Archive for January 6th, 2013

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead: ‘Cliff’ concerns give way to earnings focus

January 6, 2013
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NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Investors’ “fiscal cliff” worries are likely to give way to more fundamental concerns,
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Wall Street cheers "cliff" deal, but only for now

January 6, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — When lawmakers delivered a long-delayed, last-minute agreement on the budget, Wall Street celebrated. And it would be easy to think that the surge in the Dow the following day meant that investors had put their concerns about Washington‘s political gridlock behind them.
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White House mulls broader gun control: Washington Post

January 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is weighing a far broader approach to curbing U.S. gun violence than just reinstating a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
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NHL lockout is over; players, owners reach tentative deal

January 6, 2013
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NHL lockout is over; players, owners reach tentative deal

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Four dead after police standoff in Colorado

January 6, 2013
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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A gunman barricaded inside his Colorado home fired shots at police from a second-story window before he was killed as SWAT officers stormed the home Saturday. Once inside, they found the bodies of three other adults, authorities said.
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Republican Party seems as divided, angry as ever

January 6, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — The Republican Party seems as divided and angry as ever.
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Four dead in townhouse shooting in Aurora, Colo.

January 6, 2013
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AURORA, Colo. (Reuters) – A gunman who barricaded himself inside a townhouse after killing three people in the home was shot to death by police on Saturday in Aurora, Colorado, the same Denver suburb where 12 people were slain in a movie house massacre last July, police said.
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Obama wants action on government’s borrowing limit

January 6, 2013
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HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is hailing a last-minute deal that pulled the country back from the “fiscal cliff,” but warned that he “will not compromise” over his insistence that Congress lift the federal debt ceiling.
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