Translate

Search This Blog

Search Tool




Apr 21, 2013

Trade with Precision: Nick McDonald market commentary for the week ahead. -April 21, 2013-.


from Trade With Precision - www.tradewithprecision.com

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

China Expands Crackdown on Anticorruption Activists: Politics: World I NYT Global Update -April 21, 2013-.

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
April 21, 2013
Compiled 20:45 GMT

Global Update

TOP NEWS

Lawmakers Push for Federal Trial of Boston Suspect

By MARC SANTORA
By charging Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, as a civilian, prosecutors could seek the death penalty.

Bombing Inquiry Turns to Motive and Russian Trip

By ERIC SCHMITT, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and ELLEN BARRY
With one suspect dead and the other lying wounded in a hospital, the investigation into the Boston bombings turned to the men's motives, and to a trip one of them took to Chechnya and Dagestan.

Bombing Suspects' Immigration Story Adds Layer to Debate on Overhaul

By TRIP GABRIEL
Some opponents of immigration reform are pointing to the Boston attack as cause for concern about expanding visa programs and offering illegal immigrants a path to citizenship.
Theater

Video: 'Sunday in the Park' in Paris

Parisians are developing a taste for American musicals. Stephen Sondheim's 1984 musical "Sunday in the Park With George" opened April 15 in Paris, at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Opinion

Editorial | Notebook

A New, Flexible Kerry

By CAROL GIACOMO
On a trip through Asia, the outlines of John Kerry's style of diplomacy emerged.
WORLD

Danes Rethink a Welfare State Ample to a Fault

By SUZANNE DALEY
With little fuss or political protest - or notice abroad - Denmark has been at work overhauling entitlements, trying to prod Danes into working more or longer or both.

Surviving China's Latest Earthquake, but Afraid to Go Home

By JANE PERLEZ
The earthquake struck the western region of Sichuan Province, where a previous quake killed 70,000 people.

China Expands Crackdown on Anticorruption Activists

By ANDREW JACOBS
Six more activists were detained after demanding that senior Communist Party officials disclose their personal wealth, another sign of the limits of the leadership's war on graft.
BUSINESS

Thrown for a Curve in Rhode Island

By MATT BAI
The baseball star Curt Schilling dazzled a state government with his video-game business plan. But two years later, it was game over.

Conservative Koch Brothers Turning Focus to Newspapers

By AMY CHOZICK
Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, are exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company's eight regional newspapers.

Italian Lawmakers, After Stalemate, Re-elect President to Second Term

By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO and RACHEL DONADIO
Amid growing political chaos, lawmakers on Saturday elected President Giorgio Napolitano for a second term, in an effort to break a profound deadlock in the euro zone's third-largest economy.
TECHNOLOGY
Unboxed

Big Data, Trying to Build Better Workers

By STEVE LOHR
Work history does not matter as much as we think it does, and bosses matter more - these are findings from an emerging field called work-force science.
Digital Domain

An Instant Path to an Online Army

By RANDALL STROSS
Researchers have been developing systems that summon online workers on demand for specific small tasks - and produce immediate results.
The Boss

Turning Toward the Sun

By LYNDON RIVE
The chief executive of SolarCity says the company started on July 4, 2006, "to symbolize our commitment to becoming independent of fossil fuels."
SPORTS

Silence in London, Then a Run for Boston

By JOHN F. BURNS
Six days after the Boston bombings, the London Marathon was held Sunday with no security scares and the minds of nearly all involved on the victims of last Monday's attack.

Spurs Put Nail Into City's Hopes

By ROB HUGHES
Tottenham Hotspur rallied from a goal down against Manchester City and basically handed United the Premier League crown.

'Seamless' Race for Vettel in His Bahrain Victory

By BRAD SPURGEON
For the second year in a row, Sebastian Vettel marched through the Bahrain race to take victory at the racetrack in the desert sand.
U.S. NEWS

Suspects With Foot in 2 Worlds, Perhaps Echoing Plots of Past

By SCOTT SHANE
The case of the Boston suspects recalls that of other young men who, caught between life in America and loyalty to fellow Muslims in a distant homeland, turned to violence.

Manhunt's Turning Point Came in the Decision to Release Suspects' Images

By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and ERIC SCHMITT
The authorities knew that broadly distributing the images would accelerate the digital dragnet, but they did not realize the level of chaos it would create as they sought to capture the Boston Marathon bombers.

California Tries to Regain Fuller Control of Prisons

By NORIMITSU ONISHI
Despite spending $1.2 billion on improving mental health care in its prison system, California has so far failed in efforts to lessen federal oversight.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

No Bully in the Pulpit

By MAUREEN DOWD
Why doesn't 90 percent of America equal 60 senators?
Op-Ed Columnist

Worlds Away From Here

By ROSS DOUTHAT
Amid a miserable week on Earth, a glimpse of distant planets.
Op-Ed Contributor

Beslan Meets Columbine

By OLIVER BULLOUGH
Is the root of the Boston marathon bombing in America or Chechnya?