Financial News Update – 02/09/10

RITZ-CARLTON to close 5-diamond Las Vegas hotel in May

China confirmed as world’s top exporter

Roubini: Dollar Will Drop 15 to 20 Percent

Ryding: Unemployment Rate to Stay Above 9 Percent

Obama’s health care summit: Just for show?

Morning Bell: Snow Slows Obama’s Second Stimulus

Government’s New Climate Service Shouldn’t Be Used as Doomsday Device

The Canadian Patients’ Remedy for Health Care: Go to America!

Obama’s Health-Care Summit – Gimmick or Negotiation?


Stocks Rally on Greece Hopes

Germany Mulls Loan Guarantees

California Accidentally Prints Social Security Numbers On Envelopes

Will 80 Million Baby Boomers Bankrupt Social Security?

AMERICAN AIRLINES to charge $8 for blankets


Boehner: Why Discuss Dead Bill?

$50M for Paradise, But Try Getting There


CMBS Loan Liquidations Hit Record $585M in December

20 Reasons Why The U.S. Economy Is Dying And Is Simply Not Going To Recover

Obama’s Proposed 2011 Budget Allows Coin Composition Changes

US Mortgage Sector Braced for End of Fed Help

Initial Jobless Claims Rise Unexpectedly; Stock Futures Down, Dollar Up

Portugal Warned Near Political Crisis Over Debt

EU Meets to Stifle Rising Panic

Next Bailout: Social Security

Derivatives Scam Slides into the Sunshine

Fears of “Lehman Style” Tsunami in Spain and Portugal

Markets In Turmoil as Euro Fears Spiral

Bernanke’s Banksters’ Skimming Operation Exposed

US Companies’ Sales Turnaround May Be Misleading

5,000 Auto Workers to Lose Jobs In California.


Links To Visit – 02/09/10

ThreatsWatch – Daily Briefing – February 9, 2010

Stop The ACLU – Marvel Comics: Captain America Says Tea Parties Are Dangerous and Racist (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Doug Ross – Did Democrat Open Border Policies Touch Off the Mortgage Meltdown? (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

newscom.au – Secret summit of top bankers (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The New Editor – Joe Queenan: Slouching Toward Condescension

Family Security Matters – Justice Is Blind but it is now Deaf, Crazy and Retarded, Too

SFGate – Top Canadian military official charged with murder (Hat Tip: Bookworm Room)

Brutally Honest – If only they were Muslim

Politicol News – Denver Schools Used for Vaccine Experiments!! (Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques)

Hispanic News – Lawless Mexico Now Narco Country (Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques)

Brutally Honest – The problem with Islam…

Fox News – Iran Begins Making Highly Enriched Nuke Fuel

Fox News – Gates Wants Iran Sanctions in ‘Weeks, Not Months’

Family Security Matters – Israeli and Middle East Options

David Horowitz – Jihad in Academia (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

BusinessWeek – Abbas Says He May Accept Offer of ‘Proximity’ Talks with Israel (Hat Tip: Steve Schippert)

Dr. Melissa Clouthier – Pro-Life Groups In Wisconsin Illegally Investigated By Government And Police

The Washington Times – President’s bipartisan call hits wall of dissent (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

American Grand Jury – Investigators declare, “Obama never attended Columbia University” (Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques)

The Guardian – Veteran congressman’s death adds to Barack Obama’s woes (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

npr – ‘Miss Me Yet?’ Billboard With Photo Of Bush Is Real; Not An Internet Trick (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Breitbart.tv – ‘Miss Me Yet?’: Mystery Surrounds Who Paid for George Bush Billboard (Hat Tip: Brian B.)


NBC Los Angeles – Iconic ‘Hollywood’ sign to be replaced by environmental message


The Hill – Congressional Dems Blame Rahm for Collapse

The Sacramento Bee – California Accidentally Prints Social Security Numbers On Envelopes

Alert Net – Israel urges ‘crippling’ sanctions now against Iran

WSJ – PAPER: Cheney’s Revenge; Obama Admin vindicating antiterror policy


ClickOrlando – Roaming Bobcats Put Beach City On Edge

Reuters – Moscow says U.S. missile shield aimed at Russia

Philly.com – Woman in showdown with TSA; Locked up in a cell with rats

The Radio Patriot – TWD: Changing the world, one keystroke at a time

The Radio Patriot – Hey kids! Be the first on your block!

Michelle Malkin – Reports: Democrat Sen. Ben Nelson to oppose radical SEIU appointee; Update: SEIU e-mail coordination

Michelle Malkin – The Van Jones show comes to Columbia U.

Michelle Malkin – Will the White House demand that every business “justify” its price increases?

Michelle Malkin – New word you can’t say: “Yellow”

Gateway Pundit – Bill O’Reilly Blasts Politico Co-Founder on Tea Party Bias: “It’s Bull. You’re Not Telling the Truth”

Gateway Pundit – The Andrew Breitbart Tea Party Speech: A Declaration of War on the Democrat-Media Complex (Video)

Gateway Pundit – Michelle Obama Defends Hubby From Palin’s Attacks: “Change Isn’t Easy & Doesn’t Happen Overnight”

Gateway Pundit – Pamela Geller Destroys Ron Reagan Jr. on Joy Behar Show (Video)

Gateway Pundit – Pakistani Taliban Confirm Their Leader Hakimullah Mahsud Is Dead

Gateway Pundit – Snow Closes US Senate – Saves American Taxpayers $80 Billion

Happy Catholic – “I’m not what you expected, but oh, please love me.” (Hat Tip: The Anchoress)

Bookworm Room – Life imitates the Twilight Zone

Firearms Freedom Act – The Firearms Freedom Act (FFA) is sweeping the Nation. (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Hot Air – Without Murtha, Dems now one vote short of passing ObamaCare in House (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The Strata-Sphere – I Think I Discovered How Team Obama Missed The Ft Hood Massacre And Christmas Bomber

CQPolitics – Arizona Senate: Arpaio Lends Fundraising Muscle to Hayworth (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Big Government – Drillgate: Internal Emails Shows Obama Team Lying to Public (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Alliance for Natural Health – Update: Senator McCain Cosponsors a New Bill That Threatens Your Access to Supplements and Repeals Key Sections of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The Market Oracle – Obama Threatens China and Iran, Another U.S. War? (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The Telegraph – Treo the dog awarded animal VC (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Yahoo! Finance – The Fed’s “Exit Plan” Is Just Another Secret Gift To Wall Street (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Don Surber – White House: “Politically motivated criticism and unfounded fear-mongering only serve the goals of al-Qaeda.” (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

Fausta’s Blog – Netherlands: Bomb found in train? (Hat Tip: Larwyn)

WSJ – Reid Hopes to Complete Jobs Bill This Week (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

WSJ – NOAA: Blizzard Rearranges Climate Change Announcement (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

CNET – BlackBerry has spyware risk too, researcher says (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

National Post – Stop selling unlicensed natural health remedies: pharmacy regulators (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

The American Spectator – Al-Qaeda-Linked Radical in London Sees Terrorist Attacks “Even Bigger Than in 2001” (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

New York Post – Poll shows voters abandoning prez in droves (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Gateway Pundit – Senate Republicans Block Obama’s Radical SEIU Pick For National Labor Relations Board (Hat Tip: Larwyn)