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Nov 12, 2013

NYT | Breaking News November 12, 2013: Congress Blocks Another Obama Appeals Court Nominee by Filibuster.

The New York Times | BREAKING NEWS



BREAKING NEWS Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Congress Blocks Another Obama Appeals Court Nominee by Filibuster
Senate Republicans blocked by a filibuster on Tuesday the nomination of President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
By a vote of 56 to 41, the nomination of Cornelia T. L. Pillard, a Georgetown law professor, fell short of clearing the necessary 60-vote threshold.
It was the third White House nominee in two weeks blocked by Senate Republicans.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/13/us/politics/senate-blocks-judicial-nominee-with-filibuster.html?emc=edit_na_20131112

Gerald Celente Interviews: Gerald Celente - RTTV International - November 11, 2013.

BIV | Asia Pacific November 12, 2013: Vancouver Signs Five-Year Tourism Promotion Deal With Guangzhou.



Hospitality and Tourism

Vancouver signs five-year tourism promotion deal with Guangzhou

Tourism Vancouver signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with Vancouver's sister city of Guangzhou, China, the tourism ... READ MORE

Mining and Energy

 

Progress Energy buys part of Talisman Energy’s reserves in Montney for $1.5 billion

Progress Energy Canada, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s national energy company Petronas, has purchased a chunk of Talisman Energy Corp.’s Montney region assets ... READ MORE

Asia Pacific

 

B.C. government issues 'dim sum' bond

The British Columbia government has successfully debuted a 2.5 billion renminbi (C$424.4 million) bond in the Offshore Renminbi Market ... READ MORE

Technology

 

Absolute Software lands US$975,000 deal in Asia-Pacific region

Vancouver-based Absolute Software has inked a four-year deal worth US$975,000 with an undisclosed client in the Asia-Pacific region, the data protection ... READ MORE

More News...

   

China: Beijing pushing temporary visas to boost tourist shopping

Australia: Environmentalists target Australian coal initiatives

Pakistan: Irani gas pipeline runs into U.S. nuclear concerns

South Korea: Forced labour claims rattle Korea-Japan relations

This Week's Issue

 

Executives debate value of free trade in the skies

YVR and Air Canada CEOs clash over push to open competition and allow Emirates, Thai and South American airlines to fly in and out of Vancouver ... READ MORE

Here's an Update on The Economy, in Three Charts: The White House | Press Release November 12, 2013.

The White House Tuesday, November 12, 2013
 

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing November 12, 2013.

Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes 6:00 p.m. EST 11/12/13
  Last Chg % Chg
DJIA* 15750.67 -32.43 -0.21
DJ Transportation Average* 7098.27 48.65 0.69
DJ Utility Average* 498.18 -3.86 -0.77
Nasdaq* 3919.92 0.13 0.00
Nasdaq 100* 3365.23 2.25 0.07
S&P 500* 1767.69 -4.20 -0.24
S&P 400 Mid-Cap* 1289.04 -2.33 -0.18
S&P 600 Small-Cap* 633.45 0.27 0.04
DJ Total Stock Market* 18537.56 -37.70 -0.20
NYSE Composite* 10009.82 -33.13 -0.33
NYSE Financial* 6115.86 -44.71 -0.73
Russell 2000* 1101.47 -0.03 0.00
NYSE MKT Composite* 2400.73 -20.86 -0.86
KBW Bank* 65.13 -0.69 -1.05
PHLX Gold/Silver* 90.84 -1.89 -2.04
PHLX Housing Sector* 177.86 0.79 0.45
PHLX Oil Service* 285.76 -4.46 -1.54
PHLX Semiconductor* 503.61 3.22 0.64
See All Major U.S. Indexes
Markets Diary 5:56 p.m. EST 11/12/13
Issues NYSE Nasdaq NYSE MKT
Advancing 1,130 1,141 115
Declining 1,945 1,399 263
Unchanged 99 113 25
Total 3,174 2,653 403


Issues at      
New 52 Week High 102 114 10
New 52 Week Low 45 42 6


Share Volume      
Total 3,124,060,722 1,747,738,258 86,309,640
Advancing 1,243,182,630 945,499,952 25,815,656
Declining 1,840,030,626 771,194,142 58,816,985
Unchanged 40,847,466 31,044,164 1,676,999
Major World Indexes 4:40 p.m. EST 11/12/13
  Last Chg % Chg
Global Dow* 2395.83 -5.41 -0.23
DJ Global Index* 303.01 -0.53 -0.17
DJ Global exUS* 231.69 -0.31 -0.13
Stoxx Europe 50* 2875.52 -12.90 -0.45
UK: FTSE 100* 6726.79 -1.58 -0.02
Germany: DAX* 9076.48 -31.38 -0.34
Japan: Nikkei 225* 14588.68 318.84 2.23
Hong Kong: Hang Seng* 22901.41 -168.44 -0.73
See All Major World Indexes
Footnotes
Indexes may be real-time or delayed based on exchange requirements.

Sources: SIX Financial Information; WSJ Market Data Group