Voter suppression in Nevada Guardian (hat tip Ed Harrison)
The banker who wouldn’t say sorry Independent. This seems to be an occupational affliction.
Interview with Marc Faber Australian Broadcast Corporation. Among the highlights: Treasuries should be trading like junk bonds.
FY ’08 budget deficit swells to record $455 billion Reuters (hat tip reader Dwight)
Regulation Cannot Depend on Irrational Markets Christian Weller, Credit Slips
Bailouts, Nationalism and Diplomacy Roger Ehrenberg
What the enemies of short selling overlooked John Dizard, Financial Times. How the short selling ban contributed to the slide in financial stocks (and for reasons I bet most of you never considered!)
Fossil Rabbits in the Precambrian Paul Kedrosky. Gives a high-level overview of where he thinks the economy and markets are headed.
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