Removing the former U.S. Attorney for New York who is investigating potential corruption in FIFA’s World Cup location voting would have “created a terrible picture,” said Jerome Valcke, the second most-senior executive at the world soccer governing body.
Prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombings have begun to grapple with the daunting task of assembling evidence from multiple crime scenes and around the world to explain to jurors the story behind the attack, as the latest example of terror on American soil moves to a courtroom.
The Philippines’ benchmark stock index is set to climb a further 10 percent this year as an expanding economy, slowing inflation and low interest rates lure overseas investment, according to Union Bank of the Philippines.
Until April 2011, Patrick “Pete” Dodd, a former money manager at Liberty Life Insurance Co. in Greenville, South Carolina, invested customer premiums in what he calls a “squeaky clean” portfolio: bonds backed by state governments and blue chip corporations.
Philippine stocks, which rallied to a six-week high yesterday, have a “very low” chance of sustaining their gains as Middle East turmoil pushes up oil prices, Union Bank of the Philippines’s Michael Garcia said.