Archive for May 3rd, 2013

U.S. dollar, stocks surge on strong U.S. jobs data

May 3, 2013
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By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar surged against the yen and global equity markets rallied on Friday after the U.S. government reported surprisingly strong jobs growth for April that drove optimism on the economy, driving Wall Street stocks to record highs.
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Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs

May 3, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Optimism about the economy swept through the stock market Friday, pushing two widely watched indexes past major milestones.
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Dow, S&P close at record levels

May 3, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 advanced to all-time closing highs on Friday, with major indexes jumping 1 percent after an unexpectedly strong April jobs report eased concerns about an economic slowdown.
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FBI seeks Benghazi tips with Arabic video, Facebook page

May 3, 2013
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May 1 (Reuters) – Post position for Saturday’s 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs after Wednesday’s draw (listed as barrier, HORSE, jockey, trainer) 1. BLACK ONYX, Joe Bravo, Kelly Breen 2. OXBOW, Gary Stevens, D. Wayne Lukas 3. REVOLUTIONARY, Calvin Borel, Todd Pletcher 4. GOLDEN SOUL, Robby Albarado, Dallas Stewart 5. NORMANDY INVASION, Javier...
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Stocks surge in early trading after hiring climbs

May 3, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to a record high.
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Strong US jobs report triggers stock market rally

May 3, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — Stock markets rallied on Friday, with both the Dow and S&P hitting new highs, after an unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs report indicated the world’s largest economy is not slowing down, as some had feared.
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Obama in Mexico: Little talk of human rights

May 3, 2013
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It didn’t appear to get much play in the meeting between presidents, but civil society organizations in Mexico and the United States say they hope human rights will be higher on the bilateral agenda than they have in recent years.
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Solar plane takes off on historic coast-to-coast flight

May 3, 2013
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A solar-powered airplane that can fly day and night without using a single drop of fuel embarked on an unprecedented flight across the United States today (May 3).
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BNP Paribas sees Q1 earnings tumble

May 3, 2013
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PARIS (AP) — French bank BNP Paribas said Friday its earnings slumped 45 percent in the first quarter amid a steep drop in corporate and investment banking as Europe’s economic stagnation continued to bite.
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Advisory: Nikkei suffers longest losing streak since November

May 3, 2013
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(Please ignore this Nikkei stock market report. This was released on Thursday, May 2 and has been sent accidentaly on May 3)
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