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Oct 14, 2012

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



Weekly Analysis of 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.

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the New York Times Global Upadate -October 14, 2012-: Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
October 14, 2012

Global Update


TOP NEWS

Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal

By RAPHAEL MINDER
The Portuguese have suddenly joined the swelling ranks of Europe's discontented, following Greece and Spain.

Libya Struggles to Curb Militias, the Only Police

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
The weak Libyan government faces the task of trying to rein in powerful militias while depending on them as the only armed forces, a conundrum that has trapped the country in a state of lawlessness.

At the Corner of Hope and Worry

By DAN BARRY
A small cafe, in the small city of Elyria, Ohio, is being tested by a tough economy. It is the kind of place where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each hope that his promise of a restored American dream will resonate.
World

Video: Palestinians Go to the Polls

Maysoun Qawasmi leads the first all-woman list of candidates for elective office in the Palestinian territories.
Opinion

Op-Ed Contributor

Don't Block the Sun

By JEREMY LEGGETT
Governments should come together to encourage the solar industry, not throw obstacles in its way.
WORLD

Sex Life Was 'Out of Step,' Strauss-Kahn Says, but Not Illegal

By DOREEN CARVAJAL and MAÏA de la BAUME
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is seeking to throw out charges in an inquiry into ties to a French prostitution ring, arguing that the authorities are trying to "criminalize lust."

In Russia, Protesters Try to Gain Foothold via Elections

By ELLEN BARRY and ANDREW ROTH
Sunday's array of regional and local elections served as a measure of whether electoral reforms introduced last year would usher in real political competition.

Upheaval Grips South Africa as Hopes for Its Workers Fade

By LYDIA POLGREEN
With labor unrest boiling into violence, the terms of the fragile consensus that kept Africa's richest economy going through the transition from apartheid are threatening to unravel.
BUSINESS

A Risky Mortgage Lifeline for Retirees

By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG
The newly minted Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working on new rules that could mean better disclosure for consumers and stricter supervision of reverse mortgage lenders.
Media Decoder Blog

China in Hollywood, Hailed and Investigated

By MICHAEL CIEPLY
A banquet honoring the gatekeeper of Chinese film, Han Sanping, comes against the backdrop of a corruption investigation of Hollywood's practices with companies in China.

Bernanke Defends Fed's Latest Monetary Policy

By REUTERS
The Federal Reserve chairman Ben S. Bernanke defended the central bank's monetary policy on Sunday from claims that it was hurting the economies of emerging countries.
TECHNOLOGY
Slipstream

Do Not Track? Advertisers Say 'Don't Tread on Us'

By NATASHA SINGER
Advertisers are girding for battle against browser mechanisms intended to offer more online privacy. At stake is nothing less than the future of the surveillance economy.

U.S. Suspects Iran Was Behind a Wave of Cyberattacks

By THOM SHANKER and DAVID E. SANGER
Intelligence officials believe network attacks that crippled computers across the Saudi oil industry and breached American financial institutions originated in Iran.
Digital Domain

Doing the Two-Step, Beyond the A.T.M.

By RANDALL STROSS
Requiring a password and a text-message code for entering Web sites would make hacking much more difficult.
SPORTS

When Protecting Goalkeepers Goes Too Far

By ROB HUGHES
Aldo Simoncini, the goalie of San Marino, recklessly hit England winger Theo Walcott, putting him in the hospital with a bruised lung. Yet he received no foul, no penalty or even a red card for dangerous play.

Vettel Takes Over Formula One Points Lead

By BRAD SPURGEON
Sebastian Vettel's victory in the Korean Grand Prix positions him to become the youngest three-time world champion in the series history, as well as only the third driver to win the title three years in a row.

After Avalanche, Record Climb Is Bittersweet

By KELLEY McMILLAN
In late September, Benedikt Böhm became the fastest man to climb and ski Mount Manaslu, roughly a month after an avalanche on its slopes killed 11 people.
U.S. NEWS

Juvenile Killers and Life Terms: a Case in Point

By ETHAN BRONNER
A Supreme Court ruling has opened the possibility that juvenile offenders serving life sentences might get a second chance - and it has also reopened old wounds.
So California Goes

A Grand Experiment to Rein In Climate Change

By FELICITY BARRINGER
On Jan. 1, California will become the first state in the nation to charge industries across the economy for the greenhouse gases they emit.

El Paso Schools Confront Scandal of Students Who 'Disappeared' at Test Time

By MANNY FERNANDEZ
Administrators are accused of keeping low-performing students out of classrooms at test time to bolster schools' scores.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

The Mystery of Benghazi

By ROSS DOUTHAT
Why did the White House fumble the aftermath of the Libya attack?
Op-Ed Columnist

An Irish Catholic Wake-Up

By MAUREEN DOWD
Bring on the turkey: when Irish eyes are smiling and mouths are running.
Op-Ed Contributors

Why Netanyahu Backed Down

By GRAHAM T. ALLISON Jr. and SHAI FELDMAN
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's about-face on attacking Iran resulted from a long-building revolt by Israel's professional security establishment against the very idea of an early military attack.

The New York Times Today's Headlines -October 14, 2012-: Libya Struggles to Curb Militias, the Only Police

 
The New York Times
October 14, 2012

Today's Headlines

 
TOP NEWS

Libya Struggles to Curb Militias, the Only Police

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
The weak Libyan government faces the task of trying to rein in powerful militias while depending on them as the only armed forces, a conundrum that has trapped the country in a state of lawlessness.

Campaigns Mine Personal Lives to Get Out Vote

By CHARLES DUHIGG
The Obama and Romney campaigns are using the personal information of voters to, in effect, train people to go to the polls through subtle cues, rewards and threats.

At the Corner of Hope and Worry

By DAN BARRY
A small cafe, in the small city of Elyria, Ohio, is being tested by a tough economy. It is the kind of place where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each hope that his promise of a restored American dream will resonate.
QUOTATION OF THE DAY
""I'm just going in circles and circles and circles, and not getting anyplace."
DONNA DOVE, who owns a struggling diner in Elyria, Ohio.

Magazine
Opinion

Slide Show: The Strip | By Brian McFadden

Cartoons about current affairs.
POLITICS

As Massachusetts Governor, Romney Was Often Away

By DANNY HAKIM
Particularly in the last two years of his term, Mitt Romney was often missing from Massachusetts on personal trips or political ones unrelated to his job.

G.O.P. Ticket Focuses on Crucial Ohio Votes

By TRIP GABRIEL and THOMAS KAPLAN
The Republican ticket has all but taken up residence in vital Ohio: Mitt Romney spent four days in the state this week and Representative Paul D. Ryan two, with plans to return Monday.
FiveThirtyEight

G.O.P. Senate Hopes Fade, Even as Romney's Rise, Polls Show

By NATE SILVER
The FiveThirtyEight forecast model now gives Republicans just about a 16 percent chance of winning control of the Senate. This is a precipitous drop from just two months ago.
BUSINESS

Romney's Go-To Economist

By DAVID SEGAL
R. Glenn Hubbard, dean of the Columbia Business School, has helped to draft many of Mitt Romney's economic and tax policies - and is often a cheerleader for them.

China Exports Rise, Hinting at a Glimmer of a Revival

By KEITH BRADSHER
Strengthened exports to the United States may increase trade frictions as White House and Chinese Politburo contenders engage in political grandstanding.

I.M.F. Urges Leaders to Act Decisively on Debt

By MARTIN FACKLER
At the end of a three-day meeting in Tokyo, the members of the International Monetary Fund warned that debt crises in developed countries were dragging down growth in emerging markets.
EDITORIALS
Editorial

Time to Pack Up

It should not take two more years for the United States to leave Afghanistan.
Sunday Observer

Two More Saints From a State of Grace

By LAWRENCE DOWNES
When the seven Catholic saints are canonized next Sunday, the American tally will be 12 - and New York will be on its way to an All-Saints baseball team.
SUNDAY REVIEW
Capital Ideas

Rethinking Affirmative Action

By DAVID LEONHARDT
Supporters of affirmative action still have a legal path open to them: giving preference based on socioeconomic status.
ON THIS DAY
On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS -OCTOBER 14, 201-.

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN
October 14, 2012

The top 1 percent cannot evade its share of responsibility for the growing gulf in American society.

An architect tries — and nearly succeeds — to prove that a house can be built with only made-in-the-U.S.A. materials.

The biggest secret of the election is that the candidates basically agree about the economy.

Mitt Romney’s depiction of 47 percent of America as wealth takers touched on some unsettling facts about politics and wealth distribution.

Sheila C. Bair, the former F.D.I.C. chairwoman and author of a new book on the financial crisis, is well positioned to challenge the dogma of bank bailouts.

R. Glenn Hubbard, dean of the Columbia Business School, has helped to draft many of Mitt Romney’s economic and tax policies — and is often a cheerleader for them.