Dear patient readers,
Thin/no posts from me for next 24 hours plus. Meetings, packing, and flying on the agenda.
Big Freeze: Earth Could Plunge into Sudden Ice Age Live Science (hat tip reader John D)
The dark side of Dubai Johann Hari, Independent (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
Millions in US lack bank access Financial Times
Who Cares Vampire Squid? Independent Accountant
Those dangerous yet well-capitalized banks Felix Salmon
Open Thread: Is the Fed Chair’s Reappointment at Risk? Barry Ritholtz
The recurring gold “bubble” Tim Iacono
Jobs – A Solution at Hand? Bruce Krasting. This is very clever, easy to implement from an administrative standpoint, and is saleable if anyone had the guts….oh right, we are talking about the Obama Administration, scratch that.
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