Elizabeth Edwards dies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Elizabeth Edwards, a best-selling author and the estranged wife of former Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, who endured revelations about her husband’s infidelity, died on Tuesday at age 61.

TD Bank said in talks to buy Chrysler Financial

NEW YORK/TORONTO (Reuters) – Toronto-Dominion Bank is in talks to buy lender Chrysler Financial from private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management , a source familiar with the matter said on…

Testy Obama fires back at Democrats over tax deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A testy President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed frustration at his own Democrats for attacking him over his tax-cut deal with Republicans, who he called uncompromising “hostage takers.”

Commodity rally cools down

Oil, gold and silver prices started out the session soaring for a second day in a row Tuesday. But commodities took a breather as the euro’s upward push lost steam.

At least 3 more years of housing troubles seen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The housing market will remain depressed, with record high foreclosure levels, rising mortgage rates and a glut of distressed properties dampening the market for years to come, industry experts predicted on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Telecoms tower operator Emitel up for sale -sources

AMSTERDAM/WARSAW, Dec 7 (Reuters) – France Telecom’s
Polish unit TPSA has put its television and radio
broadcast infrastructure operator Emitel up for sale, three
people familiar with the matter…