US-Listed Stocks End Worst Year Since 2008: China Overnight

December 31, 2011, 7:42 AM EST By Belinda Cao Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Chinese equities traded in the U.S. fell for the first year in three as the world’s second-largest economy slowed amid Europe’s debt crisis. The Bloomberg China-US 55 Index of the most-traded Chinese shares in the U.S. slid 8.3 percent this year to 95.85 yesterday in New York. The gauge gained 34 percent in 2010 and 35 percent in 2009. E-Commerce Read more [...]

Baldwin-Whitehall House Tour (with Video)

The Baldwin-Whitehall Patch provides another gallery of some of the residential real estate listings in our area. Houses eligible to be listed are any of those in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. The B-W Patch will do its best to feature houses representing different price levels and representing different real estate agencies. The B-W Patch has no intention of favoring certain listings or companies. Click through the photo—and video—gallery located toward the top of this page for this Read more [...]

Church Activities in the Coweta area beginning week of Dec. 31 – Newnan Times

Published Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Religion From Staff Reports Listed below are various events, meetings and activities for Coweta-area churches beginning on Dec. 31. MUSIC / DRAMA * New Life, Watch Night Service, First Baptist Church, Moreland, today, 6:30 p.m. Breakfast to follow. * Trinity/Old Rugged Cross, Watch Night Singing Service, Corinth Baptist Church, today, 7:30 p.m. Intermission/refreshments, 10 p.m. Praying the new year in. *** SPEAKERS * Read more [...]

AES Coal Power Plants in New York State File for Bankruptcy

AES Corp. (AES) units that either own or lease six coal-fired power plants in New York state sought bankruptcy court protection, citing the depressed economic environment for the electric power industry. AES Eastern Energy LP and 13 other AES affiliates listed as much as $1 billion in debt in Chapter 11 filings yesterday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. AES Eastern listed $100 million to $500 million in assets. The units want to sell or transfer their only two plants in active Read more [...]

NFL news: Roethlisberger, Brady listed as ‘probable’

•ROETHLISBERGER PROBABLE: Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger (high ankle sprain) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) are listed as probable for Sunday’s game against Cleveland. Roethlisberger missed last Saturday’s win over the Rams.•BRADY LIKELY TO PLAY: QuarterbackTom Brady, who has an injury to his non-throwing shoulder, was listed as “probable” on the Patriots’ injury report for Sunday’s game against Buffalo. •ANDRE JOHNSON TO RETURN: Houston star receiver Andre Read more [...]

Questions Of Cash: Homeowner counts cost of cover after Saga’s insurance slip-up

A. Saga has badly messed up on this. A spokeswoman explains: "[The reader] contacted us in September 2011 to inform us that he was moving home later in the year and required insurance on the new property. At this time [the reader] should have been informed that he could not take out insurance on the new property until contracts had been exchanged as it is at this point that he has an insurable interest in the new house. Unfortunately, the individual that took the call set-up a policy for the new Read more [...]

Historic citadel put up for sale as Salvation Army moves in to former pub

Barton's historic Salvation Army citadel is up for sale as the organisation prepares to move to new premises. The grade two listed building in Queen Street is on the market for £199,000 after the Salvation Army purchased the Carnival Inn building in Tofts Road. ​ MOVING OUT: The Salvation Army citidal, Queen Street, Barton The pub closed in December 2009 and has stood empty since then, although Read more [...]

Brady listed as probable

Also questionable are: Kyle Arrington (foot), Deion Branch (groin), Patrick Chung (foot), Dan Connolly (groin), Julian Edelman (back), Dane Fletcher (thumb), James Ihedigbo (shoulder), Matt Light (ankle), Devin McCourty (shoulder), Rob Ninkovich (hip), Matthew Slater (shoulder), Brandon Spikes (knee), Shane Vereen (hamstring), Brian Waters (ankle), and Tracy White (abdomen). Read more [...]

Homes get sold in all seasons

<!--Saxotech Paragraph Count: 8-->In winter, most people's schedules are filled with holiday parties. And the real estate market is favoring buyers. Why would any seller put their home on the market during the slow winter months?Life happens, as do home sales, during all times of the year. Most people prefer to list their home for sale during the hot spring and summer markets here in Rochester, but some may have no choice but to put their home up for sale during slower times.Brent Long and Read more [...]