Business – 06 January 2013

Bond Vigilantes Of Yore Cowed by Central Banks

Written by Javier E. David, Published on CNBC

Have the fearsome bond vigilantes been rendered obsolete by central banks?

As Congress and President Barack Obama lurch from one crisis to the next in an era of record budget deficits and a debt load flirting above $16 trillion, this once feared group of investors has gone strangely silent.

American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012

Published on Daily World

The tax side of the “Fiscal Cliff” has been averted by the President and Congress. On Jan. 1, the Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation sending the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the Act) to the House where it was approved.

Bluefin tuna sells for $1.76 million

Published on NWA Online

Tokyo’s main fish market ushered in the new year with an auction Saturday that resulted in the highest price paid there, and probably anywhere, for a tuna.

Shell to Tow Grounded Alaska Drill Rig 30 Miles in Recovery Plan

Written by Isaac Arnsdorf, Published on Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) plans to tow the drilling rig that ran aground in Alaska about 30 miles to a safe harbor after naval architects determined the vessel is safe to move.

Obama scores another victory: Unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent, hiring continues

Published on National Monitor

The latest unemployment report is out and the Obama administration can chalk up another victory in the fight against rising unemployment in the U.S.

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