Financial News Update – 02/17/10

South Carolina Lawmaker Seeks to Ban Federal Currency

Merkel hits out at banks over Greek deals

Party Gridlock in Washington Feeds Fear of a Debt Crisis

RIEDL: Obama misdiagnoses source of deficits

$8.3B in loans guaranteed for nuclear reactors

Morning Bell: Washington Subsidies Can’t Save Nuclear Power

Outside the Beltway: E-Verify Law Gains Traction in Virginia

Global Warming: What’s Credibility Got to Do with It?

China Stops Buying Treasuries: Who Cares?

Cash-Only Docs: A Promising Advancement in Consumer-Driven Health Care

Lone voice warns of debt threat to Fed

Economists Predict Cutbacks, Tax Increases That ‘Aren’t Even Imaginable’

TOYOTA faces class-action problem; Claims could reach $3.6 billion

Greece loses EU voting power in blow to sovereignty

Texas to challenge greenhouse gas rules



‘Alarming’ homelessness under Obama

Stimulus funds going to slashed programs?

Companies Begin to Pull Out of Climate Partnership

Stimulus, Year One: Are You Better Off?

Silver Lining Hard to Find on Stimulus

Deficit Hits Record $430.6 Billion Through January

Obama Orders Deficit Panel as U.S. Debt Soars

EMac: Facts About Jobs and Stimulus Program

Stimulus by the Numbers: 2009-2010 Economic Data

Stossel: Government’s Evil Education Monopoly


You won’t believe the sweetheart deal that the Indymac boys were given by the FDIC.

Economist: China will soon revalue the yuan; Nation must slow economy down, deal with inflation threat, analyst says.

Move Over China: Beijing Sells Whopping $34.2 Billion Treasuries In December As Japan Becomes Largest Official Holder of US Debt

Stocks Gain on Earnings, Deals, and Hope For Greece

Foreigners Cut Treasury Stakes; Rates Could Rise

Gasoline Price Hits New Low for 2010

Are US Taxpayers Bailing Out Greece?

Credit Card Holders Face “Crippling” Rates

Forecasting with a Grain of Salt

China’s Debt Bomb

Collapse of Euro Inevitable, Bailing Out Greek Economy is Futile

To Gauge Housing Prices, Look to Rents

US Debt Will Keep Growing Even After Recovery

The Day The Dollar Died Fiction Series: The Boxankle Adventure

L.A. Budget Crisis Threatens Jobs, Credit Rating

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