The Weapon of Mass Destruction Is Cancer R.B. Stuart, Huffington Post
Report Assails Political Hiring in Justice Dept. New York Times. Quelle surprise!
Private Mortgage Insurers Feel the Mortgage Hit Adam Levitt, Credit Slips
If the Fed Is So Easy, Why Is the Growth in Money and Credit Aggregates So Weak? Paul Kasriel, Safe Haven (hat tip Michael Shedlock)
Commodity Peak, Dollar Bottom Brian Wesbury, Robert Stein, First Trust. An alternate scenario (hat tip Real Clear Markets). However, David Rosaenberg at Merrill still has his Fed funs forecast for 2009 at 1%.
10 Year VIX versus SPX The Big Picture
Also, I wanted to let readers know that John Jansen, who writes the bond markets blog Across the Curve is back after taking time off because his father had passed away.
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