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Oct 13, 2013

Trade With Precison (TWP): This Week's Nick McDonald Outlook on Currency and Equity Markets.

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  Watch this week's market commentary videos where Nick McDonald provides an outlook on currency and equity markets and how he plans to trade them given the current circumstances.

NYT | ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS OCTOBER 13, 2013: Global Finance Leaders Look at a Shift in Rates of Growth

The New York Times | MY ALERTS

FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN

Compiled: October 13, 2013 10:08:44 PM

While the fiscal deadlock in Washington dominated meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, leaders also discussed such issues as a coming “rebalancing” of economic growth.

NYT | Global Update October 13, 2013: Senate Leaders Talk but Fail to Reach Deal on Shutdown


The New York Times International Herald Tribune
October 13, 2013
Compiled 20:46 GMT

Global Update

 
TOP NEWS

Senate Leaders Talk but Fail to Reach Deal on Shutdown

By JONATHAN WEISMAN
An impasse over the spending level for a stopgap measure to reopen the government was a stumbling block as Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell spoke cordially but fruitlessly by phone.

Warning of Global Risk, Leaders Urge U.S. to Solve Its Debt Limit Crisis

By ANNIE LOWREY
Leaders at meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund said the United States must raise its debt ceiling and reopen the government so as not to cause "massive disruption" worldwide.

G.O.P.'s Hopes to Take Senate Are Dimming

By JEREMY W. PETERS
Republicans are being forced to explain why they are not to blame for the government shutdown, while Tea Party activists pose an insurgent threat.
Opinion

Opinion

London's Great Exodus

By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
The London property market is no longer about people buying a home but a means for the world's richest people to make a good return on investments.
Travel

Slide Show: Sarajevo Scenes

Eat, drink and shop during a tour of the capital.
WORLD

Dozens of Pilgrims Die in Stampede in India

By ELLEN BARRY
At least 89 people died after thousands of pilgrims crossing a bridge to a temple in Madhya Pradesh State panicked because they believed the bridge was about to collapse, officials said.

Egyptian Officials Say American Killed Himself in Prison

By BEN HUBBARD and MAYY EL SHEIKH
James Lunn had been detained for more than six weeks after his arrest in the Sinai Peninsula in a security sweep in August.

Behind Flurry of Killing, Potency of Hate

By KATRIN BENNHOLD
A former assassin with the Irish Republican Army has particular insight into a recent flurry of horrific bloodletting in the world.
BUSINESS
Memo From Washington

Stuck on Usual Quarrel: Raising New Revenue

By JACKIE CALMES
Any renewal of negotiations for a long-term fiscal plan will run into the same underlying problem that doomed efforts for the past three years.

As China Vows Austerity, Giant Brass Fish Devours $11 Million

By CHRIS BUCKLEY
China is speckled with outlandish works of official art that vie with even a giant, glow-in-the-dark puffer fish for attention and outrage.

Cost of Flood Insurance Rises, Along With Worries

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Sharp increases in federal flood insurance rates are starting to hurt property values and housing sales in areas just beginning to recover from the recession, according to residents and legislators.
TECHNOLOGY
Disruptions

Bit by Bit, Virtual Reality Heads for the Holodeck

By NICK BILTON
Venture capital companies are paying close attention to developers of virtual reality games and devices.
Technophoria

In a Mood? Call Center Agents Can Tell

By NATASHA SINGER
New techniques in computational voice analysis are promising to help machines identify the emotions behind a person's voice.
Pogue's Posts Blog

T-Mobile Hands Consumers a Pleasant Shocker

By DAVID POGUE
T-Mobile's plan to eliminate international roaming charges is bold and transparent. And it suggests that we've been paying those insane charges for nothing.
SPORTS

Vettel Wins Japanese Grand Prix to Close In on Title

By BRAD SPURGEON
Sebastian Vettel and the other contender for the world drivers' title in Formula One, Fernando Alonso, had a tight race and it will take at least one more result to determine the champion.

The Gift of Unexpected Moments on the Road to the World Cup

By ROB HUGHES
Very few people expected Raúl Jiménez and Andros Townsend to figure in such nerve-racking World Cup games, but they each propelled their teams to victory.

Player Ratings: U.S. (2) vs. Jamaica (0)

By BRIAN SCIARETTA
Rating the performance of American players in Friday's World Cup qualifying match against Jamaica.
U.S. NEWS

In Washington State, Home of Highest Minimum Wage, a City Aims Higher

By KIRK JOHNSON and STEVEN GREENHOUSE
Voters in the blue-collar Seattle suburb of SeaTac will soon decide whether to raise the local minimum wage to $15 from $9.19 an hour, a move that could have profound implications.

From the Start, Signs of Trouble at Health Portal

By ROBERT PEAR, SHARON LaFRANIERE and IAN AUSTEN.
Interviews and an examination of confidential documents point to a series of missteps - financial, technical and managerial - that led to the troubles with the new online insurance marketplace.

Donald Cabana, Warden Who Loathed Death Penalty, Dies at 67

By BRUCE WEBER
Mr. Cabana, who worked in corrections for more than 25 years, argued that capital punishment was ineffectual, expensive and inhumane.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

The Kurtz Republicans

By ROSS DOUTHAT
Looking in vain for a method to the shutdown madness.

The Revolution Egypt Needs

By AHMED H. ZEWAIL
Science and education are the keys to national progress and human flourishing.
Gray Matter

Evolution and Bad Boyfriends

By PIET van den BERG and TIM W. FAWCETT
Why your daughter always seems to pick a deadbeat.

BBC | Breaking News October 10, 2013: Red Cross workers seized in Syria

BBC News
 
 
  Breaking News  

Red Cross workers seized in Syria

Seven Red Cross and Red Crescent workers kidnapped in northern Syria, the aid agency says
For more details, see the BBC News website

NYT | Today's Top Headlines October 13, 2013: From the Start, Signs of Trouble at Health Portal

The New York Times

Today's Headlines

Sunday, October 13, 2013



Top News
From the Start, Signs of Trouble at Health Portal

By ROBERT PEAR, SHARON LaFRANIERE and IAN AUSTEN.

Interviews and an examination of confidential documents point to a series of missteps - financial, technical and managerial - that led to the troubles with the new online insurance marketplace.
. Graphic  Graphic: How the Federal Exchange Is Supposed to Work, and How It Didn't
G.O.P.'s Hopes to Take Senate Are Dimming

By JEREMY W. PETERS

Republicans are being forced to explain why they are not to blame for the government shutdown, while Tea Party activists pose an insurgent threat.
Hannah Hayes, 13, uses an inhaler and other medicines to control her asthma.

Paying Till It Hurts

The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath

By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL

The high price of commonly used medications for conditions like asthma contributes heavily to health care costs and certainly causes more widespread anguish

Editors' Picks

SPORTS | Photos

Who's on Line First?

By SAMANTHA STOREY

October baseball is known to be extremely competitive, even for its fans, who, through the years, have vied for good World Series tickets.

OPINION | Opinion

City of Water

By KEVIN BAKER

Can New York keep its revived waterfront dry?
World
Mohammed Askar, a Syrian rebel, at home in Ramtha, Jordan.
Family Man One Day, Rebel Fighter the Next

By NORIMITSU ONISHI

Thousands of men who once held ordinary jobs in Syria have turned into part-time fighters, leaving their refugee families to return to the war.
President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan shook hands with Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday in Kabul.
Talks Clear Path for U.S.-Afghan Deal on Troops

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG

In announcing the progress, Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai said one major issue remained - immunity from prosecution for American troops who stay after 2014.
As a 19-year-old paramilitary member of the Irish Republican Army, Sean O'Callaghan shot and killed a man he had been told was a notorious traitor to the Irish Catholic cause.
Behind Flurry of Killing, Potency of Hate

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

A former assassin with the Irish Republican Army has particular insight into a recent flurry of horrific bloodletting in the world.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
Lily Geiger watched her college essays turn garbled when she entered them in the online Common Application.
Online Application Woes Make Students Anxious and Put Colleges Behind Schedule

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA

As deadlines for early decision applications near, students worry they have missed something or messed up, while colleges face delays in reviewing applications.
An elevated house for sale south of New Orleans in Plaquemines Parish, La. Buyers of properties in flood-prone areas could face steep increases in flood insurance premiums.
Cost of Flood Insurance Rises, Along With Worries

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON

Sharp increases in federal flood insurance rates are starting to hurt property values and housing sales in areas just beginning to recover from the recession, according to residents and legislators.
Computer Failure Cuts Off Access to Food Benefits

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Xerox announced late in the evening that access had been restored for users in the 17 states affected by the failure, hours after the first problems were reported.

Politics
Senator Harry Reid, the majority leader, on Saturday at the Capitol, where he sat down with the minority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell.
Senate Takes Lead as House Republicans' Talks With White House Fail

By JEREMY W. PETERS and ASHLEY PARKER

With the House negotiations falling apart, hope for a potential deal rested with Senator Harry Reid, the majority leader, and his Republican counterpart, Mitch McConnell.
. Video  Video: Senate Democrats on Shutdown Talks
Representative Paul D. Ryan has recently turned more pragmatic on fiscal issues.

Memo From Washington

Stuck on Usual Quarrel: Raising New Revenue

By JACKIE CALMES

Any renewal of negotiations for a long-term fiscal plan will run into the same underlying problem that doomed efforts for the past three years.
Gen. Keith B. Alexander, shown at a Senate hearing this month, said there was a misunderstanding of what the N.S.A. collects.
N.S.A. Director Firmly Defends Surveillance Efforts

By DAVID E. SANGER and THOM SHANKER

While acknowledging shortfalls in response to Edward J. Snowden's revelations, General Keith B. Alexander said the agency was doing more "to protect people's civil liberties and privacy than they'll ever know."
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
Clockwise from top left, Lisa Price, president of Carol's Daughter, a beauty products company; Marjorie Kaplan, president at Animal Planet; Amy Schulman, general counsel at Pfizer; and Doreen Lorenzo, president of Quirky.

Corner Office

Four Executives on Succeeding in Business as a Woman
The executives, ranging from the president of a beauty products company to the general counsel at Pfizer, shared their stories about headwinds they have navigated over the years and advice to women wanting to succeed at work.
. Comment Comments

Fair Game

When the Stock Price Hides Trouble

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON

Experts in corporate finance say that stock price, commonly used in setting pay, is imperfect as a gauge of managers' ability to create value.

Strategies

Riding Out the Political Storm

By JEFF SOMMER

Investment strategists say it's likely that long-term investors who stick to a well-thought-out plan can ride out awkward periods like the current conflict in Washington with few ill effects.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology

Innovation

Who Made That Android Logo?

By PAGAN KENNEDY

Finding inspiration for a robot on a bathroom door.

Technophoria

In a Mood? Call Center Agents Can Tell

By NATASHA SINGER

New techniques in computational voice analysis are promising to help machines identify the emotions behind a person's voice.
Meron Gribetz, founder of Meta, wearing its smart glasses. Hand-tracking lets wearers type on virtual keyboards in midair.

Novelties

Seeking a Staredown With Google Glass

By ANNE EISENBERG

Spurred by Google Glass, rivals will offer their own smart glasses - many of which will have a different look and be geared toward specialized markets.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Anibal Sanchez did not allow a hit over six innings.

Tigers 1, Red Sox 0

Tigers Lose No-Hit Bid but Not Game

By ZACH SCHONBRUN

The game's star was Anibal Sanchez, whose postseason line was unlike any before - 6 innings pitched, 6 walks, 12 strikeouts, 0 hits allowed.
. On Baseball: Tigers' Torii Hunter Seeks Elusive Title
. Keeping Score: Packing a Punch on the Bases, Too
The uniform Bill Mazeroski wore as he hit a title-winning home run will be auctioned.
Sports Legends Selling Relics? Hey, That Glove Really Is Gold

By RICHARD SANDOMIR

Some former athletes regard their game-used wares with sentimentality, but to a lesser extent than most people think.
Willie Colon, signing autographs at Jets training camp, joined the team in March.
Jets' Willie Colon Tends to His South Bronx Roots

By BEN SHPIGEL

Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon left the Melrose Houses in 2001 for Hofstra University and then his N.F.L. career, but he returns often to see relatives and longtime friends.
. Slide Show | Video
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »
Arts
Robert Redford on the grounds of the Sundance resort in Utah.
The Sun-Dried Kid

By MAUREEN DOWD

Robert Redford, who battles the elements in a lonely voyage in J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," finds solace in poetry, nature and a lack of vanity.
. Photographs  Slide Show: Robert Redford
From left, the writer Nelson George, who moderated a discussion of
An Essentially American Narrative

Interviews by NELSON GEORGE

Nelson George discusses the film "12 Years a Slave" with its director, Steve McQueen; the artist Kara Walker; the actor Chiwetel Ejiofor; and the historian Eric Foner.
Diane Birch performing this month at Rockwood Music Hall in Manhattan.
Making Tracks With a New Old Sound

By TONY GERVINO

The pop singer Diane Birch got admiration but little traction from her 2009 debut. Four years and some writer's block later, she's trying again.
For more arts news, go to NYTimes.com/Arts »
N.Y./Region
Conrado Juarez, 52, was arrested in the 1991 killing of Anjelica Castillo.
Cousin Arrested in 'Baby Hope' Killing After 22 Years

By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM

Conrado Juarez, 52, who the police said confessed to sexually abusing and killing the girl in 1991, was apprehended at a Manhattan restaurant where he was a dishwasher.
Replicating a piano.
One Long Night in Puzzle City

By LIZ ROBBINS

On a recent Saturday, 300 participants spent hours traipsing all over Manhattan as part of an infuriating, exhilarating, night-bleeding-into-morning puzzle-solving competition called Midnight Madness.
. Photographs  Slide Show: Midnight Scavengers