A worker fixes the pavement in front of newly completed apartment ...
May 11th, 2010
(Reuters) - A worker fixes the pavement in front of newly completed apartment blocks in central Beijing May 11, 2010. Property prices rose 1.4 percent from the previous month, higher than the 1.1 percent pace in March and logging the quickest pace since December, when the monthly increase was 1.5 percent. China, concerned about consumer inflation and risks of social unrest, announced a slew of measures to cool the red-hot property market in mid-April. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has leapfrogged Australia to become the world's second most desirable location for professionals looking to live and work abroad, trailing only the United States, a survey found on Wednesday. Worries about Britain's fragile economy, high household bills and squeezed wages were eclipsed by its growing reputation ... [Full Article]
By Anna Driver and Michael Erman (Reuters) - Hedge fund TPG-Axon Capital has won nearly half the seats on SandRidge Energy Corp's board but faces an uphill battle to reverse the oil and gas company's slumping stock price. SandRidge shares have tumbled 20 percent this year to around $5 on disappointing forecasts for its wells in Oklahoma a... [Full Article]
CANNES, France (AP) - Before "Fruitvale Station," Michael B. Jordan was glimpsed sporadically in supporting roles on TV shows like "The Wire" and "Friday Night Lights," and in films like "Chronicle" and "Red Tails." (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]