NC farm produces emerald shaped into massive gem Associated Press (hat tip reader John M)
British Airways No Longer Forcing Women to Sit Next to Children Flying Solo Helaine Olen. Hah, I had this done to me once.
How the Germans Are Hurting the Recovery Noam Schreiber, The New Republic
Dragon could get burnt Sydney Morning Herald (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Backlash over China curb on metal exports Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph (hat tip reader Don B)
China to Job-Seeking C.E.O.’s: Come Work for Us Michael Wines, New York Times (hat tip reader Don B)
Lehman Derivatives Records a `Mess,’ Barclays Executive Says Bloomberg (hat tip Economics of Contempt). There have been rumors about this, but this report if anything is even worse than the scuttlebut.
US pay law branded ‘logistical nightmare’ Financial Times. Ahem, the lady doth protest WAY too much.
BOJ Is `Too Little, Too Late’ in Tackling Yen, Nakahara Says Bloomberg
Beware those who think the worst is past Carmen Reinhart and Vincent Reinhart. A short recap of their Jackson Hole paper.
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