Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 31

MF Global: Money on Foreign Exchanges Remains Frozen
20 Signs That Europe Is Plunging

$140 Silver, Figures Don’t Lie
Fed Is Running Out Of Tools To Boost Economic Growth

Ill. nuclear reactor loses power, venting steam
MF Global: A Despicable State of Affairs
Freddie Mac’s Crimes Against Homeowners

What Made Gold Break Out?
Regarding Social Programs and Government Outlays:

Failed Fed Policies Prolong the Agony
The Upcoming Hyper-inflationary Great Depression
If The Economy Is Improving….
Making Money On Poverty: JP Morgan Makes Bigger Profits When The Number Of Americans On Food Stamps Goes Up
Outrageous! The Government Is Giving Out Free Cell Phones And Free Cell Phone Minutes To Welfare Recipients
State of Denial in Coming War Catastrophe
Waist Deep in the Big Muddy
Behold the central banks gold holding
Silver and Gold will win the currency wars
Silver looks more bullish than gold in near term: Deutsche Bank
The Onus is on Washington, as Usual
Imagining a "Clean Break" with Israel…Over Iran
Don't Get Audited! The IRS's Dirty Dozen Red Flags
BBC Source - Merkel: "Greece Will Default"
Gold Is The Hottest Currency In The World
Banks Tightening Credit to Europe: Fed
What You Need to Know Before Investing in Facebook
Support grows for Syrian peace plan
Florida's housing crisis:

Americans barred from leaving Egypt

Congress to subject itself to harsher penalties on insider trading
U.S. Drones Patrolling Its Skies Provoke Outrage in Iraq
In Victory for the West,

European Leaders Agree to New Budget Discipline Measures
Angry Over Austerity Measures, Belgian Workers Go On Strike
Fighting Escalates in Syria as Opposition Rejects Russian Plan
EU leaders agree on permanent bailout fund
U.S. consumers fizzle out even as incomes rise
Fed's Plosser wanted more optimistic outlook
The Coming Paradigm Shift in Silver
Davos 2012: Now it's the West's turn

Is the West finished? Perhaps not quite
Portuguese storm gathers as EU leaders fight over Greece
Are Most Federal Workers Overpaid? CBO Says Yes
Quietly, U.S. Moves to Block Lawsuits by Military Families
Clinton to attend U.N. meeting on Syria
Navy wants commando ‘mothership’ in Middle East
CBO says federal employees rake in much more pay
FCC to reform telephone subsidies,

Most EU nations to sign treaty to stop overspending
You Won't Believe Who Owes U.S. Billions
The Art Of Extortion Now At The IMF
European Bailout Infographic: Presenting The Truckloads Of Cash Needed To Rescue The Insolvent PIIGS
This Is Europe's Scariest Chart

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 31

Forget Iran, Iraq is threatening oil prices
IEA: Demand for Nigeria's Crude Oil Set to Decline
India defies sanctions, won't cut Iran oil imports
Japanese firms undertake oil exploration study in northern Cambodia
EIA: U.S. November crude-oil imports up 1.5%
Korea Gas to Buy U.S. LNG as Gas Slump Attracts Asian Importers
EIA: US Lower-48 Natural Gas Output In Nov +1.3% To Record 72.61 Bcf/d
Australian Altura's Kalimantan coal mine to begin production in 2012
Indonesia's Coal Exports Gain 12% in 2011, Copper Falls
"Unusual event" at U.S. nuclear plant not threat to public: official
Extending French reactors would cost least -report
Obama says meeting US energy needs will require more wind power
Jordan and Israel planning joint concentrated solar power plant
China solar import surge may hit U.S. trade case
Iraq wants to sell gasoline to Japan, South Korea
Iran's gasoline consumption cuts by 833m liters

Monday, January 30, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 30

Looking into the Syrian abyss
Growing elite opposition to strike on Iran
ACTA = Global Internet Censorship â€" Now Even Foreign Governments Will Be Able To Have Your Website Shut Down
Crude Price Rises On Iran Threat To Stop Oil Sales
Bernanke Says Fed Pondering Further Stimulus
Housing Data Points To Slowdown In Sales
Fed Says Benchmark Rate To Stay Low Until 2014
Why Free Speech is an All or Nothing Deal
Freedom and Federalism
Saudi Official Calls for Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone in Mideast
The $1.2 Tril Gap:

Greece - Between Iran and a Hard Place
Iran to take Action Against the West

The Report That Will Blow Up The Eurozone
Are Soros, IMF, & World Bank Trying To Scare The Living Daylights Out Of Us?
U.S. military sales to foreign nations doubles
California Orders Automakers to Sell More Non-Polluting Cars
Obama Expands Aid For Delinquent Homeowners
Simpson Says 'Terrified' Obama

Ackermann Says Greek Default Would Be 'Playing With Fire'
Arab League Suspends Syrian Mission
IIF Says Expects to Conclude Deal on Greek Swap Next Week
Bank Failure #6 & 7: Tennessee and Minnesota
Bank Failures #4 and 5 in 2012: Florida and Tennessee
Gold-S&P ratio indicates weak stocks and surging gold
Silver may outperform gold in near term
Why gold may be a better investment

Violence Sweeps Central America
REO-to-rentals another Fed subsidy for big investors and select banks. Federal Reserve looking to engineer yet another bailout for key banking allies. Fed acknowledges 12,000,000 homes with negative equity.
Iran to halt oil sales to 'some countries'
Has Housing Really Bottomed?
Newt Gingrich's Space Oddity
Answering Iran
Why Capital Flows Uphill
When Will Housing Hit Bottom?

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 30

ANALYSIS: China, Japan scramble for oil as Sudan shuts fields
Oil drilling increased, API says
Asians Resist Notion Of Iran Oil Cuts
S Korea consumes record 801.30 mil barrels oil products in 2011, up 0.88%
Underwater oil rig 'factories' planned to beat catastrophic Arctic ice storms
Indonesia Pertamina to spend $1.96 bil over 2011-14 to build gas infrastructure
BP to Start Jordan Gas Exploration Soon, Ministry Spokesman Says
Exxon Mobil to keep Japan LNG business intact
Bangladesh forms JV with India's NTPC for 1,320 MW coal-fired power plant
Indian government to take up Indonesia proposal on coal tax
Rio Tinto denies Australian coal force majeure talk
S. Korea President Lee to Visit Turkey for Nuclear Cooperation
Andhra uranium mine set to fuel nuclear power output to 7-year high
Japan finds water leaks at stricken nuclear plant
Renewable Energy Deals Buck Uncertainty to Rise 40%, PWC Says
Canada firm to develop UAE photovoltaic solar power project
Russian Budget May Pay for Gasoline Price Freeze, Vedomosti Says

Friday, January 27, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 27

Sanctions aimed at averting wider conflict
US-Iran: A long game with pitfalls
Weapons 'R' Us
Is Now The Time To Move Away From Major U.S. Cities?
Volcker confirms central bank need to suppress gold

Broken Dollar
No More Résumés, Say Some Firms
Newt Gingrich: Our Bill Clinton
Knowing Your Role as an Obedient Citizen
How Will the Euro Crisis End?
Obama Plans to Propose

Subprime Debt Insured by FHA Climbs

QE3 May Be Preferred

Gold Bulls Ascendant Amid Best Start to Year in Three Decades: Commodities
Bullish technical signals support silver and gold prices
Continued soft U.S. monetary policy

Gold, silver rally sharply

Between Various Rocks and Various Hard Places
Why Home Prices Have Much Further to Fall
Gold Surges Past $1700 On FOMC,

Angela Merkel casts doubt

FBI to step up monitoring of social media sites

Chinese New Year 2012: Year of Dragon Said to Boost Gold
The Federal Reserve on gold and silver
At Euro Talks, a Calm Arm-Twister From the U.S.
Israel Senses Bluffing in Iran’s Threats of Retaliation
U.S. outrage as Egypt bars Americans from leaving
Old mortgages rise from the dead, haunt homeowners
Corruption scandal shakes Vatican as internal letters leaked
I Stand By $140 Silver In 2012
Investors fear mounting losses

Do Israeli Leaders Really Think Iran Is an Existential Threat?
A Really Bad Plan for Reviving the Housing Market
Gold Bonds: Averting Financial Armageddon
Has Bernanke Become A Gold Bug's Best Friend?
Republicans Demand Block Of US IMF Funding

America Has A $16.4 Trillion Debt Ceiling

Stephen Roach Explains

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 27

OIL DATA: India December Crude Oil Import Falls As Product Demand Slows
Cuba oil project drilling to start
Iran Says It May Cut Off Its Oil Exports to Europe
Anadarko Finds Oil Offshore Brazil as It Plans Asset Sale
Supply depresses natural gas prices
Abu Dhabi to tap unconventional natural gas to meet fuel demand
Gazprom To Increase Europe-Bound Gas Shipments Through Belarus
SA coal industry to grow amid uncertainties, says McCloskey
Indian coal production in 9 month down by 2.7pct
Indo-Pak civil nuclear cooperation possible
IAEA lauds Kuwait contribution to nuclear fuel bank project
French nuclear giant Areva's 2011 revenue falls 2.6 pct from previous year to $11.66 billion
2000MW Tunisian Solar Farm To Power European Homes
Solar CEOs See Boom in China Will Ease Glut in 2012: Energy
DoE announces grants to study concentrated solar energy technology
Asian gasoline cracks hit 3-month highs on supply concerns
Brazil Plans To Maintain Reduced Ethanol Mix In Gasoline -Report

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 26

IMF Urges ECB to Expand Its Balance Sheet to Tame Crisis
Who Is Dan Jester

EU sanctions on Iran peppered with exemptions
Business giants take note of EU internet rights bill
Stock Market Rally Still Missing One Thing:  Crowds
US, Europe Face More Ratings Cuts In Coming Years
Is the United States in a Liquidity Trap?
Mystery Men of the Financial Crisis
Watchdog requests documents from Gingrich ethics probe
GOP prepares bill to replace

Bernanke: Long haul remains for recovery
Geithner: I won't serve second term
George Soros Talks of Economic Collapse in the West
Croatia Votes to Join EU After Pensions Threatened
World Economic Forum in Switzerland:

Bird-Flu Virus Engineered in Wisconsin Lab

Boeing Financing May Get Government Boost Before Costs Rise
Geithner: Obama Wouldn’t Ask Me to Stay in a Second Term
Geithner Says Europe’s Woes Tougher to Solve Than U.S. Crisis
Greek Debt Talks to Resume in Athens

Roubini: Europe Needs 'Massive Monetary Easing'
Jobs Are Biggest Issue of Next Decade: Pandit, Others
George Soros Has Hard Words for European Union
Silver is on the way to break $50/oz in 2012
War Abroad; Austerity at Home
Paper Money Collapse
Kodak Files For Bankruptcy
US Federal Reserve to keep interest rates near zero until 2014
Gold ends atop $1,700; Fed extends low-rate pledge
Indiana House Approves ‘Right to Work’ Measure
The Wall Street Money Machine
What the State of the Union means for your wallet
Mixed reviews for Obama speech among Davos mighty
IMF's Lagarde: combining ESM, EFSF would boost confidence
Davos 2012: George Soros warns

Angela Merkel defiant as IMF leads attack on Germany
Davos Takes Lessons From China and Latin America
America's New Strategy: Endless War(s)
How the U.S. and Iran

Buffett: I'll Go $1 for $1 with GOP to Pay Down Debt
U.S. eyes expanded military role in Philippines
Boeing faced with strong headwinds
Newt Threatens China and Russia With Cyberwar

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 26

World Oil Production Increases 24 pct over 30 Years
India offers Pak oil pipeline
SA treads Iran oil embargo tightrope
Oil giants' retreat is mirrored by the market
US crude oil supplies grew by 3.6 million barrels
Shale Gas $100 Billion Savings to U.S. Exceed Tax Cuts: Energy
Indonesia to Start Talks With CNOOC on New Tangguh LNG Price
UPDATE 1-China overtakes Japan as world's top coal importer
German Schmidt to invest over EUR 245 million in development of Ukrainian coal field
US changes tack on nuclear deals
Uranium supply crunch by 2016 - Nuclear expert
US energy demand to outstrip nuclear growth
6 GW of installed photovoltaic solar energy in Asia Pacific in 2011
Wind Energy Subsidy May Be Renewed After Election, Adviser Says
Italy overtakes Germany in new solar PV capacity
USEC helps boost US ethanol stocks to highest level since May: EIA

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 25

Text of President Obama’s State of the Union Address

America's great divide between rich and poor
EU ministers agree new bail-out fund, criticise Greece
Hungary risks losing EU funds, ministers say
Meet the new Federal Reserve members
"Absence of Far East Demand"

Governments Will Want Much,

Sheikhs fall in love with renminbi
Europe at war with Iran
Economic inequality a focus of Obama’s State of the Union
Wells Fargo economist says 'true' housing recovery

Billionaires at Davos Bemoan Inequalities
Greek Economy on Track to Implode: Hanke
Fannie, Freddie writedowns too costly: Regulator
US Post Office Needs to Cut 260,000 Jobs: Rep. Issa
Iran: Closing Hormuz Strait to Deal With EU's Embargo?
Searching for the Bottom in Home Prices
Central bank buying to be bulwark of gold rally
Short 10 Year US treasury: Goldman Sachs
Silver sales are booming as supply drops to scary levels
True or False: India to pay Iran in Gold for its oil
India to pay gold instead of dollars for Iranian oil.

Governments Will Want Much,

Why Isn't Illinois A Bigger Story Than Greece?
Professor Edward Altman:

Total Federalization of Police

State of the Union:

Obama calls for economy 'built to last'
Romney: I wouldn't pay taxes under Newt plan
What exactly would President Obama do in a second term?
Ageing Japan faces 'chronic' trade deficit after Fukushima
EU ratchets up pressure with Greek default threat
George Soros on the Coming U.S. Class War
IMF sees rising recession risk from euro credit crisis
In State of the Union,
Buffett would profit from Keystone cancellation
State of the Union:

U.S. military in Persian Gulf still necessary, welcome force
State of the Union 2012: Obama speech
Art Cashin On "Calamity Joe" Granville

IMF Cuts Global Forecast, Sees European Recession,

Obama Puppetmaster Warren Buffett

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 24

Home buying could soon beat renting
If The TSA Will Treat Senator Rand Paul Like A Scumbag,

IMF in Need For $1 Trillion / The Private Greek Bond Fiasco
Stunning: Elitists Are Planning on Taking Down Capitalism
On Banks Refusing Cash Withdrawals
America After Dark:

USA Today Gives JP Morgan Free Pass
Germany Proposes Combining Rescue Funds
Goldman Says U.S. Data Look Better Than They Are: Economy
How Iran May Trigger Accidental Armageddon
NYSE-Deutsche Boerse

Corzine Sued for RICO Violation by MF Global Customers
A U.S. Sovereign Debt Crisis?
Debt-Driven Doldrums or the Promise of Prosperity:

Gold outperformed majority of assets in 2011: WGC
Gordon Chang: Inflation nudging Chinese to buy more gold
Silver: An amazing rise in price
Silver to shoot up from $32 to $58-60/oz by September 2012
There will be a run on gold

Warning: QE3 is coming in March
Why Gold at $6000/oz before 2014
Things That Make You Go Hmmm...
Dodging a Bullet, from a Machine Gun
Staring into the Abyss
What Will Happen With Iran?
The Debt Supercycle Reaches its Final Chapter
What Is 'Stable Value' In Currency Terms?
Ron Paul Slams "Out Of Control Police State"

TSA Directly Violated US Constitution

Gold Bottom Targets Trend to $4,000
Top Justice officials linked to mortgage banks
Why Apple says it can't build an iPhone in the US
Obama to Use Pension Funds

Iran’s currency tumbles to new record low
Germany, France press for rapid Greek debt deal
Senator Paul refuses airport patdown after alarm
How the Great Recession

Gerald Celente on Trend Forecasting

Federal Reserve to disclose more details

Fed likely to hint of no rate increase before 2014
U.S. lauds EU for embargo on Iranian crude oil
Who Buys All Those Google Ads?

Update on Fukushima
Americans Are Deleveraging, But Not Because They Want To

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 24

EU imposes Iran oil embargo
Mexican state oil company says production continues to fall; dropped 1 percent in 2011
India's purchase of Iranian oil drops; may drop further: Rao
Iraq oil income in 2011 leaps by 60 percent
Venezuela's declining oil production mirrors low investment
Marcellus Gas Reserves Estimate Cut by 66% on More Drilling Information
UPDATE 2-US natgas futures end up near 8 pct on output cuts
U.S. Coal Miners Rise After Chesapeake Cuts Gas Production
Federal agency revises U.S. coal consumption projection downward
South Korea Has 92 Percent of Nuclear Capacity Online
Chinese move on uranium explorer
Panel: U.S. nuclear waste problem can be managed
Solar energy brightens future in India
DOE launches new online instruments to help small wind power
Ethanol Rises to One-Week High as Corn, Crude Oil Advance
Ethanol maker Poet declines U.S. government loan aid

Monday, January 23, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 23

There Are 1.4 MILLION Gang Members In The United States And More Pour Into The Country Every Single Day
Why it's time to break up the 'too big to fail' banks
Inflation: The Only Tool Left
Gold Confiscation, a Reality? Part III
Something to Argue About
17 Facts About The Decline Of The U.S. Auto Industry

The Global Elite Are Hiding 18 Trillion Dollars In Offshore Banks
Greek Debt-Swap Deal 'Coming Into Place' IIF’s Dallara Says
Mortgage Principal Cuts Don’t Help Homeowners,

PayPal Will Expand In-Store Payments
European Banks May Deepen

Davos elites to seek reforms of 'outdated' capitalism
FOMC Meeting Preview
Can the government confiscate your gold and silver?
Gold: higher prices are coming
Gold may remain bullish, but don't rule out silver in 2012
Is new gold standard a realistic option?
US workers spend $1000 a year on coffee,

Why Wall Street wants $2000 gold this year
Topping Dollar Likely Catalyst for Gold Breakout
Housing Recovery?
Gold Outlook 2012
Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization's collapse
U.S. aircraft carrier enters Gulf without incident
Bernanke near inflation target prize, but jobs a concern
America overcomes the debt crisis

Eurozone burns money

The IMF is no longer serving its purpose
WEF calls for action to stem crisis ahead of Davos
Greek debt talks stall over interest rate on bonds
Italy and Spain call for eurozone rescue fund booster
Regulators shut down small banks in Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania; first failures of 2012
Croatians vote in favor of E.U. membership
Islamic flag over the White House
China gets jump on U.S. for Brazil’s oil

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 23

OPEC: World Oil Demand to Near 89mb/d
U.S. oil imports to drop as drilling hits 24-year high
UAE to pump $98bn in oil sector
Nigeria needs to quit oil refining business
Chinese company Sinopec ready to boost LNG stake
Surplus of natural gas causes producers to scale back
Indian government may make coal imports cheaper for power companies
Thar coal can energize Pakistan
IAEA begins review of Japan's nuclear stress tests
3rd reactor shut down in Czech Republic
Ohio nuclear plant woes in middle of US House race
UK at the forefront of Europe's 866MW offshore wind surges
Global Solar PV Market Volume to Reach 15,895 MW by 2020
Russia Orders Oil Companies To Freeze Gasoline Prices -Report

Friday, January 20, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 20

The Nine American Cities Nearly Destroyed by the Recession
The US-GCC fatal attraction
Overweight people can't fly, airlines say
Future EU bail-outs only for treaty signatories,

Iranian oil, gold and banks on EU hitlist
Russia: EU and US want war with Syria
Europe Must Move Quickly After Downgrades--Merkel
Oil Pries Waver On Concerns About Global Demand
S&P Downgrades Eurozone's EFSF Bailout Fund
How Deflationary Forces Will Be Turned into Inflation
Greek debt talks remain elusive
Is trading dead?
Downward Mobility is Crushing the American Dream
How to Prepare for the Difficult Years Ahead
Secretary Clinton won't testify on Keystone pipeline rejection
The Intrinsic Value of the Dollar and Gold
NATO Drilling For Nuclear Attack On Iran and Syria?
Bank of America Says

Congress’s Six-Figure Benefits

ECB Says Banks’ Overnight Deposits Plunged From Record High
Kodak Files for Bankruptcy as Digital Era Spells End to Film
Megaupload.com Charged

MF Global Commodity Customers

Lawler: Housing Forecast for 2012
How gold to quickly triple in price?
How will Gold and Silver perform in 2012?
Physical gold purchases increase
The Substitution of Debt for Productivity
The World Continues Preparations

Money Insider: US Will See Violent Civil Unrest In 2012
South Carolina retirees are changing the discussion
The Middle Class Disappears, Rise of the Praetorian Class
Key Pillars of Gold Bull Market Intact
Eye on U.S. Dollar vs Commodity Index
China's banks urge man on the street to invest in gold
Repairing the Global Plumbing
Deutsche Analyst Sounded Alarm

One million homeowners may get mortgage writedowns: U.S
In MF Global, JPMorgan again at center of a financial failure
The IMF is no longer serving its purpose
EU treaty draft:

Portugal to need "debt haircut"

IMF slashes global forecast on eurozone crisis,

The 10 Fastest-Growing

The Many Benefits of Creating a Single Food Safety Agency
China Brings US Treasury Holdings To One Year Low, Russia Cuts Treasury Exposure By 50% In One Yea
USS Stennis Supposedly Leaves Straits Of Hormuz,

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 20

Conoco Books Shipment of Libyan Oil to U.S., Shipbrokers Say
Petrobras' Oil Output In Brazil Set An Annual Record In 2011
U.S. wary as oil rig arrives to explore in Cuban waters
India's bid for Central Asian natural gas remains distant reality
Chevron gas discovery boosts LNG plans
Exports of LNG May Raise U.S. Prices as Much as 54%, Agency Says
BHP starts building infrastructure at Indonesia coal venture
Russia's Second-Biggest Coal Miner to Cut 2012 Output, IFX Says
New legal challenge to UK nuclear power expansion plans
Turkey, Iran calls on quick resumption of Iranian nuclear talks
EU offshore wind energy market remained stable in 2011
Solar Panel Price Drop Slowing Amid Subsidy Cuts, CEO Asbeck Says
Ethanol Production in U.S. Falls 0.3%, Energy Department Says

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 19

How Will The Shocking Decline Of Christianity In America Affect The Future Of This Nation?
This Is America Today, Part I
Local currencies: 'In the U.S. we don't trust'
Gingrich: U.S. should reconsider gold standard
The Story Behind the SOPA Blackout
Warning Signs That We Should Prepare For The Worst
Soros's friend in the Oval Office does him a favor
Greece, creditors haggle to avoid costly default
Hedge Funds May Sue Greece if It Tries to Force Loss
Red lines in the Strait of Hormuz
The myth of an "isolated' Iran
Euro Climbs as IMF Studies $500 Billion Boost in Capacity;

Fed Officials Open to Additional Easing

Few U.S. Cities Recoup Jobs in Recovery
Man Said to Be Charged in Government Computer Data Theft
Wholesale Prices in U.S. Unexpectedly Decrease

Paul gives new life to an old issue: gold standard
Treasury dips into pension funds to avoid debt
Supporters of SOPA, PIPA stick to their guns
4Q profits slide 26% at Bank of New York Mellon
Goldman Sachs' 4Q earnings tumble 58%
Why Google and Twitter didn't join the SOPA blackout
Why Russia is planning Iran war games
Premature Obituaries for the U.S. Dollar
The Debt Supercycle Reaches Its Final Chapter
World Bank warns emerging nations
The Sopa blackout protest makes history
Big banks must submit break-up plans under new FDIC rule
France and the death of the sovereign debt market
Merkel won't be the one smiling

China's property price slide gathers speed
World Bank fears Europe's crisis

CBO Report:

Income Mobility

World Bank to World: 'Prepare for the Worst'
Islam with Chinese Characteristics
Why Regime Change Won't Work in Iran
Internet Rejoices: SOPA Is at Death's Door
The SOPA Blackout Created a Big Problem
Treasury’s Thrift Savings Plan maneuver

For a jobless, struggling South Carolina man,

Fukushima Radiation Spreads Worldwide
Fed pushes for government action to help revive housing
Supreme Court Says Congress

Art Cashin Shows US Stock Traders Have Left The Building

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 19

Obama rejects high-stakes Canada oil pipeline
Oil Stockpiles Declined, Gasoline Advanced Last Week, API Says
Demand for Nigerian oil to fall in Q1, IEA predicts
Russian Crude Output Exceeded Saudi in November, JODI Data Show
UPDATE 2-BP sees China as top oil user in 2027
Bulgaria Bans Gas Fracking, Thwarting Chevron Drilling Plan
8 states on board with natural gas vehicle push
Metallurgical coal boosts US exports in November
China's Shenhua to open coal mine in Australia-paper
Pakistan to export coal to India soon
Italian minister says reject nuclear power, not research
Debate rages in US over Nuclear Power
UAE-Spain JV plans $5bn spend
World's biggest wind farm could be built in Wyoming with 1,000 wind turbines
Gasoline Demand Rose 4.1% in U.S. Last Week, MasterCard Says

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 18

Edible Microchips, Biometric Identity Systems

USA goes on rampage over Iran's Latin American ambitions
Twenty Two Signs Pointing to a Devastating Global Recession
Greek haircut is necessary evil, EU commissioner says
Handful of questions remain on EU fiscal treaty
EU commission starts legal action against Hungary
Nearly 1 Million Workers Vanish Under Obama
Web Piracy Bill Faces Fiercer Fight
Back With a Vengeance: The EU Debt Crisis
Kraft Foods to Cut 1,600 Jobs

Decentralization Is The Only Plausible Economic Solution Left
Apocalypse How?  Dire 2012 Forecasts Pessimistic Prognosticators
Gold is the most favoured asset in 2012:

Silver: How Iran can easily triple prices

S&P warns that Greece will default very soon
Why silver is better than gold?
Blind Man’s Bluff in the Middle East
Saving the American Safety Net
Vulture Funds Profit Off Greek Misery
The idea of free trade only works in the academic world (Part1)
The idea of free trade only works in the academic world (Part 2)
Final Battle for the Euro Will Be Fought on Italy’s Shores
What the Next Decade Holds for Commodities
Expect Recession in 2012
The Worst Economic Recovery Since The Great Depression
The Worst Economic Recovery Since The Great Depression
Portugal moves into default territory
Central banks increase gold lending
Citigroup latest Wall Street bank to disappoint as profits fall 11%
Jerry Yang resigns from Yahoo
Wisconsin governor facing recall

China: A country where no one is secure
The sordid details of the employment market
Arab Justice for Arab Violence
Fitch says Greece to default, believes will be orderly
Greek debt talks to resume Wednesday in Athens
Recovery at risk as Americans raid savings
Is China Really Funding the US Debt?
When, oh when, will Europe face the truth?
Hungary faces ruin as EU loses patience
The world according to Goldman Sachs
Half of U.S. Households Took Government Benefits in 2010
Time for a Royalty System for Aggregators?
What Does One Jobless Youth Cost Taxpayers?

China's Dilemma on Iran
New space-arms control initiative draws concern
Europe’s Airbus tops U.S-based Boeing

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jan 18

UAE vows to offer Korea crude oil first in crises: officials
Petronas and Shell sign oil recovery deal
UAE's Adnoc, CNPC to cooperate on oil projects
Norway awards 60 new oil production licenses
New study to probe corrosiveness of Canada oil
Canadian Natural Gas Tumbles Mild U.S. Weather, Ample Supplies
Iran boosts gas exports by 10.5 percent
UPDATE: Gazprom Reduces Gas Prices To Some European Customers
China 2011 Coal Imports Rise 11%, China Coal Transport Says
Euro Coal-S.Africa prices rise $3/T
Japan to allow reactors to operate up to 60 years
Vietnam joins world in peaceful use of nuclear power
Germany's nuclear exit to cost 1.7 trillion euros: Siemens
UAE to set up clean energy project in Afghanistan
Solar Stocks Climb on 'Hope' for German Demand, Consolidation
Gulf Gasoline Weakens as Colonial Allocates Pipeline Shipments

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jan 17

Drop in Public Workers Digs a Deeper Jobs Hole
Fraud And Folly:

Huge Financial Bombs Just Got Dropped All Over Europe
Market Resiliency Shines Through French Rating Cut
Oil Prices Below $99 On New Europe Debt Concerns
Apple Mini-Stores Coming to Target
In Praise of Homeschools
Gas prices may get close to $5 in some spots
States look to hike tax on millionaires
New Fracking Technology

Possible Implications of the Iranian Oil Embargo
Apple Could Create Its Own TV Reality
U.S. Warns Israel on Strike
Obama Thumbs Nose at Founders With One-man Rule
If You Are A Blue Collar Worker In America

GOP lawmaker warns Iran must be stopped,

Controversial online piracy bill

US and Iran inch closer to military conflict
Iran War is Only Matter of Time
Peter Schiff: U.S. is In Worse Shape Than Europe
Could Iran Close the Strait?
Airlines seek first fare hike of 2012
Details of new Apple iPad 3 revealed
Europe's $39 Trillion Pension Risk Grows as Economy Falters
Cartier Turns to Discreet Watches

Greek Debt Swap Faces 'Critical' Phase

Gold and silver to regain shine in 2012
People don't buy gold to make money;

Why silver has hit rock bottom
Air Force Invades the Rocky Mountains
America’s Last Chance
It's Official:

Fed Plays PR Games
The Dollar Centric Derivatives Complex:

Federal Government Jobs Disappearing at a Rapid Pace
Syria: beyond the wall of fear,

Gold and energy bull charges on
IMF: European outlook grim; high global risks
How to Create a Depression
Clearing houses: the next casualty of the crisis?
Saudi Arabia doubts Iran oil blockade claim
U.S. Troops Quietly Surge into Middle East
Greece sends officials to US as default fears grow
Eurozone's 'big bazooka' bail-out fund

Oil prices rise on Iran's threats to cut off Strait of Hormuz
Why it’s China’s turn to worry about manufacturing
Veterans’ new battle front: Job market
Group says Keystone pipeline benefits are embellished
Israelis increase trust in Obama
L.L. Bean marks century of selling begun with boot
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