- Something related to Seth Klarman, the famous value investor, from Businessinsider blog in early November
- Shankar Vedantam writing at Slate Magazine on how states led by Republicans get more federal spending than Democrat led states (think Sarah Palin and Alaska and you get a small idea).
- Tom Petruno of the Los Angeles Times asks the question: Why don't bondholders ever get asked to share the pain on national deficits???
- Found this over at ZeroHedge blog via a Mr. Bruce Krasting. A little silly, but recommended if you need a laugh.
- On the large oligopolistic banks failure to pay back their bailouts and subsidies from the U.S. taxpayer. Hat tip Zero Hedge blog and Washington's Blog
- "Ilene" over at ZeroHedge with an update on FINRA's "look the other way" policy. A sham of an institution if there ever was one. Larry Doyle who has done excellent work covering FINRA also comments.
- An update on the Repo 105 shenanigans over at Lehman. Taken from ZeroHedge blog. If you don't understand Repo 105s you can educate yourself here at this ZeroHedge link.
- Menzie Chinn with another of his many excellent posts on inflation (and the chances thereof). From Econbrowser blog
- American students ranking below par in mathematics, reading, and science. China improving. From Bloomberg
- Our Female Vision of the Day: After the jump click on the number 9 above the photo to get Barbara Hershey. Sorry I don't know how to get the direct link. She's getting older now, but still quite attractive for her age. Photo by Kirk McCoy at the Los Angeles Times.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Some of these links are a little dated, but obviously I still think they are worth the read if you didn't catch them before.
If I have any Jewish readers I hope you are having a Happy Hanukkah and everyone in general is enjoying the holiday season!!!!