Damn, it is hot in NYC today. Well, the good news is I am off to Maine tomorrow, where it is usually a delightful 75 this time of year. Before I depart, I wanted to leave you with one final linkfest for the week.
These are the items I found interesting, informative, or just plain amusing today:
• N.Y. Fed May Require Banks to Buy Back Faulty Mortgages, Assets (Bloomberg)
• How Canada’s Dollar Got Ahead, and Left America Behind (Esquire)
• A Journal RE two-fer:
. . . . . -For Home Builders, Reality Looms in Results (WSJ)
. . . . . -Foreclosed On—By the U.S. (WSJ)
• Nassim Taleb goes postal on Alan Blinder: The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem (HuffPo)
• Consumers Saving More Than Thought (NYT)
• Five Myths About the Bush Tax Cuts (Brookings)
• My favorite email today: Ritholtz puts a beat down on Harvard Professor Ed Glaesar; there were no survivors.
• Not dinosaurs! Tracing Oil Reserves to Their Tiny Origins (Science Times)
• The Art of Printing Secrets (Slate)
• Headline of the day: Monkeys hate flying squirrels, report monkey-annoyance experts (Christian Science Monitor)
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