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NYT : ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS -December 2, 2012-.: A Holiday Shopping Stampede, but Maybe No Economic Jolt

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN December 2, 2012 Compiled: 12:33 AM A Holiday Shopping Stampede, but Maybe No Economic Jolt By JEFF SOMMER (NYT) With Black Friday starting on Thanksgiving, and Cyber Monday lasting a week, retailers are doing their best to encourage a holiday shopping binge. But the economic effect is unclear. The Birthrate and America’s Future By ROSS DOUTHAT (NYT) America has had a demographic advantage, but that is no longer a sure thing. Widows Pushed Into Foreclosure by Mortgage Fine Print By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG (NYT) Just as the housing market is recovering, a growing group of homeowners — widows over 50 whose husbands held the mortgage — are losing their homes to foreclosure. Obama vs. Obama on the Deficit (NYT) Readers respond to “Slugging It Out, Inside Obama’s Mind” (Economic View, Nov. 25). More Articles On This Topic »

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS -December 1, 2012-: Consumer Spending Reported Down 0.2% in October

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN December 1, 2012 Compiled: 12:27 AM Consumer Spending Reported Down 0.2% in October By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (NYT) Consumer spending dropped 0.2 percent in October, the government said, down from an increase of 0.8 percent in September and the weakest showing since May. A Simpler Tax Code, for Stronger Growth in the Long Run By ANNIE LOWREY and DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI (NYT) Economists say the talk in Washington of raising additional tax revenue and cutting spending would most likely depress growth in the short term. More Articles On This Topic »

MarketWatch | Asian Markets at Close Report -November 30, 2012-.: Asia stocks buoyant at month’s end Nikkei, Taiex rise 5.8% in November; Chinese indexes suffer losses

By Sarah Turner and V. Phani Kumar , MarketWatch  HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Most Asian stocks rose Friday as investors took in their stride indications that no major progress had been made to avert the U.S. fiscal cliff, with Chinese shares rebounding from near four-year lows to snap a four-day losing streak. Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average JP:100000018 +0.48% rose 0.5%, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 AU:XJO +0.63% added 0.6%, China’s Shanghai Composite CN:000001 +0.85%  advanced 0.9%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HK:HSI

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS -November 30, 2012-: White House Plan on Fiscal Crisis Draws G.O.P. Ire

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA- FGC FIN November 30, 2012 Compiled: 12:32 AM White House Plan on Fiscal Crisis Draws G.O.P. Ire By JONATHAN WEISMAN (NYT) Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner’s proposal to the House speaker, John A. Boehner, was loaded with Democratic priorities and short on detailed cuts. Most Americans Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the 80s By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM and ROBERT GEBELOFF (NYT) Most Americans in 2010 paid far less in total taxes — federal, state and local — than they would have paid 30 years ago. Building Homes for Modern Multigenerational Families By PENELOPE GREEN (NYT) Multigenerational living, a throwback to the past, is a growing trend in the struggling economy, and major homebuilders are designing flexible layouts. The No. 10 Dashboard and Cybernetics By WILL WILES (NYT) How, with the No. 10 dashboard, David Cameron (and maybe even Barack Obama) could follow in the footsteps of Salvador Allende.

NYT | Global Update -November 29, 2012-: U.N. Will Vote on Status for Palestinians, Defying U.S.

November 29, 2012 Compiled 21:45 GMT Global Update TOP NEWS U.N. Will Vote on Status for Palestinians, Defying U.S. By ETHAN BRONNER An overwhelming majority of United Nations members were expected to favor recognizing Palestine as a "nonmember observer state" over the objections of the United States and Israel. Live Updates on Twitter Egypt Rushes to Vote on New Constitution By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Analysts say the document is hastily drafted and ill-defined, but members of the constitutional assembly acted after facing a looming court ruling and an escalating political crisis. Condemning British Press, Report Urges a New Regulator By ALAN COWELL and SARAH LYALL An inquiry triggered by the phone hacking scandal found "significant and reckless disregard for accuracy" by the press and said a regulator should be underpinned by law. Executive Summary | The Full Report (gov.uk)

NYT | Global Update -November 29, 2012-.: U.S. Weighs Bolder Effort to Intervene in Syria's Conflict

November 29, 2012 Compiled 05:25 GMT Global Update TOP NEWS U.S. Weighs Bolder Effort to Intervene in Syria's Conflict By DAVID E. SANGER and ERIC SCHMITT The Obama administration, hoping that the war in Syria has reached a turning point, is considering more aggressive action there, including providing arms to some opposition fighters. Panel Drafting Egypt's Constitution Vows Quick Finish By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK If it succeeds in completing a charter by Thursday, Egypt's constitutional assembly could make moot the power struggle between the courts and President Mohamed Morsi. News Analysis Big Issues Are Lost in Focus on Libya Talking Points By SCOTT SHANE The parsing of four sentences, rather than important questions about the Benghazi killings, could decide the fate of a leading candidate for secretary of state, Susan E. Rice. Global Edition Home Page » Multimedia Lens Blog Han