Slowdown

June 23, 2011
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Mercenary Links Roundup for Wednesday, June 22nd (below the jump).

06-22 Wednesday

Trade Data Suggest Slowdown – WSJ.com

As Economy Slowly Recovers, Fed Says It Has Done Enough
Fed on Hold Amid Slow Recovery – WSJ.com
Bernanke’s Scary View of Employment – Real Time Economics – WSJ
Full Transcript Of Ben Bernanke’s Speech

Bernanke Admits He’s Clueless On Economy’s Soft Patch
Fed Can’t Save Economy So Politicians Better Get to Work: View

China Braces Itself for Power Shortages – NYTimes.com
High-Speed Rail Poised to Transform China – NYTimes.com
Vale Says Largest-Ever Iron-Ore Ships Can Enter Three Chinese Ports
Yahoo Bet on Alibaba Shows Risk in China’s Legal Gray Areas – Bloomberg

China Housing Boom Spreads to Smaller Cities – Bloomberg
Porsche Cayenne Surging in China as Deliveries of SUVs Increase 30%: Cars
Hedge Fund Expansion Fuels Surging Office Demand in Hong Kong’s Central


FedEx profit jumps, expects robust 2012 | Reuters
Airbus orders pile up as Boeing stalls | Reuters
American Said to Be In Talks for 100 Airbus Single-Aisle Planes
For Companies, Risk of Cargo Theft in Asia – NYTimes.com

Greek savers rush for gold
Trichet Says Risk Signals ‘Red’ as Debt Crisis Threatens Banks

Contracts Cloud Who Has Exposure in Greek Crisis – NYTimes.com
Postponing Greece’s inevitable default | The A-List
No let-up in pressure on Greece despite vote | Reuters
Greek cabinet approves austerity budget – Telegraph
Greek opposition dashes hopes for unity
Athens accused of bid to amend austerity deal

US consumers: old habits die hard
Euro-Zone Consumers Lose Confidence – WSJ.com
Millionaires in Asia overtake Europe

Emerging-Market IPOs Slump, Brazil to Russia – Bloomberg
Czech Central Bank to Keep Record-Low Interest Rates on Inflation, Greece
Refiner Yields Drop Most in a Year as Oil Slide Trims Losses: India Credit

Dollar Strengthens as Fed Chief Dashes Expectations for Further Stimulus
Fed inflation warning boosts the dollar
Australian Dollar Drops as Fed Cuts Growth Forecast, Sapping Risk Demand

Dovish Bank minutes weigh on sterling
BOE Springs QE Surprise – WSJ.com
BOE: Weak Demand to Persist – WSJ.com

SEC Approves Registration Requirement for Private-Fund Advisers
Exclusive: OneWest gains a ray of hope for Paulson in glum times | Reuters
Crooked hedgie felted by spider man

On the Economy, Be Careful What You Wish For – By Ian Bremmer
Ex-IMF Chief Economist: Debt Ceiling Default Would Be “A Calamity”
Democrats call for new spending in US debt deal | Reuters

Grain Prices Plunge as Favorable Weather May Revive Crops in U.S., Europe
Crude Oil Increases After Report Showing U.S. Stockpile Slide a 3rd Month
BP Seeks to Build 300 Gas Wells in Oman – WSJ.com

Mortgage Servicers Will Face Lawsuits If Negotiations Fail, Two States Say
Home Resales Fell in May – WSJ.com
Deutsche Bank sued by L.A. over slum conditions – latimes.com

Obama to Pull 30,000 Troops From Afghanistan – Bloomberg
Free, but Unemployed, in Tunisia – NYTimes.com

The long autumn of Roger Federer – Grantland
City Life Could Change Your Brain for the Worse | Wired Science
Potato Chips Add Pounds While Yogurt Slims, Harvard Study Finds
Lytro’s Camera Lets You Shoot First and Focus Later – NYTimes.com
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