Financial news on November 21st, 2010

Business and Financial news
Achieving a Healthful Digital Diet

Experts suggest that half of a child’s computer time should be educational and that multitasking while studying should be limited. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Air Force Slip Complicates Tanker Bids

The Air Force accidentally sent each bidder for an aerial tanker contract sensitive data about the other’s proposal, Pentagon officials said. Read more..

By CHRISTOPHER DREW - The New York Times

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction

The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. Read more..

By MATT RICHTEL - The New York Times

Irish Prime Minister Says Budget Plans Are Already in Place

As Irish and European officials discussed a rescue, Prime Minister Brian Cowen said a low corporate tax rate and plan to reduce the budget would not be substantially changed. Read more..

By LANDON THOMAS, Jr - The New York Times

Study Suggests a Cholesterol Pill Benefits Patients With Kidney Disease

Patients with chronic kidney disease who took Vytorin, a cholesterol-lowering pill, had one-sixth fewer heart attacks, strokes or operations to unblock their arteries than patients taking a placebo. Read more..

By NATASHA SINGER - The New York Times

T.S.A. Grants Airline Pilots an Exception to Screenings

The Transportation Security Administration will let uniformed airline pilots skip body scans and pat-downs. Read more..

By RON NIXON - The New York Times

U.S. Is Said to Pursue Broad Insider Trading Inquiry

Authorities are at an advanced stage of an insider-trading investigation that could result in criminal charges against Wall Street traders, a government official said. Read more..

By PETER LATTMAN - The New York Times

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