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The New York Times – Afternoon Update

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  Tuesday, September 16, 2008
  Compiled 4 PM E.T.
 

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Fed Leaves Key Rate Steady as It Worries About Growth
By EDMUND L. ANDREWS
Putting concerns about inflation ahead of the financial turmoil, Fed policy makers kept the benchmark lending rate unchanged at 2 percent.

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Industry Efforts to Rescue A.I.G. Are Said to Falter
Talks involving the Federal Reserve and several banks were said to have turned to the possibility of using government money.

THE CAUCUS
McCain Toughens Talk on Wall Street ‘Crisis’
By MICHAEL COOPER
John McCain has been criticized by Democrats for saying that the fundamentals of the economy were strong.

Top Pentagon Official in Surprise Visit to Pakistan
By SALMAN MASOOD and GRAHAM BOWLEY
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived for talks about recent incursions by American commandos.

Bush Visits Texas as Recovery Efforts Continue
By JAMES C. McKINLEY JR and ANAHAD O’CONNOR
The president arrived as the government distributed food and water to residents and struggled to restore power.

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BUSINESS   OPINION
Interactive: A Year of Losses
Comparing the market capitalization of 29 firms in October 2007 and September 2008.
By Design: Housing the Universe
Allison Arieff writes about two museum shows that address the matter of housing in very different ways.
BUSINESS
Markets Seem to Accept Fed Decision
By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM
Investors appeared to keep their fear in check after the Federal Reserve, bucking expectations, decided to keep interest rates steady.

As Oil Declines, Surge in Gasoline Prices Slows
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS
Gasoline prices eased a bit as oil companies reported that the damage from Hurricane Ike to production platforms and refineries appears to be relatively minor.

Porsche Takes a Controlling Interest in VW
By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ
Porsche, whose speedy roadsters are synonymous with excitement and luxury, effectively claimed control of Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker.

Barclays Agrees to Buy Some Lehman Assets
By JULIA WERDIGIER and LANDON THOMAS Jr.
The British bank agreed to buy Lehman’s broker-dealer business a day after the investment bank filed for bankruptcy protection.

Goldman Posts Profit, but Revenue Falls 51%
By LOUISE STORY
Goldman, the Wall Street firm that has looked the best throughout the credit crisis, reported a third-quarter profit of $845 million, down 70 percent from a year ago.

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Written by Ricardo Paulo Javier

septiembre 17, 2008 a 12:12 am

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