Articles by Joseph Lazzaro

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Joseph Lazzaro, U.S. Editor, served as Managing Editor of New York-based financial news web sites, 1999-2004, and as Economics/Markets Editor for AOL’s, 2008-2011.

China Warns US Not To Take Sides In Sea Disputes

China warned the United States not to get involved in South China Sea territorial disputes on Tuesday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing pledging to pass on a strong message on the need to calm regional tension.

Drought Seen Pushing US Meat Prices Even Higher

The worst drought to hit U.S. cropland in more than half a century could soon leave Americans reaching deeper into their pockets to fund a luxury that people in few other countries enjoy: affordable meat.

Five Reasons Why Obama Could Win The 2012 Election

He's practically the devil incarnate to the Republican Party, but no president since President Franklin D. Roosevelt has had to address as many serious economic, financial and foreign policy problems as President Barack Obama. Further, Obama's relative success addressing these problems, and the Republican Party's callousness, will lead to Obama's re-election in November.

AMR, US Airways Say They Are Evaluating A Potential Merger

American Airlines parent AMR Corp (AAMRQ.PK) and US Airways Group Inc (LCC.N) have signed a non-disclosure agreement as they evaluate a potential merger that would create an airline that rivals leader United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.N) in scope.

Knight Accepts Nasdaq's $62 Million Facebook Payback Plan

After initially criticizing Nasdaq OMX Group for its response to Facebook's botched initial public offering, trading firm Knight Capital Group Inc said it accepted the exchange's latest plan to pay back brokers a portion of their losses.

Turkey Urges UN To Protect Refugees Inside Syria

Turkey urged the United Nations on Wednesday to protect displaced Syrians inside their country but President Bashar al-Assad, battling rebels determined to overthrow him, dismissed talk of a buffer zone on Syrian territory.

Merkel Mulling Easing Greece Bailout Terms, German Lawmakers Say

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is consider easing debt-laden Greece's bailout terms, triggering tensions with members of her coalition, who oppose giving the Greek government any more concessions, two German lawmakers said, according to a published report Friday.

July US CPI Flat - Lower Than Expected; Core Rate Up 0.1%

Consumer prices were flat in July for a second straight month and the year-over-year increase was the smallest since November 2010, giving the Federal Reserve room for further monetary easing to tackle stubbornly high unemployment.

G20 Weighs Emergency Meeting To Address Food Prices

Leading members of the Group of 20 nations are prepared to trigger an emergency meeting to tackle soaring grain prices caused by the worst U.S. drought in half a century and poor crops from the Black Sea bread basket.

Ryan To Release 2 Years Of US Income Tax Returns

Republican Party 2012 vice presidential nominee-designate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said he will release two years of his U.S./state income tax returns, according to an interview on CBS's "60 Minutes," Reuters reported.