On dollars, commodities, China, imbalances and oligarchs
Intel paid dell to limit AMD shipments.
Interesting idea from Brown
The analogies here are amazing. Must read
This is pretty funny actually.
Not particularly enamoured of Krauthamer but he makes some good points. I will return to this at some point.
"the melody of an infant’s cry matches its mother tongue."
Truly awful bank
From 1898 man or woman was forced to change surnames
This is something I will need to follow up on.
More on the finance blogger meeting
Getting swine flu vaccines when hospitals don’t
Other good quotes too.
"ABBYY’s Finereader 10 is the best all-around OCR application available."
"The capital raising is massive – a total of £21bn, compared with Lloyds’s total market value of £24bn."
"Main Street sees unemployment and low capacity utilization. Wall Street looks at bond spreads and P/Es. Those are not the same things. The current stimulus has emphasized healing the financial sector in an effort to avoid contagion and depression. It does not directly address slack in the real economy. The real economy funds the bailout of financials, but does not directly benefit. Thus the disconnect between Main Street and Wall Street."
Not just exchanges. He wants a ban
The relationship between currencies and protectionism