Links 12/27/07

Egypt to Copyright Pyramids AFP. This reads like a hoax, but the story has been picked up by Wired, which points to the obvious enforcement problems.

Losing Hand: Lewis’s Stake In Bear Stearns Continues To Grow as the Stock Declines Wall Street Journal

Santa Claus Comes to Wall Street Dean Baker TruthOut

Dollar May Fall to 95 Yen on Housing Slump Bloomberg. This forecast is an outlier, but what makes it interesting is that it comes from a Japanese source, and a strong yen is a big negative for the Japanese economy. In other words, this is an unpopular call.

Asch’s Conformity Experiment Overcoming Bias

Mortgage Default and the Fraud Fandango Underbelly (hat tip Credit Slips)

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