Captive tigers ‘may save species’ BBC. It’s better for the tiger to be saved than not (they breed well in captivity) but sad that they are on their way to being zoo and game preserve curiosities.
New Fannie/Freddie “Con” Jumbos Already a Bust Mr. Mortgage. It seems that, by virtue of having realistic appraisals, lower permitted LTV and debt to income means most borrowers don’t qualify. For those opposed to the Federal government becoming the mortgage lender of first resort, this is good news.
Saudis put oil capacity rise on hold Financial Times
Running Out of Planet to Exploit Paul Krugman
MMMMMMM! Chocolate! Bank Lawyer’s Blog
Costs and Benefits in Education Felix Salmon
Is Fund Size Leading to Perverse Decision-Making? Roger Ehrenberg. SWF and private equity investments in banks are his case studies….
Antidote du jour. On the subject of tigers in captivity…..