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| Australian shares lead Asian rebound; yen softens Reuters |
By Ian Chua. SYDNEY | Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:31pm EDT. SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian stocks scaled a five-year peak on Monday, leading a rebound in Asia after strong results from the likes of Microsoft pushed Wall Street to another record closing high, ...
| Survey: Shutdown shrinks economists' optimism USA TODAY |
The budget standoff in Congress is over for now, but the U.S. economy is likely to feel the hangover for some time. Two weeks after Washington's latest showdown, more than half of economists surveyed by USA TODAY -- 56% -- are less optimistic about ...
| Israeli tunnel hit by cyber attack, experts say Businessweek |
HADERA, Israel (AP) — When Israel's military chief delivered a high-profile speech this month outlining the greatest threats his country might face in the future, he listed computer sabotage as a top concern, warning a sophisticated cyberattack could one day ...
| UPDATE 1-Macquarie eyes a slice of Australian banks' home mortgage pie Reuters |
Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:48am IST. * Home mortgage market key profit centre for Australia's Big Four banks. * Macquarie's push into home mortgages seen as smart use of capital. * Debate rages over whether housing market in boom or bubble. By Jackie Range ...
| Survey points to pick-up in global M&A Businessweek |
LONDON (AP) — Growing optimism over the global economy is likely to lead to a marked pick-up in the number of mergers and acquisitions over the coming months, a survey of executives found Monday. In its half-yearly report into the M&A sector, consulting ...
| Argentines Decide Fernandez's Balance of Power Mid-Term Businessweek |
Shirts with the portraits of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are displayed for sale at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires. Photographer: Juan Mabromata/AFP via Getty Images. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's control of ...
| Warren Buffett: Top 3 investing mistakes to avoid USA TODAY |
NEW YORK — Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor with the Midas touch, has a message for Main Street stock investors: "Don't beat yourself." "The nice thing about investing in stocks is that, over time, equities are going to do well," Buffett tells USA TODAY.
| UPDATE 1-Japan's Mizuho likely to escape serious penalty over mob loans Reuters |
Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:25pm EDT. * External panel says Mizuho didn't intentionally deceive regulators. * CEO Sato expected to keep job, Mizuho Bank chair could quit. * Some executives likely to take pay cuts. * Mizuho future overseas growth plans likely to be ...
| Data center glitch is latest problem in 'Obamacare' rollout Reuters |
By David Morgan and Sharon Begley. WASHINGTON/NEW YORK | Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:36pm EDT. WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's ...
| Storms leave thousands without power Houston Chronicle |
Thousands of families lost power Sunday as morning storms dumped one to two inches of rain in Harris County. As many as 100,000 households were without power earlier today as the rain storm passed Houston area and headed off the Gulf Coast .
| Wall Street Week Ahead: Focus on Facebook, Apple and the Fed Reuters |
By Julia Edwards. NEW YORK | Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:30am EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve meeting next week is not on the minds of as many people as when it met in September, but its decision to do nothing last month is providing the fuel ...
| White House tries to rally congressional Democrats in support of Obamacare Washington Post |
By the time President Obama acknowledged on Monday that his signature health-care program had serious problems, it was clear that the political stakes had escalated for the White House. And so that evening, Obama gathered some of the top political ...
| IRS releases preliminary report on ObamaCare inquiries Fox News |
The IRS on Saturday reported handling more than 330,000 requests from ObamaCare exchanges to calculate whether Americans are eligible for federal tax credits when purchasing insurance through the program. The release provides some indication on ...
| Natural gas leak leads to evacuations in Ogden fox13now.com |
OGDEN, Utah – Around 30 people have been evacuated from about a dozen homes due to a natural gas leak Sunday afternoon. According to information from the Ogden City Fire Department, a vehicle backed into a meter on the side of a home at 835 ...
| Regrets? The Maestro Has None Barron's |
The former Federal Reserve chairman admits that he didn't see the financial crisis coming. Article; Comments. Email; Print; Reprints. smaller; Larger. Being Fed chairman apparently means never having to say you're sorry. In his media rounds plugging his ...
| Poll: More older Americans delay retirement Walla Walla Union-Bulletin |
Men, minorities, those with minor children or earning less than $50,000 a year were likely to put it off. The Associated Press. As of Saturday, October 26, 2013 · Sign in to add to your reading list; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, ...
| Not so fast: Improving U.S. unemployment rate masks problems Fresno Bee |
WASHINGTON — The monthly unemployment rate holds almost mythical importance as a barometer for the health of the U.S. economy. But what if it's not telling us what we thought? Economists still view the monthly jobless rate — 7.2% in September — as ...