Archive for November, 2013

BSE Sensex edges lower; bank shares drag

November 27, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – The BSE Sensex was flat in trade after foreign investor sold cash shares and derivatives on Tuesday. The BSE Sensex was up 25 points while the Nifty gained 3 points at 2.44 pm.
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IRS pushes to rein in tax-exempt political groups

November 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration Tuesday launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning.
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Pope issues mission statement for papacy

November 27, 2013
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the global financial system that excludes the poor as he issued the mission statement for his papacy on Tuesday, saying he wants the Catholic Church to get its hands dirty as it seeks to bring solace and mercy to society’s outcasts.
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Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years

November 27, 2013
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By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Nasdaq composite index closed above 4,000 on Tuesday for the first time since 2000, while the Dow and S&P ended barely changed.
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Asia stocks subdued ahead of Thanksgiving, payrolls

November 27, 2013
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By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets nudged into the red on Wednesday following an uninspiring performance by Wall Street, while a dip in the dollar against the yen prompted profit-taking on Japanese stocks.
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U.S. conducts East China Sea ‘operations’

November 26, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. military aircraft have flown around disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday, defying China’s declaration that the region falls into a new airspace defence zone.
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Warrant: Zimmerman Had 5 Guns, Ammo When Arrested

November 26, 2013
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George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him earlier this month on domestic violence charges, according to court documents released Tuesday.
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Wall Street inches higher on strength in retailers

November 26, 2013
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By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday after strong housing figures, retailer earnings and a proposed acquisition lifted those two industry sectors.
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US STOCKS-Wall Street inches higher on strength in retailers

November 26, 2013
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* Luxury store Tiffany & Co rises after results,
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Congress unlikely to blow up Obama’s Iran deal

November 26, 2013
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Congress didn’t exactly sound the trumpets and roll out the red carpet for President Barack Obama’s fragile interim deal with Iran — but it’s increasingly clear that lawmakers don’t want to blow it up with new sanctions, either.
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