Home Depot and JPMorgan are among the Dow's leading stocks today.
Participants played Quake 3. (Credit: GameSpot) The debate around video game violence and whether it leads to actual violence has once again come to the fore this year since the Obama administration asked for funding to study the matter. Show More Summary
Stock markets havereturned to their winning ways today after two Federal Reserve officials said the central bank's bond-buying program has been effective and will continue. The continued flow of easy money should push stocks up, and as of 3:15 p.m. Show More Summary
Redefining Super Luxury On A Shrinking Planet Anyone on Earth with access to the Internet, a television or radio for the last 20 years knows that China is no longer the poor stronghold for strict Communist ideals that it was for much of the 20th Century. Show More Summary
It's hard to pick out the landmarks through the dusty permahaze, but even just before dawn it's clear. Beijing does not play around with scale. Second to none is the general theme, and it holds true as you pan from one side of the hotel window to the other. The Olympic Torch towers off stage left, a creepy, Orwellian interpretation of triumph. In...
Tottenham Hotspur have just recorded their highest points total of the Premier League era. Yet they still missed out on qualifying for the Champions League. Football is cruel like that. Ultimately, Tottenham narrowly missed out on aShow More Summary
The 2012-13 Premier League season is over and despite being very impressive for large parts of it, Spurs failed to qualify for next season's Champions League. It must be disappointing for everyone at the club, given how hard they worked to try to achieve their goal. Show More Summary
Big payout will help offset sliding revenue, but could also spur investors to push for a sale of 45% stake.
By James Picerno: Advances in Portfolio Risk Control: Risk! Parity? Winfried G. Hallerbach (Robeco) | May 1, 2013 Spurred by the increased interest in applying “risk control” techniques in an asset allocation context, we offer a practitioner’s review of techniques that have been newly proposed or revived from academic history. Show More Summary
Demand for platinum and palladium is strengthening as mining companies curb supply. ||| London - At a time when diminishing faith in gold is spurring investors to sell record amounts of the metal, demand for platinum and palladium is strengthening as mining companies curb supply. Show More Summary
Two games into Round 2, it seemed as though the Golden State Warriors had suddenly become NBA title contenders. They had stolen home-court advantage away from the San Antonio Spurs, and one last-second defensive breakdown in Game 1 is all that separated Golden State from a commanding 2-0 lead. Show More Summary
Also, Liverpool close in on Kolo Toure, QPR sign (Brooklyn) Beckham & an excellent Jurgen Klopp interview.
Manchester United 3 – Tottenham 2 (Barclays U-21 Premier League Final, May 20, 2013) Spurs had taken a 2-0 lead through Jon Obika and Alex Pritchard but in true United style, the match was reversed from the hour mark. A Marnick Vermijl goal and a brace by Larnell Cole secured victory at Old Trafford. Fan Footage: The [...]
Bale reported to be signing new £130k-a-week deal but another source claims he wants £200k Transfer Talk Bill Mann LAST UPDATED AT 07:08 ON Tue 21 May 2013 AS TEARS continue to flow in Tottenham, there is at least some good news in the white half of north London. Show More Summary
The One Thing is a prediction-and-preview show that will tell NBA fans what to pay attention to in every matchup in the playoffs. The NBA's Glen "Big Baby" Davis is here to break down Game 2, and he picked the one thing that he thinks will have a huge impact on the series. Show More Summary
With the Memphis Grizzlies' twin towers reduced to a one-man show, the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 105-83 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday. Despite an uncharacteristically quiet offensive performance from Tim...Show More Summary
Reports were surfacing on Monday about news that Gareth Bale was set to sign a new contract with Tottenham Hotspur, giving fans a major boost so soon after the disappointment of failing to qualify for next season's Champions League.Show More Summary
A massive tornado–as wide as two-miles–ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City this afternoon. Cable news channels picked up the tornado as it barreled through the city, while video of the aftermath spurred special coverage. All three...Show More Summary
Spurs fans had better hope the reports, now widespread across the English media, are true. If Gareth Bale stays at White Hart Lane the Tottenham fans would argue that Andre Villas-Boas should be able to build a side capable of breaking into the top four next season. With Danny Rose, Andros Townsend, Sandro and Younes [...]
Without a catalyst to spur buyers or sellers, markets are moving sideways today.