Archive for September 12th, 2013

Wall Street snaps seven-day winning streak; miners lead decline

September 12, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday, ending seven straight days of gains by the S&P 500 index as a drop in precious metal prices dragged mining shares lower.
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News Summary: A stock market rally fizzles

September 12, 2013
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WIN STREAK FIZZLES: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged down 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,683. That ended a seven-day winning streak, the longest since July.
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Damaged iPad leaves Zimmerman probe in limbo

September 12, 2013
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LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — The iPad George Zimmerman‘s estranged wife says he smashed is in bad shape, making it difficult for law enforcement analysts to obtain video that may have captured a domestic dispute between the former couple at a Florida home.
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Kerry set to test Russia on Syria weapons

September 12, 2013
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GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva Thursday morning to test the seriousness of a Russian proposal to secure Syria‘s chemical weapons.
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Government to float Royal Mail within weeks

September 12, 2013
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By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) – Britain embarked on its largest privatisation in decades on Thursday as the government unveiled plans to sell the majority of the near 500-year-old state-owned Royal Mail postal service.
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US close: S&P 500 at one-month high, but Apple drags Nasdaq lower

September 12, 2013
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LONDON (ShareCast) – - Syria concerns continue to recede - S&P at highest level since August 13th - Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL – news) disappoints with latest iPhone models
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Is Russia toying with the U.S.?

September 12, 2013
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Russia and the United States may have found common ground on Syria’s chemical weapons, giving President Barack Obama a way to avoid threatened missile strikes and President Vladimir Putin a way to support longtime ally Syria.
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Diplomatic efforts on Syria weapons heat up

September 12, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key international players were moving on two diplomatic fronts Wednesday to try to put Syria‘s chemical weapons under international control, and a fresh effort appeared to be underway to get the government and opposition to peace talks.
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High iPhone price spooks investors, Apple shares drop

September 12, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica and Eileen Soreng REUTERS – Apple Inc’s new iPhones got panned by Wall Street on Wednesday as investors decried one model for being too costly for emerging markets such as China, and dismissed the other model as lacking enough game-changing features.
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