Financial News Update – 05/14/09

U.S. Pushes Ahead With Derivatives Regulation

HOLMES: Free trade as a stimulus strategy

Waxman’s Lower Standards Do Not Reduce Costs to Consumers

In Britain, Government Pays Out, While Private Pay Shrinks

Dollar’s Fate in Our Hands, Not China’s

Sacrificing Security for One Day of Stimulus Spending

A Carbon Tax Is An Economy Killer, Too

Refuting Leftist Myths with Heritage’s Book of Charts

Public Sector Unions Gone Wild

Fact Checking Biden

The End of Federalism: COPS Edition

Morning Bell: The Public-Sector Union Threat to Economic Recovery

Jim Rogers: Food Prices Will Skyrocket

Paulson Forced TARP Down Banks Throats

Obama’s ‘Public’ Health Plan Will Bankrupt the Nation

Raise Rates Soon or Face Inflation Disaster, Experts Warn

Insurance Companies Approved for TARP Money – The Washington Post:

The Treasury on Thursday granted preliminary approval for several of the nation’s largest insurance companies to receive capital infusions under the government’s Troubled Assets Relief Program, a Treasury spokesperson said. The recipients include Hartford, Prudential, Lincoln National, and Principal Financial Group, the official said.

Treasury Seeks More Financial Regulations in Shadowy Markets

Beginning of the end? Fed cannot account for $9 trillion

David Frum: Quick fix today, crisis tomorrow in Obama’s White House

Strong appetite for silver boosts coin production

Chrysler Moves to Eliminate 789 of 3,200 Dealership

Celente: The Bailout Bubble: The Bubble to End All Bubbles

Stock Optmists Need to Read a History of the Great Depression

EU Plans Bank Stress Tests in Europe

Asian Stock Markets Edge Up as Spring Ralley Loses Fizz

Hardship Bites in Toyota City

Luxembourg: Angry Steelworkers Storm ArcelorMittal (World Biggest Steelmaker)

Obama: Credit Card Bill Critical to Fix Ailing Economy

US “Sham” Bank Bailouts Enrich Speculators

GM Plans to Export [Chinese-Built] Cars to the US

“Green Shoots” Wither on Poor US Retail Sales Figures

Obama Says Debt Load ‘Unsustainable’; Warns of skyrocketing interest rates

CASH: Schwarzenegger to propose selling San Quentin

California governor sees $15.4 billion gap


WILL: Obama admin acquiring ‘tincture of lawlessness’

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