Archive for March, 2013

Wall St Week Ahead: Pullback possible after S&P’s milestone

March 28, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – After flirting with an all-time high for three weeks, the S&P 500 posted its best closing level in history. But some strategists say Thursday’s record could be a harbinger that the stock market rally is running out of steam.
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U.S. sends stealth bombers to S. Korea

March 28, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S military says two nuclear-capable B-2 bombers have completed a training mission in South Korea amid threats from North Korea that include nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul.
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5-minute rampage: Newtown warrants released

March 28, 2013
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5-minute rampage: Newtown warrants released

Police tape seen outside the Lanza home in Newtown (Getty Images)
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Global stocks, euro gain as Cyprus banks reopen

March 28, 2013
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By Ellen Freilich NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major stock markets recovered and the euro edged off a four-month low on Thursday, as banks in Cyprus reopened to relative calm following the island’s controversial bailout.
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S&P 500 trades above its record close

March 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 index briefly traded above its record closing high on Thursday, setting the stage for a record close.
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S. Africa’s Nelson Mandela back in hospital

March 28, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa‘s first black president, has been admitted to a hospital with a recurring lung infection, South Africa said Thursday.
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However court rules, gay marriage debate won’t end

March 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states for many years to come.
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Asian shares fall, euro shaky as Europe worries mount

March 28, 2013
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By Chikako Mogi TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Thursday as weak euro zone data, a sluggish debt auction in Italy and fears of a potential run on Cyprus‘s banks stoked investors’ concerns about instability in Europe.
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Cyprus banks reopen with strict restrictions

March 28, 2013
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By Karolina Tagaris and Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) – Cypriots are expected to descend in their thousands on Thursday on banks, which reopen with tight controls imposed on transactions to prevent fleeing depositors from cleaning out the vaults in a catastrophic bank run.
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Edie Windsor states her gay marriage case

March 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Edith Windsor got engaged in the 1960s to the woman who eventually became her wife, she asked for a pin instead of a ring. A ring would have meant awkward questions, she said: Who is he? Where is he? And when do we meet him?
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