Once Unthinkable, Breakup of Big Banks Now Seems Feasible (ProPublica) Shareholders will demand the banks break up.
Even if the US gets downgraded, Treasuries will still remain the lowest-yielding securities in the world (Felix Salmon). Actually, the yields will probably fall after a downgrade.
Live Nude Girls (The Observer) Confessions of a porn booth stripper.
Time for GOP to declare victory and move on (Bainbridge) There's nothing to be gained by keeping up the debt ceiling fight.
A Little Less Love for Treasury Auction (MarketBeat) Ten year still at 3 percent.