Texas fertilizer plant explosion
State regulators focus on emissions — not safety Houston Chronicle
Fertilizer sold, stored across Central Texas, but no need for panic Austin Statesman
Boston Marathon Bombing
See separate post for further links and commentary.
Blogs review: The Reinhart and Rogoff debacle Bruegel. Pass the popcorn!
How much of Reinhart/Rogoff has survived? Gavyn Davies, FT
These Bizarre Cartoons Prove That Even China Is Worried About Its Fate Jim Chanos, Business Insider
Rail Traffic Continues To Trend Lower Cullen Roche, Business Insider
Profits from Poverty: How Food Stamps Benefit Corporations Corporate Crime Reporter (MR)
Interdealer broker: ‘I’m one of those shouting guys on a trading floor’ Guardian. (See also My time at Lehman Thoughts from Brooklyn).
A brief lesson in letter-writing Tim Harford. Attention, Rust!
The future according to Mr Google Guardian
A Rake Too Far: Optimal Platform Pricing Strategy Bill Gurley. Must read.
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