Archive for September, 2013

High iPhone price spooks investors, Apple shares drop

September 11, 2013
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By Eileen Soreng and Neha Alawadhi (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s shares slid 6 percent on Wednesday as a pricier-than-expected iPhone “5C” extinguished hopes of a major expansion into lower-end markets such as China, while a fingerprint scanner-equipped premium version fell short on hardware advancements.
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‘Daddy, I miss you so much’

September 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.
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Russia shows U.S. its plan for Syrian chemical weapons

September 11, 2013
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has given the United States its plan for placing Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal under international control and intends to discuss it on Thursday in Geneva, the Interfax news agency cited a Russian source as saying on Wednesday.
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Stocks open mixed; Apple sinks after iPhone news

September 11, 2013
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Stocks were trading mixed on Wall Street Wednesday, threatening to end the market’s longest winning streak since July, as investors waited to see if the confrontation with Syria can be resolved peacefully.
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Analysis: Best Buy could climb higher if CEO Joly lives up to hype

September 11, 2013
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By Dhanya Skariachan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Even though Best Buy Co’s stock has tripled this year, riding on the success of CEO Hubert Joly‘s turnaround strategy, many on Wall Street think the retailer’s resurgence isn’t over.
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‘In a position to respond if diplomacy fails’

September 11, 2013
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JFK November 22, 1963: A Bystander’s View of History
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Blast wrecks government office in Libya’s Benghazi

September 11, 2013
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A powerful blast caused serious damage to a foreign ministry building in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Wednesday, witnesses said.
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BlackBerry lays off dozens of U.S. sales staff: WSJ

September 11, 2013
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(Reuters) – Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd cut several dozen jobs from its U.S. sales team on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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De Blasio leads among Democrats in NYC mayoral primary; Quinn, onetime frontrunner, concedes defeat

September 11, 2013
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NEW YORK—Bill de Blasio was closing in on a decisive victory in Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary while onetime frontrunner Christine Quinn conceded defeat.
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Americans still mixed, hesitant after Obama’s Syria plea

September 11, 2013
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Yahoo News asked Americans to respond to President Barack Obama’s Tuesday night address on Syria. Here are excerpts from some reactions we received.
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