A Single Cell Shines New Light on How Cancers Develop New York Times
Amazon’s shares plunge as sales, profit miss Wall Street estimates Sydney Morning Herald (EM)
Japan Goes Negative
Bank of Japan Unexpectedly Cuts Interest Rate Below Zero New York Times. The effect on the currency is more important than the effect on domestic depositors…no doubt as intended.
China Can’t Postpone the Pain Forever Bloomberg
PBOC Cash Injection Hits Weekly Record Wall Street Journal
Europe sets out plans to curb corporate tax avoidance Financial Times
Syria peace talks derailed as opposition stays away Reuters (furzy)
Donald Trump Wanted Vets Kicked Off Fifth Avenue The Daily Beast
Fox News will profit from the debate showdown with Trump Yahoo (furzy)
Susan Sarandon on Clinton: What has she done that we’re bragging about Daily Mail. Li: “It is the Mail but she really excoriates Hillary.”
Sanders: Hillary Calling For More Debates a Flip-Flop: “Clinton Campaign Does Not Run The World” Real Clear Politics (rich)
Bernie Sanders just hit back at the Washington Post with the most perfect jab Raw Story. Sanders is a threat to too many high income readers in DC, particularly all those K Street lobbyists.
Sanders surge panics Washington establishment The Hill (furzy)
Paul Krugman Unironically Anoints Himself Arbiter of “Seriousness”: Only Clinton Supporters Eligible Glenn Greenwald, Intercept. Lambert linked to this in Water Cooler, and this is delicious. Krugman has violated a rule of punditry: you need to maintain the appearance of objectivity to do much (any) good for the cause you are promoting.
How will they try to crush Bernie? failed evolution
How Can You Help Flint? Do Not Send Us Bottles of Water. Instead, Join Us in a Revolt. Michael Moore. Please sign his petition.
Angry White Men
FBI releases video of Oregon occupier’s shooting death Los Angeles Times
Tankers Cutting Speeds Amid Oil Glut Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia’s Sale Of Foreign Assets Accelerates: Marketfield Emerging Markets Daily
Office Market in Houston Melts Down Wolf Richter
Goldman Sachs Feeling the Pain of Mortgage Litigation Corporate Counsel (Mark H)
Did controversial investments bail out N.J. public pensions last year? NJ.com. Only if you believe the bogus valuations.
S&P 500 short interest at 2010 levels Business Insider
In Search of Growth Strategies Project Syndicate (David L)
Antidote du jour. When my cat Blake died, many readers sent me notes and sometimes pictures of favorite pets they had lost. This is from James in New Zealand:
I lost my poor old boy, Fluffy (1996-2012) who you featured back in the day when he could still climb the cherry tree – and he’s a bonus pic in memory of him.