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China’s Fed Standard National Review / John Tamny

The virtualization of the American corporation Marketwatch / John C. Dvorak

Send in the Clowns By All Means! Clif Droke Market Analysis via Safehaven / Clif Droke

White House inner circle loses key aide FT / Andrew Ward

Strong job creation lifts US economy FT

Greenspan: 'Very unusual' economic conditions Reuters via CNN

US car sales recovery led by GM BBC News

Fed didn't tap subprime powers, action comes late Reuters / Patrick Rucker

When Will All This Bad News Sink In? Euro Pacific via Safehaven / Peter Schiff

Will the Real Private Nonfarm Payrolls Please Stand Up? Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

Construction Jobs Puzzle Mish’s global Economic Trend Analysis via Safehaven / Mike Shedlock

More equity hedge funds turn to shorting ETFs Marketwatch / Alistair Barr

Dow, S&P hit new records CNN / Steve Hargreaves and Alexandra Twin

Stocks Finish Week Higher Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Toyota, GM lift U.S. auto sales in May AP via St. Petersburg Times / Tom Krisher

Still looking good Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Gas, oil futures jump on supply worries AP via Dallas Fort Worth Star Telegram / John Wilen

Dollar rises on stronger U.S. data Marketwatch / Wanfeng Zhou

Outlook and Risks for the U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Board / Randall S. Kroszner

Tentative 2008 FOMC meeting schedule Federal Reserve Board

Core inflation falls back to Fed's comfort zone Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Corporate Profits, the Dollar and Global Growth Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner

Friday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

US markets hit highs, but world stocks soar Christian Science Monitor / Mark Trumbull

The Inverted Yield Curve No Longer Presages Recession / Igor Greenwald

Treasury Yields Touch Highest Since August on Payroll Gain Bloomberg / Deborah Finestone and Daniel Kruger

Bail Bonds Contrary Investor via Safehaven

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Bond and Equity Prices Morgan Stanley / David Miles

Investment bank fortunes tied to credit market Marketwatch / Alistair Barr

We Are ‘Global Re-Balancing Optimists’ Morgan Stanley / Stephen Jen

Bond prices drop CNN

New York's `Shadow Government' Deserves a Long Look Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

U.S. Economy: Job Growth Quickens, Spending Gains Bloomberg / Joe Richter and Shobhana Chandra

Pending Home Resales in U.S. Fall to Four-Year Low Bloomberg / Bob Willis and Shobhana Chandra

Oil Prices Rise Above $64 AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Pablo Gorondi

Gold gains on ECB announcement, reaction to US employment data muted AFX via Forbes

Consumers undaunted by high gas prices Reuters via CNN

Dow Jones Jumps Above $60 Bid; Bancrofts Will Talk Bloomberg / Leon Lazaroff

Feds Give Web Access to Lobbying Records AP via Newsday

AMT: Popular tax breaks in the cross hairs CNN / Jeanne Sahadi

ICE solicits CBOT support Chicago Tribune / Robert Manor

Private-Equity Deals Put Squeeze on Mutual Funds Bloomberg / Chet Currier

Schwab, Mandelson Meet Amid Signs WTO Talks Advancing Bloomberg / Mark Drajem and Jennifer M. Freedman

Euro-Area Growth Slows to 3 Percent AP via Newsday


Canada: Why interest rate hikes are warranted Globe and Mail

G-8 protesters clash with German police AP via Beaufort Gazette / David Rising

Text of President Bush's Saturday radio address Marketwatch

The Long Life Span of a Housing Downturn NY Times / Floyd Norris

A Little Discretionary Spending, Please Thoughts From The Frontline via Safehaven / John Mauldin

May's job gains double projections Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Patricia Sabatini

Several Signs the Economy Is Reviving NY Times / Jeremy W. Peters

Cars Outsell Light Trucks for First Time Since 2002 NY Times / Nick Bunkley

June Swoon / Summer Rally Elliott Wave Technology via Safehaven / Joseph Russo

Dow Jones surges on talk of higher bid FT / Joshua Chaffin, Aline van Duyn and James Politi

How the Bancrofts Decided to Talk With Murdoch NY Times / Richard Perez Pena

Wal-Mart Cuts Back Expansion NY Times / Michael Barbaro

TX: Immigration issues make work harder to find, some say Houston Chronicle / Jenalia Moreno

Treasury Yields Touch Nine-Month High on Jobs, Manufacturing Bloomberg / Deborah Finestone and Daniel Kruger

European Bonds Post Weekly Decline on Signs Growth Accelerates Bloomberg / Agnes Lovasz

As lenders tighten standards, borrowers go with fixed-rate mortgages Marketwatch / Amy Hoak

May job gains ease fears of recession LA Times / Molly Hennessy-Fiske

4 Oil Workers Kidnapped in Nigeria AP via Baltimore Sun / Edward Harris

Dollar Rises to 4-Month High Versus Yen on Jobs, Factory Growth Bloomberg / Bo Nielsen


Who's to blame? San Diego Union Tribune / Emmet Pierce

Safe havens to stash cash Marketwatch / Murray Coleman

Gold ETF loses its glitter Marketwatch / John Spence

Wall Street eyes service sector report AP via Houston Chronicle / Madlen Read

'Piggybacking' roils credit industry AP via Houston Chronicle / J.W. Elphinstone

U.S. factory sector seen bouncing back in second quarter Marketwatch / Greg Robb

Interest rate path detected? Sacramento Bee / Tom Sullivan

Trade Deficit Narrows, Services Expand: U.S. Economy Preview Bloomberg / Courtney Schlisserman

Borrower’s Beware: Worst yet to come NY Post / John Crudele

CA: Realty Red Flags Modesto Bee / J.N. Sbranti

Shale oil's time may have arrived Bloomberg via Houston Chronicle /. Joe Carroll

Bull run faces test CNN / Alexandra Twin

Will stocks stay strong after May's long gone? Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Gregory M. Drahuschak

'Bubble' Alert: Be Wary of China Stocks Wall Street Journal / Scott Patterson

That Household Name May Also Be a Value Stock NY Times / J. Alex Tarquinio

Summer Doldrums? Maybe Not NY Times / Conrad De Aenlle

Dairy prices expected to climb as ethanol eats into corn supplies AP via Chicago Tribune

Law to protect consumers at the pump has contrary effect Baltimore Sun / Jay Hancock

G8 riots erupt in Germany FT / Hugh Williamson

ECB's Weber Sees No Room for Complacency Even as Inflation Low Bloomberg / Christian Vits



Fannie, Freddie Credit Futures to Trade on Exchange Bloomberg / Shannon D. Harrington

Metals prices climb on supply concerns AP via St. Paul Pioneer Press / Lauren Villagran

Investigators find gap in stock options AP via Houston Chronicle / Marcy Gordon

Stock prices and the phony ‘wealth effect’ Brookes News / Gerard Jackson

CA: Hindsight, they say, is 20-20 San Diego Union Tribune / Dean Calbreath

FL: Storms could dictate future of real estate Palm Beach Post / Linda Rawls

US graduates suffer income inequality FT / Krishna Guha and Alex Barker

Shanghai fall $ FT / John Authers

Can technology prevent a recession? Brookes News / Frank Shostak

Greg Ip Illustrates Why the Fed Should First, Do No Harm Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

The international consequences of the Federal Reserve Brookes News / Gerard Jackson

Treasury aide says US might hit debt limit in '07 Reuters / Ros Krasny

What have you done for me lately? Marketwatch / Dr. Irwin Kellner

Stocks Close Higher In Late Surge Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Oil at $70 as cyclone nears Mideast Gulf Reuters

US mortgage rates unchanged on Monday – BestInfo Reuters

Oil Rises Above $66 on Increased Fuel Demand, Nigeria Threats Bloomberg / Mark Shenk

The Shifting Mix of Global Saving Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Review and Preview Morgan Stanley / Ted Wieseman

Bargain-hunting lifts bonds as stocks ease Reuters / Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Monday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Stocks Slip on China Collapse / Mark Glassman

Novice, Naive or Super-Speculative Morgan Stanley / Qing Wang

Hey, big spender The Economist

The Hidden Higher Mortgage Lending Charge MoneyFacts via Market Oracle

Fed Faces Pressure to Raise Rates, Options Show Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger

China Doesn't Steer the U.S. Interest-Rate Ship Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

Fed Officials Fret Another `Russia' May Occur Bloomberg / John M. Berry

Treasurys off highs as stock losses ease Marketwatch / Leslie Wines

Factory Orders Post Weak Advance AP via Newsday / Martin Crutsinger

Housing Bust Got You Down? Here's Another Dud Bloomberg / Gene Sperling

TX: Foreclosures rising in most areas Dallas Fort Worth Star Telegram / Andrea Jares

U.S. Stocks Decline After Chinese Shares Tumble; Alcoa Falls Bloomberg / Michael Patterson

Shanghai plunges again, Hong Kong shrugs Reuters via CNN

China stocks plunge 8% on policy fears FT / Jamil Anderlini

O Canada, Currency Revives `Glorious and Free' Days Bloomberg / Haris Anwar

Dollar down slightly against euro AP via The State

Underwriting ABN $ FT / Lex

China's Stocks Drop to Five-week Low; Tsingtao Beer Tumbles Bloomberg / Zhang Shidong

Asian Stocks Rise to Record on U.S. Growth; Toyota, BHP Advance Bloomberg / Chen Shiyin and Stuart Kelly

Volume to Rise 140% This Week Bond Buyer / Michael Scarchilli and Dakin Campbell

U.S. 10-Year Yield Is Highest Since August on Growth Outlook Bloomberg / Wes Goodman

Japan's 10-Year Bonds Fall After U.S. Labor Report Shows Growth Bloomberg / Issei Morita and Oliver Biggadike

UBS Hedge Fund Loss Ensnares Wuffli With Debacle Reprising LTCM Bloomberg / Christine Harper and Jacob Greber

Australian Dollar Rises, Approaching 17-Year High, on Metals Bloomberg / Fergus Maguire

Financial Leverage May Boost Global Growth Beyond IMF Forecast Bloomberg / Rich Miller and Simon Kennedy

Thai Economy Grew Faster Than Expected on Exports Bloomberg / Anuchit Nguyen

Manufacturers upbeat but fear interest rate rises AP via Guardian / Mark Milner

Japan's Corporate Spending Rises 13.6% to a Record Bloomberg / Lily Nonomiya


Economic Review Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Rate Cut Hopes Dim As Bernanke Looks For Faster Growth Investors Business Daily / Kirk Shinkle

Oil prices rise to near $66 a barrel AP via Houston Chronicle / Gillian Wong

Housing and the economy $ FT / John Authers

Is a little medical coverage that much better than none? USA Today / Julie Appleby

Japanese stocks flat after Wall Street drop Marketwatch / Chris Oliver

Rally may still have legs, but upside's no longer obvious Marketwatch / Todd Harrison

Stocks Retake Some Early Losses In Late Surge Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Dow Jones enlists billionaire's help Guardian / Katie Allen

Did IBM Show Analysts a Phony Chart? / Stephen Taub

Hedge funds propose TD Ameritrade merger Marketwatch / Alistair Barr

Bigger not necessarily better in elite asset management Marketwatch / Thomas Kostigen

CME, CBOE win approval for trading credit derivatives Chicago Tribune / James P. Miller

Banks find 2007 a tight year so far Wichita Eagle / Jerry Siebenmark

Google's Stock Price Surges to New High AP via Baltimore Sun / Michael Liedtke

ABC-Wash Post Consumer Comfort Index falls to -15 Reuters

CEOs cautious about the economy Reuters via CNN

New York Wins Its Highest Rating on Rising Revenue Bloomberg / Martin Z. Braun

Why no one's making more gas CNN / Steve Hargreaves

Fed rate cuts gone - a hike may be coming CNN / Grace Wong

Goldman Sachs' Drops Forecast for Fed Rate Cuts This Year Bloomberg / Deborah Finestone

Bernanke Offers Optimism Forbes / Joshua Lipton

U.S. Fed policymakers' recent comments Reuters

Burkle Expresses Interest in Dow Jones AP via Baltimore Examiner / Seth Sutel

Mexico's economy The Economist

Canada's Two-Year Bond Yield Rises on Outlook for Rate Increase Bloomberg / Haris Anwar

Fallin' Bonds and Why They're Good for Gold GoldandOilStocks via Safehaven / Greg Silberman

Opec chief rules out production increase FT / Javier Blas and Ed Crooks

Paulson sees too much lip service on China Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Stocks fall as Bernanke, data weigh on bonds Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Canada: Soaring dollar may limit rate hikes Globe and Mail / Tavia Grant

Financial intermediation complete markets Federal Reserve Board / Kevin M. Warsh

The Housing Market and Subprime Lending Federal Reserve Board / Ben S. Bernanke

Bernanke Says `Tighter' Lending to `Restrain' Housing Bloomberg / Craig Torres

Bernanke Expects Rebound in Economy AP via LA Times / Jeannine Aversa

How Markets Made 'Unchanged' Into 20 Percent Gain Bloomberg / Chet Currier

Stocks retreat after the records CNN / Alexandra Twin

Tuesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Murdoch Delivers New News About News Bloomberg / Michael Lewis

Running Intel's Numbers Forbes / Elizabeth Corcoran

Treasury Yield Touches 9-Month High as Services Gauge Climbs Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

CA: Selling the idea of buying bonds LA Times / Marc Lifsher

U.S. May ISM Services Index Rises to Highest in Year Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra

Gold futures hold below $680 mark Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong

Oil below $66 as storm fears ease Reuters via CNN

Obama flunks Econ 101 Fortune via CNN / Cait Murphy

Excitement in the gold pits Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Treasuries May Fall as Traders Reduce Bets on Interest-Rate Cut Bloomberg / Kevin Lim

The Bank is Open Daily Standard / Irwin M. Stelzer

China's Stocks Extend Losses; Shanghai Port, Air China Drop Bloomberg / Zhang Shidong and Xiaowei Li

China Stocks Extend Loss, Falling 8.3% NY Times / David Barboza

Asian markets turn lower as Shanghai declines Marketwatch / Chris Oliver

Midcap stocks take the high road Marketwatch / Murray Coleman Plans More Spending in China, Fastest Growing Market Bloomberg / Janet Ong

Family Dissidents Could Block Dow Jones Sale NY Times / Floyd Norris

2 Sides Meet Face to Face on Dow Jones NY Times / Richard Perez-Pena

The Chinese Bank to be sold next month Bloomberg via Taipei Times

Trichet, Noyer Split Over Money Supply Clouds ECB Rate Outlook Bloomberg / Sandrine Rastello and Simon Kennedy

Euro Rises to Record High Versus Yen on Search for Higher Yield Bloomberg / David McIntyre and Stanley White

A Summer Sequel That No One Wants to See NY Times / Joe Sharkey

US auto slump moves beyond the Big Three Christian Science Monitor / Mark Trumbull

Australia's Economy Probably Expanded 1% in First Quarter Bloomberg / Hans van Leeuwen


Housing Remains Bernanke's Unknown CMC Markets via Safehaven / Ashraf Laidi

If the S&P 500 were a race, pretend you're the tortoise St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

Mortgage Bondholders Should Bear More Risk, Dodd Says Bloomberg / James Tyson

The More the Fed Delays Cutting US Interest Rates, the More We Cut Our GDP Forecast Northern Trust via Market Oracle / Paul Kasriel

Brazil central bank cuts rate to low of 12 pct Reuters

CO: Denver to buck trend of falling home prices Rocky Mountain News / John Rebchook

Oil above $71, nears 9-mth high on Turkey Iraq raid Reuters

Gold prices fall along with dollar AP via Dallas Fort Worth Star Telegram / Lauren Villagran

Netflix stock up on Amazon takeover talk: analysts Reuters

Citigroup Settles on "Misleading" Retirement Advice / Stephen Taub

Barclays Global ETFs Shunned by Fidelity, Vanguard 401(k) Plans Bloomberg / Sree Vidya Bhaktavatsalam

Rise In Labor Costs, Drop In Productivity Add To Price Fears Investors Business Daily / Kirk Shinkle

Shaking off global rate worries CNN / Grace Wong

U.S. Treasury bond prices end higher AP via Houston Chronicle

The Bears Sharpen Their Claws Forbes / Joshua Lipton

Stocks slide, day 2 CNN / Alexandra Twin

Online ad spending surges CNN / Paul R. La Monica

Timing the equity market $ FT / John Authers

Senator says U.S. loses on options AP via Baltimore Sun

Democrats fail to achieve ‘do-good’ Congress FT / Alex Barker and Edward Luce

WA: What gives? Local home-sales market is softening, but prices keep rising Seattle Times / Elizabeth Rhodes

Gas futures fall on unexpected jump in inventories AP via Houston Chronicle / John Wilen

Global interest rates $ FT / Lex

ECB raises eurozone rates to 4% BBC News

The Inflation Outlook Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond / Jeffrey M. Lacker

Fed's Lacker unclear on inflation's path Reuters via CNN

Oil steadies as gas supplies swell CNN / Steve Hargreaves

U.S. Stocks Retreat on Inflation Concern; Home Depot Declines Bloomberg / Michael Patterson

European govt bonds up as Trichet proves a little less hawkish than expected AFX via Forbes

Bargain Hunting Lifts Bonds Reuters / Richard Leong

Bears rejoice at drop in bonds Chicago Tribune / William Sluis

Connecticut Wants to Set Its Own Accounting Rules Bloomberg / Joe Mysak

Wednesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Indexes open lower on rate concerns Reuters

Where's the harm in the Wild Oats-Whole Foods deal? Marketwatch

Much Too Golden Years Forbes / Elizabeth MacDonald

Bush Advisers Lower Economic Growth Forecast to 2.3% This Year Bloomberg / Holly Rosenkrantz

Gold attempts first gain in three sessions Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong

Worst home price drop intensifies CNN

Mortgage Applications Decrease Slightly In Latest MBA Survey Mortgage Bankers Association

Mortgage applications hit by rates Reuters via CNN

Inflation worries may not be backed by economic fact Chicago Tribune / Bill Barnhart

Productivity revised lower to 1% gain Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

U.S. Economy: Worker Productivity Slows, Labor Costs Increase Bloomberg / Joe Richter

Hopes ebbing for cuts in interest rates LA Times / Tom Petruno

Price Stability: Issues and Changes Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland / Sandra Pianalto

Board's 93rd Annual Report, 2006 Federal Reserve Board

Fed's Pianalto says longer-term inflation trend too high Reuters / David Milliken

Prudential shutters equity arm Reuters via CNN

Going For Broke At Citi Forbes / Liz Moyer

Euro edges lower after ECB rate move Marketwatch / Wanfeng Zhou

Trichet Says Policy Is `Still on Accommodative Side' Bloomberg / Gabi Thesing and Simone Meier

Bank of England Needs Shock Move to Tame Prices Bloomberg / Matthew Lynn

A Little 'Kick' in Yields Bond Buyer / Matthew Posner

Governors expect tighter budgets in 2008 / Pamela M. Prah

Stocks versus gold Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

What Would Happen If the Post Office Had Competition? Lew Rockwell / Wilton D. Alston

Australian dollar hits 17-year high on GDP data Marketwatch / Chris Oliver

Australian Economy Grows Fastest Pace in Three Years Bloomberg / Hans van Leeuwen and Gemma Daley

ECB Will Probably Raise Rate to 6-Year High, Signal More Moves Bloomberg / Simone Meier



A strategic dilemma for pension funds The Economist

Tax reprieve lifts Chinese shares BBC News

House Prices Rising Or Falling? Depends On Whom You Ask Investors Business Daily / Paul Katzeff

Bond market drama $ FT / John Authers

KS: Housing market correcting after record years Wichita Eagle / Bill Wilson

Stocks end sharply lower amid rate, oil worries Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Cost of borrowing money creeps up USA Today / Adam Shell

CA: Foreclosures flood housing market LA Times / Annette Haddad

Oil rises on gasoline supply concerns AP via Houston Chronicle / John Wilen

Third Straight Slide Puts Rally Under Stress Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Bond guru Gross turns bearish CNN / Grace Wong

When Capital Flows Uphill: Emerging Markets as Creditors Pimco / Ramin Toloui

Stocks fall sharply as yields surge AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer / Tim Paradis

Asset Liquidity, Debt Valuation and Credit Risk Federal Reserve Bank of Boston / Ethan Cohen-Cole

June: Monthly Mutual Fund Report pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Are mobile payments the smart cards of the aughts? pdf Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago / Katy Jacob

Credit card disclosures Federal Reserve Board / Frederic S. Mishkin

Improving Credit Card Consumer Protection FDIC / Sheila C. Bair

Stocks fall sharply amid rate, oil worries Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Thursday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Wall Street investors on bond alert FT / Michael Mackenzie

Dollar Strengthens Against Euro AP via Washington Post

Hedgies' Ameritrade merger case heavy on hot air Globe and Mail / Derek DeCloet

Prudential's Out-of-Work Stock Analysts May Land at Hedge Funds Bloomberg / Christine Harper and Yalman Onaran

WA: Let the home sellers beware Tacoma News Tribune / Devona Wells

Federal budget deficit down by a third Marketwatch / Rex Nutting

Treasuries Drop; Yield Reaches 5% for First Time Since August Bloomberg / Agnes Lovasz and Kevin Lim

Pimco, Prudential Buy Indonesian Debt as Prices Tamed Bloomberg / Wes Goodman

Mortgage rates jump again CNN

U.S. Retail May Sales Slow; Macy's Trails Estimates Bloomberg / Heather Burke

U.S. Wholesale Inventories Rose 0.3% in April; Sales Rose 1.3% Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra

New jobless claims fall for 2nd week AP via Dallas Morning News

CBOE caught in CBOT fight Chicago Tribune / James P. Miller

Selling's not over on Wall Street CNN

It's the Valuation, Stupid / Alan Rappeport

Rupert On The Hunt Forbes / James Brady

Bank of England Keeps Benchmark Rate at Six-Year High Bloomberg / Brian Swint and Jennifer Ryan

Ben Bernanke's Post-Horse Barn Door-Locking Strategy for Real Estate Lew Rockwell / Gary North

Zell's Tribune LBO Runs Into Hedge Funds Seeking Bond Default Bloomberg / Miles Weiss

Philadelphia Inquirer's Tierney Expresses Interest in Dow Jones Bloomberg / Andy Fixmer

Dow's down days haven't unsettled newsletters Marketwatch / Peter Brimelow

The DowVinci Code Marketwatch / David Weidner

Bear Stearns Falters Serving Hedge Funds AP via Washington Post

Could US repel a cyberattack? Christian Science Monitor / Ben Arnoldy and Gordon Lubold

Obama Faces `Glass-Houses' Criticism Over Campaign Fund Raising Bloomberg / Jonathan D. Salant

Rural US towns – left out by broadband – build their own Christian Science Monitor / Richard Mertens

Treasury Yields Near 9-Month High; Investors Pare Rate-Cut Bets Bloomberg / Kevin Lim

Independence Still the Issue at Dow Jones NY Times / Richard Perez Pena

Administration Seeks Overhaul of Patent System NY Times / Steve Lohr

Bush to Tout Climate Concessions, Balk at Fixed Targets at G-8 Bloomberg / James G. Neuger

Australia Employment Gains, Jobless Falls to 4.2% Bloomberg / Hans van Leeuwen

UK: Bank may raise rates Telegraph / Richard Blackden

Bank of England Will Probably Keep Main Rate at Six-Year High Bloomberg / Brian Swint and Jennifer Ryan

UK: High time the Bank grasped the nettle on inflation Telegraph / Damian Reece

New Zealand Raises Key Interest Rate to Record 8% Bloomberg / Tracy Withers

Yen May Extend Gains Versus Dollar, Euro as Investors Cut Risk Bloomberg / Min Zeng


House Prices and Subprime Mortgage Delinquencies Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Bonds In The Tank? Market Oracle / Andy Sutton

Gold tumbles, as dollar rallies, crude oil falls Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

IL: New highs for low fees Chicago Sun Times / Howard Wolinski

Qwest stock rises on analyst upgrade Denver Post / Andy Vuong

FL: Palm Beach home sales thrive Palm Beach Post / Linda Rawls

US rate outlook still an unchanged melody Reuters / Ros Krasny

Bonds recover mildly but rate worries linger Reuters / Richard Leong

Past Peak? Forbes / Evelyn M. Rusli

CO: 60% of investments had same handlers Denver Post / Ann Schrader

What Will the Fed Make of the Bond Market Panic? Bullion Vault via Safehaven / Adrian Ash

Euro Bond Yields Surge Forbes / Parmy Olson

Stocks Jump As Bond Yields Retreat AP via Orlando Sentinel / Tim Paradis

Friday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Oil tumbles more than $2 a barrel Reuters via CNN

U.S. Growth Outlook Improves, Rate Cut Less Likely Bloomberg / Joe Richter and Kristy Scheuble

Is Inflation Coming Back or Just Filling a Void? Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

U.S. Economy: Trade Deficit Shrinks as Exports Rise to Record Bloomberg / Courtney Schlisserman

Gold falls sharply, pressured by dollar strength Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

IRS Forms New Team to Oversee Derivatives Bond Buyer / Alison McConnell

Treasuries Rise as Highest 10-Year Yields This Year Draw Buyers Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Bond market sell-off gathers pace FT / Joanna Chung

What Do Stocks Have to do With the Price of Pork in China? Euro Pacific via Safehaven / Peter Schiff

Bears at bay for now CNN

Bleeding Stops in Early Trading / Mark Glassman

Shrek works like a charm for Mickey D's CNN

Most Resilient U.S. Real Estate Markets Forbes / Matt Woolsey

Mortgage market fixing itself? AP via Bradenton Journal / Alan Zibel

CA: Flood of foreclosures could drive home prices lower LA Times / Annette Haddad

Oil Falls From 9-Month High on Fuel Supplies, Weakening Cyclone Bloomberg / Mark Shenk

BOE May Need to Move Faster on `Sticky' Inflation Bloomberg / Jennifer Ryan

Immigration divides GOP Christian Science Monitor / Ariel Sabar

As Money Pours in, Hedge Funds Come to Look More Like the Markets NY Times / Jenny Anderson

Wachovia to Expand in Private Banking Reuters via NY Times

Pennsylvania Tries to Sell Itself as Backup for Wall Street During a Disaster NY Times / Patrick McGeehan

U.S. Treasuries Fall on Concern Global Interest Rates Will Rise Bloomberg / Kevin Lim

Japan's Notes Drop on Global Rates; Yield at Highest Since 2000 Bloomberg / Issei Morita

Yen Heads for Weekly Gain Against Euro as Global Stocks Slump Bloomberg / David McIntyre and Kosuke Goto

Japan's Machine Orders Rebound as Companies See Demand Growing Bloomberg / Lily Nonomiya

Japan's Notes May Fall as Report to Show Machinery Orders Gain Bloomberg / Keiko Ujikane


Scrutiny doesn't end for industrial banks Salt Lake Tribune / Lesley Mitchell

What's the Deal with Bond Yields? Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

Canadian Bonds Decline on Concern About Accelerating Inflation Bloomberg / Haris Anwar

The Real Reason for High Gas Prices Clif Droke Market Analysis via Market Oracle / Clif Droke

Battered bull tries to recharge CNN / Alexandra Twin

Fannie Mae Plans to Bring Reports Up to Date by February Bloomberg via Washington Post / James Tyson

NC: Home appreciation outdoes U.S. average Raleigh News and Observer / Dudley Price

Text of President Bush's weekly radio address Marketwatch

Investment bank CEOs made mint in '06 AP via Beaufort Gazette / Ellen Simon

Second-quarter earnings: more cause for concern? Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Is Fed rate cut on the horizon? LA Times / Tom Petruno

Did Greenspan fail to prevent subprime fallout? CNN

Treasury Yields Touch Five-Year High as Growth Outlook Rises Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

CA: Web site to help buy bonds Sacramento Bee

The Inequality Conundrum NY Times / Roger Lowenstein

Madison Wisconsin do-it-yourself home sellers beat the pros CNN

S&P 500 Has Biggest Weekly Loss in 3 Months as Bond Yields Jump Bloomberg / Lynn Thomasson

Don't Be Fooled by $1 Salaries AP via Philadelphia Inquirer / Ellen Simon

Dollar Rises to Two-Month High Against Euro on Yields, Growth Bloomberg / Min Zeng

CNBC Market Game Scamsters Skirted Law NY Post / Janet Whitman



Brokerage industry appears on verge of consolidation AP via Clarion Ledger

Bucking the bad news Marketwatch / Herb Greenberg

Wall St Week Ahead: Stocks still have room to extend rally Reuters / Herbert Lash

Airline industry in a jam Chicago Tribune / Julie Johnson

The New Political Games Make a Point Washington Post / Mike Musgrove

Gas prices post 1st decline since Jan AP via Houston Chronicle

Why the Journal should not be sold to Murdoch $ FT / Martin Wolf

Hedge fund liquidity $ FT / Lex

Forget Gas – The Real Worry’s In Your Groceries NY Post / Terry Keenan

More American jobs may be headed offshore San Diego Union Tribune / David Washburn

Prices, Retail Sales Probably Rose in May: U.S. Economy Preview Bloomberg / Bob Willis

$9.9 billion may be spent on dads LA Times

June could be a bust all over the market Pittsburgh Tribune Review / Gregory M. Drahuschak

What's Behind the Stock Market Jitters? Wall Street Journal / Gregory Zuckerman and Jaclyne Badal

Market volatility is making some investors nervous Washington Post via Buffalo News / Tomoeh Murakami Tse

Monetary tightening woes push Asian markets down AFP via Taipei Times

CA: Sales commissions inch upward Washington Post via LA Times / Kenneth R. Harney

FL: Small businesses struggle with Sarbanes-Oxley South Florida Sun Sentinel / Ian Katzz

Russia's Putin Calls for WTO Alternative AP via Newsday / Alex Nicholson

Putin Calls for West to Accept `New Balance of Power' Bloomberg / Lucian Kim and Henry Meyer

Some people say local funeral parlors are ... passing away Fresno Bee / Robert Rodriguez

Asset boom set to bust as investors wake up Guardian – Observer / Heather Stewart

This Time, Sensitivity to Prices NY Times / Conrad De Aenlle

Keeping a Lid on Inflation Washington Post / Steven Mufson

Is It Just a Strong Market, or the Bubble, Part 2? Marketwatch via NY Times / Mark Hulbert

Goldman Runs Risks, Reaps Rewards NY Times / Jenny Anderson

Unprepared for the Rainiest of Days NY Times / Ben Stein


So-Called Fed Model Suggests Housing Is Over-Valued Northern Trust via Safehaven / Paul Kasriel

Oil, gas futures rebound from big drop AP via Houston Chronicle / John Wilen

Wheat prices hit record highs on CBOT AP via Houston Chronicle / Lauren Villagran

U.S. Treasury bonds fall AP via Houston Chronicle

Consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

US bond market $ FT / John Authers

US Treasury warns on hedge fund risk $ FT / Jeremy Grant

Exchange traded funds feed many Contra Costa Times / Steve Butler

Justice OKs Chicago Mercantile-CBOT Deal AP via Forbes

Barclays rises on fund stake reports AP via Houston Chronicle

NC: Lost homes haunt families charlotte Observer / Pam Kelley

Deflation is No Mystery -- Except to Most Economists Brookes News via Safehaven / Gerard Jackson

Stocks close mixed as investors assess rates Marketwatch / Nick Godt

Stocks End Flat As Bond Yields Stay High AP via Newsday / Tim Paradis

What Are China Stocks Worth? Singapore Shows 65% Less Bloomberg / Chua Kong Ho and Daniel Hauck

Apple Underwhelms Forbes / Rachel Rosmarin

Ford Motor Seeks Buyers for Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover Bloomberg / Bill Koenig and John Lippert

Wall St.: Where lambs trump bulls and bears NY Daily News / Peter Siris

Betting Against the Dollar Is Attractive Now / Jonathan Hoenig

Megacities Of The Future Forbes / Mark Lewis

China’s trade surplus ‘unsustainable’ FT / Richard McGregor and Andrew Bounds

Housing rebound to be boosted by immigration Marketwatch / Tom Bemis

Barclays Hears Dissent On ABN Amro Forbes / Parmy Olson

Wall Street's seven-year itch Marketwatch / David Weidner

Stocks Cling to Small Gains / Mark Glassman

Waste not The Economist

Normalization: Act II Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

U.S. Notes Fall as Pianalto Says Inflation `Uncomfortably High' Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Anchalee Worrachate

Review and Preview Morgan Stanley / Ted Wieseman & David Greenlaw

Is Price Stability Attainable Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland / Sandra Pianalto

Pimco's Gross Says Fed on Hold Until Inflation Drops Bloomberg / Rhonda Schaffler and Deborah Finestone

Repricing the Outlook Morgan Stanley / Richard Berner & David Greenlaw

Monday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Stocks Trade Flat As Bond Yields Rise AP via Newsday / Tim Paradis

Oil back over $65 Reuters via CNN

China's Trade Surplus Surges 73 Percent AP via NY Times

Investors braced for more turmoil in bond market Guardian / Ashley Seager

The cost of borrowing inching up Christian Science Monitor / Ron Scherer

It takes more than oil to lubricate the Russian economy Independent / Roger Bootle

We still haven't found what we're looking for Guardian / Larry Elliott

Derivatives Trades on Exchanges Rose 24% in Quarter, BIS Says Bloomberg / Darrell Hassler

Stock Rally May Fizzle as Bond Yields Rise on Fed Rate Concerns Bloomberg / Eric Martin

Hey Soros, Hong Kong Is Ripe for Currency Attack Bloomberg / William Pesek

China's Inflation Probably Accelerated as Pork Prices Soared Bloomberg / Nipa Piboontanasawat

India's Industrial Production Growth Probably Slowed in April Bloomberg / Cherian Thomas


The Market Overreacted to Bill Gross's Caution / James B. Stewart

Japanese 10-year bond yields hit highest level in 11 months Marketwatch / Chris Oliver

Quietly last week, the bond yield curve changed direction for the better St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

Is the great worldwide bubble still expanding? Daily Reckoning via Fiend’s SuperBear Page / Bill Bonner

Rising food prices take a bigger paycheck bite Marketwatch / Jennifer Openshaw

The Future of "Two Americas" Daily Standard / Irwin M. Stelzer

ABC-Wash Post Consumer Comfort Index ticks up to -13 Reuters

Market finally gives up on rate cuts Marketwatch

Fed hits the road in search of the real economy Reuters via MSN

Blockbuster offers lower-priced plans for online movie rentals AP via Houston Chronicle / David Koenig

Yahoo experiences growing pains, CEO says AP via LA Times / Michelle Quinn

ICE sweetens offer for CBOT Chicago Tribune via David Greising and James P. Miller

Canada: No gain for shoppers from strong dollar Globe and Mail / Tavia Grant and Roma Luciw

UK: Inflation dips again Guardian / Larry Elliott

Drink up The Economist

Utah continues to lead country in job growth Salt Lake Tribune / Lesley Mitchell

Tensions push Congress to get even with China USA Today / David J. Lynch

Treasury Yields Rise to Highest in 5 Years on Greenspan Warning Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Elizabeth Stanton

JPMorgan Tells Greek Bond Inquiry It Was Misled Bloomberg / Maria Petrakis and Gavin Finch

Greenspan Defends Economic Comments, Blames Observers Bloomberg / Anthony Massucci and Scott Lanman

Greenspan: China growth can't go on forever Reuters via CNN

U.S. Mortgage Foreclosure Filings Rise 90% in May Bloomberg / Kathleen M. Howley

Sell Off Continues On Wall Street Forbes / Joshua Lipton

Stocks Close At Intraday Lows; Yields Nail 5-Year High Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Tech stocks close session with broad losses Marketwatch / Rex Crum

Gasoline: How low it will go CNN / Steve Hargreaves

Federal Deficit Sharply Lower AP via LA Times / Martin Crutsinger

TX: Survey says job prospects to weaken San Antonio Express Courier / William Pack

Why the Fed could raise rates as early as this month Marketwatch / Dr. Irwin Kellner

Subprime Second-Mortgage Bond Downgrades Surging, Moody's Says Bloomberg / Jody Shenn

The Bearish Bond Divergence The Speculative Investor via Safehaven / Steve Saville

S&P Assigns Positive Outlook to California Bond Buyer / Rich Saskal

Rising rates threaten the buyout boom CNN / Grace Wong

Consumer Confidence Continues Last Month's Upswing Investors Business Daily

How to Capsize the U.S. Economy National Review / Judd Gregg

Congress's new voice The Economist

Lehman Profit Rises 27 Percent, Led by Stock Trading Bloomberg / Yalman Onaran

China inflation jumps to 3.4% in May, fastest gain in 2 years Marketwatch / V. Phani Kumar

Treasuries Decline on Speculation Interest Rates Will Increase Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Anchalee Worrachate

Stocks rattled by rate woes CNN / Alexandra Twin

Tuesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Food costs rise more than gas Baltimore Sun via South Florida Sun Sentinel

G8 More Than Just A 'Talking Shop' Forbes / Oxford Analytica

Cheap Money Will Bite Asia If Wages Don't Slow Bloomberg / Andy Mukherjee

Oil Prices Below $66 a Barrel in Asia AP via Newsday

World energy use rose 2.4% in 2006, BP says AP via USA Today / Pablo Gorondi

Finding Arbitrage Plays in the New Forever Stamp Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

Oil Trades Little Changed After Rising on Saudi Shipment Cut Bloomberg / Gavin Evans



Canada: Demographics, Labour Input, and Economic Potential: Implications for Monetary Policy Bank of Canada / David Dodge

Geithner Says Bond Volatility May Return to `Normal' Bloomberg / Shamim Adam and Anthony Massucci

Fed's Fisher says US rates part of "global" shift Reuters / Ros Krasny

Asia, the World Economy and the International Financial System Federal Reserve Bank of New York / Timothy Geithner

Higher Education in Texas Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas / Richard W. Fisher

Beige Book Bolsters Views Of Economy Building Momentum Investors Business Daily / Scott Stoddard

A Pyrrhic Victory for the Fed Delta Global Advisors via Safehaven / Michael Pento

Federal Reserve Sees Moderate Growth AP via Forbes / Jeannine Aversa

Fed sees expanding economy Reuters via Washington Post / Mark Felsenthal

Institutional investors scoop up Treasuries FT / Richard Beales and Michael Mackenzie

Property Taxes, Retirement Promises, and Municipal Bonds Lew Rockwell / Gary North

Pimco's Gross Boosts Cash Holdings While Waiting for Fed Cuts Bloomberg / Deborah Finestone

The High Price of Low Intelligence Daily Reckoning via Safehaven / The Mogambo Guru

Professor spots 'flight to safety' in home loans; fixed rates gain in popularity Marketwatch / Amy Hoak

Rate woes: The latest hit to home values CNN / Chris Isidore

Gold futures post a modest loss in a 'tug of war' Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong & Polya Lesova

Refineries Miss Output Targets; Imports Boost Gasoline Supply Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

Trading Rule Reprieve Forbes / Liz Moyer

ICE prepares proxy fight for CBOT Chicago Tribune / Robert Manor

CBOT bid battle $ FT / Lex

Bush approval sinks to lowest-ever level: WSJ Marketwatch

The Bulls Kick Their Way Back In Forbes / Joshua Lipton

Wall Street rebounds, Dow up 187 points AP via Seattle Times / Tim Paradis

China under increased pressure over currency FT / Eoin Callan and Krishna Guha and Richard McGregor

Beige Book Federal Reserve Board

The role of federal banking agencies in strengthening federal financial consumer protection Federal Reserve Board / Randall S. Kroszner

Fed Says Some Regions See Pickup as Hiring Increases Bloomberg / Scott Lanman

Fed's Beige Book-economy expanded through May Reuters

Greenspan Says Low Long-Term Rates Aren't `Permanent' Bloomberg / Patrick Harrington and Steve Matthews

Treasurys prices break losing streak AP via Houston Chronicle

Emerging debt-Prices track U.S. Treasuries, stocks higher Reuters / Walter Brandimarte

Bulls fight back CNN / Alexandra Twin

Thousands Walk Out at Deutsche Telekom AP via Newsday / Matt Moore

Use It or Lose It,' Frank Tells Fed on Authority Bloomberg / Alison Vekshin

Improving Federal Consumer Protection in Financial Services FDIC / Sheila C. Bair

Housing grows even less affordable CNN / Les Christie

U.S. home loan demand climbs even as rates surge Reuters / Julie Haviv

CO: Denver tourism at record high Denver Post / Kelly Yamanouchi

Rising yields push bond managers to play defense Marketwatch / Murray Coleman

Wednesday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Old realtors vs. young Web threat CNN / Les Christie

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Survey Mortgage Bankers Association

U.S.: China not manipulating yuan Reuters via CNN

CBOT directors to meet today on ICE bid Chicago Tribune / David Greising and James P. Miller

Retail sales snap back - and then some CNN / Parija B. Kavilanz

WA: It’s hard to hire with 4.4% jobless Tacoma News Tribune / Kelly Kearsley

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Gain as Treasury Bonds Erase Losses Bloomberg / Lynn Thomasson

Gold futures extend losses as dollar rises Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

Gold moves raise new claims of cartel manipulation Marketwatch / Peter Brimelow

Oil companies go deep into Gulf's potential AP via Houston Chronicle / Brett Clanton

Dollar climbs on retail sales Marketwatch / Wanfeng Zhou

Subprime Crash Squeezes Out First-Time Home Buyers Bloomberg / Bob Ivry

Mortgage apps up after 3-week fall Reuters

Treasuries Gain After Yields on 10-Year Notes Reach 5-Year High Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger

Bonds fall after retail sales, import prices Reuters

Lehman's `Gazillions' in Profit Show Firm No Longer a Bond Shop Bloomberg / Yalman Onaran

Mortgage holders are in bind AP via Baltimore Sun

Perceptions of bond-yield rates may be crucial Marketwatch / Todd Harrison

European Bonds Slump on Concern Growth Will Push Rates Higher Bloomberg / Gavin Finch

U.S. Import Prices Up 0.9 Percent Reuters via NY Times

Retail Sales Surge 1.4 Pct. in May AP via Forbes

U.S. Retail Sales Rose More Than Forecast in May Bloomberg / Joe Richter

From milk to meat, US food prices spike upward Christian Science Monitor / Patrik Jonsson and Bina Venkataraman

Bank Customers Prefer Purchasing in Branches, Global Study Says Bloomberg / Will Edwards

Republican '08 hopefuls seek distance from Bush Christian Science Monitor / Linda Feldmann

Is IMF `Pathetic' or Just Awaiting Next Crisis? Bloomberg / William Pesek

Japan's Current Account Surplus Widens on Investments Bloomberg / Toru Fujioka

BOJ May Keep Rates Unchanged; Economists Eye an August Increase Bloomberg / Mayumi Otsuma 


It’s Official: The Crash of the U.S. Economy has begun Global Research via Fiend’s SuperBear Page / Richard C. Cook

Smokestack Stocks Appeal To Lynch & Buffett Forbes / John Reese

Eric Rosengren named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Federal Reserve Board

TREASURIES-Edge lower in Asia, caution before CPI data Reuters

Emerging debt-Prices rise, spreads tighten in volatile market Reuters / Walter Brandimarte

SIFMA Stresses Need for Measured Approach to Ensure Regulation Does Not Stifle Legitimate Subprime Lending SIFMA

Milk chugs toward record high Chicago Tribune / John Schmeltzer

New tax law adds perks for small firms but stiffens rules for others Marketwatch / Andrea Coombes

27,000 U.S. hourly workers have left Ford under buyout offers AP via Lansing State Journal / Tom Krisher

Markets could cope with doubling of US deficit FT / Krishna Guha

Bid for merger of Whole Foods and Wild Oats organic stores is food for thought St. Louis Post Dispatch / David Nicklaus

Utah below national average for mortgage delinquencies Salt Lake Tribune / Lesley Mitchell

Asian markets higher in early trading Marketwatch / V. Phani Kumar

Not so risk-free The Economist

Higher Rates Reflect Default Risk Lamont Trading Advisors via Safehaven / Paul Lamont

Bond Firms Must Foster Liquidity or Face Regulation, Fed Says Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Oil Above $67 on Gas Supply Concerns AP via Newsday / John Wilen

Your Cash is Trash, and So Are Most of Your Investments Casey Research via Safehaven / Doug Casey

Bulls make it two in a row CNN / David Ellis and Alexandra Twin

Stocks rally again after core wholesale inflation shows slight rise AP via Boston Herald

Another fine mess The Economist

Adobe's 2Q profit surges 24 percent AP via Seattle Times / Rachel Konrad

Market Not Close to a Bottom Market Thoughts via Safehaven / Henry To

Boston Fed picks Rosengren to replace Minehan Boston Herald / Frank Quaratiello

Chicago Merc adds $485 million to CBOT offer Marketwatch / Steve Gelsi

Goldman, Bear 2Q Hurt by Subprimes AP via Newsday / Joe Bel Bruno

Bear Stearns hedge fund liquidates positions Marketwatch / Alistair Barr

Fear of flying The Economist

Mortgage rates: biggest spike in 4 years CNN / Rob Kelley

Fed may step in as subprime delinquencies hit all-time high Chicago Tribune

Mortgage rates leap on Treasury weakness Marketwatch / Steve Kerch

Thursday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Treasury `Specials' Decline After Warning on Trading Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton

Treasurys yields pressured after PPI report Marketwatch / Leslie Wines

Global Rate Increase Yields Haze of Explanations Bloomberg / Caroline Baum

Champagne Cheaper Than Vinegar = Bubble Bloomberg / Mark Gilbert

U.S. Producer Prices Rose More Than Forecast in May Bloomberg / Shobhana Chandra

Jobless Claims Unchanged Last Week AP via Newsday

CA: Sales of homes down 34% in region LA Times / Annette Haddad

CA: County home prices rise slightly – analysts say you can thank the millionaires for that San Diego Union Tribune / Roger Showley

Treasuries Resume Drop as Producer Prices Quickened Last Month Bloomberg / Daniel Kruger and Kim-Mai Cutler

Search on for source of spell on bonds Chicago Tribune / Bill Barnhart

Freddie Mac Has 1st-Quarter Net Loss of $211 Million Bloomberg / James Tyson

Bear Stearns fund scrambles to sell bonds Reuters via CNN

Oil prices rise on supply concerns AP via Houston Chronicle / Pablo Gorondi

Consider risks with enhanced index funds Dallas Morning News / Scott Burns

Hedge-like funds can reduce risk South Florida Sun Sentinel via Chicago Tribune / Harriet Johnson Brackey

Chicago Mercantile Sweetens Offer for Chicago Board of Trade Bloomberg / Matthew Leising

Mortgate rates may soon top 7 percent Boston Herald / Jerry Kronenberg

Credit fears after bond yields hit 7-year high Telegraph / Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

U.S. Treasuries Fall as Report May Show Gain in Producer Prices Bloomberg / Kevin Lim

Compliance Concerns Bond Buyer / Alison L. McConnell

SEC Chief Warns Dealers Bond Buyer / Andrew Ackerman

Currency Volatility to Rise, Eroding Carry Trade, Goldman Says Bloomberg / Liz Capo McCormick

Handicapping chances for a summer rally Marketwatch / David Callaway

Conglomerates are cool again Marketwatch / David Weidner

S.E.C. Ends Decades-Old Price Limits on Short Selling NY Times / Floyd Norris

Jammed cities eye 'pay to drive' Christian Science Monitor / Ron Scherer

Bush tries to win back GOP lawmakers Christian Science Monitor / Gail Russell Chaddock

China's Industrial Output Growth Accelerates in May Bloomberg / Nipa Piboontanasawat

Australian Central Banker Says He Has `Time' on Rates Bloomberg / Victoria Batchelor


Eurozone and Germany head for growth spurt FT / Chris Flood

What happens in the bond world doesn't stay in the bond world Globe and Mail / Brian Milner

Wall St Week Ahead: Stronger earnings outlook may lift stocks Reuters / Cal Mankowski

Dow Jones Shares Rise on WSJ Report Pearson May Bid Bloomberg / Leon Lazaroff and Cecile Daurat

Stocks Hold High Ground Investors Business Daily / Alan R. Elliott

China Sells Treasuries, Signaling Diversification Bloomberg / Kevin Carmichael and Ye Xie

Despite volatility, fund managers say you should buy, not panic Marketwatch / Murray Coleman

Global junk bond default rate falls in May Reuters

Bernanke hints at thinking on housing FT / Krishna Guha

How America learns from the subprime crisis FT / Patti Waldmeir

MI: Lansing home sales drop 19% in May Lansing State Journal / Jeremy W. Steele

Overdue mortgage payments rising AP via Contra Costa Times / Jeannine Aversa

Is Free Trade Still Optimal in the 21st Century? Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco / Janet L. Yellen

Fed's Yellen Says Yield Jump Hasn't Resolved Rate `Conundrum' Bloomberg / Scott Lanman and Anthony Massucci

Bernanke Says Fed Policy Still Effective as Banks' Role Fades Bloomberg / Craig Torres

Bookends Morgan Stanley / Stephen Roach

Inflation Invasion 2CentsOnline via Market Oracle / Andy Sutton

Bonds: The worst may be over CNN / Paul R. La Monica

Treasuries Gain, Paring Weekly Decline, as Core Inflation Slows Bloomberg / Elizabeth Stanton and Kim-Mai Cutler

When will this Bond Market Rout End? Money and Markets via Market Oracle / Mike Larson

UK: Bond Yields and Pension Fund Portfolios — Stabilizing or Destabilizing Demand? Morgan Stanley / David Miles

Gold's $700 'time window' shifts Marketwatch / Myra P. Saefong

USD to Reassert; Non-G4 Currencies to Shine Morgan Stanley / Stephen Jen

Misalignments, Manipulation and Intervention Morgan Stanley / Stephen Jen

Goldilocks Is Alive And Well Forbes / Andrew Farrell

No correlation between president's ratings and stock market Marketwatch / Mark Hulbert

Texas unemployment rate dips to 4.1 percent AP via Houston Chronicle

China: Good Money After Bad Euro Pacific via Safehaven / Peter Schiff

The Celebrity 100 Forbes / Lea Goldman, Monte Burke and Kiri Blakeley

Greenspan, Gross Differ, Add to Treasury Volatility Bloomberg / Anchalee Worrachat

The Financial Accelerator and the Credit Channel Federal Reserve Board / Ben S. Bernanke

Empire State Manufacturing Survey Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Bernanke: Banks Still Big Credit Players AP via Forbes / Jeannine Aversa

Friday’s Analysis / Marty Chenard

Dow Jumps 100 in Opening Minutes AP via Chicago Tribune

If Bonds Hit Bad Patch, Must Stocks Also Suffer? Bloomberg / Chet Currier

U.S. Economy: Core Prices Ease, Letting Fed Keep Rate Unchanged Bloomberg / Bob Willis

Rates don't rate as growth key for some analysts Chicago Tribune / Bill Barnhart

Current Account Trade Deficit Increases AP via LA Times

Private mortgage insurance gains favor with borrowers AP via Houston Chronicle / Jeremy Herron

TX: Builders wooing real estate agents Dallas Morning News / Steve Brown

Gold futures edge up in wake of CPI data Marketwatch / Polya Lesova

Dollar falls to euro AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer

Russia's Oil Tax Forbes / Oxford Analytica

U.S. Treasuries Head for Sixth Weekly Decline Before CPI Report Bloomberg / Kevin Lim

Rising Rates Start to Squeeze Consumers and Companies NY Times / Gretchen Morgenson and Vikas Bajaj

Longtime Boston Fed exec to take reins Boston Herald / Jay Fitzgerald

Nymex Explores Sale to NYSE, Deutsche Boerse, CME, People Say Bloomberg / Matthew Leising

The Rising Tide of Corn Washington Post / Michael S. Rosenwald

Yes, Virginia: Stocks still return 10% a year, on average USA Today / Matt Krantz

Nintendo's popular Wii system remains hard to find Pittsburgh Post Gazette / Teresa F. Lindeman

BOJ on hold but rate rise still seen this summer Reuters

Bernanke, Trichet Get Inflation Help From Surging Bond Yields Bloomberg / John Fraher and Scott Lanman

States preempt US on immigration Christian Science Monitor / Faye Bowers

BOJ Keeps Rate at 0.5%; Economists See Rise in August Bloomberg / Mayumi Otsuma

Is `economic one china' inevitable? Taipei Times / Huang Tien-lin

Australian Dollar Headed for Weekly Drop as Rate Rise Bets Cut Bloomberg / David McIntyre

Yen May Extend Decline as U.S. Yield Differential Increases Bloomberg / Bo Nielsen

China's Factory Investment Surges, Adding to Rate Speculation Bloomberg / Nipa Piboontanasawat