Links: 2013-02-24

News links for 24 February 2013
The links of particular note today are the ones on bank capital featuring Anat Admati's recommendations and the ones on France. As I wrote in November, it is not possible to believe France could get away with its governance approach while Spain and Italy were cutting. This is going to be a real problem for the euro zone in 2013 because it will determine how and whether deficit targets are relaxed and under what conditions. In my view, France is now a member of the periphery. The yield uptick may soon follow.
BBC News - Why speaking English can make you poor when you retire
Interesting theory. I am sceptical though.
"Prof Chen says his research proves that the grammar of the language we speak affects both our finances and our health.
Bluntly, he says, if...


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