Financial News Update – 08/10/10

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Lousy Lawmakers, Not Low Taxes, Created Our Woes: Amity Shlaes (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

List of Republicans who voted for TARP (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

IMF Warns U.S. Real Estate Sectors Could Bring Banking Crisis 2.0 (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

An August Surprise from Obama? (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Fooled By Stimulus: Economists Still Missing The Huge Economic Regime Change

Turns Out That Almost All Of China’s Recent GDP Growth Came from Government Stimulus

Wall Street closely watching Fed’s next move

Democrats gamble on midterm elections with more state funds

Freddie Mac requests $1.8B more in aid after 2Q loss

Report: Food Prices Already Starting to Skyrocket (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Morning Bell: Under Obamanomics, Government Workers Win, You Lose

The Assault on For-Profit Universities

Points to Ponder as the Fed Gathers

House Breaks Vacation Plans to Spend More Money

Lame Duck Cap and Trade?

U.S. electricity blackouts skyrocketing (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Report: Buffett’s Bond Investments Indicate He Fears Inflation

Hedge Fund Manager: Another Banking Crisis Looms

Fed Growth Efforts May Move Markets More Than Economy

Worker Productivity in U.S. Unexpectedly Fell in 2nd Quarter

Russia Heat Wave May Kill 15,000, Shave $15 Billion of GDP

Stocks, Crude Oil Fall on Fed Speculation

Obama Prods U.S. House to Pass Aid to States, Teachers, Police

Apollo Said to Shut Metals Hedge Fund in London

Dollar Strengthens on Fed Speculation, Global Recovery Concern

‘Tax Extenders’ Bill: Another Democrat Bailout of Special Interests

It’s Grueling… Recovery Vacation Summer Continues: 2 Vacations Down – 2 to Go For Obama Family This Month

Fruits, vegetables fail to ripen as S California nears ‘coolest summer on record’

Are federal workers overpaid?

DoD to Cut Major Military Command in Virginia


Fed set to downgrade outlook for US.

Desperate to Get US Economy Moving

Fighting a Double Dip: What Weapons Does the Fed Have Left?

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