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Jun 16, 2014

US steps up military preparations over Iraq | Colombia election: Referendum on peace? | Q&A: Buddhist group denies role in Sri Lanka violence | Migrant influx worries Sicilian city locals: YouTube | Al Jazeera English -June 16, 2014-.



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US steps up military preparations over Iraq
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Colombia election: Referendum on peace?
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Q&A: Buddhist group denies role in Sri Lanka violence
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Migrant influx worries Sicilian city locals
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NYT | Opinion - June 16, 2014: Myanmar's Persecuted Minority.

Opinion

Monday, June 16, 2014

For more Opinion, go to NYTimes.com/opinion »

 VIDEO FEATURE
Myanmar's Persecuted Minority
Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority country, keeps many Rohingya Muslims in quasi-concentration camps.
Video Frame Grab by Adam Ellick/The New York Times
By ADAM B. ELLICK and NICHOLAS KRISTOF
A collection of stories from a recent trip focusing on a Muslim minority who are confined to camps and villages and deprived of medical care.
TODAY'S EDITORIALS
Fighting Terrorism With More Money
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Investing $5 billion in the fight against extremists sounds sensible, but the new program seems too heavily dependent on military responses.
EDITORIAL
A Cramped View of Antitrust Laws
A deeply flawed appeals court ruling could severely limit enforcement against foreign cartels.
EDITORIAL NOTEBOOK
A Boy's Execution, 70 Years Later
By JESSE WEGMAN
South Carolina once sent a 14-year-old to the electric chair after a hasty prosecution that was riddled with misconduct. Now there is a push for exoneration.
Tucker Nichols
OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
The True Cost of Hidden Money
By JACQUES LESLIE
New research suggests that tax evasion deepens inequality.

Today's Columnists
Charles M. Blow
CHARLES M. BLOW
Dangerous Divisiveness
At a peak moment of partisanship, we should stop to do a self-audit of our allegiances and assumptions.
Paul Krugman
PAUL KRUGMAN
Yes He Could
This is the Barack Obama we've been waiting for.
Roger Cohen
ROGER COHEN
Take Mosul Back
The blame game misses the point. Iraq and Syria were rotten to the core before America's mistakes.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"We're told on the one hand that fatherhood is very important, and we're told on the other hand that your value as a father is how much time you spend at work."
ROOM FOR DEBATE
How to Stabilize Iraq and Stop the March of ISIS
What can be done to stabilize Iraq and stop the gains from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria?
OPINIONATOR | DISUNION
An Explosion in Washington
By JOHN GRADY
What a deadly blast at a federal arsenal revealed about women laborers during the Civil War.
ADVERTISEMENT
OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
Let North Korea Collapse
By SUE MI TERRY
However destabilizing, the collapse of the house of Kim would be a necessary step toward reunifying the peninsula.
Enrique Krauze
ENRIQUE KRAUZE
Meditations on the Beautiful Game
Soccer can be a source of many illusions, both good and bad - but mostly good.
OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
The Fetish of Staring at Iran's Women
By HALEH ANVARI
Western critics and Persian clerics alike have made women, and the way they dress, a false measure of Iranian society.
Kris Mukai
LETTERS
These Girls Just Want to Play Baseball ...
Readers respond to an Op-Ed article, "Is Softball Sexist?"
PAUL KRUGMAN BLOG
Disciplined Democrats
By PAUL KRUGMAN
It's the policy, not the personality.
NICHOLAS KRISTOF BLOG
Next Steps in Iraq
By NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Readers comment on my column about who bears responsibility for the mess in Iraq

WSJ | Most Active Closing June 16, 2014.

Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:32 pm ET 06/16/2014
NYSE
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
Covidien (COV)66,663,301$86.7514.7320.45
Medtronic (MDT)65,043,27960.03-0.67-1.10
Bank of America (BAC)53,209,54415.28-0.16-1.04
Fusion-io (FIO)53,142,36111.362.0822.41
Rite Aid (RAD)43,471,2336.99-0.22-3.05
Williams (WMB)36,733,84956.028.8418.74
Weatherford International (WFT)30,083,16022.20-0.21-0.94
Twitter (TWTR)29,646,71738.021.123.04
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)26,128,6914.440.163.74
General Electric (GE)26,079,04326.82-0.22-0.81
Pfizer (PFE)24,617,40229.610.080.27
SunEdison (SUNE)20,493,14121.512.1210.93
Petroleo Brasileiro ADS (PBR)19,444,20315.80-0.07-0.44
Forest Oil (FST)17,466,2792.01-0.43-17.62
Ford Motor (F)17,121,78916.630.070.42
Newcastle Investment (NCT)16,087,0275.070.183.68
Exelon (EXC)15,787,42536.110.391.09
Wells Fargo (WFC)15,541,90651.09-0.81-1.56
Regions Financial (RF)14,419,42710.59-0.12-1.12
Delta Air Lines (DAL)14,094,64738.84-0.40-1.02
Boston Scientific (BSX)14,054,85012.920.120.94
AT&T (T)13,983,69534.98-0.05-0.14
SandRidge Energy (SD)13,555,3767.130.182.59
Ambev ADS (ABEV)13,408,5737.00-0.09-1.27
Vale ADS (VALE)13,313,84612.73-0.08-0.62
 
Nasdaq
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
Intel (INTC)35,515,665$30.010.140.47
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN)35,313,1687.821.3520.87
Apple (AAPL)34,946,36192.210.931.02
Micron Technology (MU)34,891,97431.910.742.37
Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI)30,944,6493.33-0.00-0.15
Facebook Cl A (FB)30,691,10564.19-0.31-0.48
Yahoo! (YHOO)30,672,86434.81-2.13-5.77
Microsoft (MSFT)23,630,47741.500.270.65
PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ)22,729,71992.400.080.09
tw telecom Cl A (TWTC)20,100,28338.992.657.29
Cisco Systems (CSCO)18,702,83024.53-0.17-0.69
Nuance Communications (NUAN)15,936,67018.761.669.71
Zynga (ZNGA)13,657,7123.08-0.02-0.65
American Airlines Group (AAL)13,591,57241.060.681.68
Tesla Motors (TSLA)13,100,700224.6118.198.81
21st Century Fox Cl A (FOXA)10,439,89935.730.210.59
Groupon (GRPN)10,401,3946.22-0.02-0.32
Qualcomm (QCOM)9,997,87378.65-0.46-0.58
JetBlue Airways (JBLU)9,986,20510.390.161.56
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT)8,812,19318.730.412.24
MannKind (MNKD)8,623,03710.650.131.24
American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP)7,879,11112.030.070.59
VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN (TVIX)7,844,6963.69-0.01-0.27
Applied Materials (AMAT)7,841,92822.35-0.02-0.09
eBay (EBAY)7,593,54649.00-0.04-0.08
 
NYSE Arca
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)73,387,084$194.290.160.08
Select Sector SPDR-Financial (XLF)32,439,48622.50-0.11-0.49
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)30,977,12643.41-0.20-0.46
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)28,934,798116.150.560.48
Market Vectors ETF Trust Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX)22,773,78423.98-0.13-0.54
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX)20,336,47731.77-0.05-0.16
Select Sector SPDR-Utilities (XLU)19,231,66542.840.290.68
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares (TZA)17,599,62215.00-0.21-1.38
Select Sector SPDR-Consumer Staples (XLP)17,136,84244.880.170.38
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)16,523,57711.830.000.00
iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI)13,188,50538.02-0.07-0.18
Select Sector SPDR-Energy (XLE)13,133,78199.010.590.60
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (DGAZ)11,962,4962.620.041.36
iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (IYR)11,179,12070.92-0.36-0.51
iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ)8,654,18849.35-0.29-0.58
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA)8,629,31669.740.020.03
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)8,500,38443.33-0.28-0.64
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares (TNA)8,282,69375.990.961.28
Select Sector SPDR-Materials (XLB)7,641,71449.04-0.11-0.22
Select Sector SPDR-Technology (XLK)6,966,88738.130.000.00
Select Sector SPDR-Industrial (XLI)6,802,91854.44-0.06-0.11
Select Sector SPDR-Health Care (XLV)6,637,61659.750.120.20
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY)5,912,21533.17-0.13-0.39
SPDR Gold Trust (GLD)5,741,716122.42-0.54-0.44
ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (SDS)5,654,68926.06-0.07-0.27
 
Composite
ISSUEVOLUMEPRICECHG% CHG
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)73,387,084$194.290.160.08
Covidien (COV)66,663,30186.7514.7320.45
Medtronic (MDT)65,043,27960.03-0.67-1.10
Bank of America (BAC)53,209,54415.28-0.16-1.04
Fusion-io (FIO)53,142,36111.362.0822.41
Rite Aid (RAD)43,471,2336.99-0.22-3.05
Williams (WMB)36,733,84956.028.8418.74
Intel (INTC)35,515,66530.010.140.47
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN)35,313,1687.821.3520.87
Apple (AAPL)34,946,36192.210.931.02
Micron Technology (MU)34,891,97431.910.742.37
Select Sector SPDR-Financial (XLF)32,439,48622.50-0.11-0.49
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)30,977,12643.41-0.20-0.46
Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI)30,944,6493.33-0.00-0.15
Facebook Cl A (FB)30,691,10564.19-0.31-0.48
Yahoo! (YHOO)30,672,86434.81-2.13-5.77
Weatherford International (WFT)30,083,16022.20-0.21-0.94
Twitter (TWTR)29,646,71738.021.123.04
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)28,934,798116.150.560.48
NewLead Holdings (NEWL)28,547,3490.44-0.16-26.30
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)26,128,6914.440.163.74
DARA Biosciences (DARA)26,114,1811.280.1614.29
General Electric (GE)26,079,04326.82-0.22-0.81
Pfizer (PFE)24,617,40229.610.080.27
Microsoft (MSFT)23,630,47741.500.270.65
 
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