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Fed Had ‘Misgivings’ About Friedman’s Goldman Stock, Towns Says Bloomberg / Jeff Plungis

Angry Schwab bond-fund customers win in court CNN / Lisa Gibbs

Treasuries Rise as Yield Touching 4% Attracts Demand at Auction Bloomberg / Cordell Eddings

Earnings ahead to drive U.S. stock-market performance Marketwatch / Kate Gibson

China Posts First Trade Deficit Since 2004 as Imports Soar 66% Bloomberg



California Water Agency Leads Week’s Sales as Bond Yields Rise Bloomberg / Catarina Saraiva and Brendan A. McGrail

Year-Over-Year Spending Up 7% in March Gallup / Dennis Jacobe

Oil prices settle below $85 a barrel AP via Houston Chronicle / Chris Kahn

Dow briefly passes 11,000, but low volume of trading worries analysts AP via Mercury News / Bernard Condon

Dow bounces off 11,000 as energy stocks power gains Marketwatch / Peter McKay

TX: Downturn isn't as bad as others, but commercial real estate's cheerleaders are gone Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

Treasurys move lower, adding to week's decline Marketwatch / Deborah Levine

Governments have taken the debt strain, but can they get rid of it? Economist

Stocks recharge the advance CNN / Alexandra Twin

Rosenberg Sees 10% U.S. Unemployment Rate as Credit Contracts Bloomberg / Vincent Del Giudice and Thomas R. Keene

Wholesale Inventories in U.S. Rose in February as Sales Climbed Bloomberg / Bob Willis

More than 200,000 jobless counting on an extension CNN / Tami Luhby

Obama Rallies Markets With Policies That Resemble Rubinomics Bloomberg / Mike Dorning

Gold hits 3-month high on dollar dip, haven flows Reuters / Jan Harvey

Next ‘Big Crisis’ Is Unfolding in Muni-Bond Market Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

Treasuries Set for Weekly Gain on Concern Greece Will Default Bloomberg / Theresa Barraclough and Wes Goodman

Quality versus junk Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Bernanke Says Central Bankers Must Act Strongly to Stem Crises Bloomberg / Scott Lanman

Fed officials again pledge low rates, slow asset sales Reuters via Guardian

Consumers to Aid U.S. Recovery as Employment Grows Survey Says Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra and Kristy Scheuble

Retail Recovery Hangs on April Sales Proving March Was No Fluke Bloomberg / Matt Townsend

U.S. eyes sales tax Boston Herald / Jay Fitzgerald

Hey buddy, can you spare a trillion? Marketwatch / Al Lewis

U.S. Banks Hid Risk by Lowering Debt Before Reporting, WSJ Says Bloomberg / Chris Peterson

When to steer clear of a money-making mutual fund Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Oil gains towards $86 on demand optimism Reuters via Guardian

As Greek Bond Rates Soar, Bankruptcy Looms NY Times / Landon Thomas, Jr.

Bank of Korea keeps key rate at 2 percent AP via Palm Beach Post

Euro Gains Against Yen, Credit Risk Drops as Trichet Reassures Bloomberg / Clyde Russell and Ron Harui



Junk Bonds Grab Record Share as Yields Tumble: Credit Markets Bloomberg / Bryan Keogh

Economic Policy: Lessons from History Federal Reserve Board /. Ben S. Bernanke

The Economic Outlook Federal Reserve Board / Donald L. Kohn

Greenspan Came Not to Save Consumers But to Bury Them Safehaven / Fred Sheehan

High-speed trains will steamroll taxpayers Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Jack Markowitz

33 states out of money to fund jobless benefits CNN / Hibah Yousuf

March retail sales jump, post record growth Reuters / Phil Wahba

The Importance of Financial Education Federal Reserve Board / Elizabeth A. Duke

The Present and Future of Community Banking Federal Reserve Board / Daniel K. Tarullo

Tarullo Says Need for Low Rates Won’t ‘Diminish Soon’ Bloomberg / Joshua Zumbrun

Fed is worried about stock-market bubble NY Post / John Crudele

Jobless Claims in U.S. Increased Heading Into Easter Bloomberg / Courtney Schlisserman

Dallas-area mortgage delinquencies hit new high Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

Mortgage Rates on 30-Year U.S. Loans Jump to 5.21% Bloomberg / Brian Louis

Door shutting on super-low mortgage rates AP via Denver Post / Alan Zibel and Adrian Sainz

Thursday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

BA and Iberia take a step closer to becoming one of the world's biggest airlines Economist

Dollar pares gains as Trichet comments on Greece aids euro Marketwatch / Deborah Levine and William L. Watts

Bernanke, Dudley Say Recovery Is Yet to Produce Major Job Gains Bloomberg / Scott Lanman and Vivien Lou Chen

IL: More than 42 percent of small rental buildings in Cook County are ‘underwater’ Chicago Tribune / Mary Ellen Podmolik

March jobs rebound has legs Marketwatch / Simon Constable

Watch out, hope is on the rise! Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Oil falls 2nd day as dollar, U.S. crude inventories rise Reuters via Guardian / Alejandro Barbajosa

Euro grinds towards March low; Aussie firm on jobs Reuters via Guardian / Charlotte Cooper


"What About Zero?" pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City / Thomas Hoenig

Economic Challenges: Past, Present, and Future Federal Reserve Board / Ben S. Bernanke

Bernanke warns of U.S. debt AP via Houston Chronicle / Sewell Chan and Javier C. Hernandez

Fed officials warn on bubbles but Bernanke cautious Reuters / Mark Felsenthal

Greenspan: 'I was right 70% of the time' CNN / Ben Rooney

The Fed's radioactive housing hoard Fortune via CNN / Colin Barr

MN: Late mortgage payments rise in February Minneapolis Star Tribune / Kara McGuire

Mortgage rates jump Mercury News / Pete Carey

U.S. Air, United in merger talks Reuters / Jui Chakravorty and Deepa Seetharaman

Stocks finish with losses CNN / Julianne Pepitone

Who's Visiting The President? Forbes / Brian Wingfield and Jon Bruner

SEC May Force Sellers to Retain Portion of Asset-Backed Debt Bloomberg / Jesse Westbrook

Greenspan blames anyone but Fed for financial crisis USA Today / Daniel Wagner

Greenspan Defends Fed Record in Consumer Protection Bloomberg / Joshua Zumbrun

Times gropes at hope with talk of a job 'surge' NY Post / John Crudele

Consumer confidence falls for couples with kids Chicago Tribune / Becky Yerak

Gold climbs as debt fears fuel buying Reuters / Jan Harvey

General Motors loses $3.4 billion CNN / Chris Isidore

Wednesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Property Tax Rebellion Brewing After Real Estate Collapse ABC News / Dalia Fahmy

Eurozone growth lowered to zero BBC News

Ford Sells Bonds as Junk Rallies for 14th Month: Credit Markets Bloomberg / John Detrixhe, Pierre Paulden and Craig Trudell

Fed doesn't see inflation as an immediate threat LA Times / Don Lee

Asian Stocks Rise for Fifth Day on Fed Reserve Rate Optimism Bloomberg / Shani Raja and Kotaro Tsunetomi

Yen Declines as Prospects for Asian Recovery Spur Yield Demand Bloomberg / Candice Zachariahs and Ron Harui




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Nice job, pity about falling wages Reuters / James Saft

Game Plan For Dow 11,000 via Forbes

Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee March 16, 2010 Federal Reserve Board

Fed says "extended period" may last a long time Reuters / Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Fed Officials Saw Recovery Curbed by Unemployment Bloomberg / Craig Torres

Treasury Yield Rise Slowed as Currency Reserves Grow Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Matthew Brown

Faith in homeownership drops, Fannie Mae poll shows Washington Post / Renae Merle

Winning the mortgage modification lottery CNN / Les Christie

The National Housing Survey and the real estate bear market Reuters / Felix Salmon

Gold rises on fiscal worries; near 1-month high Reuters

Stocks wander on thin news; Dow stays below 11,000 AP via Denver Post / Stephen Bernard and Tim Paradis

No Double-Dip For Housing Forbes / Brian S. Wesbury and Robert Stein

Tuesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Stocks pull back as Dow hovers near 11,000 AP via Houston Chronicle / Stephen Bernard

Canadian dollar hits parity vs. U.S. dollar Reuters / Claire Sibonney

Oil rises to fresh 18-month high above $87 Reuters / Chris Baldwin

Swinging Britain Economist

‘Unloved’ Junk Debt May Be Best Bond Investment: Credit Markets Bloomberg / Pierre Paulden and Shannon D. Harrington

California Water Agency Leads Issuers as Municipal Yields Jump Bloomberg / Catarina Saraiva

Mighty America's 5 stages of rapid decline Marketwatch / Paul B. Farrell

Bankruptcy 'reform' is helping big banks squeeze consumers Marketwatch / David Weidner

A tired market Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

PA: Region's jobless rate jumps to highest level in 24 years Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Joe Napsha

Australia Raises Rate for Fifth Time in Six Meetings Bloomberg / Michael Heath


Oil Reality Check: It's Going Higher Forbes / Mark Mills

Bonds in the 'danger zone' CNN / Colin Barr

A Model for TIPS The Yield Model / Michael Brennan

The Housing Drag on Core Inflation Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco / Bart Hobijn, Stefano Eusepi, and Andrea Tambalotti

Unemployment benefits expire for thousands Reuters / Clement Tan

Recovery bets lift Wall Street, but volume light Reuters / Ellis Mnyandu

Oil Surges to 17-Month High on Signs of U.S. Economic Growth Bloomberg / Margot Habiby

Bond Buyers Demand Record Downgrade Protection: Credit Markets Bloomberg / Bryan Keogh

U.S. 10-Year Yield Hits 4 Percent for First Time Since June Bloomberg / Cordell Eddings and Daniel Kruger

Treasury Sees Good Demand At Sale Of TIPS Fox News / Deborah Levine

Interest rates rise on further signs of growth AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Stephen Bernard

America's Worst-Selling Housing Markets Forbes / Francesca Levy

Office vacancies hit 16-year highs CNN / David Ellis

Oil surges toward $87 as U.S. economy recovers Reuters / Joshua Schneyer

Is gold still a bright investment? Chicago Tribune / Richard Burnett

Monday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Dow edges closer to 11,000 CNN / Alexandra Twin

Dow 11K has no special technical significance Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

U.S. Economy: Services Expand at Fastest Pace Since May 2006 Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra

New York Budget ‘Shell Game’ Hides Deficits and Cash Squeeze Bloomberg / Michael Quint

Bidding wars Economist




Low yield imparts paralysis, or worse St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

US Bonds - The End of a 30-Year Bull Market Safehaven / Prieur du Plessis

Service Industries Probably Accelerated: U.S. Economy Preview Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra

Greenspan Says ‘Momentum Building Up’ in U.S. Economy Bloomberg / Mark Rohner and Jeff Bliss

Economic news getting better Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

TN: Money crunch hits high-dollar houses Tennessean / Naomi Snyder

Cheap and plentiful shale gas might prove to be the real deal Baltimore Sun / Jay Hancock

Gold holds its luster with some investors Orlando Sentinel via St. Louis Post Dispatch / Richard Burnett

When Stocks Stop Moving Like a Herd US News and World Report via NY Times / Paul J.Lim

Stocks may fly on jobs, profit hopes Reuters / Leah Schnurr

Striking Gold in Stock Options NY Times / Nelson D. Schwartz

Oracle’s Ellison Highest-Paid CEO as Paychecks Shrink, NYT Says Bloomberg / Dan Hart

Gloomy Geithner NY Post / Terry Keenan

White House: Expect slow jobs rebound even as economy shows signs of reversing downward spiral AP via Minneapolis star Tribune / Steven R. Hutst

Summers: Economy still has 'long way to go' Washington Times / Joseph Curl

Summers expects acceleration of job creation Reuters / John Crawley

Stock ETFs follow the Street Marketwatch / John Spence

Following the losers Marketwatch / Chuck Jaffe


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Treasury 10-Year Yields at Highest Since June Amid Job Growth Bloomberg / Cordell Eddings and Daniel Kruger

US Treasury delays China currency report BBC News / Madeleine Morris

U.S. payrolls grow, but jobless rate holds steady Washington Post / Frank Ahrens

NBER’s Hall Says Payrolls Make It ‘Pretty Clear’ Recession Over Bloomberg / Steve Matthews

U.S. Stocks Rise for Fifth Straight Week as Economy Improves Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton



Gold dips from 2-week high as euro pauses Reuters / Chikako Mogi

Yield on 10-year note near 4%, highest since June '09 USA Today / Stephen Bernard And Tim Paradis

Junk bonds, swaps show firms flush with credit Marketwatch / Deborah Levine

Treasury yield touch highest in 17 months after payrolls Marketwatch / Deborah Levine

March Jobs: The Glass Is Half Full Forbes / Steve Schaefer

US economy adds 162K jobs in March as unemployment rate remains 9.7 percent AP via Minneapolis Star Tribune / Christopher S. Rugaber

Payrolls rise 162,000, best gain in three years Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Higher taxes threaten stock rally CNN / Alexandra Twin

Dollar rises on jobs data, hits 7-month high vs yen Reuters / Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss

Leadership shifts as bull market matures Marketwatch / John Prestbo

A bullish reading of the Presidential Election Year Cycle Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert


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