Archive for October 13th, 2013

Senate talks focus of hopes for government shutdown solution

October 13, 2013
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WASHINGTON – With the government shutdown now in its 12th day and talks between the White House and House Republicans broken off, all eyes on Capitol Hill are focused on the Senate, where the potential for a deal to break the budget impasse could emerge in the coming days.
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Wind, rain pound India as massive cyclone makes landfall

October 13, 2013
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BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — A massive, powerful cyclone packing heavy rains and destructive winds slammed into India’s eastern coastline Saturday evening, as hundreds of thousands of residents moved inland to shelters in hopes of riding out the dangerous storm.
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S&P to Brazil: Actions speak louder than words

October 13, 2013
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By Alonso Soto WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Brazilian government‘s more business-friendly tone needs to materialize into actions for Standard & Poor’s to reconsider its negative outlook on Latin America‘s largest economy, a senior credit analyst for the agency told Reuters on Friday.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Debt-ceiling battle may overshadow earnings

October 13, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock investors, hoping to leave politics aside to focus on fundamentals, aren’t going to get their wish yet as lawmakers battle over raising the debt ceiling.
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