Here Comes the Flood?

April 29, 2011

Mercenary Links Roundup for Thursday, April 28th (below the jump).

04-28 Thursday

Economic growth slows as inflation surges
Crispin Odey: “The West Will Become Flooded With Inflation”

U.S. Economy Grew 1.8% in First Quarter –
Growth data cast doubt over US recovery
Don’t Mean To Be Rude, But The Economy Sucks

GE sees best profit outlook in a decade, execs say – Yahoo! News
Daimler’s Profit Nearly Doubles –
Home Builders Post Bigger Losses –
RIM Warns of Weak BlackBerry Sales –
Sales of Xbox and Kinect Help Lift Microsoft Earnings –

McDonalds Hires 62,000, Turns Away Over 938,000 Applicants
Confidence Sinks to 2011 Low; 55% Say Still in Recession or Depression
How Asia Copes with America’s Zombie Consumers by Stephen S. Roach

Only 10 ETFs Below Their 50-Day Average
Silver and gold near lifetime highs | Reuters
Gold Luring Central-Bank Buyers May Extend Record Rally – Bloomberg
No Silver Lining Left for Users of the Metal –

Yuan Breaks Through 6.5 Per Dollar for First Time Since 1993 – Bloomberg
U.S. Dollar Continues Slide, but U.S. Officials Are Unfazed –
Ailing dollar boosts demand for commodities, credit | Reuters

Spain Cracks Down on Black Market Jobs –
Labor Day May Be Trigger Germany’s Economy Needs to Ease Bottleneck

Somewhat sheepishly, Exxon makes $11 billion – Yahoo! Finance
Bipartisan Target: Oil-Sector Tax Breaks –
U.S. Airline Surcharges Set Record at $420 as Oil Prices Climb – Bloomberg
Russia Proposes Stricter Rules for Nuclear Safety –

Grantham Sees 25% Chance That China May ‘Stumble’ by Next Year
China’s One-Child Plan Faces New Fire –
China’s Exports Perch on an Uncertain Truck System –

Egypt’s Policy Upends Mideast Order –
Turkey Joins Effort to Spur Change in Syria –

FT Alphaville » Copper, the re-export factor

Buffett may not feel much love at his Woodstock | Reuters
As Buffett Steps to the Stage, His Silence on Sokol Ends –
How Warren Buffett Protégé David Sokol Lost His Way – BusinessWeek

In Alabama Town, ‘Destruction as Far as the Eye Could See’
Survivors pick up pieces from devastating twisters – Yahoo! News
In Smithville, Mississippi, Nothing Unscathed After Tornado

Andy Kessler: Make Way for the Virtual Exchange –

Bill Ackman Fixed His Own Image—and Now He’ll Fix You!
Falcons at New York’s JFK Airport –


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