Links 3/14/08

The Fed’s Bank Bailout The Onion

Bear convicted for theft of honey BBC

Drug Import Mess Getting Deeper and Deeper All Things Whistleblower. This is pretty scary. There is no way to insure the safety of drugs imported from China. My advice: stay healthy.

Central bank intervention … unprecedented in scale and scope Brad Setser. An excellent post, discussing how that isn’t true (emerging market central bankers have gone to more extreme and larger interventions) and he discusses which the Fed might consider next.

Debt Collectors Try to Put on a Friendlier Face New York Times

Fears Mount Over Bear Stearns’ Exposure FT Alphaville

Did Eliot Spitzer Get Caught Because He Didn’t Spend Enough on Prostitutes? Slate. I am most assuredly out of touch with the market for high end personal services.

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