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Debt crisis and Greek bond swap: live – Telegraph
Greek debt swap ’success’ welcomed by European leaders – BBC
Greece averts immediate default, markets skeptical – Reuters
Greek Debt Swap at 95% After Bondholders Forced to Join – Bloomberg
Hedge funds find loophole to trigger Greek default – Reuters
Legal skull-duggery in Greece may doom Portugal – Telegraph
U.S. Government sets record deficit in February – Washington Times
Happy Birthday, Alan Greenspan: The Housing Bubble Wasn’t Your Fault – The Atlantic
Goldman Bankers Shower Romney With Cash, Snub Obama – The Street
The US Deleveraging Is Now Over – Zero Hedge
Buffett’s Bursting Bubble – LewRockwell.com
BofA Makes a Deal on Side – WSJ

MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil rises to near $107 ahead of key US jobs report – AP
Gold edges up on easing hopes after China data – Reuters
Don’t count on stocks as an inflation hedge – MarketWatch
Nikkei Touches 10,000 First Time Since August – Bloomberg
Greek Deal Leaves Market in ‘Uncharted Territory’: Experts – CNBC
OPEC sees flat oil market for 2012 – Globe & Mail
Fed reaction key to precious metals case – BullionStreet
Gold, silver fighting back on improved Asian demand, Greek deal – Mineweb
Switzerland Wants Its Gold at Home and Out of Fed Hands – GoldSilver
Silver’s fresh swings heighten need for strategy – MarketWatch
Time To Sell Gold? – The Big Picture

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
A Philosophical Look at Unemployment – Azizonomics
Wall St. workforce rises despite layoff fears – Reuters
U.S. household wealth up 2.1 percent in Q4 2011 – xinhuanet
China’s Slowing Inflation, Factory Output Aid Stimulus Case – Bloomberg
One in two young Greeks are unemployed as jobs crisis spirals – Telegraph
Draghi Lays Groundwork for ECB Stimulus Exit, Focus on Inflation – Bloomberg
EU Debt Issue to Rile Markets for ‘Many More Years’ – CNBC
There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Buy a House – counterpunch
Obama unveils new foreclosure measures to aid housing market – Washington Post
CoreLogic: Clogged foreclosure pipeline in Northeast slowing recovery – Housing Wire
Morgan Stanley: QE As We Know It Is Over – Business Insider
The Fed’s latest plan to boost the economy – Moneywatch
An interesting model of asset bubbles – Noahpinion