Archive for October 30th, 2013

Meeting the Unique Insurance Needs of the Energy Industry

October 30, 2013
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Energy Insurance San Francisco

Businesses operating within the energy industry need insurance coverage that is designed to meet needs that extend well beyond the parameters of standard businesses insurance policies. Owners of gasoline stations, fuel transportation companies, and distributors of hazardous materials such as oil, kerosene, gasoline, or propane need coverage that provides protection to safely work within...
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Report: NSA broke into Yahoo, Google data centers

October 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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Learning to fly without leaving the ground

October 30, 2013
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At the University of North Dakota, one of the country’s largest collegiate flight schools, they’re flying something different: Drones.
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Wall Street sags after steady Fed sees less growth ahead

October 30, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a four-day streak of gains after the Federal Reserve said it had a weaker growth outlook for the economy, even as it held steady with its stimulus program for the time being.
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Stocks fall after Fed says US still needs support

October 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market retreated from all-time highs Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy still needed help from its stimulus program.
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Live: Sebelius heads to Hill to defend health law, job

October 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to cast blame, lawmakers are preparing to grill President Barack Obama’s top health official over problems with the rollout of the government’s health care website.
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Will U.S. stop spying on allies? Not likely

October 30, 2013
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Will President Barack Obama’s ongoing “review” of American spying programs lead to a blanket ban on surveillance targeting allied leaders? Not likely.
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Wall St. set to extend gains after Dow, S&P hit records

October 30, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street was set for a slightly higher open on Wednesday, adding to fresh records scaled by the Dow and the S&P 500, amid sturdy results and on expectations the Federal Reserve will continue its stimulus efforts into next year.
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GM 3Q earnings fall, but beat Street forecasts

October 30, 2013
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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ third-quarter net income fell 53 percent compared with a year ago, as one-time expenses masked a strong performance in North America and a narrowed loss in Europe.
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Obama to hail Romney’s health care plan

October 30, 2013
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Following another week of tech problems marring the rollout of his signature health law, President Barack Obama will tout Massachusetts’ eight-year-old health care overhaul in a speech in Boston on Wednesday.
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