Sneak Peek at Weekend Reading

A sneak peek at some links from my weekly Weekend Reading column over at

  • Risk arb update on Bear Stearns/JPMorgan (TheDeal)
  • Megastores are now willing to haggle on price (New York Times)
  • Egg prices are up 23% year-over-year (L.A. Times)
  • Pawn shops are doing booming business (Los Angeles Times)
  • Real wealth increases with age as people spend slower than models predict (Federal Reserve)
  • Venture investors are nervous about technology companies (Fortune)
  • Qualified borrowers are newly facing a credit squeeze (The Boston Globe)