 hours 31 minutes on Saturday, making it the second-longest singles match in Wimbledon history, next to John Isner's 11 hour 5 minute marathon in 2010.

At U.S. Trials, There's No Swimsuit Issue

By KAREN CROUSE
In the first five days of the United States Olympic swimming trials, with high-tech swimsuits out, only three American records fell while every world record remained standing.
U.S. NEWS

After Storms in Mid-Atlantic, Stifling Heat and Power Loss

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and MARC SANTORA
With temperatures expected to soar on Sunday, more than a million people remained without power after deadly thunderstorms tore through the mid-Atlantic region.

Cities Balk as Federal Law on Marijuana Is Enforced

By NORIMITSU ONISHI
Over eight months, more than 500 dispensaries have closed in California. Local officials say the crackdown has brought new chaos to the medical marijuana industry.

In Supreme Court Term, Striking Unity on Major Cases

By ADAM LIPTAK
A look back at the term just concluded reveals that the court, which has had a reputation for predictable ideological splits, has entered a new phase.
OPINION
Opinion

Where's Charlemagne When We Need Him?

By ISTVAN DEAK
The European project needs a grand unifying ideal - or it will fail.
Op-Ed Columnist

Africa on the Rise

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
This year's win-a-trip voyage with a Rice University student begins in Lesotho, a nation symbolic of a continent's promise.
Op-Ed Columnist

The Wearing of the Green

By MAUREEN DOWD
Unthinkable, unimaginable and, for Irish dead-enders, unspeakable.

BBC Breaking News: Spain trounce Italy to win Euro 2012

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BBC News
 
 
  Breaking News  

Spain trounce Italy to win Euro 2012

Spain beat Italy 4-0 in Ukraine to win Euro 2012 - a historic third consecutive major international football trophy

BBC Breaking News: Barclays chairman Agius to resign

BBC News
Breaking News

Barclays chairman Agius to resign

Marcus Agius is to resign as the chairman of Barclays, after the bank was fined for attempting to fix the Libor inter-bank lending rate.

NYT Today's Headlines | World: Pocketbook Issues Weigh Heavily as Mexicans Vote

 

 

Today's Headlines 

 

 


TOP NEWS

In Supreme Court Term, Striking Unity on Major Cases

By ADAM LIPTAK
A look back at the term just concluded reveals that the court, which has had a reputation for predictable ideological splits, has entered a new phase.

Bain Attacks Make Inroads for President

By JIM RUTENBERG and JEFF ZELENY
President Obama is successfully invoking Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital to raise doubts about Mr. Romney's commitment to the middle class, strategists in both parties say.

After Storms in Mid-Atlantic, Stifling Heat and Power Loss

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and MARC SANTORA
At least 12 people were dead after violent weather on Friday, and utility crews were working to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the region.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"We don't talk about our parents anymore. Even if we go back, we won't find anybody."
HAIDAR MUSA, 14, one of a new wave of "lost boys," young Sudanese refugees fleeing strife in the remote Nuba Mountains.

World

Photographs: Sudanese Children in Exile

Fleeing the war in the Nuba mountains, a new generation of Lost Boys, and some girls too, is being born.
Opinion
Opinionator | Anxiety

The 'Busy' Trap

The "crazy busy" existence so many of us complain about is almost entirely self-imposed.
WORLD

Pocketbook Issues Weigh Heavily as Mexicans Vote

By DAMIEN CAVE
Sunday's presidential election in Mexico could offer rehabilitation to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, once dismissed as corrupt and authoritarian.

Talks Come Up With Plan for Syria, but Not for Assad's Exit

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ROD NORDLAND
Kofi Annan convened a meeting on Saturday of nine global powers who agreed on a plan for political transition in Syria that did not specifically call for President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

Yitzhak Shamir, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dies at 96

By JOEL BRINKLEY
Mr. Shamir was part of a group of right-wing politicians who rose to power in the 1970s and who adopted an unyielding opposition to territorial concessions for Palestinians.
U.S.

Cities Balk as Federal Law on Marijuana Is Enforced

By NORIMITSU ONISHI
Over eight months, more than 500 dispensaries have closed in California. Local officials say the crackdown has brought new chaos to the medical marijuana industry.

Fire in Colorado Is 30 Percent Contained; National Guard Troops Deployed

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Making steady progress Saturday against the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, crews kept a wary eye on weather that was getting warmer and drier.

E-Mails Suggest Paterno Role in Silence on Sandusky

By JO BECKER
The question of what to do about an accusation against Jerry Sandusky was extensively debated by Joe Paterno and Penn State officials, according to an independent investigation.
POLITICS

For Attorneys General, Long Shot Brings Payoffs

By KEVIN SACK and ERIC LICHTBLAU
An opposition case that was given little chance of succeeding ended up enlisting 26 states and securing some significant political and legal victories.
Economic View

Giving Health Care a Chance to Evolve

By ROBERT H. FRANK
The Supreme Court has paved the way for an orderly rehabilitation of America's gravely dysfunctional health care system, the writer says.

Maine Race Complicates Struggle for the Senate

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
Former Gov. Angus King has a strong lead in the race to fill Olympia Snowe's Senate seat, but it has made him an early punching bag.
BUSINESS

How Delaware Thrives as a Corporate Tax Haven

By LESLIE WAYNE
Big corporations, small-time businesses, rogues, scoundrels and worse - all have turned up at Delaware addresses, no questions asked, hoping to cover their tracks and skirt regulations.
The New American Job

A Jobs Boom Built on Sweat in an Age of Belt-Tightening

By CATHERINE RAMPELL
The job of personal trainer is one of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States, despite the challenges of uneven regulation, irregular hours and low pay.
News Analysis

U.S. Bets New Oil Sanctions Will Change Iran's Tune

By ANNIE LOWREY and DAVID E. SANGER
After years of efforts to halt Iran's nuclear program, the United States and its allies are imposing sanctions meant to cut the country off from the global oil market.
TECHNOLOGY

Cloud Leaves Some Tech Giants Seeking a Silver Lining

By QUENTIN HARDY
Some companies that powered the personal computer industry are notably absent from advances in cloud computing.
Bits Blog

Amazon Web Services Knocked Offline by Storms

By NICK BILTON
Amazon Web Services, which stores data for companies worldwide, was knocked offline by storms, affecting a number of sites, including Netflix, Instagram and Pinterest.
Bits

I Took a Web Detour, and Now I Feel Better

By JENNA WORTHAM
Yes, the Internet offers many distractions, but sometimes they can make us more efficient for the long haul.
SPORTS

The Increasing Allure of Faraway Fairways

By BILL PENNINGTON
A links golf course has opened on a remote island in Nova Scotia, and club officials are hoping that the far-flung locale will be part of its allure.

Short-Fused and Explosive

By JERÉ LONGMAN
Italy's Mario Balotelli plays with an uncontrolled fire, at times injuring foes and confounding his coaches. But he also lights up the field.
Yankees 4, White Sox 0

After Turns on Mound and in Stands, Wise Stars at Plate for Yanks

By ZACH SCHONBRUN
Dewayne Wise hit a single, a double and a home run, and Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven shutout innings as the Yankees beat the White Sox.
ARTS

Super-Dreams of an Alternate World Order

By MANOHLA DARGIS and A. O. SCOTT
The superhero movie is now a Hollywood staple, one corporations and advertisers want a piece of. But what is it selling?

Allies With an Eye on Each Other

By KRISTIN HOHENADEL
Two cultural institutions - one French, one American - have begun a program to explore how the two countries portray each other on film and television.

An Audience for Free Spirits in a Closed Society

By NICOLAS RAPOLD
"Daisies" ran afoul of the Communist government in 1960s Czechoslovakia, but now the film, screening at BAMcinématek, is a classic of that country's New Wave.
NEW YORK / REGION

Con Ed Workers Locked Out as Talks Fail

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Unionized workers with Consolidated Edison in New York City are being locked out and managers will run the utility, after contract negotiations failed.

It's a Goldman World

By N. R. KLEINFIELD
When the powerful financial services firm Goldman Sachs moved its headquarters to Battery Park City, it brought along a whole neighborhood, with plenty of amenities, and upended the old one.

Mom, Dad, This Playground's for You

By WINNIE HU
New York City is testing its first playground for adults, at Macombs Dam Park in the Bronx, hoping it will succeed where treadmills have failed in combating rising rates of obesity.
MAGAZINE

A Snitch's Dilemma

By TED CONOVER
What do you do when the cops you work for are dirtier than you are?

Hillary Clinton's Last Tour as a Rock-Star Diplomat

By STEVEN LEE MYERS
What's the future for the secretary of state? Given the problems facing the world, it's hard to look past the next six months.

On YouTube, Amateur Is the New Pro

By ROB WALKER
Exploring the art and commerce of homemade videos.
EDITORIALS
Editorial

The Radical Supreme Court

The five conservative justices have made the Supreme Court an aggressive political actor. No wonder the court's standing in public opinion polls is dreadful.
Editorial

A Window on Campaign Abuse

Two government agencies are taking an interest in political groups hiding behind the tax code, and could shed light on the secret world of undisclosed political contributions.
Editorial

Immigrants and Small Business

A new study paints a broad and detailed picture of immigrant entrepreneurship, affirming the centrality of immigration in the American economy.
OP-ED
Op-Ed Columnist

The Wearing of the Green

By MAUREEN DOWD
Unthinkable, unimaginable and, for Irish dead-enders, unspeakable.
Op-Ed Columnist

The Price of Health Care

By ROSS DOUTHAT
For President Obama, the consequences of focusing early on health care may still prove disastrous. But Republicans have big problems of their own on the issue.
Op-Ed Columnist

Taking One for the Country

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
The leadership of Chief Justice Roberts could teach us all a lesson or two.
ON THIS DAY
On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule after 156 years as a British colony.