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Daily Digest - May 12

Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 10:46 AM
  • Government Borrowing .46 cents for every Dollar it Spends!
  • Sunday Funnies (Commics, commedy and video)
  • SNL: Geithner Cold Open
  • Interesting Amendment on the Federal Reserve Audits (Many Links On Page, Please Click)
  • Foreclosure Auction Video
  • Hotel industry getting crushed along with CRE
  • Black: Stress tests and the Big Lie (Video on page)
  • The Risks of Denying Reality
  • "Enjoy the rally while it lasts - but expect to take a sucker punch"
  • Government Payroll Warping Overall Data? (Chart on page)
  • Unemployment Rate vs. Broader Total Unemployed (Chart)
  • Non-Farm Payroll vs. Birth/Death YoY Change (Chart)
  • FSN May 9th (Audio, not yet reviewed)
  • Bernanke speaking on Jekyll Island, ironic?
  •  A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman's Map 3,349 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases
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Daily Digest - May 11

Monday, May 11, 2009, 11:01 AM
  • Struggling Americans Forced To Work Extra-Dimensional 4th Shift (H/T PineCarr)
  • Broke Movie Posters, with super quotes. One, two and three
  • Broke, Movie Trailer
  • Smart Grid City (Video)
  • What If It Doesn't Work?
  • Average Hourly Earnings Growth (Chart)
  • Obama begging Saudia Arabia for help! In Secret meeting
  • ABC News, Elderly (Video)
  • A Case Of Gangster Government? (Video)
  • Office of Management and Budget (Link found on Peter Peterson's blog)
  •  Enormous Settlement Failures In The ETF Market (H/T PineCarr)
  • "Rats Outperform Humans in Interpreting Data"
  •  A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman's Map 3,204 U.S. Cases as of this wrtitng, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases
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Daily Digest - May 10

Sunday, May 10, 2009, 11:12 AM
  •  The End of Small Farms & Buying Local, Part II - HR 759 is in committee, worse than HR 875 (the Monsanto bill - Video)
  • How to feed the whole world (the case for white bread): Louise Fresco on TED.com
  • Calling a Spade a Spade
  • Net Claims is What Matters (Charts)
  • 1933 & Today (Then vs. Now similarities, Scridb)
  • Pushing 16% U6
  • "Ruminations on the Latest Unemployment Figures from the Bureau of Lies and Statistics"
  • Shadow Inventory (Video)
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Daily Digest - May 9

Saturday, May 9, 2009, 11:00 AM
  • Repost Video, Inspector General of the Federal Reserve (From Nate's Economic Edge Blog)
  • Senate Passes Expanded FDIC Credit Line
  • Foreclosures: The 2nd Wave
  • European gold sale blunder reaches $40 billion
  • Federal Campaign Contributuons 1994-2008 (Interactive chart)
  • Muted Recovery, Bernstein (Video---on page)
  • The Banks and Orwell
  • Obama Releases $3.4 Trillion Budget Plan
  • Commercial Mortgage Delinquencies Increase Sharply
  • Asian monetary fund
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Daily Digest - May 8

Friday, May 8, 2009, 12:35 PM
  • Is Anyone Minding the Store at the Federal Reserve? (Video)
  • China warns that the west’s quantitative easing is inflationary
  • Treasury auction trouble
  • House bypasses governor’s veto to claim Oklahoma’s sovereignty
  • Nation Ready To Be Lied To About Economy Again (H/T SteveS)
  • Market Deceptions (H'T MeMorrison)
  • Prison Awaiting Hostile Bloggers
  • If These Are "The Best And Brightest" Pray That We Never See "The Worst and Dumbest"
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Daily Digest - May 7

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 12:52 PM
  • The capital well is running dry and some economies will wither (H/T PineCarr)
  • The New "Distressed" Assets (Chart)
  •  40% of US Restaurants may be gone-No Money
  • Insiders selling at a FURIOUS PACE
  • Hugh Hendry on the Latest Rally...(Video)
  • Bank of America Needs $34,000,000,000.00
  • Nouriel Roubini: We Can't Subsidize the Banks Forever
  • ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea finalise crisis fund pact (H/T PineCarr)
  • 33% of Homeowners w/Mortgages Are Underwater
  • AARP: Social Security: 10 Facts Matter
  • Bernanke expects recovery later this year
  • Commercial Real Estate Shoe to Drop
  • Flying Pigs, Tamiflu and Factory Farms, Part 2 WHO takes a page from a Michael Crichton Novel
  • A few A(H1N1) Links Dr. Henry Niman's Map 1329 Cases Today, A(H1N1) Current Timeline, CDC Cases
  • We've been voted off the earth (Video) 
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Daily Digest - May 6

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 11:26 AM
  • 401(k)s Hit by Withdrawal Freezes (H/T Suzie G and CM)
  • Ben Bernanke to Ron Paul: “I will resist any attempt to dictate monetary policy.” (Video)
  • Reality Brought to You via Truth Tellers…
  • WSJ: About 10 of 19 Banks will need Capital
  • Richardson and Roubini Call for Bank Resolution, Diss Stress Tests
  • Goldman connection at NY Fed “doesn’t pass the smell test” (Video)
  • The Truth
  • From Michael Covel's Site: Bright Future, Superfund Gold (PDF)
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Daily Digest - May 5

Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 11:23 AM
  • China has 'canceled US credit card': lawmaker
  • Worries Rise on the Size of U.S. Debt
  • Expert: get out of western sovereign bonds (Video on page)
  • Gold off to the Races? Buffet Claims Inflation going...UP
  • WSJ: Banks Tighten Corporate Credit Lines
  • HomeOwner’s Equity: Less than 15%
  • Bogus Expert/Forecast Alert (Latest Column for the Huffington Post)
  • Dark Clouds Hanging Over Sunshine State?
  • A Conflict of Interest is Not a Conflict of Interest If It Involves Goldman
  • America's Banks 101 (H/T Mike Pilat, Video)
  • New Stress Trial Balloon Floated
  • World's major rivers 'drying up'
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Daily Digest - May 4

Monday, May 4, 2009, 10:50 AM
  • Audio, Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a DREAM, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe (Audio, LSE (London School of Economics))
  • Define Rich, part II: Rat Race and the American DREAM
  • More Fantastic Reporting with Jon Stewart (Video, Comedy also)
  • Tracking the Global Recession
  • Where to move if the Great Depression Comes?
  • Funnies
  • Shiller on Depression Scares
  • Financial Sense News Hour May 2, 2009 (Audio) 
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Daily Digest - May 3

Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:37 AM
  • Week #19, Friday Night Special #30
  • Week #19, Friday Night Special #31
  • Week #19, Friday Night Special #31
  • Ford Sales off 31.3% YoY in April
  • Company warned officials of flu 18 days before alert was issued
  • Outbreak Map/Time Line Provided by Veratect Biosurveillance
  • “Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value – ZERO” (H/T Jarhett)
  • Foreclosures: Banks Setting Opening Auction Bid Below Amount Owed