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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Foreclosure Filings Hit Record for Second Month - Bloomberg
U.S. credit rating at risk: former agency chief - Reuters
Investors Turn Bullish for First Time Since 2007 - Bloomberg
Freddie reports quarterly net loss of $9.9 billion - MarketWatch
Social Security and Medicare finances worsen - AP
Chrysler bankruptcy may take up to two years - Reuters
For Uncle Sam, a rare April deficit - CNN/Money
The public pension bomb - Fortune

Oil Falls as OPEC Cuts Demand Forecast - Bloomberg
Gold reaches five week high as dollar weakens - Reuters
GFMS: Extremely negative fundamentals for gold, silver - Mineweb
Cargo Ships Treading Water Off Singapore, Waiting for Work - NY Times
It doesn't matter what we call the rally since March 9 - MarketWatch
Commodities climb on weaker US dollar - FT

Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fell in April - Bloomberg
Recession Hits Social Security Projections - BusinessWeek
‘Good Bad’ Economy Inspires Americans to Splurge - Bloomberg
Memorial Day travel to rebound - CNN/Money
Pessimists find reasons to be cheerful - FT

China's mixed data stir recovery worries - MarketWatch
European March Industrial Production Falls by Record - Bloomberg
Unemployment rises to 2.2m as earnings drop for first time - Telegraph
Global Confidence Gains as Bernanke Sees Start of Recovery - Bloomberg
Bank of England lowers U.K. growth view - MarketWatch
IMF urges stress tests on European banks - FT
Euro zone: 'No green shoots here' - CNN/Money
Germany approves bad bank plan - MarketWatch

RealtyTrac: April foreclosures rise 32 percent - AP
Median home prices fell nationwide in 1Q - AP
US foreclosure programme may be insufficient - FT
Immigrant Homeownership Proves Resilient - Wash. Post

Greenspan: 'Seeds of a Bottoming' in Housing - Bloomberg
Sour commercial real estate loans threaten banks - LA Times
Taylor: Fed May Need to Raise Rates Soon - Bloomberg
Open Letter To FDIC - Zero Hedge

Golf courses hit a rough patch - LA Times
Japanese Housewives Increase Wagers on Falling Yen - Bloomberg
Freaks Survive Because They Are Strange - LiveScience
Rotten office fridge cleanup sends 7 to hospital - AP


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