|Winners And Losers With A Stronger Yuan
News of China's plans to relax the yuan's peg to the U.S. dollar, looked like market-moving news on the surface, but judging by how U.S. stocks sold-off as enthusiasm over a stronger currency waned, it is apparent that yuan appreciation is not going to be a remedy for equity bulls.
Police blotterUnless otherwise noted, the following incidents were reported to Huntsville police Monday and Tuesday. In items with incomplete addresses, police withheld the information:North PrecinctAtkins Drive: A 14-year-old girl was assaulted about 11 a.m. Tuesday.Bell Avenue: A home was burglarized...
|Weird News: Accustomed to style
NEW YORK — Gail Posner (the widow of legendary hostile-takeover executive Victor Posner) died in March in south Florida but left a will that endowed her beloved Chihuahua Conchita (and two other, less-loved dogs) a $3 million trust fund plus the run of her $8.3 million mansion for their remaining dog years.
|A kaleidoscope of diamond jewelry on tap for 2009
KBB presents At The Show videos. Featuring Hansgrohe, Kichler Lighting, Gerber Plumbing, Fuji Industrial, Osborne Wood Products, Moen, ROHL Luxury Faucets and Fixtures, Wellborn Cabinet, Inc.
|IDEX Online: Polar Ice Diamonds in receivership
Canadian diamond and diamond jewelry wholesalers Polar Ice Diamonds and Polar Bear Diamonds, part of Arslanian Cutting Works, are in receivership, listing debts of CA$21.6 million ($21.4 million) to ABN Amro, and an additional CA$21 million ($20.5 million) to a long list of unsecured creditors, many of which are diamond firms.