Kim Jong Illin’

November 23, 2010
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Mercenary Links Roundup for Tuesday, Nov 23 (below the jump).

11-23 Tuesday

Corporate Profits Were the Highest on Record Last Quarter


Focus shifts to China as North Korea tensions escalate | Reuters
North Korea Attack Prompts Calls for Calm – WSJ.com
S.Korea says it test-fired in area before N.Korea firing | Reuters
North Korean attack: What are US options for response? – CSMonitor.com
US has no good options over Korean clash


China Inflation `Volcano’ May Prove Too Hot for Controls After Cash Surge
Growth in Thailand, Malaysia Slows, Heralding Caution in Asian Rate Moves


U.S. Home Sales Fell Sharply in October – NYTimes.com
GDP Growth Revised Up – WSJ.com
Growth faster but not enough to dent joblessness | Reuters


Payrolls Grow as Employers Gain Confidence in Recovery – Bloomberg
Incomes Signal U.S. Jobs, Spending May Accelerate – Bloomberg
State Tests Limits of Spending Cuts – WSJ.com


Fed pondered radical steps amid weaker outlook | Reuters
Fed Weighed Setting Inflation Target, Minutes Show – NYTimes.com
Fed Officials Disagreed Over Benefits of $600 Billion Stimulus – Bloomberg


Dollar is haven as troubled euro slides
Yuan begins trading against the rouble
Gideon Rachman – How Germany could come to kill the euro


European Bloodbath Intensifies As Spanish Bond Yield Hits All Time Highs
Spanish central bank chief Miguel Ordonez warns of contagion risks
Merkel Points to `Serious’ Bailout Risk as Spanish Bonds Drop – Bloomberg


Investor Concern Persists in Euro Zone – NYTimes.com
Ireland Said to Need $114 Billion for Rescue – Bloomberg
Political Turmoil Deepens in Ireland – NYTimes.com
Bust Is Better Than Bailout for Irish Patient: Matthew Lynn – Bloomberg


J Crew OKs $2.86 billion buyout, may get other bids | Reuters
Some Americans choose shopping over turkey | Reuters


Ex-SAC Capital Traders Implicated in U.S. Probe – Bloomberg
FBI Raids Hedge Funds as Insider-Trading Probe Widens – WSJ.com
The 5 Biggest Holdings of Loch Capital, Raided in Insider Trading Probe – WSJ


F.D.I.C. Says Hundreds of Small Lenders Remain at Risk – NYTimes.com
Risk buffers thin at US banks as new council meets | Reuters


For Air Travelers, Security Rules Are Just the Latest Affront – NYTimes.com


Hewlett-Packard Reports 5% Increase in Net Income – NYTimes.com
Adobe, Sans Apple, Chases Growth in Asia – WSJ.com


Zion Nuclear Plant to Decommission in Novel Way – NYTimes.com


For Poor Russians, Blond Hair Is a Snippet of Gold – NYTimes.com
Fugitive CEO to Pay $53 Million to Settle U.S. Charges – WSJ.com
Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction – NYTimes.com
Staten Island’s Wild Turkeys

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