Stopping early with links… I have to go to the Levy Institute Minsky Conference to see Steve Waldman speak, and I need to turn in.
Superbugs may have found their match in manuka bees The Independent; h/t May S.
Press bandwagon on antidepressants makes for depressing reading The Guardian; h/t Peter M.
Some market discipline for economists The Guardian
Economic ideologies Macrobusiness
Wrong-footed economists in interest rate blind panic The Daily Telegraph
U.S. Economic Optimism Plummets in March Gallup; h/t Furzy Mouse.
Yellen’ won’t help Macrobusiness: a commodity exporter’s view of the Fed.
Anarchy in the UK? That depends on how you handle the numbers The Guardian. Goldacre again. Two simple ways to obfuscate with numbers.
Bloggers take legal action over Huffington Post sale The Guardian.
JPMorgan Ex-Structured Product CDO Head Llodra May Face SEC Suit A little more news seeps out about JP Morgan and Magnetar.
The Timeline of Magnetar’s Deals Propublica, h/t TJA.
Manhattan DA Investigates Bear Stearns Mortgage Traders The Atlantic. H/t TJA.
The nightmare of taking on ‘too big to fail’ FT, John Kay.
Deutsche Maneuvers Around New Law WSJ. Goodness, a loophole in Dodd-Frank.
Tech snafu, improper foreclosure affidavit lead to sanctions for LPS Housing Wire’s spin on our story today. Regular NC readers may not be very surprised to hear that we expect more “Tech snafus” to surface. Ooh, here’s one, for instance. H/t TJA.
APRA Special: Observations on Fukushima Daiichi. Atomic Power Review. A bit late to post this (Fukushima’s now officially a “7” on the disaster scale, like Chernobyl), but interesting to see the insiders grinding their teeth at the range of mistakes; h/t Crocodile Chuck.
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