Archive for August 10th, 2014

Amazon stops some Disney movie preorders – WSJ

August 10, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.
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Pro-Palestinian activists march to UN headquarters

August 10, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — A sea of Palestinians and their sympathizers lined Manhattan streets Saturday, marching to the United Nations and shouting that Israel’s response to missile attacks was genocide that took children’s lives.
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U.S. launches 4 airstrikes against Iraqi militants

August 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians.
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Wall Street Weekahead: Dividend payers attractive again as bond yields fall

August 10, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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Wall Street rebounds, erases week’s losses with Russia news

August 10, 2014
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By Akane Otani NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P and Dow both posted their best day since March on Friday, with the market buoyed by news that Russia was ending military drills near the Ukrainian border, while investors overlooked U.S. air strikes in Iraq.
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