Regulators Back Away From Changes to Commodity Hedging New York Times. The CFTC held off on easing rules to help specualtors.
Commodities and the Fed: answering the skeptics James Hamilton, Econbrowser
Appeals court upholds search of laptop at LAX Daily Breeze
U.S. to Insist That Travel Industry Get Fingerprints Washington Post. Airlines are supposed to become part of the enforcement apparatus.
Why College Men May Hear ‘Yes’ When Women Mean ‘No’ PhysOrg
Profits of Doom Macro Man
The Wal-Mart Conquest (hat tip 26econ). Eeek, a disease vector at work:
Antidote du jour:
This reminds me of the discount window, but the bowls would have to be bigger and the dogs would have to be giant poodles with rabies…