Sorry for thin links, was in DC being propagandized by Treasury again, and the travel and meeting time means less bandwidth for blogging. Will give you a report in the next day or so.
Why Russians Don’t Get Depressed Wired (hat tip Paul Kedrosky)
Killer Trade Deficits Paul Krugman
In Lehman’s Demise, an Elusive Search for Culprits New York Times. This sounds like desperation on behalf of Lehman’s estate. This blog broke a “rumor” very much like the one described in the complaint, which came from a former Lehman MD and was shorty confirmed in its major details by Bloomberg.
The Decline: Unemployment by County American Observer (hat tip reader John M). An interactive graphic.
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