Archive for August 30th, 2009

News You Never Needed

Is this a symptom of a slow news day or merely what we have to look forward to this fall and winter as the swine flu reappears. From Fox Business: Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has contracted the H1N1 or “swine flu” virus and is receiving treatment at the presidential residence in Bogota, reports said Sunday. [...]


Sunday Funnies

Some comic relief.


Bigger Safer Banks May Be The Way To Go

The blogosphere has been preoccupied this weekend by the WaPo article about the big banks getting bigger in the wake of the financial crisis. The predominant sentiment seems to be that this is a bad thing. All of the talk reminded me of a post that John Hempton who writes the excellent Bronte Capital blog [...]