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The Resilient Economy Real Clear Politics / Brian Wesbury

The budget deficit Marketwatch / Marshall Loeb

Good news on the deficit $ The Economist

U.S. housing boom is biggest since 1890 Marketwatch / Amy Hoak

Big birds keep on bleeding Denver Post / Al Lewis

Ballmer ain't goin' nowhere! Fortune via CNN / David Kirkpatrick

Options scandal could bring restatements AP via NJ Post / Marcy Gordon

U.S. Stocks Snap Two-Day Winning Streak, Dropping for 2nd Week Bloomberg / Dune Lawrence

MBA Commends Confirmation of Robert M. Couch as Ginnie Mae President Mortgage Bankers Association

SEC acts to ease fears over regulation FT / John Authers, Jeremy Grant and Norma Cohen

Amenities, Local Conditions, and Fiscal Determinants of Factor Growth in Rural America Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City / Eric Thompson, George Hammond, and Stephan Weiler

2005 Annual Report - U.S. Health Care Reform: Difficult Trade-Offs Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Japanese, Canadian, Australian Currencies Fall on China Boost Bloomberg / Min Zeng

Treasuries prices up on view Fed will curb inflation Reuters / John Parry

Two-Year Treasuries Head for Biggest Weekly Drop Since October Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Poole Says Inflation Is Too High; Fed May Need to Act Bloomberg / Vivien Lou Chen

SEC to name Fed's Olson to head PCAOB-source Reuters / John Poirier

Tech pain may end, but not soon CNN / Amanda Cantrell

Corporate America Levers Up Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner

Treasuries edge up on view Fed will curb inflation Reuters / John Parry

Putting the Risk Back into Emerging Markets Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Bill Would Boost Ranks of Credit Raters / Stephen Taub

Letting inflation rise could be costly -Fed's Kohn Reuters

The Effects of Globalization on Inflation and Their Implications for Monetary Policy Federal Reserve Board / Donald L. Kohn

The Role of Anecdotal Information in Monetary Policy Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis / William Poole

Poole: Data may not reflect inflation pressures Marketwatch / Steve Goldstein

When Big Ben speaks ...  ... the market reacts Chicago Tribune / David Greising

Fed official: Rate hikes may continue AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Kelly Olson

Ben, take a lesson from Abraham and Isaac Philadelphia Inquirer / Andrew Cassel

Policy Wonks Versus Bernanke Forbes / Jessica Holzer

Friday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

Gold climbs as commodity rebound continues Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

TX: Copping copper Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

Oil prices fall on supply news AP via NJ Post / George Jahn

TX: Dallas market 'undervalued' Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

TX: 2,700 homes posted for foreclosure Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

Profit-Momentum Bets Return Wall Street Journal via Marketwatch / Tom Lauricella

Friday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

U.S. Stocks Fall on Rate Concern; Microsoft, Exxon Shares Drop Bloomberg / Dune Lawrence

Gates' next full-time job: Trying to save the world Seattle Times / Benjamin J. Romano

Microsoft's past options practices questioned Reuters via CNN

U.S. Current-Account Deficit Narrows to $208.7 Bln Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

U.S. consumer sentiment rises in early June Reuters

Trade Deficit Posts Surprising Improvement AP via Forbes / Martin Crutsinger

Dollar higher, plays off Friday data Marketwatch / Wanfeng Zhou

Dollar falls as market fears recede FT / Peter Garnham

Job Picture Bright for Finance, Accounting / Stephen Taub

Euro joy boosts Slovenian pride BBC News / Oana Lungescu

Russia sees WTO entry next month BBC News

Japan: June Tankan Preview Morgan Stanley / Takehiro Sato

China: No Impact from Tightening, So Far Morgan Stanley / Denise Yam and Andy Xie

'Greenspan created a monster housing bubble ... but if the economy tanks, it will be Bernanke who gets the blame' Guardian / Larry Elliott

All Items or Core Inflation - You Can Tighten Now or Tighten Later Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

Bernanke Talks Down Risky Assets: Another "Hot Money" Temper Tantrum, or a Major Economic Trend Change? Econotech via Safehaven

Markets sway back and forth to Bernanke's beat AP via SEattle Times / Neal Lipschutz

It's Time to Come Clean on Muni Swaps, Derivatives Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

Airline Bonds Rally as AMR, Continental Boost Passengers, Fares Bloomberg / Caroline Salas

With a volatile market, it's no time for investors to panic Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Patricia Sabatini

Hedge Fund Shuts Down After SEC Check NY Post / Roddy Boyd

Gates Casts A Long Shadow Washington Post / Yuki Noguchi

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Probably Fell for 3rd Month in June Bloomberg / Joe Richter

Industrial Production - Weakness Developing In Household-Related Sector Northern Trust / Paul Kasriel

IRS may be denied deputies San Antonio Express News / Aïssatou Sidimé

The Border and the Boom Tech Central Station / Jerry Bowyer

States' tax revenue solid in early 2006 / Pamela M. Prah

States struggle to cut costs of immigration Christian Science Monitor / Jeff Oliver

Canada: Nation's net debt falls to record low in 1st quarter Toronto Star

Bank of Japan Scandal Last Thing Japan Needs Bloomberg / William Pesek Jr.

Oil May Rise as Growth in China, U.S. Spurs Demand Bloomberg / Mark Shenk and Christian Schmollinger

This Market Mess Is About More Than Ben Bernanke Bloomberg / Chet Currier

U.S. Treasuries soft on stock rally, rate outlook Reuters

NY: Selling, for a saintly price Newsday / Joie Tyrrell

When Markets Plunge, Blame Central Banks $ NY Times / Floyd Norris

The Amazing Vanishing Case Against Frank Quattrone Bloomberg / Ann Woolner

Japan's Bonds Drop; Stock Rally Adds to BOJ Interest-Rate Case Bloomberg / Issei Morita


Yield-Curve, Inflation, and Recessions: Are Recessions Necessary to Control Inflation in the US? Prophet of Doom and Gloom via Safehaven / Kas Jain

Real M2 Growth Signaling U.S. Economic Slowdown Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

Must Bernanke Choose Deflation? Safehaven / Robert Blumen

Deepwater drilling in the Gulf takes off Detroit News / Steve Quinn

What to do amid uneasy economy Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / Avrum D. Lank

Globalization blurs line between U.S. cars, imports AP via Lansing State Journal / Jim Mateja and Rick Popely

Gates' decision 'a good thing' for Microsoft New leadership will benefit company, analysts say Seattle Post Intelligencer / Todd Bishop

Bankruptcy a 'bad idea,' GM CEO sez Bloomberg via NY Daily News / Greg Bensinger

Newspaper industry hopes for patience Marketwatch / David B. Wilkerson

Mexico Hopeful Takes Hard Line Vs. NAFTA AP via Newsday / Mark Stevenson

Money markets turn attractive amid volatility Chicago Tribune via Orlando Sentinel / Gail MarksJarvis

Bounce or bust CNN / Steve Hargreaves, Jessica Seid and Grace Wong

A Good Chief Just Stays Out of the Way $ NY Times / Joseph Nocera

NY: Area homes on market selling at faster pace Buffalo News / Michelle Kearns

CA: State's payrolls rise again Sacramento Bee / Dale Kasler

FL: Jobless rate near bottom South Florida Sun Sentinel / Harriet Johnson Brackey

SC: Spartanburg unemployment rises Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Two-Year Treasury Yields Rise to Five-Year High on Fed Outlook Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Yen Posts Second Straight Weekly Drop Versus Dollar on Rate Gap Bloomberg / Min Zeng and Daniel Kruger

Fearing Inflation, China Tightens Monetary Policy for 2nd Time in 6 Weeks NY Times / Keith Bradsher

S.C. job gains still trail nation The State / Jim DuPlessis

FL: Region's job boom weakens slightly Palm Beach Post / Jeff Ostrowski

Investors shrug off Gates' departure Seattle Times / Kim Peterson


A new way to measure inflation Dallas Morning News / Angela Shah

Even foreclosure hawks hurt by sagging real estate market AP via San Diego Union Tribune / Alex Veiga

Hindsight produces many reasons for Dow's 199-point gain Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Gregory M. Drahuschak

Gold bows to strong dollar Reuters via Washington Post / Chikafumi Hodo

Rate Honeymoon NY Post / Tracy Byrnes

FL: Sketchy lending practices forcing many from their homes Palm Beach Post / Pat Beall

AZ: Fear grips Phoenix housing market Arizona Republic and NY Times via Dallas Morning News

MI: Phone, cable firms slug it out on each other's turf Lansing State Journal / Jeremy W. Steele

PA: Prepaying for oil this year is slippery business Allentown Morning Call / Sam Kennedy

SC: High gas prices jack up home delivery costs The State / James D. McWillliams

NC: Seasonal forces push jobless rate to 4.6% Winston Salem Journal / Richard Craver

Canada: Prophet of Doom and Gloom CP via Toronto Star / Gary Norris

What Ozzie can do for Microsoft Business Week via MSNBC / Steve Hamm

Grocers turning more to quality store brands Chicago Tribune via Newsday

 How fixed-income investments smooth risk, still produce strong returns Wall Street Journal via Marketwatch / Jonathan Burton

Emerging debt to breathe easier during data hiatus Reuters / Walter Brandimarte

Bernanke's dilemma: Avoiding a recession AP via Charlotte Observer / Jeannine Aversa

Bernanke Glance AP via NJ Post

Investors can’t hide from higher interest rates London Times / Irwin Stelzer

Inflation, rates and the U.S. economy... Portsmouth Herald / Elaine Morgillo

Wall Street's Focus to Shift to Earnings AP via Tallahassee Democrat / Christopher Wang

NYSE could set up London exchange $ FT / Norma Cohen, John Authers and Jeremy Grant

Softer data probably wouldn't matter Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Treasury Investors Prepare for Fed to Raise Rates in August Bloomberg / Deborah Finestone

Ripple Effects Agitate Markets LA Times / Tom Petruno

Middle-Class Bargain Hunt FT via LA Times / Stefan Stern

Are super-hot emerging markets latest bubble? AP via Clarion Ledger

What to do to protect stocks from inflation Philadelphia Inquirer / Jeff Brown

Dollar May Fall on Concern Fed Rates Will Slow Economy's Growth Bloomberg / Kabir Chibber

Home Construction Slows Along With Sales: U.S. Economy Preview Bloomberg / Vince Golle

Venezuela: Where oil is everything Philadelphia Inquirer / Andrew Maykuth

Oil company execs defend high pump prices AP via Seattle Times / John Heilprin

TN: Hospitals say more patients cannot pay Tennessean / Todd Pack

CO: Storage companies hold fewer workers Denver Post / Kimberly S. Johnson

CA: O.C. economy continues to thrive Orange County Register / Jonathan Lansner

Arizona's gypsum mines feed growing demand Arizona Republic / Max Jarman

Miss. farmers feeling brunt of dry weather Clarion Ledger / Arnold Lindsay

Heck of a career for Bill Gates Philadelphia Inquirer / Andrew Cassel

Go Midwest, young Easterner: Coasts no longer hottest housing markets Boston Herald / Kenneth R. Harney

Immigration Math: It's a Long Story NY Times / Daniel Altman

Is This Game Already Over? NY Times / Gretchen Morgenson

Not All Assets Are Portable Wall Street Journal / Jane J. Kim

New fund rules should reflect the scandal that precipitated them Marketwatch / Chuck Jaffe

Getting Help to See the Sunshine Through the Rain NY Times / Andrew Ross Sorkin

Mutual funds a safer bet: Good choice for average investors Boston Herald / Rick Schaffer

The economy is in fine shape, so why all the angst? Guardian – Observer / Richard Wachman

Big Names Beckon in Churning Market Wall Street Journal / Andrew Barry

'The bull's-eye is on their backs': US investors hit the mark on executive

excess Independent / Stephen Foley

A Little Industry With a Lot of Sway on Proxy Votes NY Times / Robert D. Hershey, Jr.

Amid Losses, 12 Financial Truths Persist Wall Street Journal / Jonathan Clements

An Old Formula That Points to New Worry Marketwatch via NY Times / Mark Hulbert

Profit Streak May Snap at Last NY Times / Conrad De Aenlle

Now there's a PC on every desk, is it the right time for Bill to quit? Guardian – Observer / John Naughton

UK: Of bankers and Goldman Sachs Guardian – Observer / William Keegan



WI: Late mortgage payments drop in state, U.S. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / Paul Gores

S&P 500 Fair Value Below 800? Hussman Funds via Fiend’s SuperBear Page / John P. Hussman

Wall Street's back in absolute control, and Main Street's clueless Marketwatch / Paul B. Farrell

New Fed chief settles in, so do investors Sydney Morning Herald / Malcolm Maiden

Bondholders could end up in a bind Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

BMA Renews Call For Public Dissemination of Information Regarding NAIC Classifications Bond Market Association

Bond Buying and Pill Popping Daily Reckoning / Mogambo Guru

As our debt rises, dollar value sinks Dallas Morning News / Scott Burns

The Most Powerful Force on Earth Money and Markets via Safehaven / Martin Weiss

Key House lawmaker reveals estate tax plan AP via San Antonio Express News / Mary Dalrymple

Bush Is Back -- and with a Winning Message National Review / Larry Kudlow

Cost-cutting deal extends Wagoner's stay Toronto Star / David Olive

Chief Financial Officer's (CFO) Report to the Board FDIC

FDIC Reports First Quarter 2006 Financial Results for the Deposit Insurance Fund FDIC

Former Fed Vice Chair Ferguson joining Swiss Re Reuters via Washington Post

Is Ken Lay Really a Criminal? Ludwig Von Mises Institute / William Anderson

US SWAPS-Spreads widen, taking cues from Treasuries Reuters

Rates on Treasurys climb AP via Beaufort Gazette

Consumer group goes after real estate industry CNN / Les Christie

U.S. mortgage rates unchanged on Monday – BestInfo Reuters

Alive and well under a mountain of debt $ FT

Goldman Giveth And Taketh Forbes / Liz Moyer

SEC names Fed's Olson as PCAOB chairman Reuters / John Poirier

AZ: More entrepreneurs run business at home Arizona Republic / Scott Wong

Social Security: A plan both parties can love (and hate) CNN / Jeanne Sahadi

Riding out the stock market storm CNN / Grace Wong

Vonage Sued by Verizon Over Internet Phone Patents Bloomberg / Rebecca Barr and Susan Decker

US stocks fall on rate worries, oil sector's slide Reuters / Vivianne Rodrigues

Size matters $ The Economist

Dollar Rises Against Major Currencies AP via Forbes

EU: Oil imports fuel eurozone deficit BBC News

Deutsche Börse in new move on Euronext $ FT / Norma Cohen

Deutsche tweaks Euronext offer BBC News

FL: The other insurance crisis St. Petersburg Times / Tom Zucco

Foreclosures on homes expected to jump as adjustable mortgages climb higher South Florida Sun Sentinel / J.W. Elphinstone

MBA to Testify at Senate Hearing on the Federal Housing Administration Mortgage Banker’s Association

Housing market index falls to 11-year low Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

How Good Is What You’ve Got? Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta / Marco Del Negro and Frank Schorfheide

Bernanke: Investors' Foe...or Friend? Business Week via MSNBC / Gene Marcial

Market Signals A Bottom May Be Near Forbes / Chris Johnson

Bounce creates opportunity, but for whom? Marketwatch / tom Kilgore

'Everything will be fine,' bullish Navellier predicts Marketwatch / Peter Brimelow

The Dirty Secret of China's Economy Business Week via MSNBC / Brian Bremner

Not feeling at home with risk Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Globalization and Inflation Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner

US Treasuries ease as Fed inflation talk holds sway Reuters / Chris Reese

U.S. must tackle fiscal problems-Atlanta Fed's Guynn Reuters

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events Reuters

The boomer bust Fortune via CNN / Yuval Rosenberg

Oil slides on positive Iran talk Reuters via CNN

Penny Dreadful NY Post / Chris Byron

Some U.S. farmers return to animal power AP via NJ Post / M.L. Johnson

Monday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Rocky Markets May Boost Leveraged Buyouts NY Post / Tom Bawden

Stocks signal bubble might burst AP via Cincinnati Enquirer / Ellen Simon

U.S. Stocks Fall on Rate Concern, Extend Slump; Exxon Declines Bloomberg / Sarah Thompson and Hilary Johnson

TX: San Antonio Boom May Dry Up as Water Ebbs and People Pour In Bloomberg / Amy Strahan

Global Economy May Withstand U.S. Slowdown, Emerge Healthier Bloomberg / Rich Miller and Simon Kennedy

Scale and the Chinese Policy Challenge Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Don't Blame the BoJ for the Bloated Global Asset Prices Morgan Stanley / Stephen Jen

Sweden: Monetary Policy: Preview and Paradox Morgan Stanley / Thomas Gade and Elga Bartsch

Global: Inflation: Operating Rates Say 'Yes, but Benign' Morgan Stanley / Eric Chaney

Germany's Big Trade Secret FT via LA Times / Bertrand Benoit and Richard Milne

Norway's Central Bank Tries Clarity for a Change FT via LA Times / Ralph Atkins

Bernanke Finds It's Better Second Time Around Bloomberg /  Caroline Baum

Dollar Rises to 8-Week High; Fed's Guynn May Be Upbeat on U.S. Bloomberg / Ron Harui and Kosuke Goto

Corporate Road Warriors on the Move Bond Buyer / Humberto Sanchez

The US economy: past and present Brookes News / Gerard Jackson

Inquiry Into Stock Option Pricing Casts a Wide Net NY Times / Eric Dash

Telecom Giants in Europe Plan $30 Billion Deal NY Times / Andrew Ross Sorkin

Gambling: where the money goes Christian Science Monitor / David R. Francis

Illegal Hiring Is Rarely Penalized Washington Post / Spencer S. Hsu and Kari Lydersen

Here Illegally, Working Hard and Paying Taxes NY Times / Eduardo Porter

Republicans Have Last, Best Chance to Limit Pork Bloomberg / Kevin Hassett

Taiwan: Convincing Washington to sign a trade deal Taipei Times / Kuo Kuo-hsing

China's central bank tightens policy AFP via Taipei Times

EU: The pain in Spain is there for all to see Guardian / Larry Elliott

Citigroup's Buckland Says Parallels to 1987 Crash End With M&A Bloomberg / Michael Sesit

If this is World Cup economics, who will be our global referee? Independent / Stephen King

Russia: Derivative Deals to Be Legally Protected Moscow Times / Yuriy Humber

Goldman Names Cohn, Winkelried Co-Presidents, Operating Chiefs Bloomberg / Christine Harper

Perella's Investment Bank May Suffer From Timing Bloomberg / Matthew Lynn


Markets are on Fed wavelength -Cleveland Fed study Reuters

U.S. Treasuries steady in Asia, mood cautious Reuters

Warns Proposal to Disclose Counterparty and Type of Trade Information Will Harm Investors and Liquidity Bond Market Association

FL: Late mortgage payments drop in state, U.S. Miami Herald / Monica Hatcher

Don't Restrict Immigration, Tax It Tech Central Station / Nathan Smith

A Mico-Tax Plan Daily Reckoning / Desidooru Saloon

The Financial Prowess of the U.S. Family National Review / Jerry Bowyer

U.S. House clears $427.6 billion for Pentagon, wars Reuters / Vicki Allen

UK: Public borrowing hits record high Guardian / Angela Balakrishnan

U.S. wealth growth rate slows; China, India pick up pace Marketwatch / Greg Morcroft

What is the ARMS Index Currently Saying? Market Thoughts via Safehaven / Henry To

What to Buy / James B. Stewart

The Day Our Columnist took The Plunge NY Post / John Crudele

The Fed's Big Fallacy Forbes / Stephen Todd

It ain't over till it's over Marketwatch / Dr. Irwin Kellner

When will the Fed stop? AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Michael J. Martinez

Bonds are shining a little brighter Fortune via CNN / Corey Hajim

Builder’s Worry, But Homeowners Pay Up NY Post / Tom Bawden

If it's a new exchange-traded fund, it might signal a market high Marketwatch / Thomas Kostigen

Euronext rejects D Börse offer $ FT

Cohn’s Energy Crisis NY Post / Zachery Kouwe

China, India to drive demand for oil through 2030 Marketwatch / Stephanie I. Cohen

Gold surges on short covering, dollar AP via NJ Post

Russia and Italy 'to work closer' BBC News

EU Adds More Airlines to Blacklist AP via Chicago Tribune

NYSE Gives Short Sellers Fair Warning NY Post / Roddy Boyd

SEC Widens Options Probe: Report / Stephen Taub

Mergers of equals $ FT / Lex

Stocks End Mixed on Interest Rate Concerns AP via Chicago Tribune / Christopher Wang

Emerging Market Watch Pimco / Curtis Mewbourne

New England Economic Indicators Federal Reserve Bank of New England

Economic Trends June 2006 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Mexico’s Financial Vulnerability: Then and Now Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas / Erwan Quintin and José Joaquín López

U.S. Stocks Snap a Two-Day Losing Streak as Kroger Advances Bloomberg

Some money managers brace for a not-so-gentle Ben Reuters / Jennifer Ablan

Buttonwood: Credit derivatives $ The Economist

GM's ratings cut deeper into junk territory Reuters

GM Adds Collateral to $5.6 Bln Bank Loan; Ratings Cut Bloomberg / Jeff Green

US Treasuries fall as expected Fed hike looms Reuters

CA: Amid sales decline, O.C. home prices set record Orange County Register / Jeff Collins

Tuesday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

Tuesday's Metal Prices AP via NJ Post

Experts Can't Agree If Near-$3 Gasoline Is Sapping Demand Investor’s Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Dollar rises against euro AP via NJ Post

Colombia Central Bank Raises Benchmark Rate to 6.5% Bloomberg / Andrea Jaramillo

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events Reuters

US chain store sales better so far in June—Redbook Reuters

U.S. Economy: Housing Starts Rose More Than Expected in May Bloomberg / Victor Epstein

IL: New-home buyers in driver's seat Chicago Tribune / Sharon Stangenes

Fidelity to split leading mutual fund in two $ FT / Robert Budden

Million-dollar investors prefer cash Reuters

Self-regulation a popular topic for hedge funds Chicago Tribune / Bill Barnhart

Rx for Rattled Nerves -- Read Mutual Fund Tables Bloomberg / Chet Currier

Fees on funds: Why pay more? Philadelphia Inquirer / Jeff Brown

Official hoped to hook Nacchio Denver Post / Al Lewis

Tuesday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Bending Steel Forbes / Paul Maidment

Oil consumption seen soaring Reuters via CNN

The SBA's New Master Forbes / Seth Martin

Number of global millionaires grows AP via Seattle Times / Jim Krane

Swedish central bank raises rates by quarter point Reuters via FT

Bank of Japan Chief Apologizes for Scandal AP via Baltimore Sun / Yuri Kageyama

Doom And Gloom Daily Standard / Irwin Stelzer

Anxiety Attack US News / James M. Pethokoukis

Inflation Ravages U.S. Wages, Fueling Angst at Bush's Economy Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

Housing Starts in U.S. Probably Stayed Near 17-Month Low in May Bloomberg / Victor Epstein

Piper Jaffray Triggers G-37 Ban Bond Buyer / Lynn Hume

MA: Bay State foreclosures rise to ten-year high Boston Herald / Jerry Kronenberg

Fears are growing of the US returning to isolationism Taipei Times / Richard Halloran

Congress Rejects UN Taxes Texas Straight Talk via Safehaven / Ron Paul

Cisco's Connections US News / Justin Ewers

What's Red, Familiar, Ubiquitous and May Be on Its Way Out? NY times / Eric Dash

Financial Markets Get Global Tech Central Station / Dominic Basulto

U.S. Mint Giving 'Gold Bugs' a New Option Washington Post / Brooke A. Masters

Shanghai Copper Tumbles on Demand Fears, Down a Third Since May Bloomberg / Chia-Peck Wong

Robust economy = robust giving Christian Science monitor / Jane Lampman

Fed Steals Punchbowl, Party Ends, Hangover Starts Bloomberg / Mark Gilbert

Crude Oil Trades Near $69 After Falling on Signs of Iran Talks Bloomberg / Gavin Evans

Schroder Tells Europe to Trust Gazprom Moscow Times / Stephen Boykewich


Volatile stagnation harks back to '70s Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Rising costs don't faze small businesses AP via Beaufort Gazette / Joyce M. Rosenberg

Hedging the Fed / Steven M. Sears

Forecasting with Small Macroeconomic VARs in the Presence of Instabilities Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City / Todd E. Clark and Michael W. McCracken

Just Speculating Here, but... Goldenbar via Safehaven / Ed Bugos

Morgan Stanley $ FT / Lex

More Currency ETFs to Debut Smartmoney / Lawrence Carrel

US fully committed to reaching agreement in WTO talks, says Bush AFP via EU Business

Teaching Basic Economics to Fifth Graders Ludwig Von Mises Institute / Arthur E. Foulkes

Canada: Global Economic Forces and the Need for Adjustment Bank of Canada / David Dodge

Canada: Take a deep breath on economy: Dodge Globe and Mail / Heather Scoffield

Germans are daring to feel proud of their country again Knight Ridder / Matthew Schofield

Fitch launches unified hybrid rating methodology Reuters

US Treasuries unchanged in dearth of economic data Reuters / Zubin Jelveh

Toothless Fed CNN / Chris Isidore

CEO Paycheck: $42,000 a day CNN / Jeanne Sahadi

Ford on Ford Detroit Free Press / Sarah A. Webster

Paulson to Sell Goldman Stake, White House Aide Says Bloomberg / Alison Fitzgerald and Michael Forsythe

U.S. mortgage rates unchanged on Wednesday – BestInfo Reuters

S.F.-area home sales down 20 percent in May Reuters via MSNBC

How Do Managers Handle Proxies? AP via Las Vegas Sun / Ellen Simon

Painting for Profit Slate / Daniel Gross

US economy to avoid recession through 2008 –report Reuters / Jim Christie

Monumental Branding Forbes / Tara Weiss

Morgan Stanley 2Q Income More Than Doubles AP via MSN Money

CA: It's a top-shelf housing sales slump Orange County Register / Jonathan Lansner

Stocks sizzle in summer sun CNN

Wednesday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Why IPOs are hurting CNN / Grace Wong

FedEx 4th-Qtr Profit Climbs 27% on Shipping Demand Bloomberg / Mary Schlangenstein

Crying Foul In Short-Selling Land Forbes / Liz Moyer

US Treasuries rise slightly in thin volume Reuters / Chris Reese

Morgan Stanley CFO says June markets challenging Reuters

Oil prices edge higher on inventory data AP via NJ Post

Wednesday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events Reuters

CA: Home Sales Slowdown Could Settle In for a Stay LA Times / Annette Haddad

UK: Bank voted 7-1 for no rate change BBC News

Deutsche Börse sees unhappy faces all around IHT / James Kanter

Banks take stake in Chicago exchange $ FT / Doug Cameron

Mortgage Rates Increase, Application Volume Steady in Latest Survey Mortgage Bankers Association

Fastest Growing Cities Are Suburban AP via Washington Post / Stephen Ohlemacher

Utah is no slouch on home payments Salt Lake Tribune / Mike Gorrell

NC: Fidelity has eye on new complex in N. Carolina Boston Herald / Scott Van Voorhis

Republicans Rally Around Plan to Limit, Not Repeal, Estate Tax Bloomberg / Ryan Donmoyer

US effort to rehab image falls short Christian Science Monitor / Howard LaFranchi

Chinese Buy Udmurtneft for Rosneft Moscow Times / Catherine Belton

Rich get even richer in third world Guardian / Hans Kundnani

The Fed and the nickel dollar Asia Times / Wayne Jett

Surprise! As Taxes Surge, States Aren't `Strapped' Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

Stagflation Was That '70s Show, Not Today's Tale Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

Rocks, Hard Places and the Deutsche Börse Offer NY Times / James Kanter

Tribune Fracas Features Knee-Jerk Corporate Wisdom Bloomberg / David Pauly

Ford May Miss 2008 Profit Goal as SUV Sales Slow, People Say Bloomberg / Bill Koenig and John Lippert

Timber Becomes Tool in Effort to Cut Estate Tax NY Times / Edmund L. Andrews

Global gambling revenues expected to rise AP via NJ Post

Spain's Looming Bust Will Hurt the Rest of Europe Bloomberg / Matthew Lynn

Ten Million Reasons BOJ's Fukui Must Resign Bloomberg / William Pesek Jr.

Dollar Drops on Speculation Fed Rate Increases Will Slow Growth Bloomberg / Ron Harui and Kosuke Goto

Harvard left in lurch over donation $ FT / Andrew Jack



UK: We can learn a lesson from US in how to protect manufacturing Independent / Michael Meacher

Aging boomers are good for investors Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

The Main Street Economist Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Economists forecast further US rate rises FT / Jennifer Hughes

Ford rated more likely to default than GM $ FT / Richard Beales, Bernard Simon and James Mackintosh

Money funds rose in latest week AP via Beaufort Gazette

Morgan Stanley's Mack Attack Business Week via MSNBC

Flimsy Pro-Estate-Tax Arguments National Review / Bruce Bartlett

Canada: Economy looks the best in 50 years Globe and Mail / Heather Scoffield

Inflation forecasts rise among U.S. CFOs – survey Reuters

10Y Treasury note's yield rises to four-year high Reuters

House Votes to Cut Estate Taxes AP via Forbes / Mary Dalrymple

This week's Mutual Fund stories Marketwatch

Janus replaces fund managers Denver Post / Will Shanley

Bernanke tops Greenspan as market mover Reuters via CNN

WTO Presents `Inelegant' Texts on Farm Aid, Import-Duty Cuts Bloomberg / Warren Giles

The Challenge of Concentrated Poverty Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland / Sandra Pianalto

Feeling the heat The Economist

US bankers' panel sees steady Fed after next week Reuters / Tim Ahmann

Atlanta Fed President Jack Guynn to Retire October 1, 2006 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Oil prices climb on gasoline jitters AP via NJ Post / Madlen Read

Thursday's Metal Prices AP via Forbes

TX: Half in home deals turn to the Internet Houston Chronicle / Purva Patel

IA: Homeownership classes quash 'misinformation' Des Moines Register

Mortgage rates climb on Fed rate worries AP via NJ Post / Martin Crutsinger

Homeowners far away pay Katrina's damage AP via NJ Post / Rukmini Callimachi

Why did MSN exec leave in a hurry? Microsoft mum on Taylor's exit Seattle Post Intelligencer / Todd Bishop

Ozzie the wizard The Economist

Paying tribute The Economist

U.S. Stocks Fall as Reports Suggest Inflation, Lower Growth Bloomberg / Nick Baker

The end of a dream CNN / Geoffrey Colvin

Regulators probing alleged airline cartel $ FT / Tom Griggs, Kevin Done and Doug Cameron

Transatlantic cooperation is becoming more modest, and realistic $ The Economist

George Bush's scribe $ The Economist

Treasuries Fall a 7th Day on Expectations of More Fed Increases Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Deborah Finestone

Mexico to Pay $7 Billion Debt With World Bank, IDB Bloomberg / Adriana Arai

A glimmer of light at last? The Economist

Still haunted by a communist spectre The Economist

Look out, Europe, they say The Economist

WA: Market forces and our schools Seattle Post Intelligencer / Bill Virgin

To catch a gravitational wave The Economist

Outward bound The Economist

Wachovia sells mortgage servicing unit Charlotte Observer / Rick Rothacker

Hedge Funds Bid for Three Companies / Stephen Taub

Thursday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

UK: Bank of England policymaker dies BBC News

Senate kills minimum pay boost AP via Chicago Tribune / Jill Zuckerman

Wage rage $ The Economist

Serious Shoppers Only, Please Forbes / Rachel Rosmarin

U.S. Stocks Fall as Reports Suggest Inflation, Lower Growth Bloomberg / Nick Baker

Thursday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Fix backdating by fixing boards Philadelphia Inquirer / Jeff Brown

Rate futures dealers confident of Aug Fed rate hike Reuters

Mark W. Olson submits his resignation as a member of the Board of Governors, effective June 30, 2006 Federal Reserve Board

Statement by Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on the retirement of Jack Guynn Federal Reserve Board

Chicago Fed National Activity Index pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Inflation prompts Barclays to raise rate forecasts Reuters

Atlanta Fed President Guynn to Retire Newsday

DIARY-Federal Reserve Events Reuters

U.S. Economy: Leading Index Falls by Most in 9 Months Bloomberg / Courtney Schlisserman

Jobless claims reach 5-week high AP via Baltimore Sun / Martin Crutsinger

New U.S. jobless claims up 11,000 last week Reuters / David Lawder

NY: Region's housing market deflates Journal News / Noreen Seebacher

Home sellers, builders feel pinch of U.S. slowdown Reuters / Andrea Hopkins

30-year mortgage hits 4-year high CNN

Housing Construction Forecast Cut by Builders LA Times / Annette Haddad

Dollar Gains on Flight From Emerging Markets, Korea Tensions Bloomberg /                  Michael McDonald

Goldman surges to No. 1 in hedging Bloomberg via Chicago Tribune

Advice to Invest Less in U.S. Bonds Washington Post / Paul Blustein

Summers Sees Account Deficit as Global Threat Bloomberg / John M. Berry

A New OPEC in the Making? Moscow Times / Stephen Boykewich

Federated Fund Seeks Munis, Dividends to Weather Market Slide Bloomberg / Matthew Keenan

Junk Bond Jitters Roil Univision Bids NY Post / Zachery Kouwe

IRS Reworks Its Whistle-Blower Program Wall Street Journal via Marketwatch / Tom Herman

If minimum wage is raised, who benefits? Christian Science Monitor / Patrik Jonsson

Minimum-Wage Increase Fails Washington Post / Shailagh Murray

Minimum wage vote vexing for GOP Christian Science Monitor / Linda Feldmann

Leading U.S. Economic Indicators Probably Fell 0.5% Last Month Bloomberg / Courtney Schlisserman

Markets, advisers going to extremes Marketwatch / Peter Brimelow

UK: MPC: Don't bank on a rate rise this summer Scotsman / Bill Jamieson

Japan's Trade Surplus Widened for 1st Time Since 2004 Bloomberg / Lily Nonomiya


Rates decision countdown FT / Christopher Brown-Humes

Legislators have no place in fight over net neutrality St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

MN: Condo conversion concerns Minneapolis Star Tribune / Jim Buchta

Hedge funds back under fire Marketwatch / David Weidner

Russia to repay its debts early BBC News

International Financial Integration and the Current Account Balance Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Donald L. Kohn takes oath of office for a four-year term as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors Federal Reserve Board

Bernanke's risky business Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Fed scare puts volatility back in the market $ FT / John Authers

Fed chief should keep talking AP via Mercury News / Rachel Beck

Oil Prices Hover Around $71 a Barrel AP via Newsday

Gold, silver regain luster AP via Beaufort Gazette

Social Security: Same old stalemate Business Week via MSNBC / Howard Gleckman

Whistleblower program hardly worth the payoff Marketwatch / Thomas Kostigen

Defense Attacks Trader NY Post / Roddy Boyd

Refco mess touches Arafat, Paulson NY Post / Paul Tharp

Hedge Fund Toddlers Business Week via MSNBC / Roben Farzad

Economy shows signs of faltering AP via Myrtle Beach Sun / Madlen Read

What’s In a Stock’s Name? 33% More Gains The Sleuth via Daily Reckoning / Sala Kannan

Adelphia sues Motorola for $1.1 billion Bloomberg via Rocky Mountain News

GM workers in last-minute rush for buyouts AP via Beaufort Gazette / Tom Krisher

Google/Baidu $ FT / Lex

L.A. Confidential Daily Reckoning / Chris Mayer

Land of Milk, Honey -- and Oil? Business Week via MSNBC / Sonja Ryst

Driving in New Delhi Slate / Joel Waldfogel

UK: Manufacturing bouncing back Scotsman / Nick Bevens

Treasuries Post Worst Slump Since 1984 on Fed Rate Concern Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Shamim Adam

US SWAPS-Spreads little changed, wider on the week Reuters

Bonds drop as Fed tightening looms Dow Jones via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Laurence Norman

Should you prepay your mortgage? CNN / Walter Updegrave

Home Depot Discloses SEC Options Inquiry Newsday

U.S. economists split on value of minimum wage hike Reuters / Kelly Evans

SEC Hedge Fund Registration Rule Struck Down by Court Bloomberg / Andrew Harris

Mexico central bank holds interest rates steady Reuters

Lift a glass to world's most expensive whiskies Forbes via MSNBC / Nick Passmore

Friday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

China and Saudi Arabia: interesting SPR team up? Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong

A Kind Word for the Austrian School Pimco / Paul McCulley

Emerging-Market Bonds Tumble as Turkey Seeks to Shore Up Lira Bloomberg

Fed walks fine line CNN / Grace Wong

Slightly higher fed funds projected by futures market Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Instability in U.S. Inflation: 1967–2005 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta / James M. Nason

Stock Market Report June 2006 pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

U.S. Economy: Durable Goods Orders Ease Concern About Slowdown Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

Court tosses hedge fund registration rule Reuters via CNN

Friday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

CO: Backdating: a scandal in waiting Denver Post / Al Lewis

Treasuries Poised for Second Week of Declines as Rate Bets Rise Bloomberg / Shamim Adam

California, Arizona Rule 21st Century; Cities Wither Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

Dealers Protest FSA Ruling Before Court Bond Buyer / Lynn Hume

Is Gold's Run Over? Wall Street Journal via Marketwatch

If Hedge Funds Made the Mess, They Can Fix It Too Bloomberg / Chet Currier

S.E.C. Is Reported to Be Examining a Big Hedge Fund NY Times / Walt Bogdanich and Gretchen Morgenson

More Data Or Smarter Data? Increasing the Value and Timeliness of Business Information Using XBRL FDIC

Durable Goods Orders in U.S. Probably Rose on Equipment Demand Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

TX: Demand outstripping supplies, prices going through the roof San Anotnio Express-News / Jennifer Hiller

MA: Condos cost, sales plunge delivering a double blow Boston Herald / Scott Van Voorhis

GM Plans Gas-Electric Car to Rival Toyota, People Say Bloomberg / Jeff Green

Dollar May Strengthen on Speculation Fed to Raise Rates Twice Bloomberg / Chris Young

China May Be Africa's Savior or Its Curse Bloomberg / William Pesek Jr.


Borrowers feeling the pinch of rising rates Newsday / Randi F. Marshall

CA: Parents seek home values in a good school district Mercury News / Margaret Steen

Stocks to tread water ahead of Fed decision Marketwatch / Carla Mozee

U.S. must take stronger stance on Chinese trade Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / John Torinus

Japan anger over U.S. beef grows AP via CNN

Japan to support sanctions against Iran FT / Guy Dinmore and David Pilling

When Ben Bernanke talks, markets muddle Houston Chronicle / Richard Yamarone

Knight Ridder's demise reflects sobering times for newspapers Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Michael Liedtke

Hoping for help from the Fed CNN / Steve Hargreaves, Jessica Seid and Grace Wong

Buy a house without leaving home Seattle Times / Phuong Cat Le

Chicago sees new boom in skyscrapers AP via Dallas Morning News

Are Mortgage Borrowers Rational? Lew Rockwell / Kevin Duffy

Dollar Rises to Two-Month High as Fed Rate Expectations Climb Bloomberg / Michael McDonald and Min Zeng

Oil: Price near US$71 on US thirst for fuel New Zealand Herald via / Timothy Gardner

S&P 500 Declines for a Third Week on Interest-Rate Concerns Bloomberg / Daniel Hauck

Hedge funds stay course despite rough weather Wall Street Journal via Contra Costa Times / Henny Sender

Pequot Denial NY Post / Roddy Boyd

Bush Asks Congress to Approve Line-Item Veto to Cut Spending Bloomberg / Holly Rosenkrantz

China's Economy Forecast to Grow 10.3% in First Half Bloomberg / Janet Ong

A Big Bank Is Betting Big on Expansion NY Times / Eric Dash

Investors Are Looking on the Sunny Side of a Downturn NY Times / Vikas Bajaj and Jeremy W. Peters

States target employers of aliens / Kavan Peterson



CA: Sellers getting creative in a slow housing market Long Beach Press Telegram / Don Jergler

As markets fret, Bernanke struggles with rift at Fed Globe and Mail / Barrie Mckenna

Moscow is world's priciest city AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Madlen Read

Renters face tight apartment market Marketwatch / Amy Hoak

Gas prices decline slightly over 2 weeks AP via Beaufort Gazette

Jewelers have glitter jitters Allentown Morning Call / Kurt Blumenau

IMF's Rato says global economic growth remains strong Reuters

Zhou Says China Will Make Currency More Flexible `Gradually' Bloomberg / Kenneth Wong

Hedge Funds Curb the Business Cycle Safehaven / Hans F. Sennholz

Homes, cars gobble up U.S. savings Wall Street Journal via Tacoma News Tribune / Jonathan Clements

Bernanke must talk tough to markets London Times / Anatole Kaletsky

Fed to hike rates again, signal may need more Reuters via Washington Post / Alister Bull

Fed expected to boost rates again Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Central Bankers Say Economy Can Weather Higher Rates Bloomberg / Simone Meier

Warren Buffett gives away his fortune Fortune via CNN / Carol J. Loomis

Inflation not as bad as Fed thinks AP via Clarion Ledger / Ellen Simon

U.S. resort rates soar with rising demand Wall Street Journal via Bradenton Journal
Home Sales, Spending Cool; Prices Rise: U.S. Economy Preview Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

CA: Debt danger zone Long Beach Press Telegram / Barbara Correa

MN: Millions in their 20s have no health coverage St. Paul Pioneer Press / Julie Forster

CO: State stays atop foreclosure list Denver Post / Will Shanley

Foresclosure Countdown 306090120 Newsday / Randi F. Marshall

CA: Home prices keep going up as sales begin to slow down Mercury News / Frank Michael Russell

PA: The long commute from Pa. to NYC is worth it for some Doylestown Intelligencer via Contra Costa Times / John Wilen

From a home to a rental LA Times / Tom Kelly

Day traders reenter market AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Michael J. Martinez

Some are obsessive about stock trading Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Gregory M. Drahuschak

Selling begets selling in recent market slump LA Times via Newsday / Tom Petruno

Dollar Bears Dwindle as Fed Rate Outlook Climbs, Survey Shows Bloomberg / Kabir Chibber

Adjusting old rules USA Today via Arizona Republic / Kathy Chu

Space Vehicle May Come From Private Sector AP via LA Times

Inflation Gains Put Fed in Hot Seat Wall Street Journal / Greg Ip

Fearful markets eye the Fed Guardian – Observer / Heather Stewart

Bernanke gets caught in interest rate trap Scotsman / Bill Jamieson

Fed rates gap at 22-year high London Times / David Smith

Hut us with a half-point hike, Bernanke NY Post / Terry Keenan

Boomer bust in stocks? What drugs are you taking? Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Len Boselovic

Old King Coal is a merry old soul... but will the future of fossil fuels be so happy? Independent / Hamish McRae

MD: Apartment shortage is a threat to Md. economy Baltimore Sun / Jay Hancock

MA: ‘Burbs’ buildings gobbled up: Hub towers’ prices spur interest Boston Herald / Scott Van Voorhis

Renters should be examine finances before jumping into homeownership AP via Orlando Sentinel / Gail Marksjarvis

Quality Firms Not Given Their Due Wall Street Journal / Russell Pearlman

How Charlotte became a banking giant, outpacing Pittsburgh's banks Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Dan Fitzpatrick

Capital One's Big Bet On Banks Should Pay Off Barron’s via Wall Street Journal / Christopher C. Williams

I never saw it coming NY Post / John Aidan Byrne

Life after NYSE NY Post / John Aidan Byrne

Last chance saloon for world trade Guardian – Observer / Heather Stewart

Boost for Scotland as new migrants flock to the glens Guardian – Observer / Heather Stewart

This Time, the Fed May Lift the Fog NY Times / Conrad De Aenlle

What the Fed Is Up to, and Why You Shouldn't Fret US News and World Report via  NY Times / Paul J. Lim

Income Inequality, and Its Cost NY Times / Anna Bernasek

Waiting for the Dough on the Web NY Times / Richard Siklos

Note to the New Treasury Secretary: It's Time to Raise Taxes NY Times / Ben Stein

The Winding Road to Grasso's Huge Payday NY Times / Landon Thomas, Jr.


Until Debts Do Us Part Daily Reckoning / Mogambo Guru

Real estate market can't outrun fate Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Will skilled immigrants drive down US high-tech wage rates? Brookes News / Gerard Jackson

Oil rises to $72 on strong summer demand Reuters via Washington Post / Neil Chatterjee

Monday's commodities roundup AP via Beaufort Gazette

Will The Federal Reserve Create The New Socialist Man? Ludwig Von Mises Institute / Karen De Coster and Eric Englund

Could the FOMC raise rates by a half-point? Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Bernanke 'broken in with fire' as Fed meets USA Today / Sue Kirchhoff

Central bankers warned on rising inflation FT / Chris Giles

EU ready to budge in WTO talks, but not lead the way AFP via EU Business

Citi sheds fund unit Bloomberg via NY Daily News / Justin Baer

Bernanke to testify July 19 and 20 on economy Reuters

Spreads mixed, players start Fed watch Reuters

Kraft changes CEOs Chicago Tribune / John Schmeltzer

Stocks like big mergers CNN / Grace Wong

GM Says 35,000 Workers Took Retirement, Buyout Offers Bloomberg / Jeff Green and Greg Bensinger

Walgreen 3Q earnings climb 14 percent AP via NJ Post / Dave Carpenter

Who's afraid of Nathan Myhrvold? Fortune via CNN / Nicholas Varchaver

Campaign Finance Rules Struck Down by U.S. High Court Bloomberg / Greg Stohr

U.S. mortgage rates unchanged on Monday – BestInfo Reuters

Japanese fast food makers eye U.S. market AP via MSNBC

Stock gains capped by Fed worry Marketwatch / Mark Cotton

U.S. Stocks Rise on Acquisitions; Homebuilders, Retailers Gain Bloomberg / Nick Baker

Treasurys end lower for ninth consecutive session Marketwatch / Leslie Wines

U.S. Treasury 10-Year Note Heads for Longest Slump Since 1974 Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton and Kabir Chibber

Chew on These Numbers, Ben Business Week via MSNBC / Michael Englund and Rick MacDonald

The Rating Game NY Post / Paul Tharp

Oil climbs past $71 as traders eye global output Marketwatch / Ciara Linnane

Brokerage stocks go on a vacation for the summer Wall Street Journal via Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Jed Horowitz

Feds 92nd Annual Report 2005 pdf Federal Reserve Board

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Review pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Fed says expansion solid despite costly energy Reuters

US Treasuries sag on surprise new home sales jump Reuters / Ros Krasny

The bright side of the slowdown Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Has the US Current Account Deficit Peaked? Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner

Berkshire stock falls after Buffett sets donations Reuters / Jonathan Stempel

Monday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

U.S. Economy: New Home Sales Unexpectedly Rose in May Bloomberg / Victor Epstein

Sales of new homes increase unexpectedly AP via The State / Martin Crutsinger

Sheila C. Bair Sworn in as 19th Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC

TX: Finding a safety net worth taking home Dallas Morning News / Pamela Yip

Iraq oil output hits a new high BBC News

Venting Global Tensions Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Japan: Thirteen Questions the PM Will Face Morgan Stanley / Robert Alan Feldman

EU: Entering Knock-Out Stage Morgan Stanley / Elga Bartsch

China: Rate Hikes Ahead Morgan Stanley / Andy Xie

Bernanke May Err on High Side at `Dicey' Time for U.S. Economy Bloomberg / Rich Miller

Fed Half-Point Rate Increase Seen in Traders' Inflation Concern Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Fed Turns Deaf Ear to Signs of Slowing Growth Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

American Workers Rejecting Jobs as Immigrants Drive Down Wages Bloomberg / Heidi Przybyla

Housing numbers may make inflation look worse than it is AP via Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Ellen Simon

America's budget has 'the wrong stuff' Christian Science Monitor / David R. Francis

New breed of tax cheat: Seven under indictment for 'abusive trusts' Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Torsten Ove

Hey Big Spenders... Tech Central Daily / Michael Rosen

Congress may yet move on immigration Christian Science Monitor / Gail Russell Chaddock

Time to Get Over Those Oil `Dependency' Blues Bloomberg / Kevin Hassett

MA: Big oil in Bay State Boston Herald / Jay Fitzgerald

Is the storm past? Marketwatch / Peter Brimelow

Inquiry Clouds Future for a Hedge Fund Survivor NY Times / Jenny Anderson

Hedge Funds, Pro Sports Make a Troubling Team Bloomberg / Matthew Lynn

Hedge Fund Conflicts Still Largely Kept Secret Bloomberg / John F. Wasik

The dangers ahead Guardian

More Corporate Ratings? Bond Buyer / Yvette Shields

Turkey's Bonds Approach Argentina's as Most Risky, Swaps Show Bloomberg / Hamish Risk

Delayed, but there is a day of reckoning Guardian / Larry Elliott

Good Japanese News in the Rarest of Places Bloomberg / William Pesek Jr.


Fed scare may spare real estate sector  Moneycontrol / Piyu Sen

WI: Jobs are elusive for teens who need them most Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / Tanette Johnson-Elie

CA: O.C. can't shake slump Orange County Register / Jonathan Lansner

Chances rise for housing-driven recession Reuters / David Lawder

Congress Weighs In On Shorts Forbes / Liz Moyer

Tapping Into The ETF Gusher Forbes / Carl Delfeld

Association Releases Mid-Year Economic Forecast; Expects Fed to Continue Raising Rates Bond Market Association

Surprise Drop in Oil? National Review / Larry Kudlow

GM predicts lower sales, plans incentives AP via Beaufort Gazette / Tom Krisher

Buffett won't be leaving Berkshire Hathaway Reuters via MSNBC

Buffett: Easier to make fortune than give it away LA Times via Chicago Tribune / Thomas S. Mulligan and Maggie Farley

Market Risk vs. Investment Risk Daily Reckoning / Chris Mayer

Stocks Take A Dive As Fed Meeting Looms Investor’s Business Daily / Vincent Mao

Ellison pulls plug on Harvard donation AP via MSNBC

FL: Sales plunge, prices level off in South Florida housing markets South Florida Sun Sentinel Paul Owers

Sarbox’s Unconstitutional Bureaucracy National Review / Phil Kerpen

Morgan Stanley fined over insider accounts USA Today / Elliot Blair Smith

OH: Firm banned from dealing in securities Akron Beacon Journal / Gloria Irwin

NJ: State shutdown edges closer New Jersey Record Herald / John McAlpin and Mitchel Maddux

CA: Gas prices rev up motorcycle sales Mercury News / Janis Mara

Regional, bilateral trade pacts threaten to weaken WTO AFP via EU Business

Ten Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Texas State & Metro Economic Indicators Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Record mergers mean more job cuts Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Small, Midsize Manufacturers Optimistic / Stephen Taub

The Buttonwood column: Rejecting the proposed cure $ The Economist

No 'quick fix' at bank to which Mack went back $ FT / David Wighton

CBOE sets ball rolling for market listing $ FT / Doug Cameron

Oil price tops bankers' fear list $ FT / Peter Thai

Paulson defends tax cuts at hearing FT / Krishna Guha

Paulson Says Growth Will Cut Deficit, Not Tax Rises Bloomberg / Kevin Carmichael and Alison Fitzgerald

Hedge fund ruling marks another legal victory for business AP via Seattle Times / Marcy Gordon

Tribune's Buyback Falls Short of Goal NY Times / Jeremy W. Peters

U.S. Treasury bond prices finish higher AP via NJ Post

Workers do it 'under duress' Detroit Free Press / Jason Roberson and Michale Ellis

Dollar fractionally higher in range-bound trading Marketwatch / Wanfeng Zhou

Stuck! Homes sit longer on the market CNN / Les Christie

ABC/WashPost US consumer comfort index rose to -10 Reuters

Financing gets tougher as U.S. junk bonds stumble Reuters / Dena Aubin

Is a Fed surprise on tap? Business Week via MSNBC / Peter Coy

Bush Aide Says He's Confident Fed Will Tame Inflation Bloomberg / Brendan Murray

Mr. Paulson Comes To Washington Forbes / Tom Van Riper

Senate Republicans Delay Vote on U.S. Estate-Tax Cut as Democrats Dissent Bloomberg / Ryan Donmoyer

Wells Fargo Splits Stock, Boosts Buyback and Dividend Bloomberg / Will Edwards

CO: Denver ranked No. 8 in cost of living Rocky Mountain News / James Paton

US stocks fall as investors await Fed, GM drops Reuters / Vivianne Rodrigues

Tuesday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Executive Pay Prognosis: Marginal Change / David M. Katz

Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Bernanke has inflation on his mind; here's why AP via Charlotte Observer / Jeannine Aversa

Treasuries Rebound From Longest Losing Streak in Three Decades Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Treasurys stage a small relief rally after losses Marketwatch / Leslie Wines

Bonds stage small recovery CNN

New-Home Sales Rise 4.6% in May Reuters via LA Times

Consumer Confidence Up, Home Sales Slump AP via Washington Post / Anne D’Innocenzio

Treasury nominee says US must curb spending Reuters via CNN

Paulson's Hearing for Treasury Job to Focus on China Bloomberg / Alison Fitzgerald and Kevin Carmichael

White House's Lazear - U.S. core prices contained Reuters

Chief Financial Officer's (CFO) Report to the Board First Quarter 2006 pdf FDIC

Buyers in more markets find housing out of reach USA Today / Noelle Knox

Tuesday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

Tuesday's Metal Prices AP via NJ Post

Oil rises above $72 amid Iran tensions AP via Philadelphia Inquirer

German business confidence at 15-year high FT / Ralph Atkins and Richard Milne

Philanthropy With A Business Bent Forbes / Paul Maidment

Fed Officials Confront a Failure to Comprehend Bloomberg / John M. Berry

Bernanke Will Try to Present Anti-Inflation Case More Clearly Bloomberg / Scott Lanman

The Bank of Bernanke Daily Reckoning via Lew Rockwell / Bill Bonner

GE to Junk: Corporate Bonds Posting Worst Declines Since 1998 Bloomberg / Sebastian Boyd

Mass. house sales still struggle: May drop is 5.2 percent Boston Herald / Jerry Kronenberg

MA: Bay State foreclosure rate increases at dizzying pace Boston Herald / Scott Van Voorhis

Certain Things Daily Standard / Irwin Stelzer

PA: Mixed signals on local job front Pittsburgh Post Gazette

MI: Detroit's tipping point? Detroit News / Louis Aguilar

George Let Plunge Slip NY Post / John Crudele

Congress weighs estate-tax break for wealthy Christian Science Monitor / Mark Trumbull and Gail Russell Chaddock

Central banking forum says rates may have to rise further Guardian / Ashley Seager

Big Noise, Small Gains for Mutuals in First Half Bloomberg / Chet Currier

Robot Portfolio Is Struggling, Others Doing Well Bloomberg / John Dorfman

As steel shaped Pittsburgh, banking defines Charlotte Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Dan Fitzpatrick

Moscow Named World's Most Expensive City Moscow Times / Stephen Boykewich

Soft spot in India's boom: the 60 percent tied to farms Christian Science Monitor / Scott Baldauf

A Few Pitfalls of Statist Economics Lew Rockwell / Michael S. Rozeff

U.S. Notes May Fall as Investors Demand Premium Over Fed Rate Bloomberg / Shamim Adam

Dollar Drops on Speculation Fed Rate Increases Will Slow Growth Bloomberg / Kosuke Goto and Ron Harui



Ford a Bigger Default Risk Than GM, Derivatives Show Bloomberg / John Dooley

Volatility wipes out hedge fund gains FT / Stephen Schurr

Real estate brokers hold on tightly to commissions St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

SIA, TBMA Boards Approve Merger, Creating Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Bond Market Association

Learning to Buy Fear / Steven M. Sears

Bold strokes would be a risk for Fed Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Will this rate hike be the last straw? Dallas Morning News / Pamela Yip

More Grist for the Fed's Mill Business Week via MSNBC / Michael Englund and Rick MacDonald

Fed expected to raise rates to 5.25% FT / Krishna Guha

Stocks brace for Ben CNN / Grace Wong

Fed rate hikes beginning to pinch economy MSNBC / Martin Wolk

Big question: How high will Fed go? Detroit Free Press / Susan Tompor

Is it still safe to count on consumers? Business Week via MSNBC / Pallavi Gogoi

Hedge Hogs Forbes / Liz Moyer

Net Mutual Fund Inflows Lowest in at Least 2 Years Bloomberg via LA Times

Red Hat profit disappoints investors Raleigh News and Observer / Anne Krishnan

Lamy warns trade talks could fail BBC News

Crude oil prices rise to $72.42 a barrel AP via Beaufort Gazette / Sui-Lee Wee

Saudi says crude is flowing freely Houston Chronicle / Lynn J. Cook and Bill Hensel, Jr.

Growth rate expected to be revised higher Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Too much of U.S. budget on autopilot—Comptroller Reuters

Senate confirms Paulson as Treasury secretary Marketwatch / William L. Watts

US big business slams Fed boss for confusing words Reuters / Alister Bull

Fed will raise interest rates again, analysts say US News and World Report / James M. Pethokoukis

Trade chiefs to press EU on farm policy Washington Times / Jeffrey Sparshott

Bernanke's Little Problem Forbes / Steve H. Hanke

FOMC to mull rates at 2-day session AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Jeannine Aversa

Fed interest rate rise expected BBC News

Ford Motor Co downgraded to 'B+' from 'BB-' - S&P AFX via Forbes

Treasury Bonds Down; Market Awaits Fed AP via Forbes / Michael S. Derby

OH: Home sales are holding their own Cleveland Plain Dealer / Mary Vanac

OH: Housing now buyers' market Cincinnati Enquirer / Jeff McKinney

Mortgage Rates Increase, Application Volume Declines in Latest Survey Mortgage Bankers Association

Wednesday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

Stocks barely changed in afternoon trade AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Ellen Simon

UPS in deal to carry mail for U.S. Postal Service Reuters via MSNBC

MI: Citizens, Republic banks to merge: $1.05 billion deal will mean some job losses Lansing State Journal / Jeremy W. Steele

Hedge funds attacked at Senate hearing $ FT / Daniel Pimlott

As Baby Boomers begin to fade, young workers climbing into management Baltimore Sun via South Florida Sun Sentinel / Hanah Cho

Lawyer: Feds failing on hedge fund fraud AP via NJ Post / Marcy Gordon

Treasury Nominee Gives Few Specifics on Bush Priorities NY Times / Edmund L. Andrews

US Treasuries dip before 5-year auction, Fed meeting Reuters / Ros Krasny

Bernanke flexes his muscles CNN / Justin Fox

Get Ready For Stagflation Forbes / Richard Lehmann

U.S. mortgage applications decrease last week-MBA Reuters

Credit-card delinquency up in quarter AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Jeannine Aversa

Wednseday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Hedge Funds May Face State Oversight, Blumenthal Says Bloomberg / Robert Schmidt and Katherine Burton

Oil Rises After U.S. Reports Larger-Than-Expected Supply Drop Bloomberg / Matthew Leising

Bernanke's Early Stumbles Strengthen His Case for Setting Inflation Target Bloomberg / Craig Torres

Higher rates begin to slow growth Christian Science Monitor / Ron Scherer

Boxed-In Politicians and Fiat Money Lew Rockwell / Gary North

Home Sellers Cut Prices as Once-Torrid U.S. Market Turns Chilly Bloomberg / Kathleen M. Howley and Joe Richter

Indiana Municipalities Prepare for Tax Cap Bond Buyer / Elizabeth Carvlin

Treasury nominee Paulson sounds a lot like outgoing Snow USA Today / David Lynch

How can the US make up for lost opportunities? Taipei Times / Dominique Moisi

Gold and Metals - Where are we? AstroCycle via Safehaven / Francis Bussiere

Buffetting the Death Tax Tech Central Station / James R. Harrigan

A Rate Weight NY Post / Suzanne McGee

Airbus Needs to Break Free of the French State Bloomberg / Matthew Lynn

Inside advantage Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Accounting rule could bust state budgets / Pamela M. Prah

MO: Downtown turnaround gains national attention, Slay says St. Louis Post Dispatch / Rebekah Tsradik

MA: Doctor shortage afflicting state Boston Herald / Jennifer Heldt Powell

A new era for supercharged philanthropy Christian Science Monitor / Mark Trumbull

UK: Business support for euro plunges Scotsman

UK: Going to live with Uncle Sam Telegraph / John Greenwood

UK: Fidelity's special situation Telegraph / Jenne Mannion


One step more $ The Economist

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Wall Street v Wall Street The Economist

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The Reality of Stagflation Euro Pacific via Safehaven / Peter Schiff

Fed Wants To Pause - Will The Data Allow It To? Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

A Pre-Fed Quickie via Safehaven / Gary Tanashian

Do Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves? National Review / Tom Nugent

Dividends may be important this year Dallas Morning News / Danielle DiMartino

Fed decision helps Dow jump 217 points AP via Houston Chronicle / Christopher Wang

Indexes Confirm Rally In Heavier Volume Investor’s Business Daily / Vincent Mao

Fed raises rates, edits policy statement Marketwatch / Greg Robb and Rex Nutting

Fed hints end is near for rate increases USA Today / Barbara Hagenbaugh

US interest rates $ FT / Lex

Survey of Tenth District Manufacturers Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Why inflation matters to the Fed AP via Detroit News / Jeannine Aversa

Fed Ups By 1/4-Pt., But Dovish Outlook Puts Aug. In Doubt Investor’s Business Daily / Laura Mandaro

Gold surges as dollar falls on Fed statement Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

Goldman rivals watch for opportunities $ FT / Ben White

Fund fees falling Marketwatch / John Spence

Ex-Treasury Chief Snow Ponders Next Move AP via Forbes / Martin Crutsinger

House gives go ahead on offshore drilling CNN / Steve Hargreaves

House Democrats introduce hedge fund bill Reuters via Washington Post / John Poirier

Paulson mum about 'strong dollar' Reuters via CNN

Foreign central banks net sellers of US debt in wk Reuters

Forget Bernanke. Earnings are key Fortune via CNN / Nelson D. Schwartz

Apple's Irregular Options Forbes / Rachel Rosmarin

Thursday's Money Rates AP via NJ Post

Bernanke Throws The Market A Bone Forbes / Liz Moyer

General Mills 4Q profit falls 52 percent, but meets expectations AP via San Diego Union Tribune / Joshua Freed

Wall Street pushes for fewer market masters Wall Street Journal via Pittsburgh Post Gazette /  Randall Smith, Aaron Lucchetti and Susanne Craig

Fed raises U.S. rates, softens inflation rhetoric Reuters / Tim Ahmann

US futures dealers sense rate pause on dovish FOMC Reuters / Ros Krasny

CA: Area home values ripe for a fall Sacramento Bee / Jim Wasserman

Treasuries Jump as Fed Suggests Cycle of Rate Increases May Be Nearing End Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton and Daniel Kruger

Fed hikes rates again CNN / Grace Wong

Fed Lifts Rate to 5.25%, Further Move Depends on Data Bloomberg / Craig Torres

Fed Raises Interest Rate to 5.25 Percent AP via South Florida Sun Sentinel / Martin Crutsinger

Fed lifts US rates further quarter point FT

FOMC Statement Federal Reserve Board

Can higher education foster economic growth? pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago / Rick Mattoon

US 30-year mortgage rates highest since May 2002 Reuters

Mortgage rates climb on inflation fears AP via NJ Post / Martin Crutsinger

How High Will It Go? Forbes / Oxford Analytica

Oil gains $1 as demand stays strong Reuters via CNN

US Treasuries hold gains even as equities jump Reuters / ros Krasny

US Treasury to release capital flows revisions Fri Reuters

Hedge Funds need oversight AP via NJ Post / Rachel Beck

Stocks surge ahead of Fed's rate move AP via Chicago Sun Times / Christopher Wang

Thursday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Jobless claims rise, suggesting slowdown AP via NJ Post

Not sweating the Fed CNN / Paul R. La Monica

US economy grew at 5.6% in first quarter FT

Economy zips ahead faster than expected AP via NJ Post / Jeannine Aversa

U.S. newspaper help-wanted ads slipped in May Reuters

Convertible Bond Sales Almost Double on Rates, Stock Volatility Bloomberg / John Glover

LA: Storming Back to Market Bond Buyer / Tedra Sue

Long Bonds Starting to be a Buy Market Thoughts via Safehaven / Henry To

TBMA and SIA Vote to Merge for More Clout Bond Buyer / Lynn Hume

U.S. Treasuries flat in Asia, Fed outlook awaited Reuters

Rate Change Explanations Confuse Markets AP via Washington Post / Martin Crutsinger

Hike’ll Hit Us Where It Hurts NY Post / Tom Bawden

Tighter, Tighter: When Will Fed Increases Start to Pinch? Washington Post / Nell Henderson

The Inflation Conundrum?! Goldenbar via Safehaven / Ed Bugos

Fed set to send tough message on inflation RTE Business

Fed expected to hike rates by 25bps: UBS Moneycontrol

With Inventories Bulging, Detroit Rolls Out the Incentives NY Times / Nick Bunkley

Home Depot's Race Against the Rain Washington Post / Ylan Q. Mui

NY: High costs of hitting road Newsday / Tom Incantalupo

A New Mack Whack NY Post / Roddy Boyd

Juiced Marts Smart? NY Post / John Crudele

Republicans Push Overhaul of Budgeting Rules to Fight Deficit Criticism Bloomberg / Brian Faler

Panel Is Told S.E.C. Stopped a Hedge Fund Inquiry NY Times / Walt Bogdanich

Scrutiny Urged for Hedge Funds Washington Post / Carrie Johnson

Estate Tax Bill Could Hurt Charities NY Times / Floyd Norris

Coastal Drilling to Resume if Bill Passes Washington Post / H. Josef Hebert

Russia: Much-Maligned Ruble Finally Going Global Moscow Times / Yuriy Humber

German Unemployment Falls as World Cup Boosts Demand for Temporary Labor Bloomberg / Rainer Buergin

Americans Want Federal Reserve to Stop Raising Interest Rates, Poll Shows Bloomberg / Scott Lanman

High interest rates are here to stay - don't expect them to plummet Independent / Hamish McRae

Does size matter? Smart car challenge to US gas guzzlers Guardian / Andrew Clark

Power and the Presidency Tech Central Station / Stephen Bainbridge

Japan's Bond Trading Disrupted by Computer Malfunction at Biggest Broker Bloomberg / Issei Morita

Japan Industrial Production Falls 1 Percent in May From Record in April Bloomberg / Lily Nonomiya

Dollar May Advance on Speculation Fed Will Be Hawkish on Rates Bloomberg / Chris Young


Bonds slip, unable to provide haven Marketwatch / Rachel Koning

US Treasuries rally on muted inflation, industry data Reuters / Ellen Freilich

Credit Quality Continues to Improve / Stephen Taub

Securitization: Cash Flow on Tap / Tim Reason

Options gone wild! Fortune via CNN / Adam Lashinsky

Kerkorian steps up the pressure Reuters via CNN

GM Likely Led U.S. June Sales Drop as Discounts Fell Bloomberg / Greg Bensinger

What is an American car, anyway? CNN / Peter Valdes-Dapena

Michaels could sell for $44 a share; stock surges Marketwatch / Jennifer Waters

The choice $ The Economist

Water's a precious commodity Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong

Hedge funds for the rest of us CNN / Amanda Cantrell

Russia May Struggle to Contain Ruble as Curbs Lifted Bloomberg / Svenja O'Donnell

Federal Reserve Events Reuters

Economic Quarterly Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Residential Investment over the Real Estate Cycle Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Home loan rates climb Sacramento Bee / Jim Wasserman

TN: Local home sales buck interest rates Tennessean / Chas Sisk

Consumer sentiment rose in June Reuters via CNN

U.S. Economy: Spending Rises, Inflation Is Unchanged Bloomberg / Carlos Torres

Four Risks Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner

Did Ben Go Wobbly? Forbes / Rich Karlgaard

Econ South - Second Quarter 2006 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Report to the Congress on Practices of the Consumer Credit Industry pdf Federal Reserve Board

Supervisory Insights – Summer 2006 FDIC

Friday Gold Coin Prices AP via NJ Post

Gold in New York Rises Most Since 2001 as Fed Comments Erode Dollar Value Bloomberg / Julie Tay and Pham-Duy Nguyen

Oil prices settle above $73 a barrel AP via Seattle Times / Sui-Lee Wee

Currencies: Risk of Repatriation by the US Real Money Accounts Morgan Stanley / Stephen Jen and Charles St-Arnaud

NYSE Will Charge Fixed Rate for Trading Shares, End Cap on Brokers' Fees Bloomberg / Edgar Ortega

Friday's Analysis / Marty Chenard

Walgreen earnings up 14 percent AP via Chicago SunTimes

China?s Great Contradiction Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Limited options $ The Economist

EU: A Real Surprise from the Real Economy Morgan Stanley / Eric Chaney

Japan economic data point to rate rise FT / David Turner

Global: Debating the Liquidity Cycle Morgan Stanley / Joachim Fels

SEC: It's Lawyers' Duty to Dig Bond Buyer / Lynn Hume

Dollar drops sharply against yen in Asia AP via Beaufort Gazette

Cheap knockoffs cost U.S. industry billions AP via South Florida Sun Sentinel / Foster Klug

Close to the top. Federal Reserve serves up reassuring message on US interest rates Independent / Jeremy Warner

Gentle Ben Calms Down Nervous Investors NY Post / Tom Bawden

$1 Trillion Shock Awaits States, Local Governments Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

U.S. Treasuries tick up in Asia after Fed Reuters

Fed Raises, Sends No Signal on What's Coming Bloomberg / John M. Berry

Relax, It's Six Weeks Until the Next Fed Meeting Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

Federal Reserve, Seeking Guidance, May Find Figures Fail to Justify Pause Bloomberg / Scott Lanman and Craig Torres

Fed pleases almost everyone with a balancing act on interest rates London Times / Gary Duncan

Fed Raises Rates, but Scales Back Talk of Inflation NY Times / Edmund L. Andrews

MA: It’s the lease you can do: Can’t sell a place? Consider renting it instead Boston Herald / Jerry Kronenberg

You Call This Volatility? How Quickly They Forget Bloomberg / Chet Currier

Correction must come after Thursday's knee-jerk rally Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Microsoft hits delay, layoffs, loss all in one day Software maker pushes back Office, cuts 148; evangelist exits Seattle Post Intelligencer / Todd Bishop

US Airways CEO hints more airline consolidation may be ahead Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Dan Fitzpatrick

Apple Computer's Options Timing Looks Too Good Bloomberg / Graef Crystal

Lunch with billionaire sells for $620,100 AP via Philadelphia Inquirer

Fukui, Would-Be Greenspan of Asia, Replaceable Bloomberg / William Pesek

Oil Rises an Eighth Straight Day as Gasoline Supplies Fall, Demand Peaks Bloomberg / Christian Schmollinger

Dollar Set for Quarterly Loss as Fed Near to End of Interest Rate Rises Bloomberg / Kosuke Goto

Japan's Consumer Prices Rise the Most Since 1998, Supporting Rate Increase Bloomberg / Mayumi Otsuma

Yen May Climb as Inflation Report Fuels Bets on Rate Increase Bloomberg / Chris Young