Economy & Finance

North Korea says surveillance leaks prove U.S. is “kingpin” of rights abuse

Published 18/06/2013

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea rushed to the defense of American civil liberties on Tuesday, saying revelations of mass surveillance operations showed the United States [more…]

Asian shares ease as Fed meeting keeps markets on edge

Published 18/06/2013

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eased on Tuesday as investors waited for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to clarify the U.S. central bank's plans for [more…]

Third Point ups Sony stake, calls for independent entertainment board

Published 18/06/2013

TOKYO (Reuters) - New York-based hedge fund Third Point said it has raised its stake in Sony Corp and urged the Japanese company to create [more…]

Analysis: Companies may turn to courts on U.S. natural gas export push

Published 18/06/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies hoping to export natural gas are frustrated by lengthy delays and rule changes as they await U.S. Department of Energy [more…]

Insight: FBI relies on secret U.S. surveillance law, records show

Published 18/06/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has used secret evidence obtained under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to prosecute at least 27 accused terrorists since 2007, [more…]

Airlines’ performance improves, lags other industries: U.S. poll

Published 18/06/2013

(Reuters) - U.S. consumers are more satisfied with airlines in recent years but the industry still gets relatively low marks, mainly due to the onboard [more…]

Insight: Why Citi wants to rack up U.S. taxes

Published 18/06/2013

(Reuters) - Over the past few years, Citigroup Inc has been grappling with an unusual problem - how to incur more U.S. taxes. The third-largest [more…]

Court appoints lead plaintiff in shareholder lawsuit against SAC

Published 18/06/2013

(Reuters) - A New York court designated a pension fund as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by shareholders of Elan Corp (ELN.I ) [more…]

Sprint sues Dish, Clearwire as key deadline looms

Published 18/06/2013

(Reuters) - Sprint Nextel Corp on Monday said it has sued Dish Network Corp to block its tender offer for Clearwire Corp, on the eve [more…]

Sprint files lawsuit against Dish and Clearwire

Published 17/06/2013

(Reuters) - Sprint Nextel Corp has filed a lawsuit against Dish Network Corp and Clearwire Corp to prevent the completion of Dish's offer for Clearwire's [more…]