Financial News Update – 01/13/11

S&P, MOODY’S Warn On USA Credit Rating

Unlikely To Recoup GM Bailout

Government fall plunges Lebanon into uncertainty

Israel troops on alert

EU seeks to expand bailout fund to calm markets

WikiLeaked: China’s next president lashed out against ‘well fed foreigners’

List of USA concerns with China grows

Hong Kong ranked world’s freest economy

China looking to get high-tech goods from Europe if not USA

Hospital Draws Fire For Cutting Ambulance Runs

World moves closer to food price crises


Soaring commodities

Jobless Claims Make Big Spike To 445K (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Prices Soar on Crop Woes (U.S. Cuts Global Grain Supply Outlook) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Art Cashin On The Bank That Makes Lehman’s Leverage Look Like Child’s Play

Even The Government Admits Oil Prices Could Trigger The Next Recession

Meet The Central Banker Whose Reckless Money Printing Is Causing Commodity Spikes And Riots Worldwide

Wrenching Photos Of The Inflation And Unemployment Protests Tearing Apart Tunisia

Must Read: Morgan Stanley On The Looming Debt Ceiling Showdown

A Haunting Tour Inside One Of China’s Massive Ghost Malls

After Massive Tax Hike, Illinois Continues To Get Humiliated By Neighboring Governor

Highly Anticipated USDA Report Calls For More Big Gains In Agriculture Prices

lift wholesale prices (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)


1M Homes Repossessed in 2010; Crisis ‘Peak’ Coming

Producer Prices in U.S. Increased 1.1% in December on Fuel

U.S. Foreclosure Filings May Jump 20% in 2011 as Crisis Peaks

Abbassian Says Global Food Prices May Keep Rising

AT&T to Cut Retained Earnings by $17 Billion in Pension Accounting Change

FCC Conditions Include Offering Standalone Internet Access Service: Source (Comcast/NBC) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Palin aide: She’s getting death threats at unprecedented levels (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

VA Attempts To Fix Fraudclosure – Banks Go Nuts (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Schools Giving Tickets, Not Detention Slips, Report Says (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Two toxic bubbles in one (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

SILVER: What Happens When… (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Seven Things That Will Cost More in 2011 (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Mission homeowner fined $5,200 for growing cucumbers (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED… Tucson Tea Party Leader Receives Death Threats This Week

Branding the Tucson massacre: “Together We Thrive” in white and blue; Updated: Liveblogging the bizarre pep rally; Gov. Brewer booed; in sum: right speech, too late, boneheaded venue (WOOT!)

Kill the Obamacare 1099 tax mandate

Global Warming Update: Snow in 49 States

Lawmaker’s new proposal would hit feds with charges (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Not Only Does the Obama Administration Have a Logo for the AZ Mass Murder — They’ve Got T-Shirts too. (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Animal Farm hits Britain in the guise of sexual orientation equality

Some Ariz. Repub. party officials resign after Tucson shooting (McCainiac attacks Tea Party) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

House Prices – Up Or Down In 2011?

Global Org. Warns of Possible ‘Social Instability’ as Food Prices Rise

Major Agencies Concerned About U.S. Credit Rating

USDA Calls for Strict New Guidelines for School Lunches

Issa Focuses on Obama Achievements With House Investigations

Watchdog: US Sold GM Shares Too Cheaply to Recoup Total $50 Billion Bailout

Radicals in Planning Stages of Massive ‘Militant’ U.S. Protests (Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques) This is going to get very bad…

India Nosedives Again

Two Bills Introduced In 112th Congress Would Repeal Federal Estate Tax: HR89, HR99 (Bachmann) (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Judicial Watch Sues HHS to Obtain Obamacare Waiver Documents (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Foreclosure fraud: AG releases critical report (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Scalia Accepts Invite of Tea Party Leader, Criticized for ‘Exceedingly Poor Judgment’ (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Will Facebook’s IPO Feed 50,000 Sharks?

HOLMES: U.S. is land of the ‘mostly free’ economy

Justices Look Again at How Police May Search Homes

Illinois’s Record Income-Tax Increase of 67% Divides Businesses, Investors

EDITORIAL: Chicken Little eats crow (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

UBS Sees Silver Hitting $35 On “Physical Interest In The Metal” (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Summing Up The Tucson Obama Rally (Hat Tip: The Radio Patriot)

Morning Bell: No Debt Ceiling Raise Without Spending Cut

Obama’s Impending High Speed Spending Disaster

Enough is Enough: Why General Welfare Limits Spending

The China Dilemma

US Pouring Billions Into Failed Afghan Projects

RINO Shame of Cowardice in the Face of Evil (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Interview with Farmer Brad about S.510 Food Safety Modernization Act (Hat Tip: Brian B.)


Debt Default Fears Will Spread To US and Japan, Warns Citigroup

Deepening Crisis Traps America’s Have-Nots

Prepare for a Greek Default

JPMorgan’s Dimon: More Cities Will Go Bankrupt

The New Financial World Order Evolves Further

Here’s That Big Citigroup Report On Why Absolutely No Sovereign Debt Is Safe

How The Government Spins Unemployment

Fed Prints Another $600 Billion to Keep US Recovery on Track

Oil Surges on Offshore Drilling Report

Housing Market Slips Into Depression Territory

Rise of the Preppers: Survivalists Get a Makeover Can disaster preparedness become a lifestyle without turning into survivalism?

Here They Come For Your Money – Dozens of States Are Raising Taxes in 2011

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