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Ig Nobel awards: Irrelevant scientific research honoured Telegraph. The economics prize winner was suitably amusing.
Fannie Mae forgives loan for woman who shot herself CNN. She managed not to kill herself. Will we now see imitators?
A disturbing darn debate Christopher Caldwell, Financial Times
The Palin Phenomenon: “Like Care Bears meets Jenna Jameson” RFK Action Front. An interesting take.
Paulson Recruits Asset Managers as Rescue Moves Ahead Bloomberg, The feeding frenzy begins.
Lehman CEO Fuld To Testify At Congressional Hearing On Company’s Collapse Huffington Post. Why should we expect him to be any more truthful than he was before the collapse? As the wise man Rodney Dangerfield said, “Steal $1000 and you go to jail for ten years. Steal $100 million and you get called bad named before Congress for ten minutes.” Have your popcorn ready for October 8.
Dubai moves into the slow lane Telegraph
Egg and Tomato Oligopoly Skeptical CPA
MBIA Cries Fraud; Sues Countrywide HousingWire
They’re Pinching Hundred-Dollar Bills Geraldine Fabrikant, New York Times
Europe: In it together Financial Times. An excellent piece on how the crisis is playing out in Europe.
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