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Banks hit by JPMorgan; Wall Street ends week lower →  May 11, 2012

By Angela Moon NEW YORK | Fri May 11, 2012 5:09pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of U.S. banks slumped on Friday after JPMorgan said it lost billions of dollars on bad trades, but the overall market ended only modestly lower, thanks to gains in technology shares. JPMorgan Chase Co (JPM.N), the largest U.S. […]

Banks hit by JPMorgan; Wall Street ends week lower →  May 11, 2012

By Angela Moon NEW YORK | Fri May 11, 2012 5:09pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of U.S. banks slumped on Friday after JPMorgan said it lost billions of dollars on bad trades, but the overall market ended only modestly lower, thanks to gains in technology shares. JPMorgan Chase Co (JPM.N), the largest U.S. […]

Ian Poulter puts his foot down to set blistering pace in the Players Championship →  May 11, 2012

“Apart from the one on the 12th, all those other putts I would’ve expected to get,” he said. “My iron-play was as good as its been for a long time.” He then proceeded to list how close he had it in his procession – “four feet, seven feet, four feet…” The 36 year-old gave a […]

Wall Street advances after weakness, but Cisco drags →  May 10, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Thu May 10, 2012 12:45pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks advanced modestly on Thursday as investors snapped up beaten down shares after a spate of weakness, but a disappointing outlook from tech bellwether Cisco Systems limited gains. The latest uncertainty surrounding Greece and the euro zone’s sovereign debt […]

California eyes cap-and-trade link with Quebec →  May 10, 2012

By BusinessGreen staff 10 May 2012 Article source: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2173748/california-eyes-cap-trade-link-quebec

Microsoft vows to go carbon neutral →  May 10, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft vowed it would be carbon neutral in the fiscal year starting July. The plan to zero-out the overall amount of climate-changing gas spewed while running data centers, software labs, and offices and even during work-related travel included charging departments a fee for carbon produced. “The goal is to make our business divisions […]

Government U-Turn On New Fighter Jets →  May 10, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 11:56am UK, Thursday May 10, 2012 Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced a U-turn over Britain’s new fighter jets for the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers because of “unacceptable cost growth and project delays”. […]

Damascus: Dozens Die In Rush-Hour Explosions →  May 10, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 11:28am UK, Thursday May 10, 2012 Emma Hurd, Middle East correspondent More than 40 people have been killed and 170 wounded in two powerful explosions in the Syrian capital Damascus, according to state TV. […]

Amir Khan world light-welterweight title rematch off after American Lamont Peterson failed drug test →  May 10, 2012

Peterson could even be stripped of the WBA and IBF light-welterweight belts, given that he has admitted he was taking a course of TRT prior to the world title fight with Khan on Dec 10. The Nevada State Athletic Commission, which is responsible for the conduct of the promotion, took submissions from Peterson’s legal advisers […]

Wall Street rebounds from lows as Greek worry ebbs →  May 9, 2012

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK | Wed May 9, 2012 12:42pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rebounded from session lows on Wednesday as optimism grew that Greece was likely to get a bailout payment approved. Stocks had tumbled more than 1 percent earlier in the session, with the SP 500 hitting a two-month low […]

Microsoft Vows to Go Carbon Neutral →  May 9, 2012

Microsoft on Tuesday vowed it would be carbon neutral in the fiscal year starting July. The plan to zero-out the overall amount of climate-changing gas spewed while running data centers, software labs, and offices and even during work-related travel included charging departments a fee for carbon produced. “The goal is to make our business divisions […]