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Euro rises, bank deal soothes some Cyprus anxiety
By Nia Williams. LONDON | Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:00am EDT. LONDON (Reuters) – The euro rose on Friday after Cyprus agreed to spin off Greek units of debt-ridden Cypriot banks, removing one source of uncertainty as the island scrambled to avoid financial …
Russian Stocks Set for Worst Week Since May After Cyprus Failure
Lenders reject latest Cyprus bailout plan
Cyprus May Need Bank Deposit Haircut, Buiter Says: Tom Keene
As the Dow reaches a record, some see it going much higher
Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has barreled to an all-time high, erasing $ 11 trillion of losses racked up when the financial crisis began five years ago. The stock market's revival — with the Dow at a record 14,253.77 — has some respected …
Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars to All-Time High
India Morning Call-Global markets
Dow Leaps to Record
While looming budget cuts are sure to bring pain as key services are cut, some say they may at last force government to trim waste as well — already, officials are looking at reining in conferences and official travel to save money.
Proposed legislation would ban retired athletes from seeking California workers’ comp benefits after they’ve played relatively few games in the state.
SACRAMENTO — Players for professional sports teams based outside of California would be barred from filing compensation claims for job-related injuries under proposed legislation supported by owners of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer franchises.
Solving the never-ending budget crisis and reducing the deficit will require corporate tax reform, Obama said.
Obama called for tax reform that “lowers incentives to moves jobs overseas,” and “lowers tax rates for businesses and manufacturers that create jobs in the U.S.”
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is converting some of its higher-grade enriched uranium into reactor fuel, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said. “This work is being done and all its reports have been sent to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in a complete manner,” Ramin Mehmanparast was quoted as saying on Tuesday by state news agency IRNA. He was responding to a question on news reports that Iran has converted some of its 20-percent-enriched uranium into fuel for the Tehran Research Reactor, IRNA said. …
Yahoo! News – Top Stories
No one disputes that Apple has been the premier tech company of the last decade. For years, they seemed to be able to do no wrong. That is, until they announced disappointing earnings last week and their stock plunged. Now, let the schadenfreude begin!
Forbes Real Time
If at first you don’t succeed, try to change the rules. A proposal under consideration in Virginia’s Republican-led state legislature would change how the commonwealth allocates its 13 electoral votes in the wake of Democratic President Barack Obama’s re-election last November.
Yen firm as BOJ disappoints some, ZEW helps euro
By Anooja Debnath. LONDON | Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:18am EST. LONDON (Reuters) – The yen rose on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan said its open-ended commitment to buy assets would kick in only next year, disappointing those who expected more …
Bank of Japan Relents, Raises Inflation Target
Japan government welcomes BOJ easing steps towards 2 percent inflation
Bank of Japan Moves to Fight Deflation