Planet Robo: Population Will Exceed 1 Million Worldwide by 2010 Planet Galaxy (hat tip reader John D)
Domestic violence as pre-existing condition? 8 states still allow it McClatchy (hat tip reader John D)
Goldman to be paid $1bn if CIT fails Financial Times
Xmas Season Orders Don’t Bode Well for Chinese Exporters China Stakes (hat tip reader Michael)
Report on Bailouts Says Treasury Misled Public Louise Story, New York Times. This is almost dog bites man at this juncture, but having the particulars is nevertheless useful.
The Politics of Spite Paul Krugman, New York Times
As Layoffs Persist, Good Jobs Go Unfilled Huffington Post
EPI report on the long term consequences of unemployment Economic Populist
Wall Street’s Near-Death Experience Andrew Ross Sorkin, Vanity Fair
Schumer and Cornyn – “We Agree on Tax Credit” Bruce Krasting. Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Vol):