Dow rebounds from six-day losing streak with a positive day

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up 75.42 points (0.63%) to 12,124.36 The S&P 500 gained 9.44 points (0.74%) to 1,289.00 The NASDAQ Composite climbed 9.49 points (0.35%) to finish the day at 2,684.87   WEDNESDAY Source 2 The Dow Jones dropped 22.74 points (-0.19%) to 12,058.94 The S&P 500 lost 4.7 […]

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Citigroup confirms a security breach, set to issue tens of thousands of new cards

June 9, 2011

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Extensive Illegal Immigration Laws Analysis by Bloomberg

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   In addressing illegal immigration, two questions stand out. First, what to do with the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants who are here today. Second, how to deal with millions more who stand ready to breach the border, and the law, in order to reside here in the future. Those tandem […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog votes to present Syria to the Security Council

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source The UN watchdog cites Syria’s construction of a covert nuclear reactor and its failure to cooperate with UN investigators. “The vote, supported by the United States and its European allies, coincided with growing pressure for the international community to condemn the violent crackdown by the Syrian government against pro-democracy protesters. United Nations […]

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Pakistani Army rejects U.S. aid, calls for more money to go to the people

June 9, 2011

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Outgoing Defense Secretary Gates to Obama: Don’t pull out of Afghanistan too quickly

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ” From Nato headquarters he said: “Having arrived in Brussels after my 12th and last visit to Afghanistan as secretary of defence, I shared my view that we are making substantial progress on the ground. I also reiterated my belief that these gains could be threatened if we do not proceed with […]

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As President Saleh remains in medical limbo, so do Yemen’s Protesters and Military

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “For the first time in 13 days, a lull has descended upon the fierce fighting between armed tribesmen and forces loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The consistent shelling and gunfire in the capital city of Sana’a have been replaced by a tense quiet, with most residents still choosing to stay […]

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White House: Gaddafi’s Days are numbered

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Officials in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration say they are confident that U.S. and NATO actions in Libya will bring the end of Moammar Gadhafi’s rule. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney did not confirm or deny remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that people close to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi […]

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Syrian refugees pouring into Turkey

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   The flow of refugees fleeing to Turkey from an expected military crackdown in Syria swelled Thursday, as the government moved to limit a potential crisis just days before elections. Turkey’s foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, said that the number of Syrians taking refuge in Turkey was now 2,700, Turkey’s state run Anadolu […]

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Anthony Weiner resisting heightened pressure to resign

June 9, 2011

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Lack of Treasury purchases may force the Fed to raise interest rates

June 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “The U.S. Treasury next month will go back to relying on the kindness of strangers like never before to purchase the nation’s burgeoning debts — and taxpayers may have to pay higher interest rates to attract enough foreign investors, analysts say.” The Fed is ending its $600 billion program of purchasing Treasury bonds […]

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