Archive for November 24th, 2013

Healthier U.S. consumers bode well for retail stocks: Barron’s

November 24, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Optimism about a strong holiday sales season in the United States led Barron’s to tout nine retail store stocks in its November 25 edition.
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Lloyds to sell up to half TSB stake at IPO: newspaper

November 24, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group will probably sell 30 to 50 percent of its stake in the 631 bank branches being rebranded as TSB when the new entity floats on the stock market in 2014, a newspaper reported.
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Israeli leader calls Iran deal ‘historic mistake’

November 24, 2013
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister harshly condemned the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday, calling it a “historic mistake” and saying he was not bound by the agreement.
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Obama: Nuclear deal blocks Iran’s path to bomb

November 24, 2013
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GENEVA (AP) — Iran struck a historic deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant agreement between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement.
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Arqaam values pay TV firm OSN at $4.3 bln ahead of planned IPO

November 24, 2013
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DUBAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Dubai-based pay-TV network OSN, which is planning an initial public offering, is worth about $4.3 billion post its recent acquisition of Pehla Media & Entertainment, brokerage Arqaam Capital said in a research note.
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U.S. criticizes new China zone, vows to defend Japan

November 24, 2013
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Geneva (AFP) – The United States said Saturday it was “deeply concerned” and committed to defending Japan after China announced an air zone in the East China Sea that includes disputed islands.
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Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

November 24, 2013
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By Parisa Hafezi and Justyna Pawlak
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Wall Street can cheer going into Thanksgiving Day

November 24, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street set another record this week, and the rally that has taken the S&P 500 index nearly 30 percent higher for the year shows no sign of losing steam as Americans prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
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