Friday, July 27, 2012

What I'm reading these days - 4th Week of July

Random articles I've found interesting over the last week or so, posted in each section from the oldest to the newest. Mostly for my own reminder, but if you feel like commenting, I'm always up for an interesting discussion in the comments!

On the Euro Crisis:
Moody's Cuts Outlook on Germany, Two Others
It’s Monday, it’s Moody’s, it’s negative on eurozone AAAs
The euro graph of doom
John Paulson Said To See 50% Chance That Euro Will Fail
The INET Council on the Euro Zone Crisis
Is There Even a Panic Button in Europe?
EMU Gets Ostrichized
With a bang, not a whimper
End of game? Don’t bet on it
A Redemption Pact for Europe: Time to act now
Draghi on *that* transmission mechanism
Draghi Blinks. Maybe.
Kill the Euro now?

A Foolish Lack Of Terror
Only fools pay tax, Greek edition (encore)
German Minister Criticized for Greece Comments
Debt crisis: Greece to run out of money by August 20
Buiter’s now predicting Grexit probability of 90%
Who’s bluffing about a Grexit?
Checks reveal tax evasion rampant at holiday resorts

Spain, Italy Ban Short Selling To Slow Market Turmoil
Indebted Valencia asks Spain government for help
A rapid fall in the euro can save Spain

Ten Italian cities at risk of bankruptcy, schools may not reopen
Sicily’s Fiscal Problems Threaten to Swamp Italy

On the US Economy:
U.S. Ethanol Policies Set to Reach Their Illogical Conclusion
Former rating agency worker: 'I am genuinely frightened'
Sandy Weill regurgitates 13-year old cake
The Man Who Invented “Too Big to Fail” Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama or Romney Follow?
Counterparties: The clarifying effects of CEO retirement

Economy and Economics in general:
Why finance can’t be fixed with better regulation
The Path Not Taken ... Thus Far: Debt Deleveraging by Inflation
The idea that inflation might be our friend is gaining traction
The Land of a Million Scrapped Televisions
Club Med and the Sun Belt: Lessons from adjustment within a monetary union
Just for clicks: the Google ad model
We were wrong on peak oil. There's enough to fry us all
Amid energy shortages, a record first-half trade deficit for Japan
Why Argentina’s likely to beat Elliott Associates
How Swiss Bank Pictet Attracts German Millionaires
Swiss base money explodes as the SNB defends the peg
Top quant to next generation: you suck
Britain Unleashed: Why Britain needs Adam Smith more than ever

Honduras may appeal to London courts
The Radicalizing Effect of Euro Disaster
Bandar Is Back
Muslim Brothers plotting overthrow of Gulf states
Pentagon’s 30,000-pound bunker-buster ‘superbomb’ ready for use

Sub Worker sets fire to ship to he could leave early
One Reason Why Blogs are Growing in Influence
Las Navas de Tolosa
HURT: An open letter to Christopher Nolan, Sean Penn and Warner Brothers
U.N. Commission Calls for Legalizing Prostitution Worldwide
How Lego Almost Lost It, Doing Everything Right

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