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Markets » Thu Apr. 10

Oil Slips on Weak China Trade Data

The price of oil fell slightly Thursday, after China reported weak monthly trade data. Benchmark crude for May delivery fell 20 cents to $103.40 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.…

Markets » Thu Apr. 10

Biotech Drops Again, Pulling Down Market

Biotech and internet stocks tumbled again Thursday, and the broader market followed. After a two-day respite, investors again started dumping shares of cutting-edge drug companies and other industries that have…

Israel » Tue Apr. 8

Steimatzky Misses Payments

The Steimatzky bookshop chain has stopped payments to publishers of books it has sold, industry sources informed Globes on Tuesday. Payments are several days overdue, exceeding the industry norm for…

Opinion » Thu Apr. 10

Tax Deadline and No Reform in Sight

The annual tax filing deadline, which comes next Tuesday, provides a good opportunity for tax reform advocates to decry the current law’s increasing complexity and inequities, and to urge enactment…

Opinion » Tue Apr. 8

Chopin and Shema Koleinu

What Would the Tosfos Yomtov Say? A few years ago, reporters who were covering weddings of the rich and famous in four Monterrey, Mexico, churches were chagrined to find that…

Editorial » Thu Apr. 10

Opting for the Mesorah

A harried housewife, exhausted from long days and nights of cleaning, walks into the local kosher supermarket to buy her Pesach order. She walks up and down aisles lined with…

Editorial » Wed Apr. 9

Gross Negligence

Over four years ago, on December 3, 2009, Alan Gross, a Jewish subcontractor doing work in Cuba for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was arrested in Havana…

Editorial » Tue Apr. 8

A Message From Eliyahu Hanavi

The development was so surprising that word soon came to the Rebbe Harav Shmelka of Nikolsburg. Ordinarily, a significant percentage of animals purchased by butchers are found after shechitah to…