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Links: 2009-12-30

Finance

  • Business Spectator – Was the GFC a mathematical error? – Blog – Steve Keen (hat tip Rolfe Winkler)
  • Keep a "Clean" Credit Card to Dig Out of Debt – Debt – Lifehacker
  • GM ups discounts to sell Pontiac, Saturn inventory| Reuters
  • FT.com – US to tax Chinese steel grating imports
  • On Goldman’s (and Now Morgan Stanley’s) Deceptive Synthetic CDO Practices (aka Screwing Their Customers) – Yves Smith

    Politics

  • Why the Democrats will lose the House in 2010 | James Pethokoukis
  • FT.com – Paul Kennedy – Rome offers Obama a lesson in limits
  • Obama Moves to Curb Federal Secrets – NYTimes.com
  • The Cash Committee: How Wall Street Wins On The Hill
  • Arianna Huffington: Move Your Money: A New Year’s Resolution
  • Maureen Dowd – As the Nations Pulse Races, Obama Cant Seem to Find His – NYTimes.com

    Society

  • Not Just Tigers Temptations – Opinionator Blog – NYTimes.com
  • Sheen’s free pass – NYPOST.com
  • Loneliness can also lead to animal hoarding – washingtonpost.com
  • Older drivers face choice between safety and mobility – washingtonpost.com

    Tech

  • Leaked Nexus One Documents: $530 Unlocked, $180 With T-Mobile – Nexus one – Gizmodo
  • With Nexus One, Is Google Eating Its Own Dogfood Or Its Own Children? – Tech Crunch

     

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  • About 

    Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty years of business experience. He is also a regular economic and financial commentator on BBC World News, CNBC Television, Business News Network, CBC, Fox Television and RT Television. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. Edward also writes a premium financial newsletter. Sign up here for a free trial.