Financial news on June 07, 2008

Business and Financial news
In Shift for Japan, Salarymen Blow the Whistle

A decade ago, corporate whistle-blowing was almost unheard of in Japan. But a broad transformation of Japan and the global economy has occurred. Read more..

By MARTIN FACKLER - The New York Times

Moving Money, Not Telegrams, Across Borders

Christina A. Gold is the chief executive of the Western Union Company. Read more..

By EVE TAHMINCIOGLU - The New York Times

S.E.C. Closes Inquiry of Overstock.com

Overstock.com, the online seller of excess inventory, said the Securities and Exchange Commission did not plan to file a complaint after completing an investigation of the company and its officers. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

Vacations Are Good for You, Medically Speaking

About a third of employed Americans usually do not take all the vacation days to which they are entitled, but there is increasing evidence they are necessary for good health. Read more..

By ALINA TUGEND - The New York Times

Virgin America Protests Rivals’ Bid to Protect Slots

Virgin America opposes an effort by six rivals to protect takeoff and landing slots they may not use in New York, Chicago and Washington this winter because of high fuel costs. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

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