U.S. corporations massively read employee e-mail Help Net Security
Credit monopolies harm lenders and borrowers International Financial Law Review. Bobo7874 put a link to this article in comments yesterday, with this query:
I would like to hear what posters have to say about these articles by Frederick Feldkamp, suggesting that SEC and FASB rules giving big brokers and banks an advantage in doing securitizations, increase credit spreads to the detriment of the larger economy. He’s got graphs showing correlation between the enactment of various rules and increases or decreases in credit spreads.
Hmmmmm? Bill Gross. The Pimco chief says US inflation stats are baloney, and points to three culprits: the use of hedonic adjustments, owner-equivalent rent, and geometric weighting/product substitution
Karl Marx Was All For Free Trade International Political Economy Zone
“The Church versus the Mall” Mark Thoma
Antidote du jour. In my youth, I had a paper route, and often saw raccoons dive into the storm sewers when I trundled by. But I would always get the rear end view.