Dear readers, apologies for thin posts. Had 4 hours of book stuff, thought I was past that, put me very much behind schedule. Also still a bit burned out. Please send links, they are very helpful.
Doomed Dome: The Future That Never Was h+ (hat tip reader John D)
A planet that rocks Buffalo News. Today’s weird science offering.
Crisis creates new sophistication in risk Financial Times. Dear God, we just saw that models that rely on measuring correlation risk failed spectacularly, Markowitz and Sharpe, who invented it, have both abandoned it, but what do we see? Efforts to make a fundamentally flawed concept work. Ugh.
Strong dollar “very important”: Geithner Reuters. Talk will only take you so far….
Consumption Up in August, Expect a Decline in September Econompic Data
Banks With 20% Unpaid Loans at 18-Year High Amid Recovery Doubt Bloomberg. Sexy headline and no story…yet
Financial Versus Real David Merkel
Eurozone confused about exit strategies Eurointelligence
Does money contraction signal serious trouble? Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph. AEP takes an uncharacteristically cautious stance.
Hawkishness Dominates Tim Duy
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