SM Investments Corp. leapfrogged Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. to become the nation’s most valuable stock, as Southeast Asia’s fastest economic growth prompted a shift in consumer spending to property and leisure.
Roy Halladay became the fifth pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both the National and American Leagues after a season in which he threw a perfect game and pitched his best at the close of the season.
The Bank of England is overhauling the leadership of its economics unit as Governor Mervyn King and Chief Economist Spencer Dale put in place a new crop of officials who may be picked for future policy roles.
The New York Mets scored six third- inning runs off Cole Hamels on their way to a 7-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies. The New York Yankees gave up a 4-0 lead in a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings.
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