Monthly Archive: April 2013

health news : Mississippi forbids local laws on nutrition, super-size drinks 0

health news : Mississippi forbids local laws on nutrition, super-size drinks

(Reuters) – Mississippi, the state with the highest rate of obesity, has banned its cities and counties from trying to stop restaurants from selling super-sized soft drinks or requiring them to post nutritional information...

health news : Government changes course on graphic cigarette warnings 0

health news : Government changes course on graphic cigarette warnings

The government has dropped its push for cigarette labels to carry images of diseased lungs and other graphic health warnings, and will craft new anti-smoking ads that do not run afoul of free speech...

Business news : Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to repay U.S. sooner 0

Business news : Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to repay U.S. sooner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Revamped terms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s taxpayer-funded bailout that went into effect this year will allow the mortgage finance firms to repay the Treasury sooner than would have otherwise...

Business news : Cyprus lawmakers reject bank tax; bailout in disarray 0

Business news : Cyprus lawmakers reject bank tax; bailout in disarray

By Michele Kambas and Karolina Tagaris NICOSIA (Reuters) – Cyprus overwhelmingly rejected a proposed levy on bank deposits as a condition for a European bailout on Tuesday, throwing international efforts to rescue the latest...

Business news : Fed to stick to stimulus as Cyprus rekindles global risks 0

Business news : Fed to stick to stimulus as Cyprus rekindles global risks

By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve looks set to sustain its $85 billion monthly bond-buying stimulus despite improving U.S. economic data as a new flare-up in the euro zone...

Business news : Cyprus jitters keep euro, Asian stocks subdued 0

Business news : Cyprus jitters keep euro, Asian stocks subdued

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares and the euro struggled on Wednesday after a bailout plan for Cyprus fell into disarray, but losses were limited on investors’ hopes that a last minute deal was still...

Business news : Top Stocks of the Week: March 15 0

Business news : Top Stocks of the Week: March 15

Editors Note: The list of top tickers is derived from the quote pages that received the most views on Yahoo! Finance by examining data for the current week. It is not, however, a list...

Business news : With Stocks at Record Highs, the Bernanke Legend Takes Shape 0

Business news : With Stocks at Record Highs, the Bernanke Legend Takes Shape

He is arguably one of the most polarizing figures in finance and his reviews run hot or cold, but never tepid. So bold has the policy-making been during the tenure of Federal Reserve chairman...

Business news : Samsung Galaxy S4 Has Arrived: Here’s What You Need To Know 0

Business news : Samsung Galaxy S4 Has Arrived: Here’s What You Need To Know

After several weeks of hype, Samsung made the Galaxy S4 official Thursday night. BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk attended Samsung’s extravagant event at Radio City Music Hall. He told The Daily Ticker’s Henry Blodget that...

Business news : JPMorgan ignored risks, fought regulators: Senate 0

Business news : JPMorgan ignored risks, fought regulators: Senate

By Aruna Viswanatha and Emily Flitter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) ignored risks, misled investors, fought with regulators and tried to work around rules as it dealt with mushrooming losses in...