Obama to Seek Congress Approval of Strike on Syria

Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama, having made a decision to take military action against Syria, says he will seek authorization from Congress before ordering an attack in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons. Obama, speaking today from the Rose Garden at the White House, says he spoke with congressional leaders who agreed to schedule a debate and vote once lawmakers return from their recess on Sept. 9. (Source: Bloomberg)
Credit Suisse Doing 'Well' in Targeted Businesses: CEO
12:57 - Credit Suisse Group AG said first-quarter profit rose 23 percent as increased trading activity boosted the securities unit and private banking while a key capital measure slipped. Chief Executive Officer Brady Dougan discussed the results in an interview in Zurich with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton. (Source: Bloomberg)
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