Archive for December 17th, 2012

Stocks edge higher in early trading on Wall Street

December 17, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose modestly Monday on Wall Street. Investors were encouraged by signs of progress in talks to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of tax increases and government spending cuts set to take effect in two weeks and a prediction of steady economic growth next year.
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Wall Street rises on "fiscal cliff" hopes, financials gain

December 17, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks climbed on Monday, bolstered by signs of the first real movement this weekend in negotiations over the “fiscal cliff,” though trading volumes were light.
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As school resumes, security increases in schools across the nation

December 17, 2012
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Teachers and students across America are confronting the issue of safety and security in the classroom today after a weekend of grappling with the deadly massacre at a grade school in Newtown, Conn.
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Spain’s Santander to study absorbing Banesto

December 17, 2012
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain‘s largest bank Santander said it would study fully absorbing its 90-percent owned subsidiary Banesto, the latest move in a round of consolidation among the country’s lenders.
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TEXT-S&P summary: Intime Department Store (Group) Co. Ltd.

December 17, 2012
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(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Dec 17 -
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Obama: ‘We can’t tolerate this anymore’

December 17, 2012
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President Barack Obama assured the grieving, shell-shocked Newtown community on Sunday that “you are not alone” and vowed sternly to wield “whatever power this office holds” in a quest to prevent future mass shootings.
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Connecticut school shooting victims

December 17, 2012
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On Dec. 15, the Connecticut State Police released a list of the names of the 26 victims who were shot and killed at a Connecticut elementary school. The victims are 12 girls, eight boys and six adult women.
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Newtown residents seek solace in church and prepare to bury their dead

December 17, 2012
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Newtown residents seek solace in church and prepare to bury their dead

A couple leaves a morning service at Trinity Church not far from the Sandy Hook School on Sunday. (Getty)
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Gunman’s computers may be key in investigation

December 17, 2012
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Gunman’s computers may be key in investigation


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