Archive for November 14th, 2012

Goldman names about 70 partners to 2012 class: source

November 14, 2012
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(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc named some 70 new partners to its 2012 partnership class, a source familiar with the matter said, down 37 percent from the previous class.
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Stocks slide after gloomy report on retail sales

November 14, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes moved lower in light trading on Wall Street Wednesday. Strong earnings from Abercrombie & Fitch were offset by a gloomy report on retail spending from the government.
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‘Warrior monk’ at center of growing scandal

November 14, 2012
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marine Corps General John Allen, the soberly formal, spit-and-polish head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, is not a military leader whose image immediately conjures up the word “flirtatious.”
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Rare complete solar eclipse captured on film

November 14, 2012
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Rare complete solar eclipse captured on film

The moon passes in front of the sun during a full solar eclipse at Palm Grove near the northern Australian city …A rare, complete solar eclipse dominated northern Australian skyline on Wednesday, sending part of the country into complete darkness.
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Goldman’s Blankfein wants Obama, business to work together: WSJ

November 14, 2012
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REUTERS – The Obama administration should model itself after the Roosevelt administration during the Great Depression and World War Two, Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said in an opinion piece published Tuesday evening on the Wall Street Journal website.
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Who’s who in the Petraeus scandal

November 14, 2012
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What started out as a leisurely stroll through the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Nov. 11 with his girlfriend, quickly turned into quite a surreal experience for Max Galuppo, 20, of Bloomsbury, N.J. Galuppo, a Temple University student, found his doppelganger in a 16th century…
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Plane crashes in Jackson, Miss., neighborhood

November 14, 2012
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A small plane with three people aboard crashed into a home near an airport in Jackson Tuesday evening and authorities did not have immediate information on casualties.
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NYSE, Honeywell CEOs call for action on "fiscal cliff"

November 14, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. politicians face a stark choice over the next six weeks: come together on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, or prepare for a recession as companies seek other places to invest, said the CEOs of NYSE Euronext and Honeywell International Inc.
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Fed’s Yellen backs holding rates near zero to 2016

November 14, 2012
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BERKELEY, California (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that U.S. short-term interest rates may need to stay near zero until early 2016, a half year longer than Wall Street dealers expect, to forcefully lift employment.
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