Financial news on June 12th, 2010

Business and Financial news
An Up-and-Down Week Concludes on a Positive Note

After another volatile five days of trading, all three major exchanges will finish higher for the week Read more..

By SUSANNA G. KIM - The New York Times

Craft Shop Family Buys Up Ancient Bibles for Museum

The evangelical Christian family that owns the Hobby Lobby chain is spending millions to amass a treasure trove of rare ancient Bibles and other religious artifacts. Read more..


Flag Day

An extraordinary puzzle by Francis Heaney takes us on a grand tour. Read more..

By JIM HORNE - The New York Times

Groupe Danone Agrees to Buy Medical Nutrition

Groupe Danone, the yogurt maker, agreed to buy Medical Nutrition USA for about $62.3 million, adding protein supplements for the elderly to its medical-nutrition business in the United States. Read more..

By BLOOMBERG NEWS - The New York Times

One Might Say ‘Nevada’ in Las Vegas

What might you say in Las Vegas? Read more..

By JIM HORNE - The New York Times

Punishing BP Is Harder Than Boycotting Stations

Telling oil companies that you’re not going to take it anymore requires a change in lifestyle. Read more..

By RON LIEBER - The New York Times

Record Bill for Lunch With Buffett: $2.6 Million

Heavy bidding in the last half-hour of a charity auction drove up the price of lunch with Warren E. Buffett by more than $700,000. Read more..

By DEALBOOK - The New York Times

Wake-Up Time for a Dream

Despite the financial crisis, few are willing to address a key factor behind it: the concept of homeownership for all. Read more..

By JOE NOCERA - The New York Times

What to Expect in Next Year’s Health Benefits Offerings

The new health care law is already affecting benefit packages being put together for 2011, and it seems likely that employees will be asked to absorb more of the costs. Read more..

By WALECIA KONRAD - The New York Times

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