Archive for November, 2012

Asian shares fall as focus shifts to U.S. budget talks

November 28, 2012
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares ended a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday and commodities eased as investors fretted that a lack of progress in talks on U.S. budget woes risked putting the world’s largest economy into recession, dragging down global growth with it.
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Exclusive: Calpers triggers legal fight with bankrupt San Bernardino over pension debt

November 28, 2012
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – America’s biggest public pension moved aggressively against the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, California, on Tuesday night over the city’s decision to halt payments to the fund.
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Stocks slide on ‘fiscal cliff’ warning

November 28, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S. budget impasse in Washington.
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Wall Street falls, hit by Reid’s "fiscal cliff" comments

November 28, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks slid on Tuesday in a choppy session, losing ground in the last hour before the close after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed disappointment that there has been “little progress” in dealing with the “fiscal cliff.”
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Top Tips To Becoming A Great Sports Presenter

November 28, 2012
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W.H. blasts GOP ‘obsession’ with Rice

November 27, 2012
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W.H. blasts GOP ‘obsession’ with Rice

Arizona Sen. John McCain, the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee—flanked by fellow committee …The White House sharply escalated its attacks on Tuesday on Republican opponents of making Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice the next secretary of state, describing them as in the grips of a politically fueled “obsession” with incorrect...
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Photos: Thousands protest Egyptian leader’s power grab

November 27, 2012
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Wall Street slips on cliff caution, but homebuilders shine

November 27, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks declined on Tuesday as wrangling continued in Washington over budget talks, while homebuilders’ stocks outperformed the broader market after positive data.
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Analysis: Stifel CEO puts reputation on line with KBW buy

November 27, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Over the past seven years, Stifel Financial Corp Chief Executive Ronald Kruszewski has impressed Wall Street with a series of acquisitions that quintupled the regional brokerage’s revenue and rewarded shareholders with a nearly four-fold increase in returns over the last five years.
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Ancient microbes found in buried Antarctic lake

November 27, 2012
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Beneath the icy surface of a buried Antarctic lake, in super-salty water devoid of light and oxygen that is also cold enough to freeze seawater, researchers have now discovered that a diverse community of bacteria has survived for millennia.
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