Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 LONDON (Reuters) – Singer Tom Jones cancelled a Saturday night concert in Monaco due to severe dehydration, his spokesman said on Sunday, but he denied reports that the veteran Welsh crooner was suffering heart problems. The 71-year-old star’s performance on Saturday had been due to be the last of a 3-month tour. “Tom was ordered by doctors not to perform in Monte Carlo yesterday evening, due to severe dehydration,” a statement issued on behalf of the singer said.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The hard-working maids of “The Help” beat three new releases to win the North American box office on a weekend dampened by Hurricane Irene, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. “The Help,” an inspirational film about black housekeepers in Civil Rights-era Mississippi, hung on to the No. 1 spot for the second straight weekend with $14.3 million in U.S.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 By Ann Saphir and Mark Felsenthal JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks are setting up for another turbulent week that will begin with a focus, oddly enough, on the weather. Traders juggling European debt worries and soft economic data are now staring at satellite images, tracking the path of Hurricane Irene, expected to hit New York over the weekend
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street was on track to end the week higher on Friday after four weeks of losses, as a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke raised hope the Fed could consider further stimulus measures for the economy at an extended policy meeting in September. Initially stocks fell after Bernanke stopped short of detailing plans to strengthen the ailing economy. But the market turned higher shortly after as investors surmised the Fed was leaving the door open for action.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks gained and the dollar fell on Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke left the door open for future U.S. economic stimulus. Speaking at the Fed’s annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Bernanke did not offer new measures to boost the economy but said it was critical for the economy’s health to reduce long-term joblessness.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass., (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde both feel the world economy needs further steps to boost growth in the short term, the White House said on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The massive American flag draped over the New York Stock Exchange’s towering pillars has been removed so that Hurricane Irene doesn’t tear it down this weekend.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 JACKSON HOLE, Wyo (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered a keenly awaited speech to policymakers gathered in the mountains of Wyoming on Friday. Following are some key points of his speech: STIMULUS OPTIONS - Bernanke disappointed investors hoping for a fresh steer on what the Fed might do next to boost the U.S. economy, saying the central bank “has a range of tools that could be used to provide additional monetary stimulus