Saturday, March 31, 2012

VIDEO: Weekly Republican Address: Challenging President Obama to Back House-Passed Energy Bills

VIDEO: Weekly Address: Passing the Buffett Rule So That Everyone Pays Their Fair Share

American Political News for Saturday, March 31, 2012

2012 Election


District of Columbia Presidential Preference Primary Voter Guide

Romney Leading Going into the Wisconsin Primary

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama calls on Congress to pass 'Buffett Rule' tax

Obama Strengthens Iran Sanctions, But Will the GOP Notice?

Obama's Weekly Address: Making The Country 'A Little Fairer'

Obama faces host of election-year constraints

Obama campaigns against GOP 'madness'

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney wealth in focus on campaign trail

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


As Paul's White House campaign fades, supporters face choices

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum makes no prediction ahead of Tuesday primaries

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich Says He's Staying In, Switching Focus to Obama's Policies

Gingrich reveals discussions with rivals, their 'agreement'

Other News


Congress gets rough treatment at Supreme Court

China rejects Obama's Iran oil import sanctions

SKorea to work with US to reduce Iran oil imports

Defense secretary blasts budget cuts in Cal visit

Clinton promises U.S. will back Gulf security

Recall election ordered for Wis. Gov. Scott Walker

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


Wall St Week Ahead: After stocks' first-quarter run, focus turns to data

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bonds fall to end worst quarter since 2010 fourth quarter

Treasury yields higher for second month in a row

Commodities


Crude ends higher, gains 4.2 percent in first quarter

US Dollar, Currency


Forex Trading Weekly Forecast - Big Week for Currencies Ahead

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Analysis: Moody's bank review may mark new era of lower ratings

US Companies/Industry


Groupon revises 4th quarter results, shares fall

Security breach hits U.S. card processors, banks

Alaska, Exxon deal opens way for LNG exports

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Forex lawsuit against BNY Mellon partly dismissed

Appeals board upholds Arctic air permit for Shell

Goldman, Landesbank argue CDOs in US appeals court

Lawsuit says Simply Orange juice not so simple

Friday, March 30, 2012

VIDEO: Better?

American Political News for Friday, March 30, 2012

2012 Election


Parties Ready To Take Budget To Campaign Trail?

Wisconsin Recall Elections Set For June

Wisconsin Voters Face Onslaught Of 'Negative, Negative, Negative' Ads

Negative Political Ads Are Annoying But Effective

Nebraska Miscellany

2012 Wisconsin Presidential Primary Voter Guide

Poll: Romney leads in Wisconsin, falls against Obama

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama to Draw Big Crowds on Rare Vermont, Maine Swing

Obama signs stop-gap transportation bill

Obama's Take on U.S. Oil Subsidies, by the Numbers

Obama: End tax breaks for big oil

White House slams Republican criticisms of Obama’s open-mic Russia gaffe

When It Comes To Race, Obama Walks A Tightrope

Obama Caught in a Quandary Between Economic Growth and High Gasoline Prices

Obama could face election-year jam on gay marriage

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney Moves To Lock Down Wisconsin (The Note)

Romney's attack ad strategy: time for Obama soon?

New Wisconsin poll shows Romney up by 7 points as Paul Ryan endorses the front-runner

Report: Paul Ryan to Endorse Romney

Romney surrogates say GOP can win with women in November

Biden blasts Romney on the middle class

April leap or May slog, Romney on pace to GOP nod

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum Puts New Spotlight On Opus Dei

Other News


California campaign treasurer expected to plea in fraud case

Senate committee backs 2 nominees for Fed's board

Dems, GOP lawmakers sell budgets back home

Congress punts on setting aside BP fines for Gulf

House vote sets up Republican budget as manifesto, target

US House agrees 90-day extension on transport

Pelosi: Rush showed ‘courage’ by wearing hoodie on House floor

AP: NJ. rep. used campaign fund on 18 Calif. trips

Ky. senators consider unemployment insurance loans

Co-Author Defends GOP Budget Plan

North Carolinians support, but don't understand marriage amendment

Idaho Legislature passes felony animal cruelty law

DHS expanding deportation reviews to 4 more cities

Clinton meets Saudi king amid Syria, Iran tensions

US ambassador says Russia is a 'wild country'

Feds, 5 states to push for Great Lakes wind farms

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

IPO market heats up, more startups going public

S&P turns negative

Dow back in black as Wall Street cuts losses near quarter's end

US Economy


Oklahoma City Leads Large Cities in Job Creation

Consumer spending jumps but income growth tepid

February personal spending posts largest gain in 7 months

Bernanke optimistic on long-term economic growth

U.S. steps up its push to keep top World Bank role

Fourth quarter income trends up, boost for spending

Inflation key as Fed looks ahead

Fourth-quarter GDP unrevised at 3.0 percent

Jobless claims fall to 4-year low in latest week

House budget chair questions Pentagon budget cuts

Growth of Treasury bonds in overall bond market

Commodities


Gasoline and crude oil prices climb slightly

No US decision yet on oil reserves

US Companies/Industry


Losses keep mounting at American Airlines

MasterCard probes possible cardholder breach

Honda recalls 554,000 SUVs over headlights

Apple, Foxconn set new standard for Chinese workers

Goldman to take India charm offensive to Delhi

Murdoch's media empire strikes back

Best Buy sales, restructuring disappoint

Report: Illegal overtime on Apple assembly line

Apple assembly line gets pay raise, fewer hours

The cost of making Apple products, at a glance

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


U.S. court presses Dow Co in tax credit case

Bank of America gets $1 billion Baupost lawsuit dismissed

Thursday, March 29, 2012

American Political News for Thursday, March 29, 2012

2012 Election


People Are Already Nostalgic About the GOP Primary of 2011

2012 election far off but inaugural plans begin

Obama Keeps Upper Hand Against All Prospective Opponents in U.S.

Quiet Dem Gov Primary in North Carolina

Republican race takes backseat in divided Wisconsin

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Advisers Offer to 'Engage' Romney on Foreign Policy

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Biden rips Romney’s manufacturing record

Romney edges into mop-up phase of campaign

White House to Romney: Cold War over

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum wins over conservative women

Rick Santorum Tries to Bowl Over Wisconsin

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Newt Gingrich Dodges Questions About Campaign, Confronted About Student Janitors

Amid new focus, Gingrich's ire remains the same

Other News


Excerpts from Supreme Court health care arguments

House set to defeat bipartisan budget plan

Boehner feels heat as transport funding deadline looms

House Republicans introduce new cybersecurity bill

Pelosi Has 'No Idea' Whether Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Alaska House passes in-state gas bill

Arizona state Senate defeats bill on contraception

White House: no contingency plan if healthcare law rejected

Online advertisers cautioned against privacy blunders

Republican opposes speedy confirmation for Fed nominees

US diplomat: al-Qaida, Iran exploit Yemen turmoil

State Department Won’t Say Jerusalem is Capital of Israel

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Facebook halts secondary market trading, plans for May IPO

Steel Industry Stock Outlook - March 2012

US Economy


Geithner says US-China playing field shifting "a bit"

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Analysis: Hedge funds register, wait for SEC to visit

Wednesday's Treasury bond market at a glance

Treasury prices edge lower after debt auction

Commodities


Crude ends lower on inventory rise, reserves talk

Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices fall

US Dollar, Currency


Dollar rises as orders for durable goods increases

US Companies/Industry


Exclusive: Hawker Beechcraft readies bankruptcy filing

Express Scripts may close Medco deal next week

Former CVS Caremark CEO left with $58M pension

Bank of America CEO made $8.1 million in 2011

News Corp's Fox ponders sports network change - source

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


MF Global execs cooperating with DOJ probe

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, March 28, 2012

2012 Election


Americans Didn't Notice the Etch A Sketch Moment

Record Number See Romney Negatively; Obama Outpaces Him in Popularity

CNN Poll: Republicans want Paul and Gingrich to drop out

Buddy Roemer Eyes Presidency

Romney, Paul campaigns allege misconduct in Mo. caucus county

Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum's Pathetic 'White Minority' Race Card

Poll: Obama leads narrowly in Florida, Ohio

Poll: Obama on ‘roll’ in 3 swing states

Santorum tops in Nebraska

Maryland Primary Voter Guide

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama aide hits back on Trayvon Martin

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Biden to paint Romney as proponent of outsourcing

US election 2012: Mitt Romney 'happy to have Rick Santorum as vice president'

Romney Myth-Busting

Romney would squeeze China on currency manipulation-adviser

Biden Blasts Romney on Jobs: ‘Consistently Wrong’

George H.W. Bush to endorse Romney on Thursday

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum Says Gingrich Cutbacks Prove It’s a Two-Person Race

Santorum loses lead at home to Romney: poll

Santorum still not calling for Gingrich to leave race

Santorum: Heading for a loss in Pennsylvania?

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich, Strapped for Cash, Lays Off Third of Staff

Gingrich revamps campaign to deny Romney delegates

Newt Gingrich's Campaign is Effectively Over

Newt Gingrich's fundraising has Sun Belt tilt

Newt Gingrich defends staying in the race

Newt Gingrich: ‘Romney has to earn this’

Other News


Boehner Doesn’t Draw Strong Opinions, but His Ideas Do

Supreme Court weighs all-or-nothing on healthcare law

Supreme Court sets up doubleheader finale on ObamaCare hearing

Nevada Sen. Heller knocks oil company tax breaks

Texas, Feds Face Off Over Planned Parenthood

Highway vote punt complicates Hill timing

Arizona Abortion Bill: Senate Reportedly Passes Late-Term Termination Ban

Facebook Protection Amendment Voted Down In House

US Congress passes jobs bill, sends it to Obama

U.S. presses Syrian opposition to unite, shun abuses

Black farmers file claims in USDA settlement

States get chance to make their case on Medicaid

Court likely to scrap US health law: attys general

U.S. generals, Pakistan army chief to meet to discuss NATO skirmish

Australia open to U.S. spy flights from Indian Ocean island

Day 3 of Supreme Court's health care hearings take on new urgency

Pakistan and US top brass to meet in Islamabad

Boehner: Despite deep differences, Obama and I 'get along just fine'

John McCain: John Boehner’s got it wrong on presidential travel

Amish Buggy Legislation Wins Final Passage In Kentucky

Carl Seel, Joe Arpaio Fighting To Revive Arizona 'Birther' Bill

Rep. Bobby Rush chided for wearing hoodie on House floor for Trayvon Martin

U.S. General: ‘Very Small Percentage' of Afghans Causing Trouble

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stock index futures signal early gains

Futures higher as oil prices dip

Organic pasta maker Annie's shares soar in debut

Materials lead US stocks lower as commodities dip

Vocera stock falls in 1st day of trading on NYSE

Stock buybacks finally decline in 4Q

U.S. coal shares sink on EPA emission rules plan

US Economy


Bernanke: Far too early to call victory in recovery

More CEOs ready to start hiring again: survey

Durable goods orders hint at weak first quarter

Maine House rejects income tax relief bill

Commodities


Grains steady as market looks to USDA data, China imports

Oil falls below $107 after US crude supply jump

U.S. asked France to join it for possible oil release

Oil prices fall as supplies grow

US crude oil supplies grow by 7.1 million barrels

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Ultra Petroleum, Talisman Energy, Encana, Williams Companies and Exterran Holdings

US Companies/Industry


Exclusive: Goldman's European derivatives revenue soars

Goldman weighs leadership change, strikes union deal

Apple offers refund to Australian buyers of new iPad

Analysis: How AIG will - or won't - generate a bailout profit

Bank of America plans international advisory board: sources

MF Global executive details scramble for funds

American Airlines seeks to void labor contracts

Google proposes Android revenue for Oracle: filing

Regions Bank sets $1B goal for homeowner relief

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Kinde Durkee likely to plead guilty in $8M embezzlement case

Witnesses complicate Corzine's testimony on money

Brazil oil workers file lawsuit against Chevron

Premium Coal fined $50,000 for January discharge

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

American Political News for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

2012 Election


Marco Rubio preps for vice presidential close-up

US-2012 Primary: 39% Romney, 31% Santorum, 13% Gingrich, 13% Paul (Marist-McClatchy 3/20-22)

Bruning strong favorite in NE-Senate

Despite long odds, Romney rivals standing firm

Massachusetts Miscellany

North Carolina Republican Primary Poll

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


White House Dings Romney for Saying Russia is America’s ‘Number One Geopolitical Foe’

Obama Responds to Open-Mic Incident, Jokes ‘Are The Mics On?’

Barack Obama welcomes thawing of US-Pakistan relations

Obama proposes ex-Bush official as envoy to Iraq

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney's four-car fantasy home

Romney's fundraisers are quietly amassing millions

Report: 2 Romney staffers victims of theft

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul: ‘I Am Trailing but the Race Isn’t Over’

Ron Paul: Stop 'silly questions' about quitting

Paul: Don't count me out

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Rick Santorum not sure he can win Wisconsin

Rick Santorum’s temper isn’t anything new

Newt Gingrich Back To Selling Branded Merchandise As Indebted Campaign Stumbles On

New super PAC ad: ‘We just can’t trust Mitt Romney’

New ad attacks Santorum on unemployment rate

Santorum looks to deny Romney a win by any means

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama's Russian Comments 'Destructive of American Interests,' Gingrich Says

Gingrich criticizes Obama, charges attendees $50 per photo

Newt Gingrich: I’m staying in the race

Other News


Leon Panetta says attacks by Afghans are not a trend

Supreme court moves to heart of Obama healthcare case

NYC Rep. Rangel to pay fine over rent law misuse

House GOP cancels highway program extension vote

Deadlock on US transportation funds spurs warnings

House plan envisions partial federal hiring freeze

Georgia Senate passes changed anti-abortion bill

US imposes sanctions on Iranian firms, officials

Pakistan rejects White House offer on drone attack notice

Coal miner drug testing bill gets Ky. Senate OK

Obama, Gilani vow to rescue anti-terror alliance

U.S. urges court to stay out of decision on Iranian group

Panetta says no 'unilateral' US nuclear cuts

Day 2 argument: Can gov't require health coverage?

House Republican Study Committee: We can balance budget in 5 years

Pa. GOP senator convicted of theft of services

GOP's Snowe: Reward Scott Brown for bipartisanship

Idaho won't require ultrasound before abortion

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers

CBOE Futures Exchange Daily Market Statistics

NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stocks trade mixed after consumer report

Wall Street pauses after rally, limited upside seen

Exclusive: Blackstone, Bain prepare Michaels Stores IPO

NYSE short interest up 2.04 pct in early March

US Economy


March consumer confidence dips, inflation view up

US trade upgrade may worsen relations with Russia

Recent job growth not a fluke: White House aide

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bonds rise before two-year note sale

Commodities


Natural gas prices fall again on supply concerns

EPA to impose first greenhouse gas limits on power plants

Real Estate Market


US house prices fall at slower pace, says Case Shiller

Home prices fell in January in most US cities

Housing market recovery hits pothole in February

US Companies/Industry


Apple CEO in China mission to clear up problems

Lennar posts sharp rise in Q1 orders

AIG CEO: Taxpayers will profit on bailout

U.S. says working with oil producers to expand production

Walgreen fiscal 2Q profit slides nearly 8 percent

American Airlines seeks to void labor contracts

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Apple, Sony, 4 others sued by Graphics Properties

Analysis: Dow court case pushes limit of R&D tax credit

HP, Oracle seek pretrial wins in Itanium case

GE engine faulted for crash that killed 9

Monday, March 26, 2012

American Political News for Monday, March 26, 2012

2012 Election


GOP race nears tipping point

Newt and Rick Are Becoming the GOP's Statler and Waldorf

Americans Don't Like Obamacare, But Prefer Obama to Romney

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


President Obama Asks Medvedev for ‘Space’ on Missile Defense — ‘After My Election I Have More Flexibility’

Disagreeing on Syria, President Obama Nonetheless Bids a Bro-Mantic Farewell to Medvedev

President Obama Tells North Korean Leaders ‘Have the Courage to Pursue Peace’

Obama for 'world without nuclear weapons'

Obama Rated Better on Environmental Than on Energy Policies

Obama and China's Hu to co-ordinate over N Korea missile launch

Obama in push for 'world without nuclear weapons'

Obama: US has 'moral obligation' to lead in reducing nuclear stockpiles

President Obama embraces ‘Obamacare’ label. But why?

Obama to seek easing of strains with Pakistan's Gilani

First on CNN: Obama's open mic a Republican open season

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


AFL-CIO calls on Romney to dismiss labor advisor

Romney, endorsements in hand, hits out at Santorum

Romney trumpets rush of conservative endorsements

Romney Says Obama Regulations 'Crushing the Dreams'

Romney not worried about Santorum, labels Russia No. 1 'foe'

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Where is Ron Paul? (Monday’s Trail Mix)

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Reporter Says Santorum Yelled Curse at Him on Ropeline

US election 2012: Rick Santorum calls Mitt Romney 'worst possible Republican' nominee

Santorum's Win In Louisiana Puts Off Discussion About Uniting Behind Romney

Pennsylvania Might End Santorum's Political Career Twice

Little home comfort for Santorum in Pennsylvania

Santorum takes campaign to steps of U.S. Supreme Court

Santorum argues his own case outside Supreme Court

On Supreme Court steps, Santorum lumps Romney with Obama on health care

Rick Santorum defends 'bulls---' comment

Sununu: Santorum ‘completely disqualified’ for presidency

Conservative Senator Stacks Up Against Rick Santorum in His Home State

Santorum: Only I'm qualified to repeal Obamacare

Santorum hits Obama's Trayvon comments to conservative talkers, not national ones

Rick Santorum Says He's Open To Being Mitt Romney's Vice President

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich: Not quitting, because race isn't decided

Other News


Obamacare in the Balance

Will the Supreme Court Punt on the Health Care Law?

Health Care Challenge Glossary: Legalese Explained

First round of Supreme Court health care hearings not about health care

Ben Nelson stands by his key health law vote

Senate turns attention to the Postal Service

U.S. says willing to talk to North Korea if it behaves

US raises concerns over Yemen transition

Senate Democrats unveil business tax breaks

Regulators push for online "do not track" system

Supreme Court health care arguments under way

Court: Judges can rule on passport law

Neb. governor continues to support full pipeline

US cuts off aid to Mali's government after coup

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stock futures higher ahead of Feb home sales data

Big gain for stocks after Bernanke remarks

US Economy


Bernanke: U.S. needs faster growth to soothe unemployment

Bernanke calls US job market weak despite gains

February business volume up in year, down in month

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bernanke getting angry at the bond market

Treasury renews savings bond push

Commodities


Oil falls to near $106 amid Iran nuclear tensions

US Dollar Primed for Losses as Forex Volatility Tumbles

USD Index Oversold, Australian Dollar Maintains Downward Trend

Americans Still Favor Nuclear Power a Year After Fukushima

Commodities prices climb on Bernanke comments

US Dollar, Currency


EUR/USD Classical Technical Report 03.26

NZD/USD Classical Technical Report 03.26

EUR/USD Locked in Tight Multi-Day Range; Waiting for Breakout

Dollar falls against euro after Bernanke comments

Real Estate Market


Housing market recovery hits pothole in Feb

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Credit Suisse cuts Safeway on pension cost woes

US Companies/Industry


Yahoo names three new independent directors to board

Contract research firm Cetero seeks bankruptcy protection

U.S. regulator feels pressure over Freddie, Fannie: report

GM recalls more than 6,000 vans, SUVs over steering

A123 Systems falls on news of defect and new costs

GE signs deal with Nigeria for power plants

AMR wants to emerge from bankruptcy quickly

Southwest raises round-trip fares by up to $10

Apple's gains make some mutual funds riskier

Sears loses another high profile executive

Sunday, March 25, 2012

American Political News for Sunday, March 25, 2012

2012 Election


Santorum wins Louisiana, flexing Southern muscle

Pennsylvania GOPers: Let primary continue

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama In South Korea For Nuclear Security Summit

Obama Visits DMZ Amid Standoff With N. Korea

Obama warns North Korea

Obama: N. Korean rocket test would isolate regime

Obama to China: Help rein in North Korea

Obama says still time for diplomacy with Iran

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Another Southern Win Keeps Santorum Optimistic

Santorum’s guerrilla ad war enemy: big states

Rick Santorum stretches Senate record

With win in hand from La., Santorum eyes Wis.

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Newt keeps hope alive, barely

David Plouffe: Newt Gingrich's Comments 'Reprehensible'

‘Math isn’t adding up,’ Gingrich delegate says

Other News


Obama, Erdogan talk non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition - U.S. official

Afghans: US paid $50,000 per shooting spree death

US Economy


U.S. World Bank pick to win broad support: Geithner

Spending cuts bite in Paul Ryan's home town

Commodities


U.S. seeks more interest in Alaska offshore drilling

US Companies/Industry


Newsmaker: McDonald's new CEO Thompson a study in contrasts

James Murdoch severs all ties with UK newspapers

Medco settles Calif. pension fund kickback case

MF Global's Corzine faces new scrutiny on customer accounts

MF Global exec says Corzine ordered $200M transfer

Apple's devoted shareholders get rich, and hang on

Lockheed welcomes Norway backing of F-35 fighter

Facebook takes steps to address privacy concerns

PepsiCo CEO compensation up 6 percent to $17 million

AOL hires Evercore to sell patent portfolio: report

Earnings schedule for week of 3/26/2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012

VIDEO: Severely Sketchy Romney

VIDEO: Weekly Address: President Obama Says House Must Pass Bipartisan Transportation Bill

VIDEO: 3/24/12 - Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell Delivers Weekly GOP Address On Obamacare Anniversary

American Political News for Saturday, March 24, 2012

2012 Election


Romney Expands National GOP Lead

Court's health ruling could shake fall elections

Louisiana Primary- What You Need to Know

Will a Santorum win in Louisiana change GOP race?

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama calls for end of transportation showdown

Obama warns of economic hit if transport bill not passed

Obama to Meet With Pakistan PM

Obama Campaign Selling ‘BFD’ Health Care T-Shirts

On world stage, Obama confronts nuclear threats

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


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Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum on defensive as race turns to Louisiana

Santorum looks to Louisiana to revive campaign

Stumping in Pennsylvania, Santorum brings up Puerto Rico statehood

Newt Gingrich 2012 Presidential Campaign


Gingrich Calls Obama's Trayvon Martin Remarks 'Disgraceful'

Afghanistan


Air Force extends probe of Afghan plane deal

Republicans offer few details on Afghanistan plans

Other News


Senate to take up Postal Service bill next week

Utah governor signs bill demanding federal lands

Watchdog: Labor board member broke ethics rules

Idaho governor signs disputed drilling bill

U.S. says Mali coup puts aid at risk, but moves carefully

Lawmakers release $88.6 million in aid to Palestinians

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


Wall Street Week Ahead: Last-minute shopping could lift stocks

BATS exchange withdraws IPO after stumbles

Michigan's steadier job growth reason for optimism

US Economy


U.S. to appeal WTO ruling against meat labels

Three to vie for top World Bank job

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Friday's Treasury bond market at a glance

A drop in home sales pushes Treasury prices up

Bond prices rise again after last week's rout

Real Estate Market


The White House’s Housing Fumbles

US Companies/Industry


Newsmaker: McDonald's new CEO Thompson a study in contrasts

James Murdoch severs all ties with UK newspapers

Medco settles Calif. pension fund kickback case

MF Global's Corzine faces new scrutiny on customer accounts

MF Global exec says Corzine ordered $200M transfer

Apple's devoted shareholders get rich, and hang on

Lockheed welcomes Norway backing of F-35 fighter

Facebook takes steps to address privacy concerns

PepsiCo CEO compensation up 6 percent to $17 million

AOL hires Evercore to sell patent portfolio: report

Earnings schedule for week of 3/26/2012

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


SEC takes Wells Fargo to court to enforce subpoenas

Friday, March 23, 2012

VIDEO: Conservative Record

VIDEO: Ron Paul Ad: Etch A Sketch

American Political News for Friday, March 23, 2012

2012 Election


Biden to Thrust Medicare Into Election Spotlight

2012 Louisiana Republican Presidential Primary

Santorum leads in LA and other notes...

Obama leads GOP field by small margins

Why are Mitt Romney and his GOP rivals dodging Trayvon Martin?

Biden takes aim at Republicans, Romney

National group wades into Wisconsin fight

GOP candidates focus on Louisiana

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama healthcare law faces high court hearing

Obama defends handling of Keystone pipeline

Text of Obama comments on Trayvon Martin case

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney marks 2nd anniversary of Obama health law

Romney on health care: Then and now

Rick Santorum 2012 Presidential Campaign


Santorum Walks Back Obama Semi-Endorsement

Pakistan


US-Pakistan to discuss supply routes soon

US-Pakistan talks to restart after airstrike probe

Other News


Boehner: Republicans will rally around Ryan budget

Insider trading ban sent to White House

Army sergeant to be charged in Afghan killings

Highway bill becomes House Republican headache

DOW, NASDAQ, Pink Sheets, OTC, Stocks, Dividends


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NYSE Market Movers: Overview

NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Dow, S&P flat as energy, materials gain

Zynga shareholders to sell 43 million shares

Stocks open lower on economic unease abroad

US Economy


Jobless rates fall in most metro areas

Government to appeal WTO meat ruling in Canada, Mexico case

AP sources: Obama taps Jim Yong Kim for World Bank

Three-way World Bank race seen as deadline looms

Fed officials clash on view of economy

Jeffrey Sachs withdraws World Bank nomination

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Focus Turns to Natural Gas ETN Premium After TVIX Crash

Commodities


Milestones in the price of gasoline

Oil jumps on Iran export report

Stuck with high gas prices, drivers just pump less

Speculators are not behind rising oil, gas prices -- Opinion

Grains futures rise, livestock prices fall

Copper up on softer dollar but weekly loss beckons

US Dollar, Currency


Majors Trade in Narrow Range versus U.S. Dollar; Kiwi Leads

USD/JPY Extends Losses On Weak New Home Sales

EUR/USD Classical Technical Report 03.23

NZD/USD Classical Technical Report 03.23

Euro and British Pound Forming Tops vs US Dollar, Yen Begins Rebound

Real Estate Market


US new-home sales fell in February for 2nd month

New home sales slip, prices at 8-month high

US Companies/Industry


BofA testing investment advisers in mortgage offices

KB Home Q1 net orders fall on higher cancellations

Exxon Valdez sold, likely destined for scrap heap

Exclusive: UAW steps up bid to organize VW U.S. plant: sources

Bank regulators agree more leeway on liquidity rule: sources

Brazil oil regulator: Chevron leak not "negligence"

AIG says repaid government $1.5 billion

T-Mobile USA closing call centers, cutting staff

UBS grabs Merrill rainmaker to head investment bank

Morgan Stanley directors win pay lawsuit dismissal

Sales at 2 CVS pharmacies can be stopped for now

Earnings Preview: Walgreen reports earnings Tues

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Securities watchdog probes high-frequency trading firms: report

Oracle investor sues over $200 million settlement

Ernst & Young suit over Lehman heads to state court

Financier Allen Stanford loses bid for new trial