How did Imbolc become Groundhog Day? Care2 (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Fiber Capacity Maxing Out? Paul Kedrosky
The trouble with men Gillian Tett, Financial Times
At hand, an Arab awakening Financial Times
Many Obstacles Still Ahead in Egypt’s Climb Toward Democracy markfromireland FireDogLake
Currency manipulation Michael Pettis
Clearing Questions Index Universe
BAD NEWS: What Role Did Reporters Play In The Financial Crisis? Huffington Post
Hungry investors return to ‘covenant-lite’ deals Financial Times. A telltale sign of too much liquidity.
Obama Said to Fault Spy Agencies’ Mideast Forecasting New York Times (hat tip Joe Costello). Department of “Duh”.
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