See some frozen over Great Lakes (Chuck L)
Panel Says Most Carotid Screening Is Unnecessary Patient Safety Blog
Netflix to Pay Comcast to End Traffic Jam MarketWatch. Chuck L: “Ominous precedent.”
There’ll be froth in the Valley Lambert
Just Do Something Daring Fireball
Bitcoin Has a Sad
Mt. Gox Website Appears to Have Been Deleted Wall Street Journal
Apparent Theft at Mt. Gox Shakes Bitcoin World New York Times. I said repeatedly that Bitcoin was prosecution futures….
Mt. Gox Allegedly Loses $350 Million in Bitcoin (744,400 BTC), Rumoured to be Insolvent CoinDesk. Lambert: ‘Warning: “The Voice of Digital Currency’ and I’m not sure we’re dealing with real journalism.”
WIPP Plutonium Leak May Have Been From Ceiling Collapse Simply Info (Deontos)
The PDRC and monk mafia extortion racket Asian Correspondent
Ukraine launches manhunt for ousted leader Washington Post
Everything you know about Ukraine is wrong Mark Ames, Pando
Government and Premier of Egypt Quit in Abrupt Move New York Times
Sisi’s Turn London Review of Books
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations Glenn Greenwald, Intercept
Guest Post: The NSA’s Culture of “Legal Compliance” Still Breaks the Law Just Security. A rebuttal of an earlier post.
How to Avoid Rubber-Stamping another Drone Execution: Leave Marcy Wheeler (Chuck L)
Oil spill shuts down 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi River Associated Press
Colorado Enacts First Methane Regs in Country OilPrice. But what about farting cows?
Owner of Opulent Long Island Castle Is Shot in Head by a Masked Gunman New York Times. Not a banker or CEO but will probably lead to pearl clutching nevertheless.
Western Union faces probe for fraud-induced money transfers Reuters. “Fraud induced”?
Inequality is about capital vs labour MacroBusiness
Savings contest among homeless people yields universal insights Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Carla R: “Since the Cleveland Plain Dealer is always right up to the minute, they published this Feb. 6 story from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today! I nominate it for most disgusting ‘finance’ story of 2014 so far.”
KKR co-chiefs reap $160m apiece in 2013 Financial Times
Inside the Showdown Atop Pimco, the World’s Biggest Bond Firm Wall Street Journal
JPMorgan to cut thousands more jobs Financial Times
Summers worried about shadow banking Politico. So now the arsonist is selling fire extinguishers. Lovely.
@GSElevator Tattletale Exposed (He Was Not in the Goldman Elevator) Dealbook. Huh? There were people who thought the tweets were real quotes????
Antidote du jour. Jim M. said this is a red tailed hawk two blocks from Fenway park in Boston:
And a bonus: