Archive February 2013

Dish awarded $4.9 million in ESPN licensing dispute

Published 28/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury on Thursday found sports programmer ESPN liable for only one breach-of-contract claim made by Dish Network Corp and [more…]

FDA launches series of meetings on food-safety proposals

FDA launches series of meetings on food-safety proposals

Published 28/02/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration kicked off a series of public meetings on Thursday to explain its proposed new rules for improving [more…]

EU’s Barroso confident Italy will maintain stability

EU’s Barroso confident Italy will maintain stability

Published 28/02/2013

DUBLIN (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Thursday he was confident that Italy's next government would honor its commitments and would [more…]

London mayor says EU bank bonus cap helps New York, Singapore

London mayor says EU bank bonus cap helps New York, Singapore

Published 28/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Boris Johnson lashed out at a European Union cap on bankers' bonuses on Thursday, warning that the move will shunt [more…]

Slovenia can avoid bailout, PM-designate says

Slovenia can avoid bailout, PM-designate says

Published 28/02/2013

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's new prime minister-designate pledged on Thursday to heal its banks and avert an international bailout, taking the reins of the once-thriving [more…]

Slovenia mandates new PM to halt dramatic decline

Slovenia mandates new PM to halt dramatic decline

Published 27/02/2013

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia dismissed its conservative-led government on Wednesday and offered a center-left finance expert the task of halting the Alpine country's fall from [more…]

Veteran Merrill Lynch broker jumps to Morgan Stanley

Published 27/02/2013

(Reuters) - A veteran Florida-based adviser from Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch has moved to rival brokerage Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, joining the firm's [more…]

Why Jamie Dimon is richer than you: James Saft

Published 27/02/2013

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By James Saft (Reuters) - In case you were wondering, Jamie Dimon has [more…]

Italy’s political crisis deepens, Grillo refuses to support government

Italy’s political crisis deepens, Grillo refuses to support government

Published 27/02/2013

ROME (Reuters) - An Italian political crisis that has rattled the euro zone deepened on Wednesday when two party leaders ruled out the most likely [more…]

Screening might avert many lung cancer deaths: study

Screening might avert many lung cancer deaths: study

Published 27/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A calculation based on results from a large lung cancer screening trial projects that 12,000 deaths a year among the [more…]