Tidal Wave of Private-Equity Deals May Be Coming
Media Praises Obama For “Brokering a Deal” Among Dems on Hyperpartisan Financial Bill
Lawmakers Bend to Banks to Forge Wall Street Reform Bill
White House welcomes Shariah finance specialist (Hat Tip: Brian B.)
US Double Dip Depression
Greece Sells Islands?
Deutsche Bank: U.S. Financial Conditions Just Collapsed Back To Crisis Levels
The 20 Housing Markets You’d Be A Fool To Invest In
Citi: Brace For An Avalanche Of Economic Downgrades
The Scariest Financial Chart In The United States, Bar None
Goldman: Sorry, Housing Prices Will Keep Falling For Two Years
14 Scary Facts About The The US Real Estate Nightmare
Resignation Of Aussie PM Is A Huge Win For The Aussie Mining Industry
Morgan Stanley Explains How The Yuan Hike Will Lead To More Easy Money In America
And Now The Credit Crunch Comes To… China?
German Finance Minister Delivers Awesome Defense Of Austerity, Slams “Short-Term” American Policymaking
Harry Reid’s high-stakes climate bill gamble
House OKs campaign-spending disclosure bill
Obama and Medvedev Talk Economics
U.S. Lawmakers Reach Accord on New Finance Rules
Morning Bell: Halting the Explosive Growth of Welfare Entitlements
Guest Blogger: Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) Calls for Tough Choices on Spending
House Democrats vote to illegally silence everyone but unions
House, Senate leaders finalize details of sweeping financial overhaul (Hat Tip: Brian B.)
Obama: ‘On the brink of passing Wall Street reform’ (Hat Tip: Brian B.)
Financial Regulatory Reform: Add Another Law To The Repeal List! (Hat Tip: Brian B.)
Wall Street Wins, Main Street Loses in Bank Overhaul: Bove (Hat Tip: Brian B.)
Venezuela Seizes 11 US Gulf Oil Rigs Off Its Caribbean Coast
Banks `Dodged a Bullet’ as Congress Dilutes Rules
U.S. Economy Grew 2.7% in First Quarter, Less Than Forecast
States of Crisis for 46 Governments Facing Greek-Style Deficits
Muni Swaps’ Wider Risk Spread Shows Default Fear: Chart of the Day
NEARLY 2,000 PAGES: The legislation would redraw how money flows through economy
Government would have broad new powers to seize
DODD: ‘No one will know until this is actually in place how it works’
White House, GOOGLE violate lobbying pledge
Geithner says USA can ‘no longer drive global growth’
Schwarzenegger terminates welfare use of casino ATMs
FoxBusiness: Putting a Price Tag on LeBron
LIVESHOT: Union Too Strong for Own Good?
Legendary investor Jim Rogers says that silver is an attractive commodity while gold remains at an all-time high.
The US is Pushing Its Debt Towards a $57 Trillion Hole
China’s Desert Ghost City Shows Property `Madness’ Persists
Don’t Fear Inflation, if It Comes. (Oh, really? I guess he’s never visited Zimbabwe…)
U.S. May Follow Britain’s Lead and Pass Bank Tax. Oh, and the Brits are also discussing bumping the capital gains tax back up to 50%.
New Home Sales Plunge 33% with Tax Credits Gone
CA, FL, Other States to Get More Housing Aid
Fed to Keep Rates Low to Support Weak Recovery
Deepwater Horizon: The Worst Case Scenario
T Minus 7 Days to a LIBOR-Induced Liquidity Crunch?
Harrisburg, PA, Other Cities Overwhelmed by Economic Downturn and Debt
Why Many Analysts See Gold Going as High as $10,000
Taxes Coming Due for $1 Trillion in Commercial Real Estate
The government’s own documents show that the FSA program’s food warehouses are effectively empty. “Government still hasn’t begun to replenish actual reserves of food. This is mandated, funded, and empty. If the gulf disaster results in toxic rains that impact crops, the government will have no reserves of wheat, corn, soy, et cetera.”
Chavez pushes Venezuela into food war.
Brazil to end foreign land purchases.