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Sunday morning links

Sunday, June 21, 2009

TOP STORIES
Tehran clashes grow more violent - LA Times
Treasury’s Got Bill Gross on Speed Dial - NY Times
N.C., Georgia, Kansas Bank Seizures Cost $363M - Bloomberg
Moody’s Joins S.& P. in Warning on California Debt - NY Times
Obama: Proposed Agency Will Protect Consumers - Bloomberg
Small group of GM bondholders object to sale - Reuters
Q1 2009 Flow of Funds - Noland, Prudent Bear
The Coming Oil Crisis - NewsWeek


MARKETS/INVESTING
Wall Street looks to refuel rally in week ahead - CNN/Money
Despite Relatively Low Demand, Oil Prices Spike - NPR
IMF gold sale plan gets US Congress approval - Commodity Online
Broker Fiduciary Plan Favors Investors, Roper Says - Bloomberg
Gartman: ‘Warren Buffett Is an Idiot’ - WSJ MarketBeat
Moves away from safe havens hit dollar - AP

ECONOMY
Preview: Spending, Home Sales Probably Increased - Bloomberg
Payrolls drop across the U.S., fewer states report losses - MarketWatch
Don't believe the hyperinflation hype - dare to make cuts - Telegraph
Romer roundtable: Debt will keep growing - Economist
Why Inflation Isn’t the Danger - Blinder, NY Times

INTERNATIONAL
EU Sees Signs of ‘Sustainable’ Recovery - Bloomberg
ECB's Trichet says no room for more debt - Reuters
Fear the Dark Side of China's Lending Surge - Caijing.com
Xie: Chinese Banks Funding Commodities Speculation - Naked Capitalism
China Should Have ‘Moderately Loose’ Monetary Policy - Bloomberg
Investors shun North Sea despite rebounding oil prices - AP
Nigeria militants say attack Shell oil pipelines, field - Reuters
Is this the death of the dollar? - Telegraph

HOUSING
Fire moves into houses abandoned by foreclosures - AP
Despite programs, stabilizing housing market may be difficult - Philly.com
Signs Of Life In a Housing Market Far From A True Recovery - Courant.com
Housing market shows signs of life - UPI.com

FED/TREASURY/BANKING
Too Big to Fail, or Too Big to Handle? - NY Times
Fed District Bank Staff Count Shrank 5.3% in 2008 - Bloomberg
House panel subpoenas Fed over BofA/Merrill merger - Reuters
Too big to fail FAIL - Krugman, NY Times

INTERESTING
Best advice: Gates on Gates - CNN/Money
Slump Dashes Oregon Dreams of Californians - NY Times
Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly has a new liver - MarketWatch
Strip clubs feel recession's pinch - MSN Money

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