Cuomo, New York Lawmakers Reach a Budget Deal -- Update

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Erica Orden and Mike Vilensky ALBANY--Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders struck a deal late Sunday evening for a state budget that will implement new income-disclosure policies for lawmakers and changes to the teacher-evaluation process and teacher-tenure policies. The ...

CMO Today

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

(FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL 3/30/15) Startup Allows Users To Share TV Clips Does anything have more potential to go viral than a clip of comedians making fun of Justin Bieber while he sits there and takes it? That is ...

Australia Considers Tax Changes to Fix Battered Finances

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Rob Taylor CANBERRA, Australia--Australia is considering changes to the way it taxes pension funds and targeting the tax practices of multinationals, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservatives struggle to shore up the country's finances amid deep hostility to proposed ...

Oil Prices Fall as Iran Deadline Nears

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Georgi Kantchev LONDON--Oil prices started the week in the red ahead of the looming deadline for Iran's nuclear talks, while supply disruptions due to Saudi airstrikes on Yemen looked increasingly unlikely. Brent crude for May delivery fell 0.7% to ...

Asian Shares Subdued Amid Lack of Cues

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

Asian stock markets opened in subdued fashion Monday, with renewed uncertainty about the future of U.S. monetary policy, falling commodity prices and disappointing Japanese production data providing few incentives for buying. Australia's S&P;/ASX200 was down 1.4% at 5834.90 points, while ...

PBOC Governor Sees Risks of a 'Too Strong' Dollar

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

BOAO, China--China's central bank Governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that continued monetary easing measures taken by other central banks could make the U.S. dollar "too strong" and cause capital to flow into the U.S. market. Mr. Zhou, governor of ...

Denmark Sells T-bills for First Time in Two Months -- Update

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Emese Bartha and Tommy Stubbington Denmark sold short-term debt Monday for the first time in two months, in an apparent sign that a period of intense pressure on the country's currency peg is easing. A plunge in the value ...

EU Approves $13 Billion Biomet-Zimmer Merger, Subject to Asset Sales

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Tom Fairless BRUSSELS-- Zimmer Holdings Inc. secured approval in the European Union for its $13 billion acquisition of fellow orthopedic-device maker Biomet Inc. after agreeing to sell three businesses in Europe to assuage antitrust concerns. Zimmer Holdings agreed in ...

Brazil Has No Room for Errors, Finance Minister Says

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Luciana Magalhaes And Jeffrey T. Lewis SÃO PAULO--Brazil's policy makers have run out of quick fixes for the country's economic problems and the government has no room for mistakes as it implements new policies to get its budget in ...

Canada May Issue More Ultralong Bonds in Fiscal 2015-2016

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Paul Vieira OTTAWA--Canada said Monday it might issue more ultralong bonds in the coming 2015-16 fiscal year, something the country did three times in the past 12 months. The possibility was mentioned in the Finance Department's annual debt-management strategy ...

Teck Resources Denies It Is in Merger Talks With Antofagasta

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Carolyn King Teck Resources Ltd. said Monday that it isn't in talks with Chile's Antofagasta PLC regarding a possible merger of the two miners. Teck made the statement at the request of Canadian regulators on behalf of the Toronto ...

Political Partnership Frays in Trenton

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Heather Haddon Mel Evans/Associated Press New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, and state Senate President Steve Sweeney, a Democrat, share a moment in July. responsive layout header TRENTON--The political lovefest between New Jersey's two most powerful politicians appears ...

China's Xi Sketches New Vision for Asia

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

BOAO, China--President Xi Jinping sketched out China's vision for a new security and economic order in Asia, offering to spread the benefits of Chinese prosperity and cooperation across the region. In a speech to a regional forum Saturday, Mr. Xi ...

Greece to Dominate European Markets--Update

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Josie Cox Uncertainty surrounding the financial future of Greece looks set to dominate European markets in a short trading week, with the country facing a deadline to submit its latest reform proposals Monday. Officials from Athens were in Brussels ...

Cuomo, New York Lawmakers Reach a Budget Deal -- Update

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

By Erica Orden And Mike Vilensky ALBANY--New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders struck a deal late Sunday evening for a state budget that will implement new income-disclosure policies for lawmakers and changes to the teacher-evaluation process and teacher-tenure ...

Eurozone Business Confidence Jumps

TODAY: May 30, 2015 PUB DATE: March 30, 2015

Businesses and consumers across the eurozone became more optimistic about their prospects in March, reflecting lower oil prices, a weaker euro, and the hope that the European Central Bank's new program of quantitative easing will prove decisive in shifting the ...