Forget Fairness, Let’s Talk About Stupidity The Reformed Broker
In an F.H.A. Checkup, a Startling Number Gretchen Morgenson, Times
Geithner takes hard line on fiscal cliff [sic] FT. “Fiscal cliff scam.” Fixed it for ya.
How important is the fiscal cliff for investors? Hint: Not very Barry Ritholz, WaPo
The world’s commodity supercycle is far from dead Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph
Data revisions mean more of the same EconBrowser
Stock Markets That Flummox Masses Do No One Any Good Amy Butte, Bloomberg
The Big Long The Economist. Housing.
Where Are the Foreclosures? Credit Slips
River vs. river: Corps manages Missouri, Mississippi rivers for conflicting goals Quad City Times (rjs). Barge traffic vs. fracking.
New database could shed light on shale drillers’ chemical use Midwest Energy News
Cornstalks Everywhere But Nothing Else, Not Even A Bee NPR (furzy mouse)
Obama defeats the Southern Strategy Le Monde Diplomatique
Margaret Papandreou Linked to Lagarde List Greek Reporter
Uncertain foundations FT. Chinese shadow banking.
A Big Asian Bellwether Confirms That Global Trade Is Accelerating Sam Ro, Business Insider
The Education of Virginia Woolf Atlantic
Thomas Jefferson: American Fascist? Corey Robin. “Their griefs are transient.”
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