Wednesday, November 30, 2011

VIDEO: Friendship on Fire: Pakistan done with US?

American Political News for Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2012 Election


Gingrich, Romney Outstrip Paul in Popularity Within the GOP

Mitt Romney's 'Inevitable' Strategy Wobbles As Newt Gingrich Rises

First Thoughts: Romney vs. Gingrich

The endless GOP audition for president

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Scranton Visit Aimed at White, Working-Class Vote

Obama road trip: from payroll tax to campaign cash

Obama: 'Massive blow' if GOP blocks payroll tax

Republicans make pipeline jobs issue for Obama

Obama in NY says Israel is most important ally

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Pressed on Immigration Reform, Rick Perry Offers No Clear Answer

Perry staff shakeup? 'Just scuttlebutt,' candidate says

Is a Rick Perry comeback inconceivable?

Perry denies reports of shakeup in campaign staff

Rick Perry promises 'harsh and strong' contrast

Perry hits populist notes in New Hampshire

Rick Perry hits D.C.-Wall Street axis

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney Campaign Discipline Prevents Embarrassments In New E-Book

Mitt Romney Courts Florida's Latino Voters

Republican Romney opens fire on rival Gingrich

Romney knocks Gingrich as 'lifelong politician'

Romney on Gingrich: He's a 'lifelong politician'

Mitt Romney questions Gingrich's 'conservative credentials'

Democrats See Mitt Romney as Their Biggest Threat

Romney: Obama will 'cower' from debating his record

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman: 'Bimbo eruptions' cause for Cain reconsideration

Jon Huntsman bets on retail politicking

Huntsman’s poll numbers improve in New Hampshire, but he still might miss Iowa debate

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann campaign apologizes for Cain tweet

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Low in polls, Santorum scores NH endorsement

Why Rick Santorum hasn’t had his moment in the primary sun

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain: ‘No Way He’s Dropping Out,’ Says Campaign Manager

Herman Cain Affair: GOP Candidate Facing Questions Over Whether Campaign Can Continue

Cain reiterates foreign policy, plays down 'reassessment'

If Herman Cain Quits The GOP Race, Where Will His Supporters Go?

Herman Cain Affair: GOP Candidate Facing Questions Over Whether Campaign Can Continue

Cain likely to hear from backers and doubters

Cain avoids affair controversy, lays out his 'doctrine’

Herman Cain in low single digits with black and Hispanic women, poll shows

Herman Cain's defiance receives cheers in Ohio

Herman Cain: Dems want to run against Newt Gingrich

Cain campaign goes up with new ad in Iowa

Cain focuses on family amid sexual allegations

Cain struggles with Republican women in polls

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Can the ‘New Newt’ Shed Past Baggage?

Newt Gingrich Says He is Healthy But Should Lose Weight

Newt Gingrich begins to draw in on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire

Welcome to Newt-onian Politics

A new Newt?

Afternoon Fix: Gingrich says Cain has ‘right to try to recover’

Gingrich previews his general election fight against Obama

Gingrich Campaigns In South Carolina

Newt Gingrich Marches Into Political Battle, Firing Fascist Analogies And Apocalyptic Warnings

Gingrich campaign, business interests tied together

Newt Gingrich: I helped defeat communism

When Newt Gingrich fought for the moderates

Gingrich trails in organizing in early-voting Iowa

Iraq


Iraq mulling U.S. bid to keep custody of detainee

US lawmakers blast plans for training Iraqi police

Pakistan


NATO attack on Pakistani troops not deliberate: U.S.

U.S.-Pakistan ties unravel amid new crisis

Other News


Clinton Arrives in Myanmar (Burma), a First by Secretary of State

Clinton arrives in Myanmar on landmark visit

Hillary Clinton in historic Myanmar visit

Clinton tests reforms on historic visit to Myanmar

Clinton seeks greater openness from Myanmar

China military condemns US-Australia military pact

Republicans aim to quash new union rules

Analysis: Clinton gives Myanmar respect it craves

Clinton causes barely a stir in Myanmar's curious capital

Hillary Clinton in Burma: Turning point in relations?

U.S. Weighs Sanctions Targeting Iran's Central Bank

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Stock futures leap on global cenbanks action

National Retail Properties prices stock offering

Stocks leap on central banks' coordinated action

Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (KMR) Shares Enter Overbought Territory

Accretive Health rises after analyst upgrade

Stocks Surge As Bernanke, ECB Throw More Dollars At Europe's Crisis

Safeway expands stock buyback by $1B

Sector Snap: Specialty retailers rise

OM Group shares rise after upgrade

Transocean to raise $1B in equity offering

Pacific Ethanol in compliance with Nasdaq rules

Wall St. rallies on central banks' help for Europe

Exclusive: Zynga aims for $10 billion valuation in IPO

US Economy


Republicans back payroll tax cut extension

Productivity up in summer while labor costs fell

GOP: Offsetting cuts must cover payroll tax relief

Geithner praises central bank action to aid Europe

Fed says growth moderate, hiring still subdued

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Weakness In Apple Makes It Tough On Tech ETF

ETFS Physical Platinum Shares Experiences Big Outflow

iShares S&P 500 Growth Index Fund Experiences Big Outflow

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: HDV, COP, MO, ABT

FDN, PCLN, YHOO, JNPR: ETF Outflow Alert

iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund Experiences Big Inflow

SGOL: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - CSJ

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: FAS, AFL, AMG, ARE

GLD: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Commodities


Oil falls to near $99 after US supplies increase

Crude Oil, Gold Likely to Fall as Lackluster Euro Summit Boosts US Dollar

Oil jumps to $101 on int'l banking plan

Grains futures, livestock prices rise

US crude oil supplies grew by 3.9 million barrels

Real Estate Market


Mortgage applications tumbled last week: MBA

Credit/Stock Rating


Zacks Releases Four Powerful ''Buy'' Stocks: Radware, Occidental Petroleum, Genesco and Goodyear Tire & Rubber

S&P upgrades Six Flags to 'BB,' removes from watch

S&P upgrades Six Flags to "BB," lifts CreditWatch

HP: S&P Cuts Credit Rating

US Companies/Industry


JoS. A. Bank 3Q net income rises, cautious on 4Q

Twitter, mixi form Japan tie-up as Facebook gains

FCC releases damning report on AT&T-T-Mobile deal

Raytheon gets US gov't approval for Saudi contract

AIG Could Miss Recovery If It Takes On Too Little Risk

Ahead of the Bell: Pfizer loses Lipitor patent

American Airlines seeks to shed planes, engines

Exclusive: Target aims for big December sales push

Blackstone, Bain plan Yahoo bid: source

Suncor says leak from Colorado oil refinery contained

Open Table Sets $50M Buyback

Synopsys To Buy Magma Design For $7.35/Share In Cash

Guess posts lower fiscal 3rd-qtr profit

American could bulk up through US Airways merger

CME defends handling of MF Global collapse

Berkshire paying $150M for Omaha newspaper company

November auto sales seen best in over 2 years

Marathon Petroleum: 2012 refining capacity to rise

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

VIDEO: Cain's presidential run may be over after latest accusation

VIDEO: Adviser: Cain Reassessing His Campaign

American Political News for Tuesday, November 29, 2011

2012 Election


Newt who? Dems, Romney keep clashing

DNC Ad Misleads on Romney and the Stimulus

Who Goes Up As Cain Goes Down? (The Note)

Bachmann, Huntsman, But Not Gingrich Think Cain Might Need to Quit

GOP 2012 candidates walk tightrope on immigration

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama meeting with Netherlands prime minister

Obama Makes First 2012 Campaign Ad Buy

Obama admin appeals cigarette warning ruling

Obama, Dutch premier discuss European debt crisis

Obama "disturbed" by storming of UK embassy in Iran

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


In N.H., Rick Perry Talks Tough on Illegal Immigrants

Perry says will deport all detained illegal immigrants

Perry confuses voting age in NH

Union Leader editor calls Rick Perry 'woefully unprepared' for 2012 race

Perry works to improve immigration credentials

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney On Immigration: Sorting Through The Record

Mitt Romney team: Just wait for debates with Newt Gingrich

Team Romney uses Hillary against Obama

Romney the 1st GOP candidate to plant flag in Fla.

Why Mitt Romney needs Herman Cain

Miami's congressional "3 amigos" endorse Romney

Massachusetts considering ban on Romney records

Top JPMorgan bankers hosting Romney fund-raiser

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Jon Huntsman: Mitt Romney 'Is In The Hip Pocket Of Wall Street'

Huntsman sharpens attacks on Romney

Huntsman: Romney couldn't reform Wall Street

Jon Huntsman won't rule out independent run to Boston Globe

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum: Newt Gingrich Is 'Inconsistent' On Abortion, Stem Cell Research

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain: I didn't do anything wrong

Herman Cain Affair Allegations Prompt Republicans To Call For His Exit

Herman Cain-Backing PAC Gives Up, Changes Name

Herman Cain About To Drop Out of Race?

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Poll Numbers Suggest Gingrich’s ‘Humane’ Immigration Stance Could Help Him

Gingrich Slams Obama for South Carolina Immigration Lawsuit

Gingrich doubles down on immigration policy at S.C. town hall

Gingrich Has Record Of Clashing With The Right

Newt Gingrich goes deeper on immigration plan

Newt: Cain will 'have to talk to the country' about latest accusations

Newt's plan for the economy

Gingrich meets with pastors in South Carolina

Gingrich Once Wanted a Health Insurance Mandate

Lessons Gingrich Learned from Bachmann, Perry, and Cain

Gingrich says he never lobbied, didn't need money

Iraq


Vice President Joe Biden Arrives In Iraq For Surprise Visit

Biden Makes Unannounced Trip to Iraq

Pakistan


U.S. prepares to vacate Pakistan air base

US refuses to apologise for Pakistan air strike that killed 24 soldiers

US military chief declines to apologise for airstrike deaths

US scrambles to contain Pakistan fallout

Other News


US official says Iran should not issue threats

US suspects NATO forces lured into deadly raid

FBI Director Criticizes Bill Requiring Suspected Terrorists to Be Held By Military

White House threatens veto of GOP regulatory bills

House votes to end country limits for worker visas

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Google Gets Going After Seven-Day Sell-Off

Facebook gearing up for 2012 IPO: source

Stock futures mixed after sharp rally

Transocean Trades Lower on Offering Announcement

Snag This Bargain 11.2% Yield Dividend Stock Even Cheaper Than Director Widmann Did

Bargain Bin Stocks: ODP Now 14.6% Cheaper Than Director Hedrick's Buy

Snatch Shares of Sprint Nextel 13.7% Cheaper Than the CEO Did

Snag This Bargain Even Cheaper Than Director Zwiener Did

Report says Facebook seeks $10 billion in IPO

Bargain Bin Stocks: ACOM Now 23.2% Cheaper Than Director Goldberg's Buy

Snag This Bargain Even Cheaper Than Director Kosowsky Did

Angie's List Below IPO Price; LNKD Also Extends Drop

Seagate shares gain on fiscal 2Q outlook

Corning stock falls after weak outlook

Tuesday Sector Laggards: Airlines, Apparel Stores

AMR shares halted repeatedly in busiest trading day ever

Zynga to kick off IPO roadshow next week: sources

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Construction Materials & Machinery, Metals & Mining Stocks

Steel Industry Stock Outlook - November 2011

Dow, S&P rise on Europe hopes, strong confidence data

Sector Snap: Hepatitis C drugmakers

US Economy


US and EU consider bilateral trade talks

Chinese solar companies reject US trade complaint

SKorea president signs laws enabling US trade deal

China solar executives aim to avoid trade war with U.S.

Americans in November more confident about economy

Republicans back payroll tax cut extension

White House mum on tax cut if no deal to pay costs

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Noteworthy ETF Outflows: MDY

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: IJT, QCOR, HMSY, SKT

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: UUP

EWG: Large Outflows Detected at ETF

SDY, CTL, PBI, CINF: Large Outflows Detected at ETF

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXY

Notable ETF Outflow Detected - SPY, SBUX, PX, YUM

EWC: Large Outflows Detected at ETF

IYT, NSC, CHRW, JBHT: ETF Outflow Alert

Commodities


Oil falls below $98 amid Europe debt concerns

Oil price flirts with $100 a barrel again

Grains futures, livestock prices mostly rise

Real Estate Market


Survey: Home prices down in most major US cities

'Every Day Is Black Friday' In Housing As Prices Tank, Case-Shiller Shows

Consumers more hopeful but home prices fall

Credit/Stock Rating


Bernstein upgrades RIM; shares rise

Fitch revisits outlook on debts tied to US rating

S&P downgrades top US banks' credit ratings

US Companies/Industry


Exclusive: THL eyes buyout of Yahoo's U.S. business

Slice of missing MF Global customer cash may be in Britain

Strong global sales boost Tiffany's 3Q results

AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

American Airlines files for Ch. 11 protection

GM's Failure Of Brand Management At GMC And Buick

American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection

American Airlines files for Chapter 11 protection

Hyatt adds healthier options for meals

Sales tracker says 'Cyber Monday' sales up 33 pct

Little impact for fliers from American Chapter 11

Lions Gate Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Summit

Jacobs gets Air Force contract

Forbes Earnings Preview: Big Lots

AT&T Pulls Out All Stops To Get DoJ Approval For T-Mobile Buy

Humana announces deal to buy chronic-care provider

American Airlines Lands In Bankruptcy Court To Rein In Costs

SunCoke 2012 outlook below Wall St. forecast

Clear Channel to Keep Pandora Rival Ad-Free Through April 1

Europe Sales Hold Down Tiffany's Q4 Forecast, Shares Fall

Dish Network spent $270,000 in 3Q lobbying

Video game group spent $1.1M lobbying in 3Q

DirecTV spent $1.26 million lobbying in 3Q

Sallie Mae spent $550,000 lobbying in 3Q

Medical device group spent $428K on lobbying in 3Q

Insurer Cigna spends $470K on 3Q federal lobbying

KPMG recovers $500 million of MFG client money

Lehman: 95 pct of creditors back bankruptcy plan

Universal Technical Institute 4Q profit slips

Pfizer maneuvers to protect Lipitor from generics

Locations in US with Google's indoor maps feature

Locations in Japan with Google indoor maps feature

MasterCard expanding Western Union prepaid program

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Feds crack down on sellers of fake goods

Arguments delayed in Fox-Dodgers bankruptcy feud

Facebook settles with FTC over deception charges

Wife, son of ex-Pa. soft drink CEO found guilty

Monday, November 28, 2011

VIDEO: Obama Presses EU Leaders for Debt Resolution

VIDEO: Breakingviews: AT&T CEO should suffer if T-Mobile deal fails

American Political News for Monday, November 28, 2011

2012 Election


‘World News’ Political Insights — Gingrich Positioned as Romney Alternative

NH-2012 Primary: 42% Romney, 15% Gingrich, 12% Paul, 8% Huntsman (UNH/WMUR 11/15-20)

First Thoughts: Five weeks to go

US-2012 Primary: 31% Gingrich, 20% Romney, 15% Cain (YouGov 11/19-22)

US-2012 Primary: 32% Gingrich, 23% Romney, 14% Cain (Poll Position 11/27)

GOP Candidates Comment on Occupy Movement

Iowa Voters: Leaning Toward Paul, Romney

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Swing-State Visits Surpass George W. Bush's Record

Obama Office Alters More Federal Rules Than Bush

Obama wants better digital archive of federal records

The Presidential Planner – Obama Meets EU Leaders

Obama Doing Major Fundraising Swing Through New York City

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


DNC Launches 6-State Ad Campaign Against Romney's Character

Bloomberg unearths Mitt Romney immigration quotes

DNC hits Romney with television ads in 5 swing states

Anti-Romney Iowa social conservatives stall on 2012 endorsement

DNC ad targets Romney over flip-flops

DNC Anti-Romney Ad: ‘Two Mitts Willing to Say Anything’

Romney Charts Risky Course With Immigration Attacks

Three N.H. sheriffs back Romney

Mitt Romney fights back on two fronts

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann brushes aside New Hampshire Union Leader Endorsement of Gingrich

Michele Bachmann: I Wasn't Invited To Prom

Bachmann tries to regain SC tea party supporters

Michele Bachmann Skips Interview With Kevin Cohen, South Carolina Radio Host, For Fox News

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum Hits Newt Gingrich on Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain's campaign releases '9-9-9: The Movie'

Herman Cain’s Latest Video: No Smoking, But Still Light on Substance

Cain says he's strong contender for GOP nomination

Cain aims focus back on tax plan

Herman Cain Denies New Affair Allegation

Herman Cain accused of 13-year affair with businesswoman

Herman Cain: Libya Gaffe Was 'Embarrassing'

Georgia Woman Claims 13-Year Affair With Cain, as Candidate Denies Latest Allegations

Herman Cain called back after Atlanta TV reporters texted him

Herman Cain lawyer issues non-denial on Atlanta Journal-Constitution report

Herman Cain affair: Candidate fights back against Ginger White's claims

Claims of affair emerge, Cain discusses quitting

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


What the Union Leader means for Newt Gingrich (and what it doesn’t)

Looking to build, Gingrich eyes South Carolina

Newt’s Moment: Will It Last? (The Note)

Newt Gingrich 2012: GOP Candidate Looks To Turn Endorsement Into Momentum In South Carolina

Newt Gingrich in 1989, the pro-Rockefeller GOPer

Gingrich: I'm 'a lot more conservative' than Romney

New Hampshire Experts Weigh In On Secret Of Newt Gingrich's Success

Gingrich: I'm not perfect, yet better than Romney

Rep. Scott: Gingrich would take South Carolina

Gingrich moves into new mode: Attack Romney

Pakistan


Analysis: Attack hands Pakistan a chance to squeeze U.S.

Reports: U.S. flags burn in Pakistan

State Department concerned attack will affect Pakistan relations

Other News


Barney Frank Will Retire From Congress

Democrat Barney Frank 'to retire from US House'

US Peace Corps quits Kazakhstan

Obama, Clinton gamble on Myanmar

Texas asks high court to temporarily block redistricting map

Clinton to weigh reforms in historic Myanmar visit

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Ex-Div Reminder for Fluor Corp. (FLR)

JNJ Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price

Cash Dividend On The Way From LNB Bancorp, Inc. (LNBB)

Ex-Div Reminder for Espey Manufacturing & Electronics Corp. (ESP)

Ex-Div Reminder for Euroseas Ltd (ESEA)

SEE Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/30/11

Cash Dividend On The Way From Lear Corp. (LEA)

Schlumberger Ltd. About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SLB)

SLM Corp. About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SLM)

AMNB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/30/11

Fluor shares rise on Baird upgrade

A look at tech companies with IPOs this year

Facebook Will Go Public In Second Quarter 2012: Report

Facebook plans IPO between April and June: report

US Economy


Obama to press EU leaders over debt crisis

European debt crisis may hit U.S. economy harder: OECD

Obama hosting EU leaders in White House summit

Senate Democrats push Obama payroll tax cut

Obama wants European debt action after EU summit

Obama Says U.S. ‘Stands Ready to Do Our Part’ for Eurozone Crisis

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


SHY: ETF Inflow Alert

TNA: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - BSV

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - VOE, LTD, MAT, DOV

XOP, AREX, BEXP, PETD: Large Outflows Detected at ETF

IVV, QCOM, HPQ, MA: ETF Outflow Alert

RSP, FFIV, LEN, AKAM: ETF Outflow Alert

GDX, GG, AU, KGC: Large Outflows Detected at ETF

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: IJR, REGN, HS, INT

Commodities


Oil rises above $99 in Asia as stock markets gain

Crude Oil, Gold Push Higher as US Dollar Sinks Amid Sentiment Recovery

Oil prices rise on holiday sales, Europe hopes

Grains futures rise, livestock prices mixed

Natural Gas Storage Hit Record High

Real Estate Market


US new home sales up in October but prices fall back

New home sales rise 1.3 percent in October

Sales of new homes up in October, but prices fall

Credit/Stock Rating


KBW starts Green Dot at 'Outperform,' shares jump

Duke Energy Digs Deeper Into Renewables, Stock Worth $21

Fitch Affirms U.S. AAA, For Now, Cuts Outlook To Negative

Fitch lowers US credit outlook on deficit worries

Fitch warns of U.S. downgrade if no budget deal in 2013

Moody's upgrades ratings for AES on DPL purchase

S&P downgrades Netflix's credit rating to 'BB-'

Netflix: S&P Cuts Debt Rating

US Companies/Industry


Time Warner spent $793,000 lobbying in 3Q

Amazon sees strong Kindle sales on Black Friday

Honda's North American plants to resume normal output

Black Friday and Cyber Monday US internet sales surge

Indian government under attack over plan to welcome Tesco and Walmart

Sites spur interest in Wis. gold mining revival

Food Sector Stocks: Ralcorp, Campbell Soup

AT&T May Make Bid Divestitures to Keep T-Mobile Deal Afloat

Visa spent $1.69M on federal lobbying in 3Q

GM to offer free loaner cars to Volt owners

Real Estate Roundtable spent $870K lobbying in 3Q

H&R Block spent $410,000 lobbying in 3rd quarter

Health care group spent $264K on lobbying in 3Q

Forbes Earnings Preview: Barnes & Noble

Forbes Earnings Preview: Aeropostale

Sinclair to take on debt for acquisitions

Apple beats Android in British market in October

Review: iTunes Match wins cloud music war by wisp

Amazon's Black Friday Kindle Sales Quadruple

Lions Gate, Summit discuss merger in early talks

Exclusive: Regulators doubt MF Global shortfall estimate

31 Banks The Fed Is Watching Like A Hawk

AOL not chasing Yahoo, will stay independent: CEO

AT&T Withdraws Merger Application, Threatens To Sue FCC

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Investor can sue S&P over Lehman: German court

Citigroup-SEC settlement rejected, trial ordered

NYC judge rejects $285M SEC-Citigroup agreement

Citigroup-SEC $285m toxic mortgage deal rejected

NY judge rejects $285M SEC-Citigroup agreement

Diamond Foods says more lawsuits may come

Sunday, November 27, 2011

American Political News for Sunday, November 27, 2011

2012 Election


Campaign mailings race revs up in Iowa

Union Leader Endorses Newt Gingrich, Snubs Mitt Romney

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Conservatives mount expensive air assault on Obama

Obama's toughest critic: Obama

In 2012 race, GOP candidates rely less on fill-ins

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Controversial Arizona Sheriff to Endorse Rick Perry, Sources Say

Controversial Ariz. sheriff to back Perry

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney Needs Early 2012 Knockout To Avoid Extended GOP Primary

Romney camp touts positions to Iowa voters

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman says Union Leader endorsement highlights ‘fluidity’ of race

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann says Gingrich has 'long history of supporting amnesty'

Michele Bachmann Disappointed With NBC Apology For Roots Song On Jimmy Fallon 'Late Night'

Bachmann says NBC president should have apologized for rude song

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


New Hampshire Takes Another Look At Ron Paul

Ron Paul Will Win Iowa, but Can He Win Mainstream GOP Voters?

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain Opposes Extending Unemployment Benefits: 'Where Do We Stop?'

Cain says harassment claims have affected support

Cain: Confusion has led to drop in support

Herman Cain Says Sexual Harassment Claims Have Affected Support

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


New Hampshire Union Leader endorses Gingrich

Newt Gingrich Endorsed By New Hampshire Union Leader

Gingrich's Manchester Union-Leader Endorsement Gives Campaign Boost

Pakistan


U.S. Makes Nice With Pakistan After Friendly Fire Incident

Thousands protest at U.S. consulate in Pakistan against attack

US Economy


Sen. Pat Toomey 'Terribly Disappointed' in Supercommittee's Failure

Congress Stuck With Supercommittee's Leftovers

Obama's Veto Threat On Super Committee Triggers Has An Escape Clause: GOP Senator

Sen. Jon Kyl: Payroll Tax Holiday Not Stimulative

Sunday shows: Republicans to reconfigure US budget cuts

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Fund manager: US Treasurys not worth the risk

US Companies/Industry


Retailers have a robust start to holiday season

Best Buy gets it right, joins early holiday winners

Saturday, November 26, 2011

American Political News for Saturday, November 26, 2011

2012 Election


Gary Johnson Considering 2012 Election Bid As Libertarian Candidate

It's Romney, Huntsman, or Bust

New Hampshire newspaper to endorse on Sunday

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama turning to Biden for help in 3 key states

In Iowa, Obama Backers Seek To Rekindle Enthusiasm

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Endorse Rick Perry Next Week

For Rick Perry, Air Force Service Broadened And Narrowed Life

Sheriff Arpaio to campaign with Perry

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney mailer: 'It's up to you, Iowa'

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman on Romney: 'Name recognition only means so much'

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann Ratchets Up Spat With Gingrich Over Illegal Immigration Stance

Bachmann dings Gingrich over immigration - again

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


An implausible candidate's implausible story

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich Immigration Comment Draws Packed House in Florida

Newt Gingrich Inc.: How the GOP hopeful went from political flameout to fortune

Gingrich attracts crowds in Florida, as rivals continue attack on immigration stance

Gingrich: Most illegal immigrants should leave, reapply to become citizens

Politics, Divorce and Infidelity: An Unhappy Marriage?

Pakistan


Alleged NATO Attack Strains U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Pakistan demands U.S. vacate air base

Pakistan blocks U.S. supply routes after NATO attack kills 24 troops

White House: US expresses condolences to Pakistan

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Other News


War By Remote Control: Drones Make It Easy

Blasts kill 15 in Iraq as US troops pull out

US court won't block its Texas redistricting map

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


The Week Ahead: Don't Be Late for the 'January Effect'

US Economy


Black Friday sales up 7 pct; retailers look ahead

US Companies/Industry


AT&T to offer bigger asset sale to save T-Mobile deal: report

Feds probe new battery fires in Chevrolet Volt

Friday, November 25, 2011

VIDEO: Herman Cain on Libya

American Political News for Friday, November 25, 2011

2012 Election


NH gay marriage push highlights GOP shifts

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gun issue represents tough politics for Obama

Russian Newscaster Fired for Flipping Obama the Bird in Live Broadcast

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Perry's Texas gets plenty of money from the feds

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney's Religion Could Play Role In Primaries, Poll Finds

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Michele Bachmann says knowing ‘when to say no’ as a mom applies to presidency

Bachmann's 'Conviction' To Fixing Government

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Cain’s assertion that he could win over black voters is dismissed by analysts

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich Says His Immigration Plan Doesn't Include Legalizing 11M Illegal Aliens

Other News


Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill Signed By Governor Deval Patrick

Commodities


Oil falls below $96 amid Europe debt worries

US Companies/Industry


Ahead of the Bell: More snags for AT&T, T-Mobile

FCC in uncharted terrain on AT&T-T-Mobile

AT&T, T-Mobile withdraw FCC merger application

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

VIDEO: Bachmann: Gingrich's Immigration Stance 'Most Liberal' in GOP Race

VIDEO: Medvedev Goes Ballistic: Russian missiles in West's backyard?

American Political News for Wednesday, November 23, 2011

2012 Election


Republicans bash Pakistan in debate

What You Missed While Not Watching the GOP National Security Debate

A look at key moments in the Republican debate

Romney wins endorsement from Thune

GOP candidates rush to mention cybersecurity in debate closing

The GOP debate: 6 takeaways

Immigration, Racial Profiling, Patriot Act Divide Republicans At GOP Debate

Winners and Losers at GOP National Security Debate

US election 2012: highlights of Republican presidential candidate foreign policy debate

CNN Republican debate: Winners and losers

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich Talk Nuclear Weapons, Military Action Against Iran (VIDEO)

GOP Candidates Fault Washington for National Security Threats

Debate Shows GOP Has Little Unity On Security Issues

Anti-Romney or pro-Gingrich?

Top Mitt Romney, Barack Obama strategists spar over ad

Iowa GOP Voters: Watching Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich Closely as Caucus Nears

Obama vs. Romney in New Hampshire: Who Wins Their Match-Up?

Republican Presidential Candidates on the Patriot Act

New Hampshire poll: Newt Gingrich in second place

Iowa Social Conservatives Group Around a Non-Romney Candidate

Poll: Romney Retains Huge New Hampshire Lead

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Barack Obama tries to show leadership over debt crisis after Bloomberg comments

Obama Looks Ahead To General Election With New Hampshire Visit

CNN Poll: Blue collar Democrats' support for Obama drops

Obama welcomes Saleh's decision to step down

Obama welcomes transfer of power by Yemen's Saleh

Obama Camp Uses Gingrich To Bash Romney On Immigration, With Caveats

Russian Newscaster Reportedly Gives Obama the Middle Finger

Rick Perry 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney picks up Thune endorsement for White House

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney’s Mormon Faith a Factor in Primaries, Not General Election

GOP Debate: Romney Aide Struggles To Answer Immigration Question While Attacking Gingrich

Mitt Romney's immigration answer: not amnesty

Mormon faith may hurt Romney in primaries: poll

Iowa conservatives debate how to stop Romney

Romney Ad Contains Racial Undertones, Some Democrats Say

Mitt Romney's Awkward Exchanges With Humans

Mitt Romney's Bob Dole moment

Mitt Romney's Mormonism costing him support among religious Republicans

GOP's Romney defends ad's use of Obama 2008 line

Romney campaign will keep controversial Obama ad

Mitt Romney Is the Liar-in-Chief

Romney under fire for immigration remarks

Mitt Romney's Immigration Stance Now Clear: Pressure Undocumented To Leave The Country

Romney To Iowans: 'The Country Counts On You'

Romney on ad: Sauce for the goose, now sauce for the gander

Latino leaders take aim at Romney

Jon Huntsman 2012 Presidential Campaign


Huntsman's third party help, all in the family?

Pro-Huntsman Ad Asks N.H. Voters: 'Why Haven't We Heard Of This Guy?'

Former Huntsman campaign advisor now fundraising for pro-Huntsman Super PAC

Michele Bachmann 2012 Presidential Campaign


Bachmann may have leaked classified information on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons during debate

Michele Bachmann: Suspected Terrorists Shouldn't Be Read Miranda Rights (VIDEO

Michele Bachmann’s Pakistan nuclear intelligence source revealed

Michele Bachmann Demands Apology From NBC, Says Michelle Obama Would Have Gotten One

Michele Bachmann Pakistan Comments Not A Leak Of Classified Intel

Bachmann doubles down on Newt and 'amnesty'

Michele Bachmann Addresses 'Submissive Wife' Comments

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


GOP debate: Ron Paul stays out on limb, frustrating rivals

GOP debate: Ron Paul stays out on limb, frustrating rivals

Ron Paul: Marijuana Policy Should Be Set By The States (VIDEO)

Ron Paul backers release Iowa poll, hype caucus odds

Ron Paul receives 600 seconds of speaking time at CNN debate

Wesley Clark chides Ron Paul: Obama didn’t need congressional approval to attack Libya [VIDEO]

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum: Africa 'Was A Country On The Brink' (VIDEO)

Herman Cain 2012 Presidential Campaign


Herman Cain Signs Susan B. Anthony List's 'Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge'

Jamie Brazil, Top Herman Cain Aide, Banned From Securities Industry

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich rises to the fore in US Republican debate

Analysis: Gingrich gambles in bid to catch Romney

Newt Gingrich ‘prepared to take the heat’ on immigration

Gingrich a ‘No Show’ on Missouri February Ballot

US election 2012: Newt Gingrich risks angering Republican voters with immigration plan

Newt calls for ‘humane’ immigration policy

Gingrich's Illegal Immigration Tolerance Marks GOP Security Debate

Is Newt Gingrich as smart as he thinks?

Letting Newt Be Newt (The Note)

Newt Gingrich: Mitt Romney Supported Amnesty On 'Meet The Press' (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Gambles In Effort To Beat Mitt Romney

Gingrich on Top of GOP Polls, Takes Big Risk Articulating Illegal Immigration Policy

Will Gingrich's comments on illegal immigration come back to haunt him?

The Gingrich octopus

Gingrich risk: Will the GOP cast its lot with him?

US election 2012: Newt Gingrich 'could take hit' over immigration proposals

Pakistan


Pakistan's new US envoy takes on 'toughest job'

Pakistan appoints new US ambassador

Other News


Iraqi military to get around 700 U.S. trainers: officials

US welcomes Bahrain human rights report

Medvedev: Russia may target US missile shield

US diplomat accuses Uruguay major of assault

Dmitry Medvedev threatens US over planned missile defence shield

Caucus forms to save the F-35 from budget cuts

DOW, NASDAQ, Stocks, Dividends


Stock futures signal weaker open for equities

Diamond Foods Shares Drop on Reports of Director Death

Groupon Shrs Falling Apart; Off 35% In 3 Days

Reminder - Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc. (GRIF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Ex-Div Reminder for Cash Store Financial Services Inc (CSFS)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Hanover Insurance Group Inc (THG)

Wall St falls 1 pct on Europe woes, China data

Groupon shares sink below $20 IPO price

Wall Street falls for sixth day

NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases

NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases

Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases

Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases

Final Glance: Utilities companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

US Economy


Moody's warns U.S. not to skimp on deficit cuts

Consumer spending up slight 0.1 percent in October

How states fared on unemployment aid applications

Supercommittee failure: How should Congress move forward on the debt?

Jobless Claims Up Slightly, Remain Below 400,000

Supercommittee failure complicates election year

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Noteworthy ETF Inflows: CSJ

IWO, NETL, JKHY, HME: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - BGU

ERX, ANR, ACI, ATW: ETF Inflow Alert

Commodities


Oil falls below $97 amid weak US economic growth

Ahead of the Bell: Oil supplies seen unchanged

Livestock farmers say ethanol eats too much corn

Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

US crude oil supplies drop by 6.2 million barrels

Crude Oil, Gold Likely to Fall as Euro Debt Crisis Touches Germany

Real Estate Market


Mortgage purchase demand rises: MBA

Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage falls to 3.98 pct.

Credit/Stock Rating


Hibbett Scores Big In Last Quarter, Stock Hovers Around All-Time Highs

Will Frontier Communications Be Able to Reverse Its Decline?

US Companies/Industry


TiVo's Q3 Loss Narrower than Expected

Xcel seeks $141.9M hike in Colo. electricity rates

Deere 4Q profit up 46 percent on strong sales

KKR to buy oil company Samson for $7.2 billion

More Changes in Disney Executive Ranks

JP Morgan agrees to buy all MF Global's LME shares: KPMG

Deere: Forget Europe, Growth Will Come From Canada And Asia In 2012

Google Pulls Plug on CSP Solar Campaign

The nuts and bolts of Black Friday

JetBlue wins auction for more NY flights: report

MedQuist names new board member

PMI Group files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Larry Page-Run Google Shutters 7 More Projects

Judge OKs state permit for Kennecott nickel mine

AT&T/T-Mobile deal: What went wrong?