Archive for January, 2013

Futures flat, Caterpillar on tap to report

January 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures were little changed on Monday, with investors reluctant to make big bets following a rally that took the S&P 500 above 1,500 for the first time in more than five years.
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Kenya 2013 tea earnings seen beating 2012 record figure

January 28, 2013
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya‘s tea exports earnings, the east African country’s top foreign exchange source, are seen rising 4 percent to 116 billion shillings in 2013, the regulatory Tea Board of Kenya said on Monday.
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Senators reach deal on immigration overhaul

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.
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Obama on Clinton: ‘I’m going to miss her’

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama lauded Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as one of his closest advisers and said their shared vision for America’s role in the world persuaded his one-time rival — and potential successor — to be his top diplomat while he dealt with the shattered economy at home.
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Wall Street executives fret about talent drain

January 28, 2013
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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – As the titans of Wall Street banks gathered to network, gossip and consider the future of their beleaguered industry in Davos over the past week, one common worry emerged: who is going to take over when we leave?
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Asia stocks up slightly on strong US earnings

January 28, 2013
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BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets posted slight gains Monday after strong U.S. earnings pushed Wall Street indexes to multi-year highs, though Japan’s Nikkei dipped amid profit-taking.
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Deadly smoke, lone blocked exit: over 230 die in Brazil club blaze

January 27, 2013
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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Flames raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing more than 230 people as panicked partygoers gasped for breath in the smoke-filled air, stampeding toward a single exit partially blocked by those already dead. It appeared to be the world’s deadliest nightclub fire in more than...
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Egypt’s leader declares emergency after clashes kill dozens

January 27, 2013
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi declared a month-long state of emergency in three cities along the Suez Canal where dozens of people have been killed over the past four days in protests his allies say are designed to overthrow him.
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Wall St Week Ahead: Bears sleep as U.S. stocks near record highs

January 27, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks have been on a tear in January, moving major indexes within striking distance of all-time highs. The bearish case is a difficult one to make right now.
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Health care among early leaders in the S&P 500

January 27, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Health care stocks have started off the year on a tear.
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