Gaming The Brain The Escapist
Spineless in Washington: Obama and Guantánamo Bay Willem Buiter
Honest Brokers Mark Thoma. Keeping tabs on a wee firefight provoked by Greg Makiw’s comments on some stimulus-related analysis by the new CEA head Christina Romer.
Christie’s Cuts Costs as Art Market Slows New York Times
Auto bailout has already helped GMAC and GM sales Economic Populist. So much for the theory that it was the job outlook, and not access to financing sales, that was impeding sales (I agree that subsidies of this order do not make for a great business model, but it at least says the auto companies won’t be complete basket cases in the interim). Also dashes a bit of cold water on my worry that no one would buy a car from a company in bankruptcy, although we have not crossed that Rubicon yet.
Serious Instances of Inflation Since World War II Jesse’s Cafe Americain
Credit Crunch Over? Best Week for Debt Sales in a Year Raises Hopes WSJ Deal Journal
CEO Firings On the Rise As Downturn Gains Steam Wall Street Journal
The ECB’s secret weakening? FT Alphaville
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