Archive for April 15th, 2012

Scandal mars Obama’s wooing of Latin America

April 15, 2012
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CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) – A prostitution scandal involving U.S. security personnel in Colombia and an unprecedented regional push to end the isolation of Cuba threatened on Saturday to eclipse President Barack Obama‘s charm offensive to Latin America.
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Clashes in Syria as U.N. ceasefire monitors due

April 15, 2012
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces shelled the city of Homs on Sunday, resident opposition activists and a rights activist said, as a six-person advance party of U.N. observers is due to arrive in Syria to monitor a ceasefire meant to start four days ago.
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Analysis: Wanted at Best Buy: An outsider with gumption

April 15, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – In order to regain Wall Street‘s confidence, Best Buy Co Inc will likely have to pick an outsider to run the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer for the first time in its 46-year history.
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Stocks to track earnings with an eye on Europe

April 15, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – After suffering their worst two weeks of the year, stocks will look to quarterly earnings to determine whether the recent pullback has been exhausted or more losses are justified.
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