Wall Street Journal
Asian markets tense before Fed; Nikkei outperforms
By Ian Chua. SYDNEY | Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:20am EDT. SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday, thanks to a positive lead from Wall Street and a softer yen, outperforming the rest of Asia which anxiously waited for clarity on the U.S. Federal ...
Europe Futures Rise With Japan Stocks Before Fed Outcome
Gold Slips for 3rd Day on Rally in Stocks, Fed Caution
Gulf Markets Seen Cautious Ahead of Fed Outcome
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New York Times
Let's make a Dell: Icahn revises plan, pushes $14-a-share offer
New York Post
The billionaire activist yesterday suddenly switched tactics in his high-stakes bid to upend an effort by Michael Dell and partner Silver Lake Management to take PC maker Dell Inc. private for $24.4 billion. The 77-year-old investor demanded that Dell Inc.
Dell committee says Icahn's new proposal is not ' actionable '
Icahn Steps Up Bid for Dell
Icahn Proposes Dell Tender Offer
Era of falling interest rates appears to be over
Los Angeles Times
For all the mixed messages from the Fed and the uncertainty that has roiled financial markets recently, one thing looks very clear: The era of declining interest rates is over. After three decades in which borrowing costs for Americans have pretty much declined ...
Rates edge up, spurring push to refinance
Rising mortgage rates elicit fears they could hurt housing recovery
Will Home Prices Be Constrained by Stagnant Incomes?
Astrodome, JFK Flying Saucer Make 2013 Endangered List
The Houston Astrodome and a New York airport terminal are included in the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 2013 list of the Most Endangered Historic Places. The Astrodome was the world's first domed sports stadium. Since Houston's professional ...
Houston Astrodome, JFK terminal land on 'endangered' list
AP PHOTOS: Astrodome, JFK terminal endangered
Google Urges Foreign Intelligence Court to Let It Release Data
Google Inc. (GOOG) urged the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for permission to publish the aggregate numbers and scope of national security requests it receives from the U.S. government. The filing with the secret court, which issues warrants for ...
Google challenges US gag order, citing First Amendment
Google Challenges Surveillance Gag Order In Court, Citing First Amendment
Google challenges Fisa court's gag orders on reporting user surveillance
1 in 9 US bridges in need of repair
A new study finds that 260 million people a day cross bridges in the USA that are structurally deficient. Skagit. A collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is seen in an aerial view on May 24 in Mount Vernon, Wash. (Photo: Mike Siegel ...
Report: nine percent of Illinois' bridges 'structurally deficient'
Report: Dozens of state bridges need repair
Illinois' bum bridges
Nikkei outperforms Asian stocks as Fed looms
By Ian Chua. SYDNEY | Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:51pm EDT. SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday, thanks to a positive lead from Wall Street plus a softer yen, outperforming the rest of Asia which anxiously seeks clarity on the Federal ...
Asian Stocks Advance as Japanese Exporters Gain on Weaker Yen
Dollar Edges Down vs Yen as Fed, Bernanke Awaited
Japan Stocks Rise, Ringgit Falls Before Fed; China Slides
SEC considers changes on wrongdoing
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering requiring some defendants to admit wrongdoing when they have engaged in “egregious misconduct”, abandoning a decades long policy. In a memo sent to enforcement attorneys, George Canellos ...
SEC to require admissions of guilt in some settlements
SEC to seek admissions in some settlements: White
SEC to Seek More Admissions of Fault
New York Times
Dish Won't Make New Takeover Bid for Sprint by Deadline
Dish Network Corp. won't make a new offer for Sprint Nextel Corp. by the mobile-phone carrier's deadline, leaving SoftBank Corp. as the main contender to acquire the wireless company. Sprint's actions “have made it impracticable for Dish to submit a revised ...
Dish decides against raising Sprint offer
Dish won't submit revised bid for Sprint
The Denver Channel
Tokyo-bound Boeing 787 Dreamliner diverted to Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — An indication of an oil filter problem prompted the crew of a Boeing 787 flying from Denver to Tokyo to divert to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, a United Airlines spokeswoman said. Flight 139 landed normally and ...
United 787 heading to Tokyo diverted to Seattle