Armed Washington man arrested for emailed Obama threats
Authorities have arrested a Washington state man and are sweeping his apartment complex for explosives after emailed threats were made against President Barack Obama
China Land Prices Rose Slightly In 2Q, But Sales Recovery Still Far Off
The price of land for residential use rose slightly in some parts of China in the second quarter from the previous quarter and from a year earlier, according to a government survey of 105 Chinese cities published Tuesday, indicating that land prices in some areas could be stabilizing after earlier
Asian Shares Fall, Australia Awaits BHP Results
Asian markets fell on Wednesday, taking their cue from a decline on Wall Street, while Australia waited for mining giant BHP Billiton to release earnings later today.
TSMC Raises NT$21.7 Billion Via Bond Sale - Term Sheet
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSM), the world's biggest contract chip manufacturer by revenue, raised $21.7 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$724 million) via a bond sale, according to a term sheet seen by Dow Jones Newswires Wednesday.
Hong Kong Stocks Fall As Resources, Techs Weigh
Hong Kong stocks moved lower Wednesday morning, with resource shares among the leading decliners, as the Hang Seng Index lost 0.8% to 19,930.93 in early moves.
Brazil's Petrobras Makes Oil Find in Offshore Franco Field
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras (PBR, PETR4.BR) Tuesday announced an oil discovery at an exploratory well in its offshore Franco field in the Santos Basin, the National Petroleum Agency said.
ITV, BT In Talks About Showing Premier League Matches - Report
The U.K.'s ITV PLC (ITV.LN) could show live Premier League football matches for the first time in its history under a tie-up with BT Group PLC (BT), U.K. newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported, without citing specific sources.
U.S. Looks Into RBS Dealings With Iran
The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Department of Justice are investigating Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN) for possible breaches of Iran sanctions after the bank gave them and U.K. regulators information some 18 months ago, the Financial Times reported Tuesday on its website, citing several