Bandit the wallaroo is proving to be a slippery catch Syracuse Post-Standard
South Park on the Economy (hat tip reader John L).
SEC Staff to Recommend Civil Charges for Mozilo Wall Street Journal. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
Not putting your money where your mouth is Brad Setser
American TV adverts attack NHS Guardian
Not So Green Wednesday Tim Duy. A good wrap of information, plus comments on the Fed’s mixed signals on quantitative easing.
Japan ‘would avoid dollar bonds’ BBC (hat tip reader Scott). Not to worry, this is political posturing by the out of power….
Sickness of the savers Geoff Dyer, Financial Times (hat tip reader Michael)
Most U.S. homeowners think a bottom has been reached: Zillow Reuters. However, in the well documented “all children are above average” syndrome, 60% of the respondents thought their home price had declined in the last 12 months, when in fact 80% of homes lost value.
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