Links: Gas Shortages, Taleb, Leverage, Jim Grant, etc.

A few quick things to items others may find interesting (and not all credit-market related):

  • Merger arb one of only two hedge fund strategies up on the year (HFR)
  • Jim Grant interview at the FT (FT)
  • Lehman’s Demise Triggered Cash Crunch Around Globe (WSJ)
  • FirstRain’s nice new news/data tracker on global credit crisis (FirstRain)
  • Nassim Taleb on collapses and the limits of statistics (Edge)
  • Living in a leverage-free world (The Deal)
  • Tracking gas shortages around Atlanta (Twitter)
  • Ten things that will happen next (Kiplinger):