Very good hack
Ex-Morgan Stanley’s Stephen Jen is bullish
Buried on page A11
Crossword puzzles, magazines and other diversions are more common.
More of this, please.
Nice definitions of terms
Isn’t that what it’s all about?
80th anniversary of “Black Tuesday“
Are bonds not capital?
Most exposure to property but no loss.
Business as usual coming
Scary but a useful breakdown of events
"The majority of Americans do not believe President Barack Obama deserved to win the Nobel Peace Prize (61%), but the public is split in its personal reaction to the announcement. Asked if they are "glad" Obama received the prize, 46% of Americans say yes and 47% say no."
"After peaking at 59% last November, Vice President Joe Biden’s favorable rating continues to decline and now stands at 42%. That barely exceeds his 40% unfavorable rating, and is easily his worst evaluation since last year’s Democratic National Convention."
Gets them up to speed with twitter
economic policy battles circa 1981 via Bartlett
reduces appeal of smoking-related images
"up to 5,000 people will join the protests over the next couple of days."
More on why Calomiris is wrong
2011 budget has huge deficit
"they should preserve capital rather than pay it out to bankers and investors"
if a deal needs complicated calculations…, then it probably is not."
NYT is going all-in against Obama.
It’s not pay, it’s TBTF