Is Abenomics Doomed—or Will Japan Un-Doom Itself?
Foreign investors, buoyed by Bernanke, sent Japanese stocks up. Then, spooked by Bernanke, they sent the Nikkei into a tailspin. Guess whose help Japan needs now? Matthew O'Brien Jun 13 2013, 7:33 PM ET. Tweet. More. Email. Print. Kuroda3.jpg.
Yen Slump Failing to Stem Japan's Exodus of Factories OverseasBloomberg
Dollar under pressure, Nikkei to set yen courseReuters
Tokyo Stocks Tumble Into Bear MarketWall Street Journal
MarketWatch -Newsday -Seattle Post Intelligencer
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Nicaragua's Chinese Canal: Behind the Audacious $40 Billion Bid to Build a ...
More than 150 years ago, U.S. businessmen and politicians plotted the creation of a canal through the isthmus nation of Nicaragua that would link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Now, according to Nicaraguan officials, what Americans like former President ...
Nicaragua Approves Building Its Own CanalNew York Times
Nicaragua canal project is approved despite few detailsLos Angeles Times
China group plans $40bn Panama Canal rivalFinancial Times
Reuters -AFP -ABC News
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ExxonMobil faces federal lawsuit over Arkansas oil spill
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department and the state of Arkansas filed suit against the oil giant ExxonMobil over a March 29 pipeline rupture that spilled 210,000 gallons of oil into a residential neighborhood and waterways in the small town of Mayflower.
Arkansas: Exxon Is Sued Over March Pipeline SpillNew York Times
State, Feds File Joint Lawsuit Against ExxonMobilKNWA
U.S. and Arkansas sue Exxon for pollution related to pipeline ruptureDallas Business Journal
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Investing: Time to oil up your portfolio?
During the 1970s energy crisis, a popular bumper sticker in the West was "Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark." And that was in western Canada. You should have heard what they were saying in Texas. Given the enormous amount of gas and oil ...
Shale Drillers Squeeze Costs as Era of Exploration Ends: EnergyBloomberg
US Oil Notches Record GrowthWall Street Journal
No Shortage Of Shale Gas HereTheStreet.com
Forbes -Christian Science Monitor -Financial Times
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US jobless claims fall; labor market healing ongoing
WASHINGTON, June 13 | Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:00pm IST. WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, nearing its lowest level in five years in a sign of resilience for the U.S. labor market.
Jobless Claims in US Fell by 12000 Last Week to 334000Bloomberg
Jobless Claims in US Drop as Steady Labor Gains Go OnWall Street Journal
Jobless claims drop by 12000MarketWatch
Los Angeles Times -Washington Post -Philly.com
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Smith & Wesson Sees Record Sales Amid Nationwide Gun Debate
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said Thursday that it expects its first-quarter financial results may top market expectations and it is planning to buy back some of its shares. The firearms maker said that based on preliminary data, ...
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News Corp.'s CFO to Retire
Wall Street Journal
News Corp. said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer David DeVoe will retire following the planned separation of the company scheduled for later this month. The media conglomerate added that it appointed John Nallen as chief financial officer of 21st ...
CORRECTED-News Corp CFO retires, Nallen named CFO of 21st Century FoxReuters
After-Hours Buzz: NewsCorp, Restoration Hardware, Smith & Wesson & MoreCNBC.com
News Corp. CFO David DeVoe To Retire After SplitRTT News
Seeking Alpha -WA today
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San Francisco Chronicle
Prime San Francisco parking spot sells for $82000
A San Francisco real estate agent recently sold a parking spot a block from AT&T Park for $82,000. Sean Sullivan, the real estate agent, told FoxNews.com that the building's location is ideal, with tech firms like Instagram popping up in the area. He pointed out ...
San Francisco parking spot sells -- for $82000Los Angeles Times
San Francisco parking spot sells for $82000Seattle Post Intelligencer
Boston tandem parking spots sell for $560000San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
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American Airlines plans to pack more people onto its planes
Think your flight's crowded now? American Airlines says it expects to squeeze more seats into the coach sections on many of its planes. The plans were disclosed in a statement from Lauri Curtis, the airline's vice president of flight services, to the airline's flight ...
Airlines' on-time performance fallsBoston.com
American Airlines to Boost Seating CapacityFox Business
American to add more seats to 737s, MD-80sUSA TODAY
Fort Worth Star Telegram -KUAR
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Hope Or Hype: Are Recent Market Rallies For Real?
Recent gains are a sign of hope, but with every bull market comes a fair amount of hype as well. First the stock market soared to new all-time highs. Then came the word that home prices had just posted their first double-digit annual gain since 2006. Are the ...
In a shift for investors, interest rates are risingBoston Globe
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Worker in accident at US-owned Indonesia mine dies
TIMIKA, Indonesia - (AP) -- A truck driver who was critically injured in an accident at a giant U.S.-owned mine in Indonesia died Saturday in a hospital. Mine operator PT Freeport Indonesia said liquid ore material flowed into a truck during maintenance ...
UPDATE 4-New Freeport Indonesia accident threatens to extend mine stoppageReuters
Another fatal accident hits US-owned mine in IndonesiaStraits Times
Indonesia mine resumes operations after accidentAFP
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GMO Oregon Wheat - Bioterrorism?
Black Hills Today
Washington D.C. officials from the highest offices of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) said on Friday, May 31, 2013 that they are "pursuing many avenues" of how unapproved genetically modified wheat may have shown up in ...
Monsanto shares fall as South Korea joins pause in wheat importsWashington Post
US discovery of rogue GMO wheat raises concerns over controlsReuters
Wheat Falls as Japan Suspends US Imports on Biotech Crop FindBloomberg
Wall Street Journal -The Guardian -Businessweek
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'Wheel' contestant beats odds to win $1 million
The wheel of actual good fortune spun in favor of Erhard on Thursday's episode of "Wheel of Fortune" when she became the second contestant to win a million dollars in the 30-year history of the popular game show. Just a million dollars? What's so special ...
'Wheel of Fortune': California woman becomes second winner ever to take home ...Fox News
VIDEO: Wheel of Fortune's Million-Dollar WinnerTIME
Autumn Erhard Makes History, Wins $1 Million on Wheel of Fortune (VIDEO)Wetpaint
The Atlantic Wire -Hollywood Reporter -Telegraph.co.uk
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wall Street week ahead: Good news on jobs may be bad for stocks
New York: Standing conventional stock market wisdom on its head, investors may wish for weaker-than-expected US employment numbers on June 7. A strong jobs report could prompt an early end to the Federal Reserve's policy of pumping money into the ...
Wall Street drops in late slide, but ends May with gainsReuters
Strong May For Stocks Ends With A Rout On Wall StreetForbes
Stock Futures Remain in Red After Personal Income, Spending DataTheStreet.com
Wall Street Journal -Los Angeles Times -MarketWatch
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San Francisco Chronicle
Report Shows Better Outlook for Medicare
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The financial outlook for Medicare has improved because of a stronger economy and slower growth in health spending, and the financial condition of Social Security has not worsened but is still unsustainable, the Obama administration said ...
UPDATE 2-US Medicare outlook improves as healthcare costs easeReuters
Five ways to think about the new Social Security reportLos Angeles Times
Medicare trust fund projected to last until 2026 as health costs dropWashington Post
Forbes -Kansas City infoZine -Wheeling News Register
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Boeing shifting 300 engineering jobs to Long Beach
Los Angeles Times
After years of downsizing in Southern California, Boeing Co. said it will shift at least 300 engineering jobs on commercial aircraft to its longtime facility in Long Beach. During the next six to nine months, company employees will relocate from the Puget Sound ...
Boeing to open design and support sites away from SeattleReuters
Boeing shifts aircraft engineering operationsAmerican Metal Market
Boeing to open new aircraft-engineering centers in Wash. state, South Carolina ...The Republic
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China's Manufacturing Expansion Exceeds Analyst Estimates
China's manufacturing unexpectedly accelerated in May, indicating a slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter may be stabilizing. The Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 50.8 from 50.6 in April, the National Bureau of Statistics and China Federation ...
Japan May manufacturing PMI rises to 51.5 from 51.1Reuters
China Manufacturing Index Rose in MayWall Street Journal- India
China's manufacturing expands in MayHilton Head Island Packet
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International Business Times
Markets whipsaw on Fed uncertainty
The New York morning was marked by a continuation of the Treasury market selling that has pushed yields higher – and prices lower – in May. The yield on the benchmark 10-year note rose as much as 15 basis points to 2.21 per cent as investors saw a ...
REITs, Munis, Junk Bonds All Finish May With Further Losses FridayBarron's (blog)
Treasuries Loss Is Biggest in 3 Years as Fed Considers TaperingBloomberg
TREASURIES-US bonds fall, cap worst month since Dec 2010Reuters
Wall Street Journal -Businessweek -CNBC.com
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New Dell Proxy Says Icahn Offer Still Falls Short
Dell Dell today again urged shareholders to allow the company to sell itself to billionaire founder Michael Dell and private equity shop Silver Lake Partners, prompting the activist investors opposing the deal to step up their campaign to scuttle it. Dell filed new ...
Dell Sets Vote on CEO's Buyout, Dismissing Icahn OfferBloomberg
Dell Backs $13.65 a Share Silver Lake Offer, Forcing Icahn's HostilityTheStreet.com
Dell Board Recommends Michael Dell Buyout OfferABC News
Businessweek -Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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UPDATE 1-Frankfurt 'Blockupy' protesters to target ECB and banks
Thu May 30, 2013 3:31pm EDT. * Protests against handling of debt crisis, austerity. * Several thousand expected to take part. * Protesters aim to block access to ECB, Deutsche Bank. * Demonstration at airport also planned. FRANKFURT, May 30 (Reuters) ...
ECB Tower, Frankfurt Airport Targeted by Blockupy ProtestBloomberg
'Blockupy' protesters surround ECBBBC News
ECB: Financial Sector In Best Condition Since 2011Wall Street Journal (blog)
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