Archive for January, 2014

‘It’s about promoting opportunity’

January 28, 2014
By

Tune in to President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night, and you won’t hear him recycle his denunciation of Republican economic policies as heartless “Social Darwinism.” He won’t remind Americans of his annoyance with “fat-cat bankers on Wall Street.” It’s even an open question whether Obama, who as recently as December 2013...
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Deep southern U.S. hard-hit by snow, ice, with big mess to come

January 28, 2014
By

Cities rolled out snow plows that hardly ever leave the garage, a hardware store sold feed scoops for use as snow shovels and alligators in the Okefenokee Swamp burrowed into mud to stay warm Tuesday as a winter storm brought snow, ice and brutal cold to the Deep South, a part of the country...
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

AT&T subscriber growth misses estimates, shares fall

January 28, 2014
By

NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. mobile provider, had slower wireless subscriber growth in the latest quarter than Wall Street had estimated, sending its shares down 1.6 percent in late trade.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

World stocks rise ahead of central bank meetings

January 28, 2014
By

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – A global gauge of equity markets on Tuesday posted its largest gain in nine sessions ahead of expected measures from Turkey to protect its currency and help stop a recent run out of emerging markets.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

‘The struggle will continue’

January 28, 2014
By

By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Rick Santorum lays groundwork for another presidential run

January 28, 2014
By
Rick Santorum lays groundwork for another presidential run


Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

Danaher Beats on Q4 Earnings Marginally

January 28, 2014
By

Danaher Corporation (DHR) reported earnings of 96 cents a share in the fourth-quarter 2013 which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The results increased 10.3% compared to the earnings of 87 cents a share reported in the prior-year period.
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

Air Products’ Q1 Earnings Squeak Past Estimates

January 28, 2014
By

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) saw higher profit in first-quarter fiscal 2014 (ended Dec 31, 2013), helped by its cost reduction measures. The industrial gas giant registered earnings from continuing operations of $1.34 a share in the quarter, up 3% from the year-ago earnings of $1.30. The results beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate...
Read more »

Posted in Stock Market | Comments Off

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

January 28, 2014
By

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died Monday at the age of 94.
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off

House reaches compromise on farm bill

January 28, 2014
By

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House plan to make major cuts to food stamps would be scaled back under a bipartisan agreement on a massive farm bill, a near end to a more than two-year fight that has threatened to hurt rural lawmakers in an election year.
Read more »

Posted in Apple/Mac | Comments Off