Financial News Update – 02/09/10 Posted on February 9, 2010 by TMH 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? MORE SPENDING: $80B ‘JOBS’ BILL REVEALED 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 CHINA MILITARY: SELL U.S. BONDS TO PUNISH WASHINGTON Boehner: Why Discuss Dead Bill? $50M for Paradise, But Try Getting There SurvivalBlog: 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.