Feeling blue today? Just say "rupee" a few times. Guaranteed to cheer you up. Meanwhile, have you heard the one about the central banker who stopped crisis measures after the crisis was over? Sounds like a fantasy, but it's true. (The Globe and Mail)
Something else to worry about: That trend of low-quality job creation is unlikely to change anytime soon. (Economix/New York Times)
Something to at least think about: All those quote-unquote experts who say tapering and tightening are two different things are wrong. Hence, the absence of taper. (FT Alphaville)
And, finally...here's really something to ponder: The markets may just be saying they want Ben Bernanke to stay on as Fed chairman and keep the bottomless punch bowl going. CNBC.com's Katie Holliday explains.
_ By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him @JeffCoxCNBCcom on Twitter.