Hormones don’t hurt female investors – inequality does Helaine Olen, Guardian
U.S. accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion Reuters (Valissa)
Facebook challenge after girl’s death leap over insults The Guardian (Australia)
Poor Empiricism: The “Middle Income” Trap Triple Crisis
Abandoned baby rescued from sewage pipe in China Telegraph. Apparently a huge story there.
IMF lowers China growth forecast… again MacroBusiness
EU eases hard line on austerity Financial Times
Europe’s slow dawn MacroBusiness. Spanish reader input sought on the proposed small business lending program. 1. Is this amount meaningful? It looks like bupkis 2. Will businesses borrow? Small business in the US haven’t been terribly keen to borrow because they’ve been worried about the outlook, and it goes without saying conditions are a lot worse in Spain. 3. Are there operational issues (as in who the middlemen are and what they’d need to be paid) that means that cheap German loans to Spain won’t result in sufficiently cheap small business loans?
German Job Revival Goes Missing Wall Street Journal
Portuguese bestseller calls for euro exit Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
“Austerity vs. Growth – A False Dilemma?”, OECD FORUM, 28th May Yanis Varoufakis
Purity of arms Michael Smith (Carol B)
Holder’s Regrets and Repairs Daily Beast. This is vile. We are supposed to feel sorry for Holder?
Six Ways Obamacare Might Be Judged Jon Walker, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Why Do the Folks Who Make Booze Care More about their Reputations than the Bankers? Bill Black, New Economic Perspectives
What’s Wrong With Jamie Dimon Is What’s Wrong With America TruthOut (down2long)
JPMorgan’s CFO Is Stunning In The Latest Issue Of Fashion Magazine ‘Marie Claire’ Clusterstock. The Erin Callan precedent suggests that putting a pretty woman as CFO is not a good sign. And it proved to be a
Citi settles US suit over $3.5 billion in mortgage securities Reuters (Deontos)
Is the government helping speculators manipulate grain futures? Salon (concerned citizen)
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