The World Still Refuses to End on Schedule


The Mother of All No-Brainers (NY Times) In which David Brooks blasts the GOP for not trusting that the Dems will let them get away with serious spending cuts.

Ratings logic at the European Commission (FT Alphaville) The problem isn't sovereigns or investors! It's the ratings agencies!

Big-Time 7.8 Earthquake Strikes Off New Zealand (Business Insider) Tsunami fears.

HOW TO: Launch Facebook Skype Video Chat (Mashable) Great. Now you'll have to comb your hair before logging on.

China’s Ticking Debt Bomb (China Digital Times) Massive local debt could bring growth to a halt.

World, Not Ended (Krugman) If bond yields were so low because of QE2, why are they still so low?