Falling Import Prices in U.S. May Slow Rise in Interest Rate New York Times
Treasury Flash Crash of October 15, 2014 Still Has Wall Street in a Sweat Wall Street on Parade
Crisis Chronicles: The Panic of 1825 and the Most Fantastic Financial Swindle of All Time Liberty Street Economics. “Of all time”? Really?
Buiter on the death of cash FT Alphaville
Maryland Shift of Pension Cash to Wall Street Delivered Below-Median Results: Study David Sirota, International Business Times
50 Reasons We Cannot Afford the TPP Eyes on Trade. 50 for the 50 states. Use to write your Congress Critters!
G.E. to Retreat From Finance in Post-Crisis Reorganization New York Times
Russia and Greece to ink Turkish Stream gas pipeline deal within days – Greek minister RT. I don’t think Tsipras wants to call it the “Turkish Stream,” though.
LAID LOW: THE IMF, THE EUROZONE AND THE FIRST RESCUE OF GREECE (PDF) Paul Blustein, CIGI
Fusion’s interview with Argentine ambassador Cecilia Nahón: The full transcript Felix Salmon, Fusion
Argentine court orders arrest of Justin Bieber The Telegraph. And high time, too.
The New Deal New York Review of Books. With Iran.
The mystery moneymen behind Ted Cruz’s super-PACs Michael Isikoff, Yahoo
Has Obamacare Enrollment Peaked? Wall Street Journal. Shocker: ObamaCare wasn’t universal care after all.
How much student testing is too much? McClatchy
Martinez signs bill ending civil asset forfeiture New Mexico Political Report. One down, 49 to go, plus the Feds.
Black Injustice Tipping Point
The Sad Prescience of “The Birth of a Nation” The New Yorker
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Spotting lies, and the lying liars who layer them FT Alphaville
How Robots & Algorithms Are Taking Over New York Review of Books
Comrades, The Lannisters Have No More Gold! Paul Mason
Mark Thoma, information equilibrium is the model you’re looking for Information Transfer Economics
The Burden of Denial The Archdruid Report
Antidote du jour, and thanks to reader Bunny for suggesting the Lady and the Unicorn tapestry at the Musée de Cluny. (I couldn’t bear to crop out a single animal, so here’s the entire thing.)