|Blue Chips Extend Gains|
The small-cap index jumped 12.08 points, or 1.2% to 999.92, topping the prior record reached May 21. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 138.38 points, or 0.9%, to 15318.23, up 1.6% in the past two days. Chris Dieterich outlines key economic ...
Scientists discover why man stores no fat under skin
British paracyclist Tom Staniford has discovered he is one of just eight people in the world with a rare syndrome. Staniford, 23, is unable to store fat under his skin, losing all the fat around his face and limbs during childhood (despite ...
Taliban talks announced as Afghanistan assumes security
(CNN)-- Hope flickered in war-torn Afghanistan on Tuesday as national security forces formally took over security leadership and peace talks with the Taliban are now in the works. NATO-led troops transferred security responsibility to Afghan forces.
Craft brewing 'renaissance' hits college campuses
In the domestic beer world, Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors control about 80% of the market, while craft breweries only have about a 6.5% share, according to the Brewers Association based in Boulder, Colo. While sales from the large corporations ...
N.Y.U. Gives Its Stars Loans for Summer Homes
Follow one of Fire Island?s quaint footpaths away from the ferry dock, past modest cottages and better-appointed vacation homes, to an elegant modern beach house that extends across three lots. A composition in bold, unadorned planes, it has a ...
Battles beyond the Great Firewall: India shuts out Chinese tech companies
Late last week, news broke that India?s Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence Bureau wants the app banned outright. Chinese telecom equipment companies ZTE and Huawei are similarly under investigation for posing potential national security threats. It makes you wonder ...
Groupon India expands team
Groupon India, which has daily deals on its Web site, has expanded the roles of its team to take on the mandate for key emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region, comprising India, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
India leaves rates unchanged, warns of inflation risks as rupee sags
By Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Tony Munroe MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged on Monday as expected after cutting them in each of its previous three policy reviews, warning of upward risks to inflation as its currency is among the hardest hit amid a global emerging markets sell-off. The Indian rupee touched an all-time low of 58.98 to the dollar last week ...
Chinese Tech Companies Are Getting Shut Out of India
Late last week, news broke that India's Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence ...