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Barclays agrees $1.75bn deal for core Lehman Brothers business - Guardian Unlimited

September 17th, 2008, 11:11

By @ September 17th, 2008, 11:11 in General

Barclays early this morning agreed a $1.75bn deal to buy the core business of Lehman Brothers, the investment bank that filed for bankruptcy on Monday amid one of the worst financial crises that Wall Street has suffered. The bank issued a statement at around 2am in the UK confirming that it would more info

SAN'A, Yemen -- A car bomb targeting the U.S. Embassy hit the front gate of the compound in Yemen's capital on Wednesday, causing unspecified casualties, a U.S. spokesman said. Ryan Gliha, the embassy spokesman, told The Associated Press by telephone that there was a second explosion that followed more info

As the floodwaters left behind by Hurricane Ike recede, residents of Galveston, Texas, and other areas affected by the storm will likely return home. But for many, an unwelcome visitor will await: mold. Residents of Galveston, Texas may find an unwelcome squatter when they return home from their more info

I do have an opinion. Really. I rarely write about my life, except for occasional references to my family and growing up in the grasslands of North Dakota. And rarely, as a columnist, do I write about issues . . . although I have the cachet to do so. Then Hillary Clinton ran for president and was more info

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