Archive for March 18th, 2014

Obama honors 24 overlooked war vets

March 18, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — They were heroes who didn’t get their due.
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Washington Post: NSA has telephone ‘time machine’ program

March 18, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has been recording all of a foreign country’s phone calls, then listening to the conversations up to a month later, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
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Oracle’s quarterly results disappoint Wall Street; shares fall

March 18, 2014
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By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp on Tuesday reported increased revenue and profit for its fiscal third quarter. But the results disappointed investors, who were looking for signs of a sustained turnaround, and its shares fell sharply.
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Wall Street rises again as Ukraine woes ease; tech leads

March 18, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 within striking distance of its record after comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin soothed anxiety that tensions over Ukraine could escalate.
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Seattle Fire Dept: Two dead after TV copter crash

March 18, 2014
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A news helicopter has reportedly crashed near the Seattle Space Needle. The Seattle Fire Department reported two fatalities and at least one critical injury.
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U.S. suspends diplomatic relations with Syria

March 18, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official says the Syrian government has been told it must immediately suspend its diplomatic and consular missions in the United States.
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Stocks gain after reports on economy, Ukraine

March 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market rose Tuesday after some encouraging news on the economy and signs that Russia is seeking to ease tensions with the West on Ukraine.
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A Wall Street Transcript Interview with James D. Hamel, CFA, a Managing Director of Artisan Partners and a Portfolio Manager on the Growth Team: Pursuing Global Growth Equities

March 18, 2014
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67 WALL STREET, New York – March 18, 2014 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Investing Strategies Report. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with highly experienced Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.
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Putin approves draft bill to annex Crimea

March 18, 2014
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday approved a draft bill for the annexation of Crimea, one of a flurry of steps to formally take over the Black Sea peninsula.
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No motive found in Malaysia jet’s disappearance

March 18, 2014
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By Anshuman Daga and Ben Blanchard
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