4th Grade Science Quiz Snopes (John L). Only in America.
IBM Wearable Computer Commercial From 2000 DaringFireball. Lambert flags what may be a coinage: “glasshole”
Chinese trade stats goosed by hot money MacroBusiness
Once upon a time in the East Gary Greenberg, Investments & Pensions Europe. On China.
China, yuan to really do this? Kate Mackenzie, FT Alphaville
Really? One Basis Point? Tim Duy
The German model is not for export Martin Wolf, Financial Times
German Euro-Skeptic Party Gaining Ground Der Spiegel
The Only Occupied European Country to Save Its Jews from the Nazis Recognizes Palestine EdwardTeller, Firedoglake (Carol B)
See for Yourself: Syrian Government Likely Did Not Use Chemical Weapons George Washington
Sinister or silly, protest politicians are united in grievance John Kay, Financial Times
House Moves To Gut Derivatives Regulations Again DSWright, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Dimon Looks to Keep Reins Wall Street Journal. A marvelous bit of soft commentary via the photo chosen.
Small Firm Could Turn the Vote on Dimon New York Times
Leaner Airlines Mean Fewer Routes and Higher Fares Wall Street Journal. Um, “leaner”? How about “more oligopolistic”?
Housing Market: Where are the ‘Missing Households’? Global Economic Intersection
New York State Investigating Pension-Advance Firms New York Times. Go Lawsky!
The Cost of (Equity) Capital James Kwak
The link between interest rates and financial instability is asymmetric information Carolyn Sissoko (Richard Smith)
PARASITIC SOCIAL DEMOCRACY Stumbling and Mumbling
The Economics of Over-Ripe Capitalism Counterpunch. Important.
What Does It Take for Traumatized Kids to Thrive? Pacific Standard (Chuck L). Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour:
And a bonus (Richard Smith)