Below are the links for today, but I wanted to highlight the distraction of the day, which is Curtis Jackson III aka 50 Cent, who was interviewed on CNBC yesterday.
Steve keen deserves much more notice for his economic analysis
Bank profit margins on mortgages have hit a new record with the latest figures which disclose the discrepancy between their costs and rates charged to customers.
Hat tip Scott. Since this study was produced by JPMorgan and the last article says otherwise, you have to be sceptical. I may have more to say about this topic.
“After stirring up their own country, the German blogger elite has launched an international version of their Internet Manifesto in English. Fifteen authors of Germany’s most popular blogs have signed a declaration about How journalism works today.”
"There was a narrow window to effect a full regulatory reform of Wall Street, the Banking Industry and other causes of the collapse. Instead, the WH tacked in a different direction to pursue healthcare reform." This was an enormous miscalculation."
Hat tip Scott. Are all the crazies come out of the woodwork in finance?
Hat tip Scott. You have to love this story. Was this guy watching Indecent Proposal?
While I think the school speech flap is ridiculous, it does bear remembering that it has parallels to 1991.
Jimmy P is obviously a partisan so conclusions have to be read within this frame, but his four scenarios bear noting: Double Dip, Muddle, Bounce, V.
Google Voice users now have the ability to forward inbound text messages to email. And even better, you can reply from email as well.
Is that Paul Kedrosky talking Tennis on TweetDeck I see? I still prefer Seesmic for now.
Distraction of the Day: 50 Cent
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