Breakingviews: Repatriation fallout - higher interest rates?
Nov. 2 - A proposed tax holiday for U.S. firms holding $1.4 trillion overseas could boost interest rates as many companies would sell U.S. Treasury holdings to bring the money back.
Behind the Federal Reserve
Decoder: The Federal Reserve recently announced Operation Twist, a plan to lower long-term interest rates. It's one of the Fed's latest moves to improve economic conditions. But this isn't the first time the Fed has stepped in during an economic slowdown. Reuters explains the origins of the Federal Reserve and how it has evolved through the years.
Teaching: • Start supine • Keep head shoulders and hips on bench with feet flat on floor Coaching: • Hold dumbbells with neutral grip • Reach overhead and return to start position using lats and triceps Common Errors: • Athlete doesn't keep elbows close together • Athlete arches back
U.S. Sen. Harkin: Transaction tax would also ease volatility
Nov. 2 - Senator Tom Harkin speaks to Insider after unveiling legislation aimed at speculators that would tax Wall Street financial transactions.
Giant spider has New Yorker's in its web
Nov. 7 - Louise Bourgeois' 21 foot tall 'Spider' sculpture is installed on a New York City sidewalk, before it goes on sale at Christie's auction house. Tara Cleary reports.
Hugh Grant welcomes baby girl
Nov. 02 - The British actor announces that he is now the proud father of a daughter. Alicia Powell reports.
Santa Claus competition delivers in Hong Kong
Nov. 2 - Hong Kong's Santa Clauses catch plastic reindeer and guard their beards while sipping porridge in the quest for a spot in Sweden's 2011 Santa Claus Winter Games. Tara Cleary reports.
Ban Ki-moon sees charred remains in Libya
Nov. 2 - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon toured a military base where the charred remains of 53 people were found after the fall of Tripoli. Deborah Gembara reports.
Bernanke talks Europe, "Occupy" protests
Nov 2 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke talked about topics ranging from Europe's debt problems to criticism from Occupy Wall Street protesters in his regularly scheduled press conference. Rough Cut. No reporter narration.
Fed cuts GDP forecast
Nov 2 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faces reporters to discuss why policymakers lowered their economic forecasts for gross domestic product (GDP) after a two-day meeting. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Three blasts rip through Basra
Nov. 2 - Three explosions outside cafes in central Basra kill at least eight people and wound dozens more. Deborah Gembara reports.
Europe in chaos, but Fed helps stocks
Nov 2 - Summary of business headlines: Greece may not get next bailout payment until vote; Italy rushes to soothe investor worries; Federal Reserve holds rates but cuts growth forecast; Wall Street gains as economy improves. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Greece's Papandreou gets EU grilling
Nov. 2 - Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou held talks with European leaders including French President Nicolas Sarkozy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde ahead of the G20 summit in Cannes, as EU leaders have told Greece it needs to hold a referendum by December 4.
Protesters rally in Oakland, shut port operations
Nov. 2 - Hundreds of protesters block Oakland streets, and Maritime operations at the city's port are shut down by protesters rallying against economic inequality and police brutality. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Raw/Cooked: Lan Tuazon
Raw/Cooked presents a year-long series of five exhibitions by under-the-radar Brooklyn artists. Thousands of artists are creating work in Brooklyn every day, affirming the borough as one of the world's creative capitals. To recognize emerging Brooklyn artists and provide a showcase for their work, the Brooklyn Museum, with support from Bloomberg, invited five artists to present their first major museum exhibitions. The artists were given the opportunity to work with the Museum's collection and t