Food prices likely to remain high as corn supply lags Associated Press (hat tip Yasha Levine, who sent this as background)
Baptist priest in California convicted of molesting five girls McClatchy (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Yale, Harvard, Stanford … UC Irvine? Thomson Reuters (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
European CEOs Move Cash to Germany In Case of Euro Breakup Bloomberg (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Near-term risk to peripheral states remains Financial Times. John Authers thinks the lastest deal won’t keep the markets from boiling over before Christmas.
French bank ratings downgraded again by Moody’s BBC (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
The only way to save the eurozone is to destroy the EU Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
Tahrir: Between Dystopia and Utopia thedailynewsegypt (hat tip Lambert Strether)
The Private Insurance Market James Kwak (hat tip reader Carol B)
James Murdoch: I did not authorise Max Clifford phone-hacking settlement Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
An Orange and Black Eye for 2 Banks New York Times (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Occupy @Home: The Kitchen Counterstrike Against Bank of America Raging Wisdom (reader 1 SK)
Trades Are Linked to Missing MF Global Funds New York Times
The Shriveling Middle Class In California Wolf Richter (hat tip reader Carol B)
Will Bull Connor please pick up the white courtesy phone? Lambert Strether. Today’s must read.
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