Financial news on July 3rd, 2010
Business and Financial news
The president said 66 new infrastructure projects would create 5,000 jobs and encourage economic development in rural and low-income areas. Read more..
The very rich are exploring direct investments into private companies. Key factors include a desire for more control despite the risks. Read more..
The 1.4 percent drop in orders for manufactured goods in May was the biggest decline since March 2009. Read more..
The massive euro-zone safety net is being delayed by a change in government in Slovakia, while some German banks are resisting release of stress test data. Read more..
Members of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission wield a kind of understated pointedness that is more effective than a dozen angry diatribes. Read more..
More white squares than we’ve ever seen in a daily Times puzzle. Read more..
A space-saving puzzle by Patrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach. Read more..
With an overall decline of 5 percent, it was the first week without a gain since the depths of the financial crisis. Read more..
Today’s quote may not seem timely, but it is. Read more..
Businesses and Wall Street are on the rebound, but people out of work or underemployed continue to suffer as benefits expire and job searches fail. Read more..