More Than A Million

January 13, 2011

Mercenary Links Roundup for Thursday, Jan 13th (below the jump).

01-13 Thursday

2011 to top 2010 record of 1 million foreclosures
Housing Distress Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor

S&P Melt Up Price Momentum: A Once In Never Event
Bullish Sentiment Back to Highs

Jobless claims jump, wholesale food costs surge | Reuters
U.S. Markets Weigh a Rise in Jobless Claims –

Chinese Inflation Rises, Threatening Higher Consumer Prices
Europe fears motives of Chinese super-creditor – Telegraph
China eases corporate rules on renminbi

Euro Gains on Trichet Comments –
`Huge’ Chile Inflation Concerns Prompt Switch to Rate Increase Predictions
Foreigners Bet $600 Million Against Chile Peso Following Intervention Plan
Canadian Dollar Declines as U.S. Jobs Report Damps North American Outlook

Kenya Cellphone War Shows Lure of Africa’s Rising Middle Class –
Hezbollah Forces Collapse of Lebanese Government –

Growth hopes push oil within reach of $100
Mexico To Invest In Refining Capacity As Fuel Imports Soar

Brisbane Faces Cleanup of ‘Postwar’ Proportion –

Economists Become More Upbeat –
Bernanke Says Higher Interest Rates Reflect Improved Economy
S&P, Moody’s Warn On U.S. Credit Rating –

Grain Prices Soar as U.S. Slashes Outlook –
Farm Belt Gets Some Help From Food Prices – Real Time Economics – WSJ
Almond Breeze, Silk Pure Almond Spark Fight in Dairy Case –

TARP Inspector: Citi Remains ‘Too Big to Fail’ –
Citigroup Bailout Based on `Fear of the Unknown’ – Bloomberg

European Central Banks Keep Rates on Hold –
Spain Passes Debt Test With Bond Sale –
Euro zone escalation fears ease after Spain auction | Reuters
New Round of Bank Stress Tests Planned in Europe –

Court Approves $7.2 Billion Madoff Settlement –

Hedge funds: Macrobatics | The Economist
Trader Pay Tops Brain Surgeons’ and Shows Gap Weathers Crisis

U.S. Airports May Soon Test Body Scanner With Better Privacy
Secret Service Study Probes Psyche of U.S. Assassins

Binge Drinking More Common Among Wealthier Americans


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