Avatars in Love Richard Bookstaber
The scale of the effect we have on the planet is yet to sink in Sydney Morning Herald (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Italy is the elephant in the euro room, not Spain Edward Hugh
Euro contagion fears hit Spain and Italy Financial Times. Swedish Lex notes “As we discussed a couple of years ago, when the contagion reaches Italy, the future of the euro is no more.”
Sir Fred’s alleged lover ‘did not’ harm RBS Financial Times. Richard Smith calls this a “straw woman”.
The housing-retail link MacroBusiness
China Rush to U.S. Colleges Reveals Predatory Fees for Recruits Bloomberg (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Democrats Try to Woo Consumer Advocate to Run New York Times
Stripper Loans and Mortgage Smoking Guns TheStreet.com
More banks targeted in New York probe Financial Times
Neo-Voodoo Economics Michael Hirsh, National Journal. A very good overview of the sorry state of economics and the grip of conventional thinking on policy.
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