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Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The facade of the U.S. Federal Reserve building is reflected on wet marble during the early morning hours in Washington, July 31, 2013. The lawyer's name emerged as the White House weighs candidates with community banking backgrounds to fill gaps on the Federal Reserve's powerful but depleted board, the sources said.
Could one of these women join #Yellen? Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources reuters.com/article/idUSBR…
Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources reut.rs/1rmYX8i @ewstephe @jonathanspicer
Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources reut.rs/RMKR5R
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Remembering Debra Sherman

blogs.reuters.com — It is with great sorrow that we learned that our much beloved and admired colleague, Debra Sherman, died yesterday morning in Chicago after battling lung cancer for more than a year. Deb's signature mix of humor and moxie made her a fierce reporter and wonderful friend to so many of her colleagues around the world.
Debbie, we will miss you. Remembering Debra Sherman - Cancer in Context reut.rs/1prDizS
RT @FayCortez: Heartbreaking. A great reporter and admired rival. @OncologyTimes: Remembering Debra Sherman - tribute on her blog reut.rs/1prDizS
.@DLSherman. a wonderful @Reuters health reporter and an amazing person, died Tuesday. She was 51. From our EIC: reut.rs/1prQ2Xf
Heartbreaking. A great reporter and admired rival. @OncologyTimes: Remembering Debra Sherman - tribute on her blog reut.rs/1prDizS
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Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Robert Galbraith The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California January 23, 2013. On Wednesday, Apple reported a 4.6 percent rise in March-quarter revenue to $45.6 billion, beating Wall Street's projections after selling a sharply higher than expected 43.72 million iPhones.
Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split reut.rs/1gROgWg
Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split reut.rs/1hkGZSB via @reuters
RT @Colarusso42: RT @Reuters: $AAPL expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split: reut.rs/1hkGZSB
@Reuters: Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split reut.rs/1hkKc4z
Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split reut.rs/1hkGZSB via @reuters
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Special Report: For private placements, no one is vetting the vetters

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/ Lane Hickenbottom 1 of 3. Attorney Bryan Mick, whose law firm Mick & Associates provides due diligence reports, poses at his office in Omaha, Nebraska January 13, 2014. Brad Updike, a Mick energy-sector specialist, reviewed each of the 23 deals, known as private placements.
RT @jennablan: Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs reut.rs/RLtqT1
Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs reut.rs/RLtqT1
RT @lindastern: It isn't my job to spot fraud, said the guy who was paid to do due diligence. reut.rs/QyKfQ9 Excellent piece, @FlitterOnFraud
It isn't my job to spot fraud, said the guy who was paid to do due diligence. reut.rs/QyKfQ9 Excellent piece, @FlitterOnFraud
Monster report on lousy due dili of private deals For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs reut.rs/1rlMLo5 via @reuters
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New home sales dive to eight-month low in March

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing A new home is being built next to a home with a for sale sign on a street in Vienna, on the morning the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia March 27, 2014.
RT @pdacosta: U.S. new home sales hint at prolonged housing weakness reut.rs/RLpX76
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The top spook’s stupid gag order

blogs.reuters.com — The nation's top spy has prohibited all of his spies from talking with reporters about "intelligence-related information" unless officially authorized to speak. Intelligence Community Directive 119, signed by Director of National Intelligence James R.

Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mal Langsdon A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014. Health data is far more valuable to hackers on the black market than credit card numbers because it tends to contain details that can be used to access bank accounts or obtain prescriptions for controlled substances.
Oh, great. FBI warns healthcare sector that it is vulnerable to cyber attacks. reut.rs/1lGSyHQ nice, scary piece @techwriterjim
RT @dseetharaman: Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks reut.rs/1hkn9H7 via @reuters
Exclusive: FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks reut.rs/1hkn9H7 via @reuters
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Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102

reuters.com — Marrero, who played for the Washington Senators, was two days short of his 103rd birthday. He had been in declining health for weeks, was unresponsive for some time on Wednesday and stopped breathing in the early afternoon, said the grandson, Rogelio Marrero.
RT @danieljtrotta: My obit of Conrado Marrero, oldest ex-Major Leaguer, who died today at 102 reut.rs/1hkzLxH via @reuters #cuba #tweetsfromcuba
RT @danieljtrotta: Grandson Rogelio Marrero: "He still takes his cigars and red wine, and if I brought him women he'd take that, too." reut.rs/1hkzLxH
Grandson Rogelio Marrero: "He still takes his cigars and red wine, and if I brought him women he'd take that, too." reut.rs/1hkzLxH
My obit of Conrado Marrero, oldest ex-Major Leaguer, who died today at 102 reut.rs/1hkzLxH via @reuters #cuba #tweetsfromcuba
Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102 reut.rs/1hkzLxH via @reuters
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Exclusive: Russia, China block Central African Republic blacklistings at U.N.

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Luc Gnago Central African Republic president Francois Bozize speaks during a news conference at the presidential palace in Bangui January 8, 2013. The proposal to sanction Bozize, in particular, was due to his "engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of CAR," according to an eight-page letter to the U.N.
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Qualcomm faces China bribery allegations from U.S. regulator

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mike Blake A Qualcomm sign is seen at one of Qualcomm's numerous buildings located on its San Diego Campus February 7, 2011. With smartphone sales tapering off in the United States, China is a major market for Qualcomm, but doing business there has included disagreements over royalties and an antitrust investigation.

Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG

in.reuters.com — April 23 (Reuters) - Chobani said on Wednesday it has received a $750 million investment from private equity firm TPG, in a move that will spare the Greek yogurt company from a serious cash crunch, according to several people familiar with the matter.
RT @ozoran: Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG, helps yogurt co avoid cash crunch reut.rs/1rmYcvL via @reuters
RT @ozoran: Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG, helps yogurt co avoid cash crunch reut.rs/1rmYcvL via @reuters
RT @ozoran: Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG, helps yogurt co avoid cash crunch reut.rs/1rmYcvL via @reuters
RT @ozoran: Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG, helps yogurt co avoid cash crunch reut.rs/1rmYcvL via @reuters
Chobani secures $750 million investment from TPG, helps yogurt co avoid cash crunch reut.rs/1rmYcvL via @reuters

UK says scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland

reuters.com — "There were unidentified aircraft flying near the north of Scotland," the spokeswoman told Reuters, saying Britain's Royal Air Force had later identified them as Russian. "They were flying in international airspace at all times, they didn't go into UK sovereign airspace," she added, saying there had been eight similar incidents in 2013.
RT @ReutersWorld: UK says scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland reut.rs/1k6PPU7
Russian-speakers in peril in Glasgow? RT @ReutersWorld: UK scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland reut.rs/1k6PPU7
Ugh @ReutersWorld: UK says scrambles jets to see off Russian planes near Scotland reut.rs/1k6PPU7
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Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Rebecca Cook Warren Buffett, co-chair of the 10,000 Small Businesses Advisory Council, takes part in a panel discussion following a news conference announcing a $20 million partnership to bring Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses initiative to the city of Detroit, Michigan November 26, 2013.

U.N. chief demands Security Council action on Syria

reuters.com — In his second monthly report to the 15-member council on the implementation of a resolution demanding great humanitarian aid access in Syria, Ban said "none of the parties to the conflict have adhered to the demands of the Council."

U.N. Security Council members mulling South Sudan sanctions

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Emre Rende Civilians flee from renewed attacks in Bentiu, Unity state of South Sudan April 20, 2014. Ladsous and U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for human rights Ivan Simonovic briefed the 15-member council on a recent escalation in attacks on civilians, including an ethnic massacre in the oil town of Bentiu and the killing of dozens of people who had sought refuge inside a U.N.
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