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Apr 14, 2013

Trade With Precision -April 14, 2013-: Nick McDonald Market Commentary For The Week Ahead.

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Nick McDonald provides an outlook for the week ahead on currency and equity markets.

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Kerry Says Any Talks Rely on Steps by North Korea: NYT | Global Update -April 14, 2013-.

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
April 14, 2013
Compiled 20:58 GMT

Global Update


TOP NEWS

Kerry Says Any Talks Rely on Steps by North Korea

By MICHAEL R. GORDON
The secretary of state said that the United States was prepared to reach out if North Korea made the first move to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
The Caucus

Rubio Offers Full-Throated Support for Immigration Bill

By BRIAN KNOWLTON
Legislation that would overhaul the country's immigration system received a forceful endorsement from Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, who after holding back for weeks appeared on seven talk shows to voice his support.

Kidneys Made in Lab Seen as a Step to Human Transplants

By HENRY FOUNTAIN
Researchers said that while creating functional kidneys for people was a long way off, replacement organs made like the rat kidneys would have benefits over other methods.
World

Multimedia Feature: North Korea's Nuclear Threats, in Focus

A detailed overview of the military tension on the Korean Peninsula, with photographs, graphics and reactions from residents of the region.
Opinion

Opinion

Heavens, Not Havens

By ELIZABETH DUNN and MICHAEL NORTON
Europe may have its share of cheerful taxpayers, but they are in short supply here.
WORLD

China Makes Inroads in Nepal, and Stanches Tibetan Influx

By EDWARD WONG
The Chinese are trying to stem the flow of disaffected Tibetans fleeing to Nepal and to enlist the help of the Nepalese in cracking down on the political activities of those already there.

A Resignation Means More Uncertainty for the Palestinians

By ISABEL KERSHNER
The resignation of the Palestinian Authority's prime minister, Salam Fayyad, adds a layer of confusion to the already contentious Palestinian political scene.

Mubarak Appears at Trial, Which Ends Abruptly in Egypt

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MAYY EL SHEIKH
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former president, appeared to display new confidence in court, or perhaps a certain schadenfreude, as he appeared at a hearing to open his retrial.
BUSINESS

Deaths Put Focus on Animal Safety Group

By MICHAEL CIEPLY
Guidelines for animal safety on film sets exist, but after the recent death of a shark on the set of a Kmart commercial, some question the American Humane Association's financial ties to the industry.

A Missionary's Quest to Remake Motor City

By DAVID SEGAL
Against tall odds, Dan Gilbert, the Quicken Loans chairman, is putting down money to revive a two-square-mile area that was once Detroit's core.

Sometimes, We Want Prices to Fool Us

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD and CATHERINE RAMPELL
Because of the quirks of human psychology, simplifying pricing isn't so simple. J.C. Penney learned that lesson the hard way.
TECHNOLOGY

Building a Better Tech School

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA
Silicon Valley East? How Cornell is creating a cutting-edge graduate school from scratch.
The Haggler

Playing Catch-Up With Robocallers

By DAVID SEGAL
The nation's dated communications infrastructure makes it hard to find the ideal way to thwart illegal robocalling.
Corner Office

Finding Purpose in Tunneling Through Granite

By ADAM BRYANT
Marcus Ryu, the C.E.O. of Guidewire Software, says one of the company's principles is to embrace adversity, given that it was founded not long after the tech stock crash and 9/11.
SPORTS
Manchester City 2, Chelsea 1

Manchester City Holds Off Chelsea in F.A. Cup Semifinal

By SAM BORDEN
The victory sent Manchester City into the Cup final against Wigan and perhaps gave some job security to City Manager Roberto Mancini.

Things Are Looking Up for Arsenal and Wenger

By ROB HUGHES
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger looked to be on his way out back in early February. But the club has won seven of eight league games and climbed to third place in the Premier League.

Alonso the Victor in Race With 6 Different Leaders

By BRAD SPURGEON
The result of the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday signified very little, as the top three finishers also finished in the top three positions - albeit, in the reverse order of their starting positions.
U.S. NEWS

For Evangelicals, a Shift in Views on Immigration

By JULIA PRESTON
The change of heart on immigration among evangelical Christian leaders is trickling down to congregations, and it could have a powerful effect on the fight in Congress.

Quietly, Indians Reshape Cities and Reservations

By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS
High unemployment and violence continue to affect more than 7 of 10 American Indians now living in urban areas, according to new Census Bureau data.

Shy No More, N.R.A.'s Top Gun Sticks to Cause

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and JODI KANTOR
Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the National Rifle Association, has honed a no-compromise strategy over the last 35 years that is now facing its most difficult test in decades.
OPINION
Opinion

How Should We Rank Margaret Thatcher?

By DAVID CANNADINE
She was at least as much a product of her times as she was their master.
Op-Ed Columnist

Balance and Bias

By ROSS DOUTHAT
The problem with the media's quest for neutrality is that it coexists with the obvious ideological thrust of its editorial decisions.
Op-Ed Columnist

Love, Love Them. Do.

By FRANK BRUNI
American politics teems with affirmation addicts. Recent portraits of Anthony Weiner and Jim McGreevey cast them as especially love-hungry specimens.

GGR's Arensberg responds to anti-gold propaganda posing as journalism: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -Apil 14, 2013-.

GGR's Arensberg responds to anti-gold propaganda posing as journalism

11:35a ET Sunday, April 14, 2013

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Got Gold Report's Gene Arensberg today can't resist taking a few cracks at one more "journalist" who eagerly disparages gold but can't be bothered to put a single question to a primary original source of gold trading information, a central bank. Arensberg's commentary is headlined "Arrogant Gold Bears Press in the Market and in Print" at it's posted at the Got Gold Report here:

http://www.gotgoldreport.com/2013/04/arrogant-gold-bears-press-in-the-ma...

It's really not journalism about gold, only propaganda, if it doesn't try putting some questions to central banks about their surreptitious involvement in the market, such as the questions raised here:

http://www.gata.org/node/12395

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

Obama's Budget Revives Benefits as Divisive Issue: NYT I Today's Headlines -April 14, 2013-.

The New York Times

Today's Headlines

Sunday, April 14, 2013


Top News
Obama's Budget Revives Benefits as Divisive Issue

By JACKIE CALMES

It seems certain that liberal Democrats will focus on Social Security and Medicare in the midterm elections next year - and perhaps in the 2016 presidential contest.
Secretary of State John Kerry, left, spoke on Saturday with Premier Li Keqiang of China in Beijing.
Kerry in China to Seek Help in Korea Crisis

By MICHAEL R. GORDON

Amid fears that North Korea is ready to launch a medium-range missile, the United States is trying to enlist China's assistance in defusing tensions.
. In Seoul, Kerry Warns North Korea Against Missile Test
The delays at the Bronx County Hall of Justice are apparent even before entering, with long lines to go through security.

Justice Denied

Faltering Courts, Mired in Delays

By WILLIAM GLABERSON

At a time of slashed judicial budgets across the country, the Bronx, New York's poorest borough, is a stark picture of what happens when an overwhelmed justice system cannot keep up.
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »

Editors' Picks

T MAGAZINE

T Spring Design 2013
Julianne Moore pushes the limits. The architect America does not understand. London's most secretive address. Interior design reimagined. Garden-inspired haute-couture.
. Julianne Moore Pushes the Limits
. A Gem of an Apartment, in Paris
. A Lush Garden in Nantucket
. A Provençal Retreat

OPINION | Opinion

Go Simple

By CASS R. SUNSTEIN

Simplifying the system would save billions of hours.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"It should never take five years. All the good parts of New York, the high-class parts of New York, they easily get justice."
KAITLYNN GASTON, on the long delay before the case of her father's murder was heard in the Bronx courthouse.
ADVERTISEMENT
World
David Addington, left, John Yoo, center, and Maj. Gen. Geoffrey D. Miller are among those whom Russia has barred. The action from Moscow followed sanctions by the United States.
Russia Bars 18 Americans After Sanctions by U.S.

By ELLEN BARRY

A day after the United States imposed sanctions, Moscow responded with a list of Americans linked to prosecutions against Russian citizens and harsh interrogation methods.
. U.S. Penalizes Russians for Human Rights Violations
Gamal Mubarak, left, with his father, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former president, in a cage inside the courtroom during the elder Mr. Mubarak's trial in Cairo on Saturday.
Mubarak Appears at Trial, Which Ends Abruptly in Egypt

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MAYY EL SHEIKH

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former president, appeared to display new confidence in court, or perhaps a certain schadenfreude, as he appeared at a hearing to open his retrial.
Prime Minister Salam Fayyad of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank city of Ramallah in January.
Palestinian Prime Minister Resigns, Adding Uncertainty to Government

By ISABEL KERSHNER and JODI RUDOREN

Prime Minister Salam Fayyad had clashed politically with Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, which governs the West Bank.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
Politics
Wayne LaPierre, speaking at a hunting expo in February, is the chief executive, face and voice of the National Rifle Association.
Shy No More, N.R.A.'s Top Gun Sticks to Cause

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and JODI KANTOR

Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the National Rifle Association, has honed a no-compromise strategy over the last 35 years that is now facing its most difficult test in decades.
Mother of a 6-Year-Old Boy Killed at Newtown Delivers the White House's Weekly Address

By SARAH WHEATON

Francine Wheeler, her husband, David, by her side, offered a sorrowful plea for passage of stricter gun control laws.
Mounting Tensions Escalate Into Violence During Raid at Guantánamo Prison

By CHARLIE SAVAGE

A military news release said that the commander of the prison task force ordered the raid "to ensure the health and safety" of detainees.
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
Downtown Detroit once buzzed with activity, but the city has lost about a quarter of its population over the last decade.
A Missionary's Quest to Remake Motor City

By DAVID SEGAL

Against tall odds, Dan Gilbert, the Quicken Loans chairman, is putting down money to revive a two-square-mile area that was once Detroit's core.
. Photographs  Slide Show: A Big Bet on Downtown Detroit
Simplifying pricing in stores isn't so simple, experts say, because shoppers love the idea of markdowns.
Sometimes, We Want Prices to Fool Us

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD and CATHERINE RAMPELL

Because of the quirks of human psychology, simplifying pricing isn't so simple. J.C. Penney learned that lesson the hard way.

Fair Game

Note to New S.E.C. Chief: The Clock Is Ticking

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON

For a lot of cases involving questionable practices and disclosures arising from the mortgage bust of 2008, time is running out.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Today's Video
Video Video: Bill Cunningham | Dress Rehearsal
Spring fashions, along with the parks' palette of daffodil yellow and tulip pink, set the style tone.
Video Video: How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken
Not only do you save money by cutting up a whole chicken yourself, but you also get the backbone to make stock. Melissa Clark demonstrates how.
. Related Article
For more video, go to NYTimes.com/Video »
Editorials

Editorial

Courage in Kansas

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Four years after the murder of an abortion provider in Wichita, a new women's medical clinic has opened.
. Thomas L. Friedman is off today.

Editorial

Public Pensions in Bankruptcy Court

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

A case in California could set a precedent for how cities deal with retirees' benefits.

Editorial

When Election Regulators Are Mocked

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS highlighted the F.E.C.'s impotence when it rebuffed the agency's inquiry on its campaign spending.
For more opinion, go to NYTimes.com/Opinion »
Sunday Review

News Analysis

Think Those Chemicals Have Been Tested?

By IAN URBINA

The overwhelming majority of chemicals in use today have never been independently tested for safety.
Asian workers slept on the roof of a building in Doha, Qatar, in 2010.

News Analysis

Indentured Servitude in the Persian Gulf

By RICHARD MORIN

In Qatar, Asian workers can't change jobs or leave the country without permission.