Links: On price stability, mobile competition and the European crisis

I won’t be able to do a daily commentary today, so I thought I would just post the links from the past couple of days. Enjoy

FT Alphaville » On price stability during an ‘abundance shock’

Apple vs. Motorola Dismissed With Prejudice – John Paczkowski – News – AllThingsD

Morgan Stanley Says RIM Is a Total Disaster – John Paczkowski – Mobile – AllThingsD

BBC News – Spanish banks downgraded by Moody’s

interfluidity » Stabilizing prices is immoral

Supreme Court upholds key part of Arizona for now; strikes down other provisions – The Washington Post

Supreme Court strikes down Montana limits on corporate campaign spending – The Washington Post

Court strikes down key provisions of Arizona immigration law _ but not ‘show-me-papers’ part – The Washington Post

Europe’s bankers have forgotten the lessons of the Depression –

BBC News – Cyprus to ask for bailout from eurozone partners

BBC News – Greek designated finance minister Vassilis Rapanos resigns

BRICs Biggest Currency Depreciation Since 1998 to Worsen – Bloomberg

Samsung sees higher Q2 handset earnings; U.S. supply crunch to ease | Reuters

Spain requests bank aid, awaits Moody’s cut | Reuters

Households say finances look brightest for two years even as wages nosedive | Money | The Guardian

BBC News – Cyprus’s credit rating cut to junk status by Fitch

FT Alphaville » Why MMT is like an autostereogram

FT Alphaville » Britain doomed, apparently

Debt crisis: German court delays eurozone’s €500bn bail-out fund – Telegraph

Microsoft Poses Problems for Nokia –

Suu Kyi’s journey to global icon: a heartbreaking tale of personal sacrifice – World News

Moody’s cuts outlook for US muni debt

Republicans’ Voter Suppression Project Grinds On – Bloomberg

La deuda es ya insostenible, España necesita una quita – El Disparate Económico –

Bundesbank Swipes at Draghi as European Fault Lines Deepen – Bloomberg


Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator on BBC World News, CNBC Television, Business News Network, CBC, Fox Television and RT Television. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.

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