Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 31

Why a Euro-Zone Crisis Can't Be Avoided Very Much Longer
Corn prices hit record as crops shrivel
School Nowadays
Blueprint For States To Reject And Replace Obamacare
Justice Scalia on 2nd Amendment Limitations:

Still Think That Money Market Fund Is "Cash"?
Flash Mob Crimes And Organized Looting

Will Pam Bondi Be The Next Vice President

Home Prices:  Bottom Or Bubble?
Get ready to pay more for your steak
Why Smartphones Won't Be Replacing Wallets Anytime Soon
Planets Align for Stock Market Crash in 2013 ­âˆ' If Not Sooner
Underfunded Pensions Undermine the Entire Economy
Using a Virtual Power Plant

DHS wants to use spy drones domestically for 'public safety'
US army prepares for domestic riots and civil unrest
LIBOR, Lies and Derivatives
11 Signs That Time Is Quickly Running Out

17 Reasons Why Those Hoping for a Recession in 2012 Just Got Their Wish
Does Barack Obama Expect The Upcoming Election

LIBOR - Insider Trading on a Massive Scale
House Dems To Force Vote On Middle-Income Bush Tax Cuts
GAO: $460M in food stamps

LIBOR Rates.
Deflation Dismissed By Bond Measure Amid QE3 Anticipation
Bernanke's Plan: Sit, Wait and Then Do Something
Fed Weighs Cutting Interest

Geithner, Schaeuble Hail Euro Plan As Greece Gets No Word
Why Is Bank of America Keeping Merrill?
Gold looks for break above $1640 just ahead of Fed meet
Sentiment turns positive for Gold, buyers still hesitant: UBS
5 lessons Bernanke has learned on the job
Gold extends gains to fourth session
Treasurys edge up before Fed, ECB meetings
O shrugs as economy sags
Barclays dragged into new probe after Libor blow
Consumer sentiment falls to 2012 low
Fed Easing May Do Little to Lift Bank Lending
Pentagon's 30,000-pound

The world's gold is moving from West to East
The Hangover: How Las Vegas Explains

Clinton Seizing Spotlight, Again
As 'fiscal cliff' looms, debate

Trickle of Libor lawsuits from rate-fixing scandal

No doubt about no debt
The Fed On Gold Price Manipulation
Treasury Admits It Underestimated Debt Needs,

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 31

Saudi Arabia to surpass oil output record: report
Japan's Iranian crude imports jump in June from May
Repsol joins oil hunt off Namibia
BP back in growth mode, eyes oil sands
EIA: US May Oil Use Up 1.9% From Year-Earlier
Shale Gas, an Energy 'Game-changer'
UPDATE 1-Japan Osaka Gas, Chubu sign deal for U.S. LNG imports
Natural Gas Prices To Be Significantly Higher Closer To Winter
UPDATE 1-Indonesia miners cut 2012 thermal coal output forecast
Chinese thermal coal price slumps to lowest since 2009
UPDATE 1-EDF ready to open up UK nuclear projects for partners
South Korea Has 17,975 MW Of Nuclear Capacity Online
Western Australia's concentrating solar thermal power can power world electricity 50 times over
200-MW Solar Plant Planned for Oman
Offshore use of vertical-axis wind turbines gets closer look
U.S. Exports No Ethanol To Brazil In May As Imports Rise

Monday, July 30, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 30

DOJ to Colorado Family:

19 Examples Of How Control Freaks

'Banksters' could face criminal sanctions

7/21/2012 --

China Disinterested in Western Sanctions on Iran
China Zeros in on Canadian Oil, but It's Not About Sovereignty
How the Uprising in Syria Could Affect the Global Oil Market
Is Global Trade About To Collapse?

US Opens Public Land for Utility Scale Solar Projects
17 Reasons Why Those

Scalia: Future cases could establish new 'limitations' on guns
Democratic senators offer gun control amendment

Romney says Israel's capital is Jerusalem,

White House projects $1.2T deficit,

Federal Court Rules Against Birth Control Mandate
LIBOR Rates.
Growth In U.S. Slows As Consumers Restrain Spending
First Year of U.S. Economic Recovery Weaker than Estimated
US Consumer Sentiment Gauge Falls to Lowest this Year
Thousands Flee Aleppo

Deflation Dismissed By Bond Measure

Earnings Show Recession May Be "Fast Approaching"
Gold eyes Fed meet outcome, reasons to be bullish
Silver prices to rise in second half of 2012,

Negative Real Interest Rates Argue for New Highs in Gold
Walmart accused of firing union organizers

Caterpillar strike: in the US, it's open season on unions
Defense secretary Panetta

Serbian president Nikolic warns of Kosovo genocide
United Nations Small Arms Treaty Not Dead
U.S. presented Netanyahu with contingency plan for Iran strike
New Geithner disclosures further cloud his record
Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law
Only Mario Draghi's ECB

A dose of inflation

If You Want to Understand

Disability Benefit Program Is Going Broke
Young Workers Pushed onto Parents' Health Plans
Obamacare to Cut Health Services

Regulators close small bank in Georgia

Keystone XL pipeline

Let's shatter the myth on Glass-Steagall
Romney backs Israel's right to defend itself
In Israel, Romney declares Jerusalem to be capital
Syria's rebels hold Aleppo neighborhoods
'Hot War' Erupting With Iran, Top Terror-Watchers Warn
Coast to Coast AM - July 21 2012 -

In Jam, Romney Tries Not to Make New Iran Policy
Doug Casey on Crisis Investing,

BATMAN MASSACRE: FBI / DHS Issued Theater Attack Warning
Ron Paul Questions Tim Geithner

Keiser Report: Hang 'Em High! (E320)
Niall Ferguson - Age of Debt, The West is gone
From Natural Resources

Gerald Celente - July 25 2012
$10 Trillion M2 Is Now In The Rearview Mirror
Austerity At The Olympics:

September: Crunchtime For Europe And Germany

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 30

Oil pipeline crunch shifts US shale race from drillbits to valves
Iran leader: Stop exporting oil, make new economy
Japan's JX plans Aug crude refining up 2 pct y/y
Asian Refiners To Increase Crude Imports From Angola In August
US coal industry likely to bid farewell to high production
Chinese coal demand growth to fall in 2012
DOE funds next generation coal power technology
Thousands March in Tokyo Against Nuclear Power
Australia to sign nuclear cooperation and safety agreement with UAE
China Gets it First Solar-Powered Hybrid Buses
'Quantum dot' solar cells offer bright future with reliable, low cost energy
India's largest concentrating solar thermal plant to perform dual function
Gasoline prices rise for first time in 14 weeks

Friday, July 27, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 27

Pew: Some Voters Still Believe Obama Is Muslim,

How Ben Bernanke Can Prevent the End of Civilization
The Attack On Chick-Fil-A

Economy: The U.S. Retail Collapse Accelerates
State Dept. Says It Will Fight For Internet Freedom

Rahm Emanuel, The Dictator
Ten Reasons Why Fracking is Doomed
Richard Rothschild Battles Local Agenda 21
Mayor Bloomberg Says

NSA whistleblowers:

School supt.: Churches opposed to homosexuality not welcome
Chamber of Commerce to promote shale boom in campaign
Hawker Beechcraft defends bonus plan for top execs
Actuary: GOP Cuts To Social Security Anti-Fraud Programs

LIBOR Rates.
Gold may return to trading like a safe haven asset: UBS
Gold may stay above $1,600 on likely stimulus measures
Gold & Silver Jump to 3-Week Highs
Four Reasons Why the Government Is Destroying the Dollar
Central Banks Chomping At the Bit: Perpetual 'QE'
GATA files new gold records requests

Citigroup's ex-CEO does an about-face on big banks
Fear prompts gun sales, panic after Colo. massacre
Walmart accused of firing union organizers

US midwest drought worsens despite rains
Obama calls for US gun control laws

Bombardier to halt production of Learjet 60 XR;

Global Economy In Worst Shape Since 2009
Syria: Washington's Latest War Crime
The Middle East after Assad
Citi sees 90 percent chance of Greece leaving the euro
Everything You Need To Know:  The Economic Collapse For Dummies "Micro Documentary"
The War On Silver
Europe Is Sleepwalking Toward Imminent Disaster, Warn Top Economists
Greece to run out of money by August 20
Debt crisis: Greece to run out of money by August 20
Sceptics abound as Mario Draghi's ECB bond 'bluff'

Two apples a day keeps the cardiologist away
Syria dispatch: Rebels forced to share guns

Colorado shooting:

A Very Mean (But Maybe Brilliant) Way to Pay Teachers
Ben Bernanke Doesn't Care

U.S. Cities vs. European Countries: How Do They Rank?
Inside the Quest to Put the World's Libraries Online
Gun Sales Are Through the Roof
LIBOR Fraud May Be the Mother of All Bank Scandals
Republicans want to raise taxes on the poor. Why?
Alcatel-Lucent to cut 5,000 jobs,

Economic outlook still gloomy

Pentagon official says civilian workforce

Obama calls for measures against gun violence
Lord Christopher Monckton -

Keiser Report: Jellyfish Rat-Heart Robot Bankers (E319)
United Nations, Agenda 21 and the ICLEI
Richard Rothschild on Agenda 21
ICLEI Agenda 21
Obama to be the next President prophecy
KICK ICLEI OUT: Santa Rosa CA Council Meeting
Bloomberg on a potential police strike
Exposing ICLEI Agenda 21 (United Nations):

Santelli Rants: "Ditch The Duct Tape; The Problem Is Insolvency"

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 27

U.S. oil deliveries by rail increasing
VN, Russia to enhance trade, oil exploration
Angola and Congo Brazzaville sign accord on oil exploration
S Korea Oil Imports to Iran Seen Restarting
More LNG heads to Northwest Europe on Asian production recovery
Ecuador, Gazprom Sign Natural Gas Memorandum - WSJ
ExxonMobil says Lower 48 rig count down 27% on reduced gas prices
Indonesian coal swaps decline 4th day China prices slide
New EPA Rules Could See the West's Largest Coal Power Plant Shut Down by 2017
France's reliance on nuclear power 77% and rising
Saudis, Emirates push nuclear power plans
Heat Sends U.S. Nuclear Power Production to 9-Year Low
Oversupply of solar energy to turn worse in 2013, says JA Solar CEO
In Parts of India, Wind Energy Proving Cheaper than Coal
Global wind turbine order intake in first half decreases by 30 per cent
USDA and DOE Award $41 Million for Biofuel Projects

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 25

The future of cash
Excerpts: Geithner on Economy, Libor, Europe, Fiscal Cliff
Five Banks Fail, 2012 Tally at 38
Federal Government's Debt Jumps More Than $1T for 5th Straight Fiscal Year
Most people waiting up to 10 years to buy a new car
Israel's security chiefs rally to disperse war clouds with Syria
What In The World Is Wrong With American Kids?
Fukushima - Local Children Unwitting

Bears Burst Bakken Bubble
How the Fed Will Trigger the Next Crash
Fed Moves Closer to Action
Aurora church, 1 mile from theater massacre,

Attorney General to place New Orleans police

Hallmarks of a False Flag:

LIBOR Rates.
Titanic banks hit Libor 'berg
Reinventing Crony Capitalism:

Beware The Financial-Political Complex
Americans' Trust In Banks Falling; Thank You, JP Morgan
Ticking off by Troika heightens fears of Greek exit from euro
A Spanish bailout? Don't hold your breath
Inside Syria: rebels and regime

Russia warns Syria against using chemical weapons
Gary North:  Central Banks Are Doomed, Thanks to The Fed's Criminality
Gold Shaping Up for a Major Uptrend
Euro crisis brings world to brink of depression
Here's the app that could kill Facebook
Fed Eyes Limiting Money-Market Fund Withdrawals
Lieberman Worried that Cyber Attack 'Could Be Imminent'
Israel: Syrian Transfer of WMD to Hezbollah is Act of War
Bubbles without Markets
How the West Was Re-Won
The Egyptian Crucible
The Syrian Tipping Point
Stockton made scant headway in U.S. pre-bankruptcy talks
Washington must act to avoid damaging economy: Geithner
Fed strives to replenish depleted toolkit
Europe is sleepwalking towards imminent disaster,

What's Next for Superhero Movies?
An Old Spy in the New Tunisia
The economics of corporate crime
CBO: Court ruling cuts cost of health-care law,

Under Geithner, N.Y. Fed quiet about Barclay's
Syrian aircraft bomb Aleppo as rebels fight for city
Euro-Contagion: Germany outlook 'negative'

Hype over Syria chemicals 'deja-vu
& old Pentagon scenario to oust regime'

David Stockman - Conversations with Casey
Dr. Bill Deagle w/ Jeff Rense 2012/07/17 - Multiple Updates
Keiser Report: Where Money Goes To Die (E317)
Keiser Report: Financial Feeding Frenzy (E318)
Keiser Report: Alien Bankers, Leave Earth Alone! (E316)
David Stockman: "The Capital Markets

On Gold And The US Debt Trap?
Santelli Rants: "Ditch The Duct Tape;

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 25

Iraq Refuses to Cooperate with U.S. Oil Firm Chevron
Canada again a focus of a new Great Scramble for oil
Iran builds oil tanker for Venezuela
Europe oil firms to participate in Myanmar oil tender
Exxon May Lead Drop In Global Oil Profits On Lower Prices
U.S. Drought Won't Hurt Shale Gas Drilling Much, IEA Says
Europe risks losing Turkmen gas opportunity
Asia the main destination for Mozambican natural gas
Global coal output to shrink as mining margins retreat
More Chinese defaults seen on thermal coal deals
Indian Coal Importers Cheer over Prices Fall of Indonesian Coal
U.S. Unlikely to Yield Over Nuclear Deal with Korea
EDF Energy restarts UK Heysham 2-7 nuclear unit
U.S. solar plan creates energy zones, excludes sensitive lands
GE implements 10MW wind power project in Turkey
Solar-powered plane ends historic flight
Gasoline demand dips as prices climb: MasterCard
Shell signs new Upstream deals with CNOOC and CNPC...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 24

We Can't Make Americans Safer By Making Them Defenseless
8,753,935: Workers on Disability

Federal Government's Debt Jumps

U.N. Commission Calls for Legalizing Prostitution Worldwide
White House: No New Gun Laws,

55 Percent Of Americans Believe

Prepare for Stock Market Crash 2013
Why Big Oil wants us to Believe in Limitless Oil
Secret Fracking Ingredient Discovered
Countrywide Corruption on Capitol Hill
The IRS Illegally Expands Obamacare Tax Credits
Union blow:

12 Signs That Spain Is Shifting Gears

James Holmes Is Not Alone -

Southwest joins as airlines raise fares on most U.S. routes
LIBOR Rates.
Bungled Bank Bailout Leaves Behind Righteous Anger
Geithner Says Extending Tax Cut For Wealthy Irresponsible
Germany, Netherlands Rating Outlooks

Raskin Says Fed To Debate Benefit Of New Bond Buying Plan
Gotham City Is a Caricature of Biblical Babylon
Mideast tensions, rising food prices

How thousands of Americans are still getting leprosy...

Ron Paul Interview With Gold Seek Radio
Microsoft Reports First Quarterly Loss EVER In Company's 26-Year History
LIBOR suit threat from small banks
The Dawn of the Great California Energy Crash
Security and Self-Goverance
The coming economic collapse
Turkey sends missile batteries to Syria border
Bachmann sticking to her story

Panic selling of shares in Spain

Seven Largest U.S. Banks Have Created

Israeli forces could intervene in Syria over chemical weapons
Geithner: Europe must move back from abyss
Ron Paul to Newsmax: Fed Policy Destroying Middle Class
Regulators knew Libor was rigged
The War on Silver
Mario Draghi has just weeks to save the euro,

Eurozone danger mounts as Spain spins out of control
Barack Obama warns Assad

Economic Growth Idea: Forgive

When the Mega-Rich Fall, Do the 99% Laugh ...

EUR-USD Free Falling
What's So Bad About Deflation?

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 24

Sudan rejects S Sudan's oil transit fee offer
Oil giant CNOOC to buy Canada's Nexen for $15.1B
Safety Panel Slams BP Over Oil Rig Disaster China oil demand decline first in 3 years: Platts
North America and East Africa: The Rising Stars in Liquefied Natural Gas Production
LNG Goes Extra 9,800 Miles As Europe Spurs Record Rates: Freight
Gazprom questions U.S. shale gas boom
Australia coal industry focus on domestic issues
UPDATE 1-Workers strike at Colombia's main coal railway
China set to resume nuclear projects
Korea needs to reprocess nuclear fuel: KHNP official
Canada-China uranium protocol signed
GE Wind Turbines Orders Plunge 37%
Falling Solar Panel Prices Hit U.S. Solar Development, an Industrial Info News Alert
Offshore wind farms will be encouraged in tracts along the East Coast
Ethanol Declines For Third Day On Concern Inventories Stay High
Fission Energy Corp.: Pls Results Indicate Presence Of Uranium-Rich System...

Monday, July 23, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 23

Egypt Allowing Palestinians Entry Without Permits
Al-Qaida: We're returning to old Iraq strongholds
US hawks rally to defend defense
Too Big To Fail - Fed Proposal Allows Banks To Seize Your Money
Police: Shooting Suspect Told Officers He Was 'The Joker'
12 Signs Showing The Next Recession In The U.S. Is Underway
Quantitative Easing: QE3 Is Coming and Here’s How To Prepare
Complex portrait emerges

Why the US is in an Invisible Depression
The Trajectory is for Oil Prices to Rise
Colorado Governor Schools Candy Crowley:

George Will and Jennifer Rubin Demolish

On PBS, Bill Moyers Trashes America and the NRA

Coal Set to Make a Comeback

Natural Gas is the Next Logical Step in US Energy
Bank Failure Friday: FDIC Seizes 5 Banks!
China to formally garrison disputed South China Sea
The Dark Knight Movie Massacre
& Why I Carry a Gun Everywhere I Go

Ban Guns? Blame the Pulpits & Believers!
LIBOR Rates.
IMF To Stop Further Aid Tranches To Greece, Spiegel Says
Treasury yields tumble; Gross favors real assets
Scientific study proves energy efficient bulbs

Global QE Is Coming: Let the Gold Mania Begin!
Moral and Financial Relativism
How to Kill an Economy
Nationalizing the Financial Industry
Message to Europe: It's Time For Your Bank Holiday
We're Headed To $8 Natural Gas
Fed looks at third round of easing
Wealth doesn't trickle down â€"

Libor arrests in US could be imminent, say sources
Assad's weapons could fall into Hezbollah's hands,

Colorado shooting renews

Israeli forces could intervene in Syria over chemical weapons
U.S. weekly jobless claims shoot back up
Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes jailed in solitary:

U.S. crops bake in searing heat, no relief for weeks
Prosecutors, regulators close to making Libor arrests
Shots fired from Egypt at Israeli troops, none hurt
Chris Hayes on the Twilight of the Elites

Blaming the Spanish victim as Europe spirals into summer crisis
Is the US losing patience with the eurozone debacle?
Batman cinema shooting:

Batman won't save you
Shootings renew fire at gun-law adequacy
USA Reaping The Whirlwind (TRUNEWS)
Colorado Dark Knight Batman Shooting

This Is The Government:  Your Legal Right to Redeem Your Money Market Account Has Been Denied
Lieborgate: Here Come The Arrests

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 23

America Shale oil bonanza to cost refiners billions
UPDATE 1-S.Korea's June crude imports from Iran down a quarter
Iranian companies ready to insure foreign oil tankers: lawmaker
Pipeline fire halts Iraqi crude supplies to Turkey
Kuwait loans $60m to aid Egypt's gas network
Natural gas backed as Asia's fuel for the future
Blast hits gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai
Indian needs to surpass global thermal coal availability by 2017
EU rules out climate funding for Polish ghost coal plants
Steam building up in thermal coal market
Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant
Iran has right to peaceful nuclear energy: Germany
Siemens to provide turbines for 1,800MW wind projects in UK
Saudi Arabia to unveil first tender for solar power in early 2013

Friday, July 20, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 20

Netanyahu refuses explicit Iran threat
Nouriel Roubini:

America's worst drought disaster just got worse
Merkel wins Spain bank bailout vote with large majority
Should we be worried

Market-Rigging and Price-Fixing
This Major Fed Move is About to Create an Explosion in Gold
12 Signs That The Next Recession

Why Are So Many Bad Things Happening To America?
Chinese premier calls for closer economic,

UN Arms Transfer Treaty (ATT) on Small Arms:

Netanyahu vows to react 'forcefully to Iran's terror'

Geoengineering: Sun-Reflecting Chemicals

Is Gold is Making a Comeback?
Crony Nation
Obama's Rhetoric
Understanding the Situation in Syria
11 International Agreements

20 Signs That All Point To The Exact Same Thing -

New High-Tech Body Scanners Coming, Courtesy of the CIA
LIBOR Rates.
A sneaky way to control guns
Russia, China veto Syria sanctions resolution at UN
Weimar America: Four Major Ways

Feeding Frenzy Seen If Wall Street Sues Itself Over Libor
How the Elites Built America's Economic Wall
Lieberman Revises Cybersecurity Bill Seeking Senate Support
Scranton: When Your City Needs to Go Bankrupt
California's San Bernardino Bracing for Bankruptcy
Why Drop in Foreclosures Is Bad for Housing Market
Operation Twist, disinflation and precious metals
Some bullish factors in Gold

It really is a world-wide web!

14 killed, 50 wounded at Aurora movie theater
BlackRock Mulls Legal Action Amid Libor Scandal
China to buy US assets via GM pension
Syria: Bashar al-Assad swears in minister

Obama Backs Israel

Authorities Give Gold Price Another Leg Up
Retirees hit hard by foreclosures
Refinancing Debt Into Prosperity
New York Fed plan aims to stop runs on money funds
Beware the singularity, says Skype founder
Ambrose Evan-Pritchard:  Fed Fiddles While America Slides Back Into Recession
Spanish debt crisis returns as Germany nears bailout fatigue
Can Assad Be Kept from Using Chemical Weapons?
Mired in Gridlock, Congress Barrels Toward a Fiscal Cliff Over Debt
Pentagon reportedly seeking to avert Israeli strike

Gloating Ahmadinejad hints at Iranian responsibility for Burgas terror attack Israel has suffered 'a response' far greater than its 'blows against Iran,' says president
Syrian rebels seize control of Iraqi,

Libor fraud exposes Wall Street's rotten core
Foreclosure crisis hits older Americans hard
Paul C. Roberts on "the REAL LIBOR scandal"

Henry Gruver July 7, 2012 (Steve Quayle)

Troops Ordered To Kill All Americans Who Do Not Turn In Guns
Lew Rockwell Pins the Tail on Ben Bernanke and the Rest of Washington's Donkeys!
Dreams from My Real Father:

On The Brink of Full Scale War Against Syria & Iran!
Peter Schiff: "What We Need is Capitalism

Alert Level 3.8 Nibiru Explained -

Gerald Celente -- John Stadtmiller Radio Show - July 17, 2012
This Is The Government:

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 20

Brazil says Chevron oil leak larger than estimated
China eyes global oil futures prize
Chevron will seek oil in Iraq's Kurdish region
Canadian territory hopes for shale oil riches
India to continue Vietnam oil exploration: report
Natural gas futures lower during European trade
Argentina to replace LNG imports with cheaper Bolivian gas
China coal market likely to see oversupply amid weak demand in H2: CNCA
US coal exports still on upswing: government data
Japan's Itochu Shows Interest in Turkey's Nuclear Bid
Taiwan Ready to Forgo Nuclear Fuel-Making in U.S. Trade Pact Renewal
Entergy's Grand Gulf-1 set to become the largest US nuclear plant
China to investigate U.S., South Korean solar materials imports
Wind turbines may be cleaner but is their appearance acceptable?; SKETCHBOOK
Siemens wins wind deal for up to $3.56B of turbines
Gasoline Cargoes to U.S. May Increase as BNP Sees Higher Demand

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 19

Bailout fund could become

Romanian MEP charged with defrauding over €400,000
Romania and Bulgaria continue to flout rule of law
Your burger is about to get pricier
U.S. missing out on Arctic land grab
Audit the Fed? Bernanke fights back against Ron Paul
Online comic Penny Arcade seeks $1 million to go ad-free
Faith in the Feds Ability to Hit Inflation Targets

Iran at Its Strategic Juncture
Natural Gas Explosion in Louisiana Heard 12 Miles Away
US Coast Guard Needs Billions of Dollars

Post Office Might Miss Retirees' Payment
Who Needs the Euro When You Can Pay With Deutsche Marks?
Theater Intelligence and Assessment,

House passes bill demanding sequester details

Franken grills Facebook over facial recognition tool,

Retailers confident lawmakers

LIBOR Rates.
Central Bankers To Discuss Libor's Future In September
California's San Bernardino Vote Clears Way To Bankruptcy
Senate Considers Adopting U.N Measure

City of San Bernardino, California,

Leaked Docs Reveal 'Off the Charts' Damage at US Nuke Plant
Israel accuses Iran after seven tourists die

A hi-tech tale of two cities [UK]:

Assassinations on an epic scale â€"

Geithner defends U.S. response to 2008 Libor concerns
Central bankers eyeing whether Libor needs scrapping
Obama, Putin talk as U.S. says Assad losing grip on Syria
No sign of Assad after bomb kills kin, rebels close in
More on LIBOR: Plus, Spitzer takes on Bartiromo

Monti plans 'Greek-style' takeover of Sicily to avert default
The Natural Gas Massacre And Price Spikes
Will the Murder of Israelis in Bulgaria Cause War?
In North Dakota, the gritty side of an oil boom
States' pressure shifted TransCanada stance

Vilsack: Farmers need help from Congress
Washington worried over Syria attack
Justice Department Sues Telecom

Pentagon, CIA Sued for Lethal Drone Attacks on U.S. Citizens
Bernanke's Libor Alternatives
City Of Compton Next On The Muni Bankruptcy Deck
Deep Into The Lieborgate Rabbit Hole:

The Growing Pressures Likely To Blow The Eurozone Apart
Poor Thieves Go To Jail, Rich Thieves Don't
Santelli Slams "It's Not My Job" Bernanke

Three US Aircraft Carriers Now In The Middle East

UBS Issues Hyperinflation Warning For US And UK,

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 19

Iran starts drilling in largest joint oil field with Qatar
China starts oil field operation in southern Iraq
TABLE-Japan oil demand to fall 1.9 pct per year through 2030/31
US oil companies interested in investing in YPF, but have their conditions…
Gazprom in talks to buy gas from Brunei - paper
Natural gas new leader in energy's future
Coal consumption increases in the EU: Is the carbon trading scheme a failure?
Colombia coal export to Asia reach 3 million tonnes in H1 2012
Rio Tinto to Cut Australia Coal Jobs After Fall in Price
Belarus, Russia sign nuclear power plant deal
Russian nuclear group opens office in South Africa
China launches solar-powered buses
Solar Could Provide One-Sixth Of the World's Heating and Cooling
Indian firms making solar facilities in Rajasthan get US loans
Developments In US Ethanol Exports – Analysis
US gasoline stocks drop, Atlantic Coast especially tight

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Interesting Headlines in the News Jul 18

If You Don't Buy Insurance, Will You Really Pay the Tax?
The Federal Reserve Is Not Going To Save Us

Tim Geithner "Aided and Abetted" LIBOR Crimes: Jim Rickards
Goldman's golden egg turns leaden; bank plans cuts
Goldman Sachs builds private bank - WSJ
Lane County, Oregon, Releasing Nearly 100 Inmates,

Cutting-Edge "Maple Seed" Drones

When Bankers Get Nervous, Watch Out
Calif. cities eye plan to seize mortgages
Bernanke disappoints markets with no stimulus hint
LIBOR Rates.
Congress is unpopular
Paul Ryan rips Obama's comment

The Left refuses to face facts

Rules a burden for hunters
Oil Declines From Seven-Week High Amid Global Economic Concern
Retail Purchases In U.S. Unexpectedly Decrease 0.5%
Seven Banks Under U.K. Libor Investigation As FSA Criticized
Bernanke Predicts Slow Progress On Unemployment
Hawker Can Negotiate With Superior Aviation, Court Says
Volcker Report Sees U.S. Cuts As Threatening States
Goldman Sachs Controlling Costs Through Pay
"Cliff" Tax Hikes Could Cost 710,000 Jobs
What's the U.S. Up to in Egypt?
Income Equality Is the Road to Middle-Class Taxation
Bernanke Defends U.S. Regulators in Libor Scandal
After review, Boy Scouts reaffirm ban on gays
US Federal Reserve chairman disappoints markets
Goldman Sachs profits fall 11%
HSBC executive resigns before Senate

Libor scandal:

The eurozone endgame will begin in Greece
Arizona's sheriff Joe Arpaio faces civil lawsuit

North Las Vegas Officially In State Of Emergency

[NY] State Budget Crisis Must Be Addressed,

How Bernanke will cause the next crash before 2014
QE3 is pointless as we head over the cliff
State budget crisis seen lasting
Fiscal Crisis in States

Fewer US Companies are Planning to Hire
Boston Fed wants discount rate cut, KC Fed a hike
Bernanke offers few hints on further Fed easing
Fed's Pianalto says more easing could be warranted
US economy has slowed significantly, says Ben Bernanke
Fund managers expect more trouble in Germany
The Cure for Our Economy's Stationary State
US states face fiscal problems

Bernanke: Recession likely if Congress doesn't act
Senators debate security of electricity grid
Rick Santelli: Central Banks and the LIBOR Scandal
How Far Agenda 21 Has Come,

Keiser Report: Cotton Candy Fraud (E315)
Fed Chief Says U.S. Economy Has Lost Strength

Interesting Energy Stories in the News Jul 18

China plan to expand eastern oil reserve storage delayed by 2 years
Angolan oil exports to sink to 15-month low
Myanmar Invites Foreign Energy Firms to Explore 23 Offshore Oil, Gas Blocks
Shell faces $5 billion fine over Nigeria Bonga oil spill
25 Million Light Duty Natural Gas Vehicles Will Be On Roads Worldwide by 2019, Forecasts Pike Research
Australia's Leyshon eyes unconventional gas buy in China's Ordos Basin
Mozambique gas finds a boon for PetroSA
Mongolia new rulers may put world richest coal deposit beyond reach
Chinese, Nigerian firms plan N624bn coal power plant in Benue
Thermal coal prices hit their lowest levels in two years
Nigeria to attain 4000mw from nuclear power plants by 2030
Russia delivers uranium to US nuclear power plants
Brazil Angra 3 Nuclear Plant Startup Date Pushed to 2016
Europe H1 offshore wind capacity connections rise by 523.2 MW: EWEA
Siemens drive technologies supports world's largest concentrating solar power plant
Europe needs targets to compete on advanced biofuels, says BP chief