Missing link between man and apes found Telegraph (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
Consumer Spending Rests On Shaky Foundation Comstock Partners (hat tip reader Scott). From last week but still worth reading.
Capital can’t be measured Steve Waldman. This points to big time problem (IMHO) in what we allow firms to do. If the metrics are that bad, the firms have to be vastly less geared or stick to easier to value products, something no one is prepared to consider.
AIG Gets Away With It The Economic Populist
Cross-party support among MPs for break-up of big banks Telegraph (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Obama! Frank Rich
Antidote du jour. From reader Barbara, with the subject, “Beware of identity theft this Easter”>