Archive for January 31st, 2011

Oil passes $100 a barrel on Suez Canal shipping fears

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Brent crude rose above $100 a barrel for the first time in 28 months on growing worries that protest in Egypt could disrupt oil shipments through the Suez Canal. TelegraphUK 31 Jan 2011 Brench mark crude oil for one month delivery rose $1.59 to close at $101.01 a barrel on Monday in London, after... »

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Cashless Society: ‘Facebook Nation’ unveils its new currency

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Patrick Henningsen 21st Century Wire January 31, 2011 The 21st century has certainly witnessed a progression towards a ‘cashless society’, but social networking giant Facebook are taking things a step further, throwing their hat into the ring with the introduction of a new compulsory monetary policy that will initially govern its share of the... »

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Food-Cost Shocks Ripple Worldwide from Iowa

Monday, January 31st, 2011

DAN PILLER DesMoineRegister.com Jan. 29, 2011 Shoppers who have seen hamburger prices increase as much as 10 percent in recent months will pay even more for burgers, steaks and other meat products as a result of a commodities boom that is putting money in Iowa farmers’ pockets while it rocks the rest of the... »

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US Winter Wheat Faces Make or Break Week

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Agrimoney.com America’s parched hard red winter wheat crop may face something of a make or break week, potentially receiving up to 20 inches of snow – which it will need to protect it from a follow-up freeze. Weather models have “changed dramatically overnight”, placing a “major winter storm” on the agenda for the US... »

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The Road to Madness Is Paved With $100 Bills

Monday, January 31st, 2011

by Graham Summers of Phoenix Capital Research ZeroHedge.com 01/31/2011 Ben Bernanke is insane. I mean neither insane in a flippant sense, nor in the ordinary sense (as in plain nuts), but an even more insidious form of insanity, namely the insanity of one who cannot see the world as a place outside his own... »

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Florida Judge Declares Entire Healthcare Law Void

Monday, January 31st, 2011

by Tyler Durden Zerohedge.com 01/31/2011 After a month and a half ago, a Virginia Judge found a key provision of the healthcare law unconstitutional, today Roger Vinson, Judge in a federal district court in Florida has found the entire healthcare law void. From TPM: A federal district court judge in Florida ruled today that... »

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Crude Oil Spikes Like An Egyptian

Monday, January 31st, 2011

By: Dian L Chu Market Oracle Jan 31, 2011 Images of mass Egyptian protesters clashing with police in Cairo broadcasted around the world shook global financial markets on Friday, Jan. 28. Dow and S&P 500 both dropped more than 1%, while some asset classes such as gold, silver, U.S. Treasuries were hot commodities from... »

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PopCon: The ‘Economic Recovery’ Lie

Monday, January 31st, 2011

By: James West Market Oracle Jan 31, 2011 It is only human to seek reasons for optimism, and to find comfort in self-delusion. “You’re going to be just fine,” is probably one of the most frequent lies told among family members when serious injury or illness occurs. We have to believe we’re going to... »

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Kill Switch: Obama Administration Fears Egypt-Style Revolt In U.S.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Obama decries Internet shut-down in Egypt while his own administration prepares to enact same draconian powers to crush dissent during times of political upheaval in America Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Monday, January 31, 2011 The Obama administration is busy attempting to pass legislation that would give the President a kill switch for the... »

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Attitudes Of Secession Starting to Run Deep in the Hearts of Texans

Monday, January 31st, 2011

LoneStarWatchDog.com Today was the 150th Anniversary of Texas suceeding from the union prior to the war of northern aggression for their displeasure at Abraham Lincoln’s policies that were seen as an encroachment on state rights. Today many Texans are very upset at President Obama coming in and taking over issuing permits for power plants... »

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