Mediocre Poison Eaters And The Imperfection of Evolution National Geographic
Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent Glenn Greenwald, Guardian
Wells, Citi Halt Most Foreclosure Sales as OCC Ratchets Up Scrutiny American Banker (SW) “Question No. 1, for example, is ‘Is the loan’s default status accurate?’” [boggles].
DOJ to press: “If you preempt my ability to spin out a story the way I want to, I’m going to ruin your source base” – Marcy Wheeler on Scott Horton Show Wheeler on AP (with more on biometrics).
Bulls vs. Bears
“Give the Market the Benefit of the Doubt” and Invest in Stocks: Barry Ritholtz Daily Ticker. Ritholtz: “WISH @YahooFinance STAYED AWAY FROM MAD HEADLINES”
In which Downtown Josh Brown destroys the 1999 comparison The Reformed Broker
Too Much Talk About Liquidity Paul Krugman, Times
Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He Quits Henry Blodget, Business Insider
Is This Another Bubble? We Can’t Know Without Better Data Editors, Bloomberg
Spotting Black Swans with Data Science Online WSJ
A Simple Graph That Should Silence Austerians and Gold Bugs Forever Atlantic. As if.
Maersk Warns of Subdued Demand OnlineWSJ
China exporters at risk as buyers delay paying South China Morning Post
No, It Looks Like the House Has Not Unintentionally Eliminated the Debt Ceiling After All Dan Kervick, New Economic Perspectives
Michelle Rhee and the Washington Post Taking Note
Sponsored Content Pretty Fucking Awesome America’s Finest News Source
Rob Ford in ‘crack cocaine’ video scandal Toronto Star. Ford is Mayor of Toronto.
Report: Canada could see indigenous uprising Al Jazeera
The Baby in the Well New Yorker. “The case against empathy.”
What about Marx? Understanding Society
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