Financial News Update – 02/01/11

Missing Google Exec’s Last Tweet From Egypt: “We Are All Ready To Die”

A Tip For Elites Escaping Egypt: Leave The Gold At Home, And Stuff The Plane With Cash

5 Al-Jazeera Journalists Just Got Arrested In Egypt

Egyptian Hotel And Energy Magnate Discovered In Dubai With $500 Million

The GOP’s Wild Plan To Avoid U.S. Default Is To “Pay China First”

Niall Ferguson Explains Why Egypt Is More Like Iran Than Berlin

Bloomberg Lambasts Teacher Seniority, Warns Of Pending Layoffs

Another US Judge Just Ruled Obamacare To Be Unconstitutional

Beware Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

John Weiss: Wisconsin game manager paints grim picture in CWD fight (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Danger Boils Up, but Not Just in the Mideast

Proposed SEC Rule Puts U.S. Firms at Disadvantage

Nearly 11 Percent of US Houses Empty (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

New global reality calls for new shared norms in world (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

America and the Middle East Food Riots (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

The Green Deceit (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Time to Investigate Obama’s Solyndra Solar “Green” Fraud in California (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Obamacare nailed in 61 words (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Meanwhile, India Got Crushed Again

Egypt’s Food Problem In A Nutshell

The Truth About Today’s Spending Data: The Economy Is In Bad Shape

The Meredith Whitney Effect Has Its Most Violent Week Yet

ATMs Running Out Of Cash In Egypt, While Traders Pull Up To $500 Million Per Day From Country

Exclusive: Wall Street Execs On New Terror Threat Info (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

BREAKING NEWS: Grassley Writes Melson on Project Gunwalker (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)


UPDATE: Judge’s Ruling Is Setback to ObamaCare Law

WH: Judicial activism

McConnell to force Senate vote this week on repeal

Car repo quiz show: Contestants play to keep their own vehicles

NYC mayor conducts gun sale sting — in Arizona?

Jerry Brown cites Egypt unrest to make case for tax hikes!

Free pizza day for unemployed in Orlando

Senators vow to strip Obama climate power

REPORT: U.S. ‘held secret meeting with Muslim Brotherhood’ – Discussed fall of Egypt with group dedicated to Islam’s global spread


Goldman Sachs Whistles Past EU Graveyard?

The Fed and Job Creation

A Mockery of a Sham

Obama’s Bid to End Oil Subsidies Revives Debate

Investors Parse Small-Business Tax Proposal

Morning Bell: Another Victory on the Road to Repeal

Egypt and Renewable Energy

Egypt’s Army Makes Way for the March of a Million

Chinese increase oil search in US (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Stocks Surge on Economic News; Copper Hits Record

Borders Said to Prepare Bankruptcy Filing as Early as Next Week

Miller Says Egyptian Unrest Is Only `Beginning’ of Story

GM’s January Sales Gain 22%, Topping Estimates

Egyptians Face Food Inflation by Day, Looters by Night

BP Says U.S. Weighing Gas-Market Manipulation Charges

Pfizer to Cut Research, Shut Plants in Savings Effort

Republicans Plan to `Identify and Remedy’ Dodd-Frank Problems

Ivory Coast Defaults on Eurobonds, Pledges to Pay

Afghan elite ‘plundered $900m’ from leading bank (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

White House vows to implement health care reform, despite judge’s ruling (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Totalitarian Collectivism (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Lockhart: Fed Support Still Needed for Fitful Recovery

IMF Head: Joblessness, Rising Prices May Fuel Global Unrest

$170 million mock city rises at Marine base (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Report: U.S. Warns Bank Execs of Al Qaeda Threat

BP Reports First Full-Year Loss in 19 Years

Undoing Obamacare: The latest

Housing Armageddon: 12 Facts Which Show That We Are In The Midst Of The Worst Housing Collapse In U.S. History

The Internet Kill Switch – One Of The Favorite New Tools Of Tyrannical Governments All Over The Globe

Winter storms zap city budgets. Will FEMA help with snow plowing costs? (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

FEMA mobilized as winter storms hit US (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

U.S. ‘held secret meeting with Muslim Brotherhood’ (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Muslim Brotherhood: Suez Canal Must be Closed, Egypt Should be Ready for War with Israel (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

MUBARAK SPEAKS: He’s Holding Onto Power For The Next Seven Months

Behold China’s Three Giant Bridges To Nowhere

Look What Oil Just Did After The Mubarak News

The King Of Jordan Just Dismissed His Entire Government In Last Gasp Desperate Bid To Prevent Egypt Style Crisis

China Just Made A Huge Investment In The American Energy Source That Everyone Still Ignores

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH RON PAUL: It’s Going To Take A Crisis For Real Reform At The Fed

Saudi Arabia May Not Seem Weak, But It’s Hiding Three Political Threats

The 11 Countries At Risk of Becoming The Next Egypt

Van Jones Attacks Conservative Koch Brothers Using Slavery Metaphor

Egyptians Brace for Food, Gas & Money Shortages Amidst Unrest


Authoritarian governments start stockpiling food to fight public anger

Nearly 11 Percent of US Houses Empty

Bank of America dealt another foreclosure blow in Nevada

Energy Stocks Push Indexes Higher

Oil Prices Rise on Egypt Unrest, Brent Tops $100

Consumer Spending Up 0.7% In December

Egypt’s Economy Hurt as Travelers Avoid The Unrest

World Stocks Fall on Egypt Turmoil

Gold Premiums Highest Since 2004; China Stock Up

Please pray for peace, safety, and a good government for the people of Egypt. The news reports look troubling, like this one: Egyptians stock up on food, water as protests rage, and this one: Egypt Rapidly Running Out of Food.

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