News from around the web: 2009-07-29
worked for a state-run company, was forced to quit over Tiananmen Square.
Differences between single payer and socialized medicine.
None of the planned banking reforms protects the financial system, argues Irwin Stelzer.
Deutsche has survived pretty well.
Is Goldman frontrunning via high frequency trading?
Queen Elizabeth II gets an explanation of why finance collapsed.
The best new expose on Goldman. To be fair, it does have an anti-Goldman slant which displays a bias. Goldman profited immensely from saving AIG and the conflicts of interest for government officials with Goldman interests were large. Nevertheless, everyone else profited as well – except of course Lehman. Oops. To me, Goldman is just a useful target to represent ‘Wall Street.’ There are numerous good points in this piece, however, which demonstrate that GS could have gone the way of Lehman as well.
Apple have always protected their rights but…
Distraction of the Day: William Shatner reads Palin’s farewell as poetry