‘Dog who wouldn’t die’ home after surgery Yahoo News
Aaron Swartz, z”l Stop Me Before I Vote Again
The Truth about Aaron Swartz’s “Crime” Unhandled Exception
Welcome to The Aaron Swartz Collection Internet Archive
The Bright Shiny Object of Change New Economic Perspectives
There’s no such thing as base money anymore Interfluidity
Wells Fargo’s loan-margin pressure highlights bankers’ plight: Too much money San Francisco Business Times
2013: When economic optimism will finally be vindicated Anatole Kaletsky, Reuters
Goldman’s Hatzius: 10 Questions for 2013 Bill McBride, Calculated Risk
Sweden’s back-to-the-future banker FT. Boringbanken.
The Problem with the Second Amendment Angry Bear
How Obama used Biden to undercut Reid on fiscal cliff deal AmericaBlog. Taking The Coin off the table fits neatly into Frame #3.
China Export Surge Spurs Data Skepticism at Goldman, UBS Bloomberg
The Genius of Samsung Slate
Despite Sanctions, Iran’s Economy Limps Along OilPrice.com
A history of hubris and flawed hypotheses FT. Agnotology.
“[M]ore than five years since the outbreak of the credit crunch, most mainstream economic models still have no financial component.”
Fed’s mapmaker charts central bank rethink Gillian Tett, FT
Visualizing Improvement Atlanta Fed.
“The interest in the Fed’s reaction, always acute given the employment half of the Fed’s dual mandate from Congress, has been heightened since the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced, first in September, that it will continue its asset-purchase programs as long as “the labor market does not improve substantially.” But what constitutes substantial improvement is a . [W]e have been experimenting with our own method for summarizing the general state of the labor market. Though this project is very much a work in progress, the idea is to highlight variables that look at employer behavior, signals of employer and employee confidence, measures of labor resource utilization, and leading indicators of labor market conditions.”
Starting Data Analysis with Assumptions Another Word For It
Data Update 2013: The Dark Side of Numbers Musings on Markets
THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND The Edge
It’s the moral thing to do London Review of Books
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