Do speedy elephants walk or run? BBC (hat tip reader Paul S)
A Stone Age Subculture Takes Shape in the US Der Spiegel (hat tip reader John D)
New black hole simulator uses real star data New Scientist
Family feud: Nancy Pelosi at odds with President Obama Politico (hat tip DoctoRx)
Another SEC Nothingburger-2 Independent Accountant
Businesses Cutting the Growth Cushion Michael Panzner
Credit Suisse Declares the U.S. a Riskier Investment Than Indonesia Washington Independent (hat tip reader John D). Don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger.
Wall St. Helped Greece to Mask Debt Fueling Europe’s Crisis New York Times. More detail on a story that has gotten a fair bit of play in the UK and European press. One telling detail: Goldman appeared on Greece’s doorstep in November 2009 to pitch yet another debt-camouflaging swap.
Future Bailouts of America Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Systemic risk: how to deal with it? Jaime Caruna, Bank of International Settlements (hat tip Richard Alford and Richard Smith)
One in 10 civil servant posts to leave London Independent
Obama’s Indecent Interval Thomas Johnson, Foreign Policy (hat tip DoctoRx)
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