Still a bit under the weather. Went to Greenwich and croaked a book talk (was losing my voice) to a very nice and savvy group, the Stamford CFA Society.
Bionic feet for amputee cat BBC (hat tip reader John M)
Biologist: Ocean pollution ‘threatening the human food supply’ Raw Story (hat tip reader John M)
Dean Baker: Pay Retirees to Leave the Country Mark Thoma (hat tip reader John M)
Replacing McChrystal Doesn’t Change Anything Michael Hirsh, Newsweek
Think the Gulf Spill Is Bad? Wait Until the Next Disaster Robert Kiyosaki, Yahoo Finance (hat tip reader Bruno L)
BP Alaska a “Ticking Time Bomb” CNN (hat tip Glenn Stehle)
Internet bosses set to approve .xxx for porn sites Reuters (hat tip reader John D)
June deadliest month of Afghan war for coalition troops CNN (hat tip reader Glenn Stehle)
“Risky Management” Tom the Dancing Bug (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
World’s rich got richer amid ’09 recession: report Reuters (hat tip Marshall Auerback)
China Bank Debt Repackaging Raises Risk of Crisis, Fitch Says Bloomberg (hat tip reader Michael Q)
Banks win battle for limits to Basel III Financial Times
Divide emerges as companies tackle debt Gillian Tett, Financial Times
Ben Bernanke needs fresh monetary blitz as US recovery falters Ambrose Evans-Pritchard (hat tip readers Gonzalo Lira and Swedish Lex). The Fed balance sheet at $5 trillion? Aieeeee.
Beyond the false growth vs austerity debate Mohamed El-Erian, Financial Times. There is a bit of straw manning in his “growth now” characterization, but otherwise, a useful piece.
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