Friday, November 30, 2012

American Political News for Friday, November 30, 2012

President Barack Obama


Pressuring GOP, Obama takes his fiscal plan to Pa.

White House, Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Obama takes "fiscal cliff" on the road; Republicans stew

GOP: White House proposes $1.6T tax increase

Senate votes to bar indefinite detention

Analysis: Democrats' discord undercuts Obama estate tax push

Senate set to consider broader economic sanctions on Iran

GOP: White House proposes $1.6T tax increase

Congress looks at doing away with the $1 bill

Other News


Election Reopens Debate Over Online Polling

Last House race brings 2012 election to an end

Former SD Gov. Rounds announces run for US Senate

Republicans already announcing U.S. Senate campaigns for 2014

Most Americans and Canadians Are Ready to Legalize Marijuana

Christie strongly favored for reelection, voters still lukewarm on 2016 bid

Quinn extremely unpopular, Madigan would start out favored

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


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NYSE Market Movers: Most Active

NYSE Market Movers: Advances

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Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Federal Reserve Events

U.S. Oct spending falls, income unchanged

Superstorm Sandy hits consumer spending, income

Commodities


Oil slips under $111 as U.S. fiscal worries weigh

US Companies/Industry


Ahead of the Bell: Whole Foods

Ford, Mazda, Changan get final OK from China to split venture

BlueScout Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

XPEL Announces Q3 2012 Results

Recall Notification Report 077-2012 (Jalapeno Vienna Sausage Products)

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS FROM Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.

STEERING:COLUMN FROM Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR FROM Temsa Global Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.

SERVICE BRAKES FROM Navistar, Inc.

EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS FROM Tegol, Inc.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

American Political News for Thursday, November 29, 2012

President Barack Obama


Obama, Romney to meet privately at White House on Thursday for first postelection meeting

Obama says hopes for deficit deal by Christmas

Barack Obama voices support for Susan Rice

Vice President Joe Biden


Biden hits new D.C. COSTCO, grabs TV, logs

Biden, at Costco, calls for middle class tax cut

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Immigration Reform Finds New Enthusiasm in US Congress

A 'Curt' Call Between Obama and Boehner

Geithner set for talks on cliff; senator sees "standoff"

Hispanic Caucus Rejects Republican Immigration Bills

House Poised to Pass STEM Immigration Bill

Senate committee approves email privacy bill

Chuck Hagel Being Vetted for State, Defense

Secretary Clinton Champions Gay Rights for State Department, Abroad

Boehner sees no fiscal cliff progress after Geithner meeting

Other News


Democrats, Republicans Diverge on Capitalism, Federal Gov't

Former SD Gov. Rounds announces run for US Senate

Petraeus Sex Scandal: Former CIA Chief Tells Friend He 'Screwed Up Royally'

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


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Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Wall Street set to extend rally on hopes for fiscal deal

Stocks Rise After Economic Data; Dow Above 13,000

Stocks to Watch: TIF, LTD, NKE & More

Midday Movers: KR, SMRT, TGT & More

High Yield Dividend Stocks Setting New Yearly Highs

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

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Final Glance: Silver companies

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US Economy


Fed's Fisher says rates to stay low until 2015

Fed's Fisher calls for certainty on U.S. fiscal policy

Fed's Fisher urges U.S. govt to act on employment

Applications for US jobless aid fall to 393,000

US economy grew at 2.7 percent rate in summer

Third-quarter growth raised on strong inventory building

Jobless claims fall for second straight week

November sales get Thanksgiving weekend boost

GDP Growth Pushed Up to 2.7%; Jobless Claims Slip

US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-28 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.743B CouponPurchase 2012-11-29 NYFed permanent open market operations

KC Fed Nov manufacturing composite index -6

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


U.S. corporate bond new issues

Commodities


Oil rises as worries over US budget deal ease

Commodities: Crude Oil, Gold Aim Higher on “Fiscal Cliff” Deal Hopes

US natgas futures slide 4 pct after surprise EIA storage build

Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


U.S. Oct pending home sales rose 5.2 pct

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


NYSE Earnings Report Database: J.C. Penney, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras S.A., KeyCorp, AK Steel Holding, Lowe's, and Goldcorp

Fitch rates Comcast Corp notes 'BBB+'

Fitch rates American Electric Power notes 'BBB'

US Companies/Industry


Key Nov. sales figure falls at Target

Tiffany 3Q results miss Street, cuts 2012 outlook

GM opens China research centre to focus on "new energy"

MFC Industrial Ltd. Acquires Majority Interests in ACC Resources Co., LP and Possehl Mexico S.A. de C.V.

Underground Energy Corporation announces Q3 2012 financial results

Kroger lifts forecast after stronger third quarter

Behringer Harvard Appoints Institutional Sales Director

United Realty Appoints Managing Director Of Capital Markets

Southwestern Energy Company Commences Registered Exchange Offer

WESCO International, Inc. Announces Intention to Redeem 7.5% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2017

Advisory: RAI board declares quarterly cash dividend

Carl Icahn Issues Statement Regarding Tender Offer for Oshkosh Corporation

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

Sukhi's Gourmet Indian Foods issues voluntary recall of Sukhi's Red Curry Vegetables due to undeclared Shrimp

Ranbaxy Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 41 Lots of Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets 10 Mg, 20 Mg and 40 Mg Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Substance

Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sports Authority

Sportspower Recalls Children’s Waterslides Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Menards

Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Isovue® (iopamidol injection) Pre-Filled Power Injector Syringes due to Presence of Particulates

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012, 2013 note calendar

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Lockheed confident F-35 contract can be reached before year-end

Chevron lifts force majeure at Angolan oil platform

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, November 28, 2012

President Barack Obama


White House: Obama to meet Romney Thursday

Obama to meet with CEOs from Goldman, Deloitte on Wednesday

Obama, Mexican President-elect Discuss Changing Relationship

Obama hails Mexican president-elect in WH meeting

Obama says hopes for deficit deal by Christmas

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


House Speaker Boehner optimistic on averting fiscal crisis

House GOP recommends new committee chairmen

Obama pushes tax agenda, Congress in stand-off

Senate takes up UN disability treaty

Susan Rice tries to win over Congress skeptics troubled by her Libya remarks

Moderate GOP senator expresses concerns about Rice

Boehner and Pelsoi Agree - Fiscal Deal ASAP

Senate Dems rally for Rice against GOP opposition

Other News


US suspends embassy account on Vietnam website

Top Romney Adviser Brags About Losing Poor, Minority Voters To Obama

Poll suggests easy re-election for New Jersey Governor Christie

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


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Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Wall Street cuts losses on Boehner "fiscal cliff" comment

Stocks decline as investors wait on 'cliff'

Stocks to Watch: GMCR, COST, AOL & More

Early Glance: Silver companies

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Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

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Final Glance: Gold companies

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US Economy


U.S., Japan, said to face 'explosive' debt issues

US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-27 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $4.568B CouponPurchase 2012-11-28 NYFed permanent open market operations

US Declines to Label China Currency Manipulator

Fed mulls new rules for foreign banks' U.S. operations

Fed's Tarullo uneasy on foreign banks' capital

Federal Reserve Events

Miss. economic growth predicted to rise in 2013

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Bond prices gain on standoff in U.S. budget talks

Commodities


US crude oil supplies drop by 300,000 barrels

Oil below $87 after OECD cuts growth forecasts

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


New Home Sales Drop 0.3%, Cast Shadow on Recovery

US Mortgage Applications Drop in Latest Week

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


S&P rates AT&T proposed senior notes 'A-'

US Companies/Industry


Sonoco Recycling and Richland County Accepting Additional Materials

Golden Minerals Announces Resignation Of Executive Vice President

CRAiLAR Technologies and Difference Capital sign merchant banking agreement

CRAiLAR Technologies to Begin Production December 17

Alaska Energy Searching for Opportunities

Getco bids to take control of Knight Capital

Getco makes $3.50 per share bid for Knight Capital

Costco plans special cash dividend of $7 per share

Far East Energy Announces Extension of Facility Agreement

Thompson Creek Closes $350 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering

Apple's new iMac computers to hit shelves Friday

W.T.B. Financial Corporation Declares Common Stock Cash Dividend

C&F Financial Corporation Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Sandra Wheeler Promoted to Vice President of Tactical Networks at General Dynamics C4 Systems

Sequa Corporation Commences Tender Offers and Consent Solicitation for Its 11.75% Senior Notes Due 2015 and 13.50% Senior PIK Notes Due 2015

Dallas Attorney Allison Jacobsen Joins Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP

Kirkland Signature Sauté Pans with Glass Lids Sold at Costco Recalled by Meyer Marketing Due to Laceration Hazard

GU Hardware Recalls Window Fittings Due to Injury Hazard

Children's Riding Toy Recalled by Step2 Due to Fall Hazard

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac 2012 bill sale calendar

Fannie Mae sells $2 billion bills at lower rates

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012, 2013 note calendar

Italian tax police probe Google Italy again

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


SEC might take action against SAC Capital Advisors

BP suspended from new US gov't contracts

AP Exclusive: Disney, Sears used factory in fire

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

American Political News for Tuesday, November 27, 2012

President Barack Obama


Obama will push for immigration reform, White House says

Peña Nieto hopes to reframe US-Mexico relations in meeting with Obama

Obama to appeal to public on fiscal cliff

Obama to meet executives, go to Pennsylvania for fiscal push

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Susan Rice to Confront Her Accusers

Rice's star rises as congressional opposition dims

Norquist's Tax Pledge: What It Is and How It Started

Once-Powerful Grover Norquist Losing Clout Among Republican Leaders

Amb. Rice to meet with McCain, other senators

Toomey's sticking with the pledge

Other News


Congress Approval at 18%, Stuck in Long-Term Low Streak

Young Voters Supported Obama Less, But May Have Mattered More

Illinois sets March election to replace Jesse Jackson Junior

Iowa Straw Poll will not die

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


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Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

Down on Unusual Volume

Stocks to Watch: CAG, RAH, DG & More

Stocks Open Lower Amid 'Fiscal Cliff' Caution

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


U.S. Economic Confidence Steady Last Week

US orders for core capital goods up 1.7 percent

OECD urges gradual U.S. fiscal tightening to preserve growth

Fed's Lockhart warns of unusual threats to financial system

Policymaker Fisher says Fed should limit asset buys

US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-26 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

Richmond Fed services index +7 in November

Richmond Fed composite index +9 in November

Federal Reserve Events

Chicago Fed Midwest factory activity down in October

US: $1.897B CouponPurchase 2012-11-27 NYFed permanent open market operations

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Prices little changed before 2-year supply

Commodities


Gold Ticks Higher After Greek Debt Deal

Middle East Woes Likely to Underpin Oil Prices: Survey

If Gold Fails to Cross $1,800 Soon, Expect a Steep Fall: Chart

ECB-Gold reserves up by 1 mln euros in wk to Nov. 23

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


Housing Recovery Is Leaving Behind First-Time Buyers

U.S. home prices up 0.2 pct in September -- FHFA

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Fitch may cut Finance for Residential Social Housing notes

US Companies/Industry


Lehman to sell Archstone to Equity Residential, AvalonBay for $6.5 billion

Yahoo's stock hits $19 for 1st time since 2010

FDA halts operations at peanut butter plant after 41 sickened by salmonella poisoning

Dillard's declares $5 special dividend

ConAgra to buy Ralcorp for $5 billion, to be No.1 in store-brand foods

Google launches campaign against possible fees

We Energies, Wolverine to enter into joint ownership of Presque Isle Power Plant

Northern Lights Distributors Announces Expanded Services And Regional Leadership Structure To Help Funds Raise Assets

Vericrest Announces Acquisition Of $2.7 Billion In Mortgage Servicing Rights

General Dynamics Awarded $100 Million to Outfit and Transition Four Military Medical Facilities

TDS Announces Sale of $175 Million of 5.875 Percent Notes

Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drill Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Toro Riding Mowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Capital City Fruit Issues Voluntary Recall on Cherry Tomatoes Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE FROM TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Heico declares special dividend of $1.14 per share

McGraw-Hill sells education unit for $2.5 billion

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation of Acquisition by ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Monday, November 26, 2012

American Political News for Monday, November 26, 2012

President Barack Obama


Obama may get chance to end Benghazi PR disaster

President Obama Prepares for Cabinet Shuffle

Obama’s pick for CIA could affect drone program

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Analysis: Fiscal battles could sideline U.S. immigration reform

House to consider limited GOP immigration bill

New Congress: Fewer moderates make deals harder

Little progress in "fiscal cliff" talks, senior lawmaker says

On Cliff, Ryan Faces Choice of Two Paths

Lieberman: Fiscal Cliff Deal 'Not a Certainty'

McCain urges immigration reform, leaving abortion 'alone'

GOP opposition to diplomat Rice begins to crack

Sen. Lindsey Graham Rejects Susan Rice's Self-Defense

McCain Lightens His Critique of Rice

Susan Rice battles critics over style, substance, perceptions

Boehner Is Emulating Pelosi in One Thing: Fundraising

Sen. Dick Durbin: Medicare, Medicaid Fair Game in Talks to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Rep. Jeff Duncan: Susan Rice 'tainted'

Other News


US Cancels Middle East Nuclear Conference

Poll: Americans Worried About Fiscal Cliff

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


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Most Active Stocks

Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

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Wall Street opens lower on Greece, fiscal cliff

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-23 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

Federal Reserve Events

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro to step down

US: $1.855B CouponPurchase 2012-11-26 NYFed permanent open market operations

Ben Bernanke is no holiday price Grinch

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Top 5 Highest Yielding Zacks #1 Ranked Government Bond Mutual Funds

AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Alliance California Municipal Income Fund And Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Conference Call

AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Earnings

U.S. 30-year bond extends gain to one point

Commodities


Oil prices fall as Israel-Hamas truce holds

Gold dips from one-month high, focus on Greek debt

Brent holds above $111 on Greek deal hopes, Egypt clashes

Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices mixed

US Dollar, Currency


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US Companies/Industry


Black Friday sales online top $1 billion for first time: comScore

Knight CEO plays down deal talk

Newman’s Own, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing Due to Undeclared Milk

Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared EGG in Pies Labeled as "Apple Lattice" in Washington and Oregon

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING FROM Starcraft RV, Inc.

iBio, Inc. Receives Notice from NYSE MKT Staff that Company Currently is Below Certain Continued Listing Standards

ConocoPhillips to sell Kazakh oilfield stake to India's ONGC for $5 billion

UnitedHealth forecasts 2013 profit below Wall St view

Fannie Mae to sell $2 billion bills on Wednesday

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHLB 2012 note calendar

Freddie Mac to sell $3 billion bills on Monday

Tamar group inks $4 billion Israel Corp natgas deals

Facebook shares surge 7%

CBIZ To Acquire PHBV Partners, LLP

Drew Industries Declares Special Cash Dividend

Cannabis Science Appoints Dr. Michael J. Goldblatt, the Former Director of Defense Sciences at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), to its Scientific Advisory Board

Bright House Networks Signs Agreement to Acquire Telovations

McAlister's Deli Reports Same-Store Sales Increased 7% for Third Quarter

Metalsa Reaches an Agreement to Acquire ISE Automotive

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Apple seeks to add more products to Samsung patent lawsuit

Investors in Trump Tower Request Investigation by Ontario Securities Commission

Friday, November 23, 2012

VIDEO: Weekly Republican Address 11/22/12: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

VIDEO: Weekly Address: Wishing the American People a Happy Thanksgiving

American Political News for Friday, November 23, 2012

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Boehner comments show tough road ahead for "fiscal cliff" talks

House to consider limited GOP immigration bill

Other News


Black voters look to leverage their loyalty

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Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

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Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

US Economy


US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-21 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


US bonds slip in light trade, less safe haven demand

Commodities


Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices rise

Oil prices ease as Gaza truce holds

US Dollar, Currency


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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs Group

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Google, Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and Expedia

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: ChinaMobile, Apple, China Unicom, ChinaTelecom and Google

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: J. C. Penney, Build-A-Bear Workshop and Apple

Zacks Sell List Highlights: J.C. Penney, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, The New York Times and Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: PerkinElmer, Advance Auto Parts,SurModics, 3M Company and Johnson & Johnson

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: HeartWare International, Thoratec, News Corp., Walt Disney and Time Warner

US Companies/Industry


BlueScout Technologies to Host Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on November 30, 2012 at 1:00 pm ET

Space Systems/Loral-built satellite for EchoStar successfully launched, begins post-launch maneuvers

Wal-Mart suspends India staff members amid bribery probe

Former Chairman and CEO Kaleil Isaza Tuzman Sends Letter to KIT digital Board of Directors

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


U.S. company sues government over Quebec fracking ban

SHAREHOLDER ALERT. Morgan & Morgan Announces it has commenced an investigation into OSI Systems, Inc. (OSIS)

Thursday, November 22, 2012

American Political News for Thursday, November 22, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden


Biden warns against clashes with Kurdish forces as "red line"

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


US diplomat Susan Rice defends Benghazi comments

Other News


A look at key US sanctions against Myanmar

Reaction mixed to Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Resignation Could Cost Taxpayers $5.1 Million

Special Election To Fill Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Seat

Why Have There Been So Many Contested Elections?

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Unusual Volume: Up on Unusual Volume

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US Economy


Holiday shopping marathon starts as consumer sentiment remains shaky

Commodities


Commodity Technical Analysis: Crude Inside Day Suggestive of Basing

Commodity Technical Analysis: Gold Looking to Extend Towards 1760s

US Dollar, Currency


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US Companies/Industry


Twinkies firm Hostess Brands wins liquidation bid

GM to buy Ally's Europe, Latin America operations

Analysis: Intel Inside - Looking inward for CEO may be best bet

Boeing union moves closer to strike as contracts near expiration

Toyota recalls 160,000 Tacoma pickups in U.S. and Canada

Twinkies maker Hostess wins court OK to close

Voluntary Precautionary Product Recall Sara Lee® Butter Streusel Coffee Cake for Undeclared Allergens

Carolina Prime Pet Inc. Announces Recall Of Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips Because Of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Recall Notification Report 076-2012 (Chicken Empanadas)

Rio Queen Citrus, Inc. Recalls Cherry Tomatoes Because Of Possible Salmonella Risk

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


Apple ordered to share HTC deal details with Samsung

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

American Political News for Wednesday, November 21, 2012

President Barack Obama


Barack Obama warns Asia to rein in South China Sea tensions

Obama calls Egyptian president third time in 24 hours

Obama Hopes to Break 2nd Term Jinx

Obama commends Netanyahu on ceasefire pledge

Congress, Senate, Government Agencies


Bernanke warns Congress to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

Federal Workers to Congress: Leave Us Out of Deficit Deal

Senator Warner says deficit talks to be different this time

Change in the 112th Congress

Boehner Wants 'Obamacare' in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Other News


Clinton and Netanyahu Meet to Discuss End to Violence in Gaza

Iowa Straw Poll May Cease to Be Useless, Exist in 2016

Attempted attack on US embassy in Kabul leaves two dead

David Petraeus scandal: Jill Kelley 'flew on military jets with General John Allen'

Post-ABC poll: public views of Petraeus take negative turn

Few Americans Say Bipartisanship Will Flourish in Washington

McIntyre challenger calls for recount in North Carolina

Gen. Allen resumes command duty in Afghanistan, amid email probe

Where Obama, Romney rank in Electoral College scores

Leon Panetta: Al Qaeda’s leadership ‘decimated’

Jesse Jackson Jr. submits letter of resignation

Jesse Jackson Jr to resign from House: report

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,029

Incumbent wins Utah House race after final results

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

Wall Street opens flat on Greek impasse, data

US futures rise as latest unemployment claims fall

Early Glance: Silver companies

Early Glance: Gold companies

Early Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Coal companies

Midday Glance: Silver companies

Midday Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Silver companies

Final Glance: Gold companies

Final Glance: Coal companies

US Economy


Jobless claims drop, factories post rebound

Consumer sentiment stalls in November

Fewer seek US jobless aid as storm distorts data

Factory activity rebounds in November: Markit

Mass. official seeks new online tax policy

US: 0.16 FedFunds 2012-11-20 NYFed daily fed funds effective rate

US: $7.670B CouponSale 2012-11-21 NYFed permanent open market operations

Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Treasuries


Even Muni Bonds May Be Targeted in 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

Commodities


Oil up to above $87 after Tel Aviv bus explosion

Gasoline prices dip in West Virginia

US natural gas supplies shrank last week

Grains futures mostly rise, livestock prices rise

US crude oil supplies drop by 1.5 million barrels

Retail gasoline prices across Texas slip 2 cents

US Dollar, Currency


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Real Estate Market


Rate on US 30-year mortgage hits record 3.31 pct.

US Housing Construction Surges

Credit/Stock/Company Rating


Zacks Sell List Highlights: Cummins, Impax Laboratories, E I Du Pont De Nemours and Chemtura

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Citigroup, Bank of America, UBS, Deutsche Bank and Blackstone Group

Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Polaris, Nu Skin, ViewPoint Financial Group and Stewart Information Services

Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., CVR Energy, Inc., Euronet Worldwide Inc., Libbey Inc. and Thor Industries Inc.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Incyte, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and Express Scripts Holding

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Activision, Microsoft and Sony

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Weyerhaeuser, NYSE Euronext, Brinker International, Darden Restaurants and Ruby Tuesday

US Companies/Industry


Deere 4Q net income misses analyst expectations

Diamond Foods ex-CEO Mendes formally leaves company

In HP-Autonomy debacle, many advisers but little good advice

Ford, partners increase investment in China engine plant

Boston-based Global Investment Firm Selects Equipos Coric for Client Reporting and Factsheet Automation

Northstar Healthcare Issues Response To TSX Review of Northstar's Compliance with TSX Listing Requirements

Vuzix Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Scholastic shares tumble on guidance cut

Krispy Kreme soars following 3Q results

Growth Milestones Achieved and 2013 Agenda set by CEO to EMPO Shareholders

dick clark productions (dcp LLC) Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Conference Call

Gouverneur Bancorp Announces Fiscal 2012 Results

Arch Coal Completes Senior Note and Term Loan Offerings, Amends Credit Facility

Lockton Outlines Risks Related To Physician Practice Acquisiton

Commercial National Declares $1.00 Per Share Special Dividend And $0.26 Per Share Fourth Quarter Dividend

Whole Foods Market Recalls Cookies Due to Undeclared Nut Allergens

Whole Alternatives, LLC Recalls Harris Teeter Dried Apricots and Dried Golden Raisins Due to Undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Hunter Douglas Recalls to Repair Custom Cellular and Pleated Window Coverings Due to Strangulation Hazard

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Recalls Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit Due to Risk of Magnet Ingestion Hazard

Boulder Ice Cream Announces a Voluntary Limited Recall of Ice Cream and Gelato Products Due to Possible Health Risk

Michael Gourmet Delicacies Recalls Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

EQUIPMENT FROM Prevost Cars, Inc.

Recall Notification Report 075-2012 (Kielbasa Products)

Children's Pajamas Recalled by Boden Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards

Girl's Pajamas Recalled by Elephantito Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Legal/US Buisness Lawsuits


New York State Sues Credit Suisse