In three-and-a-half years, the investment firm\'s quarterly stock picks have soundly beaten the S&P 500. Coca-Cola is part of the current lineup
Investors have bid up broadband Internet provider KeyOn\'s stock, on the strength of millions in potential federal stimulus dollars. But biased analysis may also have played a role
Investors took profits late Wednesday after an earlier advance fueled by the Fed\'s indication that rates would remain low for \"an extended period\"
Like any strong prescription, loose monetary policy may have some undesirable side effects—namely, commodity speculation and further dollar weakness
After a powerful rally since March, equities seem to be spinning their wheels. Can the rally get back on track?
A mother whose son has what\'s called high-functioning autism, or Asperger\'s Syndrome, told the programme he suffered unnecessarily for years because the diagnosis took so long.\n\n\n\n\"There wasn\'t enough specialist knowledge of high functioning autism in the service,\" the boy\'s mother told the programme.\n\n\n\n\"He couldn\'t leave the house because he was so anxious.\"\n\n\n\nNow he has been diagnosed he is doing very well, she said.\n\n\n\n\"We\'re not looking for a cure,\" said Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, director of the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University and vice-president of the National Autistic Society.\n\n\n\n\"Diagnosis means there is access to help,\" he said.\n\n\n\n\"Children with Autism wait on average about three and a half years to get their diagnosis,\" Mr Baron-Cohen said.
Rebekah Brooks is returning to News Corp as chief executive of its UK division, a year after being cleared of all charges related to the phone-hacking scandal, according to the Financial Times. Joint executive director of Hacked Off, Dr Evan Harris and former editor of The Times, Independent and the Observer, Roger Alton, spoke on the programme.\n\n\n\n\"This would be the sort of appointment you would not see in any company that wasn\'t a dynastic, mafia-type operation with no regard to the feelings of the many thousands of victims of criminality,\" Dr Harris told the programme.\n\n\n\nThe joint executive director of Hacked Off described the phone-hacking scandal as the largest betrayal of the principle of confidentiality that has ever happened in history.\n\n\n\nRoger Alton told the programme that despite his critics, Rupert Murdoch contributed a great deal to the British way of life.\n\n\n\nMr Alton attributed some of the negative reaction to Ms Brooks\' potential appointment to the fact that \'some people don\'t like him\'.\n\n\n\nRebekah Brooks is \"an extremely effective, talented person,\" he told the programme.\n\n\n\n\"The phone hacking scandal is in the past,\" Mr Alton said.
Is the slowdown in China impacting the question of whether to raise interest rates?
Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed part of Palmyra’s 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel - the largest temple at the ancient Syrian site, reports say.\n\n\n\nThe militants seized control of the world-famous Greco-Roman ruins north-east of Damascus in May.\n\n\n\n“This is such a major blow on a different order to anything else that’s happened for the whole of Syria,” said Syria expert Diana Darke. “Syria doesn’t know how to report this – it’s such a major loss.”\n\n\n\nThe conlict in Syria had been left untreated like an open wound for four years, added the author.\n\n\n\n“Syrian society is being shredded.”
Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng spoke to Today about the \'threat\' of China.