Friday, August 31, 2012

American Political News for Friday, August 31, 2012

2012 Election


Iowa Miscellany

Still a toss up in Missouri

Axelrod: GOP Convention Didn't Make the Sale

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama Marks Iraq War Anniversary

Obama visits Texas to mark Iraq war anniversary

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney accepts Republican nomination

Romney puts faith, family in pitch to U.S. voters

Romney asks U.S. to 'turn the page' on Obama

Not in Romney speech: Afghanistan, Social Security

Romney making visit to tour Hurricane Isaac damage, first stop in final push for presidency

Mitt Romney's 'good enough' convention speech: 6 talking points

Romney's convention promise: 'Jobs, lots of jobs'

Romney: It's okay to be disappointed with Obama

Other News


Wis. Dems schedule mining hearings

Clinton in South Pacific with China in focus

China plays down rivalry with US in South Pacific

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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

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Canada's economy outperforming U.S.

Chicago PMI index 53.0 in August

China won't challenge WTO ruling in U.S. bank card row

Fed should ease to help economy - Fed's Williams

Bernanke says Fed to act as needed but mindful of risks

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bonds pare earlier losses, trade little changed

U.S. rates little changed before Bernanke

Yields drop as Bernanke says Fed may act

Futures rise as Bernanke spurs low-rate hopes

Commodities


U.S. natgas futures edge lower on milder weather forecasts

Oil prices rise ahead of Fed chief speech

US Dollar, Currency


Nigeria's FX reserves hit 25-mth high of $38.62 bln

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US Companies/Industry


FDA questions Novartis cystic fibrosis drug

Ford Focus on track to beat Corolla as world's bestselling car

Recall Notification Report 060-2012 Frozen Bratwurst Patties)

Brand New Energy Announces Voluntary Recall of Dietary Supplement EphBurn 25 Due to Possible Health Risk

Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewers Recalled by JCS Due to Burn Hazard

Shimano Recalls to Repair PRO VIBE Bicycle Handlebars Due to a Fall Hazard

BatteriesPlus Expands Recall of Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard

Avalanche Airbags Recalled by Snowpulse Due to Risk of Injury

DeVilbiss Air Power Co Recalls Air Compressors Due to Fire Hazard

Specialized Bicycle Components Expands Recall of Bike Brake Levers Due to Crash Hazard

Cost Plus Recalls Silk Floor Mats Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cost Plus World Market

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to raise mortgage fees-US regulator

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Japan court rejects Apple's claims against Samsung

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

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American Political News for Thursday, August 30, 2012

2012 Election


Obama vs. Romney 101: Where are the sharpest divides?

US election 2012: Republican National Convention - August 29 as it happened

New campaign planes for Romney and Ryan

Democrats monitor weather ahead of Charlotte convention

List of Republican convention speakers for Thursday

As Republican convention emphasizes diversity, racial incidents intrude

Obama has small lead in Nevada

GOP's final night is about telling Romney's story

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama concludes swing-state college tour in Virginia

Obama: Consider amending constitution to undo court ruling on political spending

Obama parries GOP on foreign policy

Obama uses, breaks, ignores Internet

Obama: Isaac Disaster Declarations Offered For Louisiana And Mississippi Areas Hit By Storm

Obama Goes After Neil Newhouse, Mitt Romney Pollster, Over Controversial Comment

Obama Says Re-Election Is Like Popping A Blister, Leaves Open Option To Work Around Congress

Obama signs Mississippi disaster declaration

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Mitt Romney Brings Strengths and Weaknesses to GOP Stage

Mitt Romney readies speech of a lifetime

Romney hits Obama on looming defense cuts

Mitt Romney's campaign: Juan Williams 'wrong, unfair'

Romney Courts Vets At American Legion Convention

Labor Unions Stage Dystopian 'Romney's America' Tour In Tampa

Mormonism, back in the spotlight

Wealth replaces Mormonism as Romney’s defining trait

Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan's convention speech: Did he pass his big test?

Paul Ryan Links Obama Policies to GM Plant Closed Under George W. Bush

Ryan says Republican ticket will create jobs

Americans Split on Paul Ryan; One in Four Have No Opinion

US election 2012: Paul Ryan shows voters the future of the Republican party

US election 2012: Paul Ryan pledges Republicans can turn around America

RYAN A GOP DARLING

Transcript of Paul Ryan's speech at the RNC

Ryan accepts VP nod: 'Let's get this done'

Fact Checkers Say Some Of Ryan's Claims Don't Add Up

RNC 2012: Paul Ryan Accepts 'Calling Of My Generation'

Paul Ryan Misleads With GM Plant Closure Tale

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul Honored as Small-Government Crusader, Minus Pesky Specifics

Ron Paul gets his moment as torch passes to son Rand

Ron Paul Convention Delegates Accuse Security Of Suppressing Their Signs

Ron Paul delegates walk off Republican convention floor

Other News


Boehner and Cantor: GOP Rivals or Best Buds?

Change in the 112th Congress

Resignation, Retirement, and Reelection: How the 112th Congress Compares With the 111th

Republicans hate Obama’s defense cuts. The trouble is, they voted for them.

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NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

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NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Knight accepts Nasdaq's $62-million Facebook payback plan

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


U.S. jobless claims unchanged last week

US consumer spending up 0.4% in July

US unemployment applications flat at 374,000

KC Fed Aug manufacturing composite index 8

Room for more considerate monetary policy in Europe: IMF

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Yields fall to session lows after data

Prices gain as Bernanke speech in focus

Commodities


Brent pares gain, U.S. crude seesaws, then slips after data

Statement of G7 Finance Ministers

Oil up on hopes of expanded U.S. monetary policy

New front month Oct. gas futures seesaw ahead of EIAs

Gold turns negative as U.S. equities extend losses

U.S. crude drops $1 as worries about Isaac effect wane

U.S. natgas futures slide near 2 pct after EIA stocks data

Oil rises over $113 ahead of central bank meet

Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

US Dollar, Currency


Spot falls on lower consumption,more nuclear output

Euro Holds Major Trend Amid Weakening Outlook, Sterling Outperforms

Czech spot falls on wind, curve prices down on fuels

Dollar Stays Higher Versus Yen Before U.S. Spending Data

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Credit/Stock/Company Rating


S&P summary: Murphy Oil Corp.

S&P raises United Rentals rating to 'B+'

US Companies/Industry


American retailers report strong gains for August

Yahoo editor fired over anti-Romney joke

Spokane Produce Inc., Voluntarily Recalls Pineapple/Mango Pico de Gallo Product Because of Possible Health Risk

Splendid Products Voluntarily Recalls Daniella Brand Mangoes Because Of Possible Health Risk

Cooper Lighting Recalls Shower Light Trim and Glass Lens Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

Summer Infant Recalls to Repair Baby Bathers Due to Fall and Head Injury Hazard Consumers should order free repair kit

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Citigroup pays out $590m to settle subprime case

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

2012 Election


The GOP convention's opening day: 4 highlights

Google Tool Registers Voters Online

Republicans Celebrate Romney Nomination, But Poll Highlights Low Popularity

Biggest Applause So Far Tonight Goes to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

GOP Favorability Matches 2008 Pre-Convention Level

Americans See Christie, Ann Romney in Positive Light

US election 2012: Republican National Convention: August 28 as it happened

US election: Chris Christie tells Republicans it's time to face fiscal truth

Ann Romney’s full RNC speech

Chris Christie’s complete RNC speech

Schweikert defeats Quayle in Arizona

Jeff Flake wins GOP Senate nomination in Arizona

Republican National Convention night one: Winners and Losers

Abortion gains as political issue

Boehner on Obama: 'Throw him out!'

Boehner To Help Carry GOP’s ‘We Built It’ Attack Theme

List of Republican convention speakers for Wednesday

Mitt Romney's Popularity Falls Before Republican Convention, Poll Finds

Mitt Romney, Obama Fail To Woo Some Party Voters: Poll

Nevada Senate race still a toss up

Obama lead declining in Iowa

Republicans launch convention assault on Obama

Republicans declare India geopolitical ally

Republicans attack Obama's economic record at convention

GOP OKs platform barring abortions, gay marriage

Democrats to stress Obama national security record

Race incident sees Republican convention expulsions

Two removed from Republican convention for tossing nuts at black camerawoman

GOP Sees House Gain of Up to 7 Seats

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama — Don’t Boo the RNC, Vote

Obama takes case for re-election to student reporters

Obama Campaign Attacks Paul Ryan Ahead Of Convention Speech

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Low Favorability Trails Romney Up to the Convention Dais

Romney affirmed as Republican nominee

Mitt Romney Targets Voters Who Went For Obama In 2008

Republicans insist Romney has no 'woman problem'

China media slams Romney

Romney still struggles to attract Latino voters

Romney talks to veterans, others highlight defense

Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan

Words, Good And Bad, Come Quickly To Mind For Many About Paul Ryan

As Ryan Takes The Stage, He Gives Hope To Republicans, Democrats Alike

US election: Paul Ryan aims to unite Republicans

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul movement not ready to pass torch to Rand Paul

Other News


Texas redistricting discriminates against minorities, federal court says

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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

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


US second-quarter growth revised up to 1.7 pct

Americans' confidence falls off in Aug

Second-quarter growth revised up, Fed still seen in play

U.S. Q2 CREDIT ACCOUNT INQUIRIES DECREASED 2 PCT, VIEWED AS INDICATOR OF CONSUMER CREDIT DEMAND-NY FED

U.S. consumer debt eases in second quarter - NY Fed

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


30-year prices fall to session lows

Bond prices fall before 5-year note sale

Bonds dip as market digests new debt supply

Commodities


Oil falls below $112 as Isaac misses oil platforms

Oil prices likely to be discussed at IMF

G7 urges higher oil output, warns on reserves

Oil prices slip amid calls for increased output

U.S. Sept natural gas futures seesaw ahead of expiry

AAA: Price of gasoline rising across Oklahoma

US crude oil supplies grow by 3.8 million barrels

U.S. ethanol output down, stocks hold near steady-report

US Dollar, Currency


ECB's Liikanen warns policymakers on speaking out on euro crisis: report

Japan ready for 'decisive' yen action -money chief

Euro Mixed As German Inflation Accelates More Than Expected in August

Dollar weakens as US consumer confidence falls

USDJPY Slips After Fed August Beige Book Shows Economy Grew 'Gradually'

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Real Estate Market


US mortgage applications fell last week-MBA

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


S&P cuts Southern States Cooperative to 'B'; otlk stable

S&P cuts Illinois bond rating to A, keeps outlook negative

Fitch affirms Hertz Corp ratings, outlook remains stable

US Companies/Industry


GM to invest $1 billion in Russia within 5 years

Ford breaks ground on new assembly plant in eastern China expected to open in 2015

United Airlines fixes computer problems but still has widespread delays

Apple identifies 8 Samsung smartphones it wants banned

Samantha Lynn Inc. Is Voluntary Recalling of all lots of Reumofan Plus Tablets Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Splendid Products LLC Daniella Mangos

Sherwin-Williams Recalls Dupli-Color Automotive Paint Due to Fire Hazard

Sherwin-Williams Recalls Krylon Glaze and Acrylic Due to Fire Hazard

Sherwin-Williams Recalls Tree House Acrylic Coating Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Hobby Lobby

SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY FROM KAUFMAN TRAILERS, INC.

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

BofA lags in modifying loans under national settlement

Magellan Petroleum comments on offer from Stratex Oil & Gas Holdings

Cataract risk for kids on Vertex's cystic fibrosis pill -FDA

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

FDA approves wider use for J&J Nucynta ER pain drug

BofA lags in modifying loans under settlement

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


US SEC proposes lifting ad ban on private stock offers

Citigroup reaches $590 mln settlement over CDOs

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

American Political News for Tuesday, August 28, 2012

2012 Election


What does it take to be a gay Republican? For one thing, a long view

Poll: Romney faces headwinds in race against Obama

RNC chairman: Obama has not kept promises

Twitter shakes up US election campaign

Fight for women's vote defines presidential race

Tea Party pushes for change at convention

Poll: Romney Edges Ahead of Obama; Voters Think He’ll Favor Rich

Cruz May Help Harness Hispanic Support for GOP

Hurricanes hold election-year peril for candidates

Pa. Senate candidate compares abortion decisions

Isaac forces Republican convention planners to be 'nimble'

Has Isaac already ruined the GOP convention?

'2016: Obama's America' – Will political documentary sway undecided voters?

Most Americans Still Predict Obama Will Win 2012 Election

Texas delegates planning floor mutiny over RNC rules changes

Boehner Says Out Loud He Hopes Blacks and Latinos 'Won't Show Up' This Election

List of Republican convention speakers for Tuesday

Polling data on recession-wracked electorate gives GOP hope

GOP Convention Delegates Ready To Roll In Tampa

Connecticut poll: Linda McMahon’s narrow lead

President Obama and Governor Romney: It's Time to Speak With Our Generation

Same ol', same ol' in Virginia governor contest

Massachusetts miscellany

Boehner To Help Carry GOP’s ‘We Built It’ Attack Theme

QUICKQUOTE: LATINO VOTE

Republican hopes to control Senate at stake in Arizona primary

Republican convention to choose Romney as nominee

Roy Blunt: GOP wins if Todd Akin drops out

Arizona Republicans go to polls in primary

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama declares emergency in Louisiana

Obama Kicks Off Campaign College Tour as Isaac Churns

Obama promises to help Gulf Coast governors with Tropical Storm Isaac

Romney stars in Obama camp’s ‘The Do-Over’

Obama to address storm before starting trip

Obama Super PAC Plots Massive Ad Campaign Against Romney

Obama warns of flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac

Obama administration finalizes fuel efficiency rules for new cars

Obama’s campaign pitches top five Romney ‘falsehoods’

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Foreign Policy: Who Has Romney's Ear?

In Romney plan, oil drilling unfettered by politics

Romney to fly in early to Republican convention

Romney's storm-delayed convention limps into motion

CONVENTION WATCH: Romney on his way, polls tight

Romney taps Portman to play Obama for debate prep

Romney's storm-delayed convention limps into motion

Romney Seeks Respect in Tampa, Not Love

Romney says abortion legal for mother's health

Can Romney Woo Latinos in Nevada?

Mitt Romney's zero percent support from blacks: Can he still win?

Will Mitt Romney regret praising 'RomneyCare'?

Romney vows free-market defense as Republicans open convention

Romney admits Democratic attacks are hurting him with voters: ‘I don’t think everybody likes me’

Romney Campaign Official: We Could Win Without Florida

Convention To Define Romney Before Fall Debates

Romney adviser: Obama ‘in over his head’

Romney jets in to Tampa to receive official nomination for president

Mitt Romney flip-flops on healthcare to woo back women

Romney 2.0: Human makeover for Republican hopeful

Romney's Medicare Attacks on Obama Seem to Be Working

Romney to attend wife's convention speech Tuesday

Romney to outline 'clear vision' for presidency

Ron Kaufman: Mitt Romney 'is the tea party'

Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan readies for his close-up ahead of Republican National Convention

Paul Ryan: 2014 is ‘good, reasonable timeline’ for drawdown in Afghanistan

GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan arrives in Florida

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul’s swan song rally advertises his supporters as GOP’s future

Paul delegates mounting floor fight over new rules

Mike Huckabee to Ron Paul supporters: You lost, move on

Ron Paul on Romney: ‘I don’t fully endorse him for president’

Ron Paul Has His Last Hurrah at the 'We Are the Future' Rally

Ron Paul's Faithful Continue To Make Noise; Floor Fight Tuesday?

Other News


Three US Marines punished over Taliban urination video

Clinton's planned Pacific trip 'sends message to China'

Iran's military chief suing US over sanctions

South Carolina defends voter ID law in court

US troops 'burned 100 copies of the Koran in Afghanistan’

House Speaker Boehner: Don’t expect Congress to be popular anytime soon

China state media says Clinton to visit next week

Illinois governor vetoes gambling expansion bill

U.S. urges African air forces to form NATO-style ties

Clinton to visit China, Pacific islands on Asia tour

White House: tapping oil reserves still an option

Clinton to discuss South China Sea on Asia trip

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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

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Markets stall as traders await US Fed chief speech

US Economy


U.S. Economic Confidence Entrenched as Conventions Begin

US Conference Board August consumer confidence index 60.6

U.S. consumer confidence lowest in 9 months in Aug

Richmond Fed composite index -9 in August

Richmond Fed services index -6 in August

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Rates mixed in weekly Treasury auction

Prices edge up before two-year note sale

Bonds rise before two-year note sale

Commodities


US WCoast Products - Gasoline rises on supply worries

Oil holds above $112; Isaac whips up supply concern

Oil rises above $96 on Tropical Storm Isaac

Brent edges up, U.S. crude rises on storm Isaac threat

AG: Gasoline price gouging illegal in Mich.

US Dollar, Currency


Dollar Remains Higher Versus Yen Before Confidence Report

US Dollar Finally Breaks Down, but Further Losses Might Need to Wait

US Dollar Bounce Meets First Hurdle, S&P 500 Topping Continues

EURUSD Classic Technical Report 08.28.2012

US Dollar Falls After August Consumer Confidence Misses Huge

Dollar weakens as US consumer confidence fall

The EURAUD Closes In On Overbought Levels

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Real Estate Market


U.S. home prices gain for 5th month in June

U.S. home prices gain again but consumer mood cools

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Moody's determines no negative rating impact on Chaves SME CLO No. 1 following Citibank N.A. (London Branch) and Citibank International plc downgrades

Fitch rates Cargill notes A, oulook negative

US Companies/Industry


Tiffany expects pressure on profit to ease; shares up

Tiffany 2Q misses Street's view; cuts 2012 outlook

Earnings schedule for week of 8/27/2012

Bebe falls, 1Q outlook below Street's view

Apple, RIM stock rises on Samsung patent setback

Kinder Morgan's Southern natgas pipe cuts supply due to Isaac

HK regulator takes Ernst & Young to court for work papers

Lexmark to eliminate 1,700 jobs, stop making inkjet printers in cost-cutting drive

Ford to sell luxury Lincoln brand in China starting in 2014

GM to temporarily shutter Volt plant to control supply, prepare to build new Chevy Impala

Google clarifies financial ties to commenters on Oracle lawsuit

US bank industry earnings grow on lower reserves

Eecycleworks Recalls Bicycle Brakes Due to Fall Hazard

CUCINA FRESCA GOURMET FOODS ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT DUE TO UNDECLARED MILK IN SHELF-STABLE 24-OUNCE SMOKED TOMATO SAUCE

Samantha Lynn Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Reumofan Plus Tablets Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients

SEAT BELTS FROM BESI, Inc.

Hertz sees Dollar Thrifty deal as way to beat the competition

Sanderson Farms gains on stronger than expected results, production cut

Heinz expects emerging markets to boost 1Q

US bank earnings rose 21 percent in Q2, lending up

Cantor Fitzgerald to Expand in Canada with Acquisition of Versant Partners Team

US bank earnings rise despite sluggish revenues-FDIC

Exelon drops plan to pursue Texas reactor, cites cheap natgas

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


SEC probing ResCap for possible mortgage fraud

Monday, August 27, 2012

American Political News for Monday, August 27, 2012

2012 Election


Two different conventions, much different goals

Obama-Romney debate can't avoid 'nation-building'

Arab-Americans organize ahead of 2012 elections

Under fire, Akin gets help from social conservatives

Todd Akin to Claire McCaskill: You Should Drop Out

Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin Don't Like The Republican Medicare Plan

Minnesota Lawmaker Quits Race in Sex Scandal

RNC chairman: Convention will convene Monday, then recess until Tuesday afternoon due to Isaac

Poll: A fourth of US voters undecided or soft supporters of Obama, Romney

Convention Should Be All About Romney, Not Obama

Todd Akin, at News Conference: I’m Staying In

Obama Still Wins on Likability; Romney, on the Economy

US Election: Tea Party takes credit for pushing Mitt Romney to the Right

Republicans to discuss return to gold standard at convention

Veteran congressman Flake favored in Arizona Republican Senate primary

Obama, Romney camps see eye to eye on shape of 2012 race

John Boehner’s big-money August

Pennsylvania poll: Obama up by 9

CNN poll: Obama 49, Romney 47

Kaine and Allen tied

Obama holds modest lead in Massachusetts

Wisconsin Miscellany

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama urges Ethiopia interim PM to boost democracy

Bill Clinton touts Obama jobs record in new ad

AP Interview: Obama says Romney pushing 'extreme' positions; promises compromise in 2nd term

Obama Campaign: ‘America Doesn’t Need a Birther-in-Chief’

Obama leads tributes to Armstrong, first man on Moon

Obama: Romney locked into 'extreme positions' on economic, social issues

Obama gives one-on-one to Glamour

Obama looks to debates as turning point

Obama's Europe fixation

Vice President Joe Biden

Ron Paul Rallies Supporters Ahead of GOP Convention

Biden Postpones Florida Campaign Stops Due to Tropical Storm Isaac

Biden: Gay activists 'freeing the soul of the American people'

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney: Mass. health plan better than Obama's

Romney says he hasn't considered replacement for Bernanke

Romney pitches Keystone as key to energy plan

At fundraiser, Romney says 'big business is doing fine'

Romney debuts energy plan in oil-rich New Mexico

Solid Chances, Serious Challenges Greet Romney at his Convention

‘World News Political Insights’: Mitt Romney Aims for Mainstream at RNC

Mitt Romney Talks Convention Speeches…Just Not His Own

Mitt Romney: 'Nobody asked to see my birth certificate'

Mitt Romney: Obama campaign seeks to 'divide America'

Romney concedes rape-abortion dispute 'hurts our party'

Romney uses secretive, high-tech data mining to find wealthy donors

People want smaller government — and they think Mitt Romney does too

Romney reinforces his support for women, points to record

Romney Campaign Not Giving Up On Black Vote

Romney's Auto Bailout Stance Complicates Campaign In Battleground Ohio

Romney, Utah share a moment

Mitt Romney touts his health care plan

Romney defends Swiss bank account

Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan

Ryan Criticizes Obama on Defense Cuts, Remains Silent on Special Ops Criticizing President

Paul Ryan Will Give RNC Speech Sneak Peek Monday at Hometown Rally

Paul Ryan Makes a New Hampshire Campaign Stop, Reminiscent of the First in the Nation Days

Paul Ryan’s fiscal policies are deeply rooted, both politically and personally

Ryan: Obama on Notice to ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ With Defense Cuts Plan

The making of Paul Ryan

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul's presence to be felt in Tampa

Ron Paul gets convention tribute video

Ron Paul feted in raucous six-hour farewell rally

GOP panel ejects Maine delegates behind Paul

Ron Paul Fires Up University Of South Florida Crowd

Other News


US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials

Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest over drones

Clinton seeks Egypt dialogue with Israel

US Republicans eye return to fixed value for dollar

Tweak to US bill on Iran sanctions opens door to damages

McConnell's Message: On The Budget, The 'Missing Person Was The President'

Saudi deals boosted US arms sales to record $66.3 bln in 2011

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NYSE Market Movers: Declines

Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

US Economy


Fed's Evans: jobless unlikely to fall below 7 pct before 2015

Fed may struggle to deliver expected growth boost

U.S. durable goods orders fall for 4th time in 5 months

Dallas Fed Texas August manufacturing activity index -1.6

Chicago Fed Midwest factory activity up in July

Fed's Evans: buy bonds until U.S. jobless rate falls

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Yields fall as Bernanke and QE3 in focus

Commodities


Oil prices fall near $96, reversing morning gains

Arizona gasoline prices surge to 8-week high

Oil rises above $114 on storm threat, stimulus hopes

Oil sinks on speculation that U.S. will release reserves

Oil falls towards $112 on storm impact

Brent crude extends losses to $2 in volatile trade

U.S. natgas futures edge higher, Isaac shuts production

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


S&P says it may downgrade Big Lots

Fitch affirms Sherwin-Williams ratings

US Companies/Industry


Mass. tells Fannie, Freddie to follow new mortgage law

WebMD slips as analyst forecasts further declines

Salesforce third-quarter forecast disappoints, shares drop

Gulf of Mexico oil, gas operations affected by storm

GM seeks to expand credit line-WSJ

Hertz to buy car hire rival Dollar Thrifty for $2.3 billion

Apple's patent victory may reshape smartphone market

Apple shares at record high after Samsung court win

Google reacts to Apple's US patent victory over Samsung

Freddie Mac sells $3.5 bln bills at mixed rates

Kinder Morgan's Tennessee pipeline shut in due to Isaac

Ask.com parent to buy About.com

HP, Dell: PC makers in desperate need of a reboot

New Alzheimer's drug yields some promise in late-stage study

Filing confirms Facebook co-founder Moskovitz sold another 450,000 shares

Argentina’s YPF moves toward alliance with Chevron

Best Buy founder allowed to pursue acquisition

Fresh Express Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired 10 oz. Hearts of Romaine Salad Due to Possible Health Risk

True Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate and Hydrlolyzed Whey Products

Bay Valley Foods Issues A Voluntary Recall of Naturally Fresh® Roasted & Glazed Pecan Pieces Salad Toppings

American Licorice Company Announces Recall of 16 oz. Red Vines® Black Licorice Twists

Protica Inc. Recalls Product Because Of Possible Health Risk

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN FROM Fisker Automotive Incorporated

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER FROM General Motors LLC

AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW FROM CODA Automotive

CareBears Pacifier Recalled by IDM Group Due to Choking Hazard

Mansfield Plumbing Products Recalls Bathtubs, Whirlpools and Air Massage Bathtubs Due to Fall Hazard

Zest Garden Recalls Wilson & Fisher Bistro Sets Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots Stores

Chamberlain Farm Produce, Inc. Recalls Cantaloupes Because Of Possible Health Risk

Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Recall Of Limited Number Of Salads

TIRES:SIDEWALL FROM Dynamic Tire Corp.

TIRES:MARKINGS FROM Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co.

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE FROM PACCAR Incorporated

EQUIPMENT FROM DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA

Spence & Co issues A Voluntary Recall of Smoked Salmon 8oz Trim & Wellsley Farms 16oz Nova lot no. 6704701 Because of Possible Health Risk

Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites In Del Campo Dried Potato

Kawasaki Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC FROM NAVISTAR, INC

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE FROM Turtle Top

Apple seeks to stop U.S. sales of eight Samsung products

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Jury didn't want to let Samsung off easy in Apple trial-foreman

Apple triumphs over Samsung in landmark patent case

Apple plans to file for ban on some Samsung sales

Samsung warns that Apple decision 'not final word'

Apple awarded $1.051 billion damages in Samsung trial

Analysis: Friend and foe; Samsung, Apple won't want to damage parts deal

Friday, August 24, 2012

American Political News for Friday, August 24, 2012

2012 Election


Two different conventions, much different goals

Obama-Romney debate can't avoid 'nation-building'

Arab-Americans organize ahead of 2012 elections

Under fire, Akin gets help from social conservatives

Todd Akin to Claire McCaskill: You Should Drop Out

Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin Don't Like The Republican Medicare Plan

Minnesota Lawmaker Quits Race in Sex Scandal

President Barack Obama 2012 Presidential Campaign


Obama urges Ethiopia interim PM to boost democracy

Bill Clinton touts Obama jobs record in new ad

Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign


Romney: Mass. health plan better than Obama's

Romney says he hasn't considered replacement for Bernanke

Romney pitches Keystone as key to energy plan

At fundraiser, Romney says 'big business is doing fine'

Romney debuts energy plan in oil-rich New Mexico

Republican Vice Presidential Canidate Paul Ryan

Ryan Criticizes Obama on Defense Cuts, Remains Silent on Special Ops Criticizing President

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign


Ron Paul's presence to be felt in Tampa

Other News


US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials

Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest over drones

Clinton seeks Egypt dialogue with Israel

US Republicans eye return to fixed value for dollar

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


CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Equity Options

CBOE Most Actives & Gainers/Losers - Index Options

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

Commodities


Oil prices fall near $96, reversing morning gains

Arizona gasoline prices surge to 8-week high

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


S&P says it may downgrade Big Lots

US Companies/Industry


Mass. tells Fannie, Freddie to follow new mortgage law

WebMD slips as analyst forecasts further declines

Salesforce third-quarter forecast disappoints, shares drop