Archive for December 6th, 2012

Stocks edge up as investors keep eye on Washington

December 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and other technology companies led the stock market up for the second day in a row Thursday.
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Stocks inch up as investors keep eye on Washington

December 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is eking out a small gain as investors keep their eyes closely focused on budget talks in Washington.
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Pelosi slams GOP for taking break amid talks

December 6, 2012
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today ripped House Republicans for scheduling a five-day break amid the ” fiscal cliff” debate, asking why the chamber is not in session “trying to build confidence” and “find common ground” with only 26 days left until a mix of steep tax hikes and spending cuts take effect.
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NATO moving missiles, troops to Syria-Turkey border

December 6, 2012
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BEIRUT (AP) — As fears grow in the West that Syrian President Bashar Assad will unleash chemical weapons as an act of desperation, NATO moved forward Thursday with its plan to place Patriot missiles and troops along Syria‘s border with Turkey to protect against potential attacks.
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Wall Street up as help seen for Spanish banks

December 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks opened higher on Wednesday on signs of urgent moves in Europe to rescue Spain‘s troubled banks, but comments from the ECB president disappointed a market hoping for further stimulus to tackle the euro zone’s debt crisis.
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Stocks open mixed as Europe holds off on stimulus

December 6, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street following news that Europe will hold off on new economic stimulus measures.
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Egyptian army orders protesters out of palace area

December 6, 2012
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt‘s Republican Guard has ordered protesters supporting and opposing President Mohammed Morsi to leave the area around the presidential palace that has been the site of fierce clashes.
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Kate Middleton leaves London hospital

December 6, 2012
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Kate Middleton left King Edward VII Hospital in London this morning after being admitted four days ago following the palace’s announcement that she is pregnant and being treated for hyperemesis gravidarum.
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Kodak receives $500 million bid for patents – WSJ

December 6, 2012
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(Reuters) – A collection of bidders has offered Eastman Kodak Co more than $500 million for some of its digital imaging patents, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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TEXT-S&PCORRECT: S&P Rates NTUC Income’s Proposed Notes ‘A+’

December 6, 2012
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(The following was released by the rating agency) (Editor’s note: In this media release, originally published
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