Links: Dirt, Britain, Unintended Consequences, etc.

Some quick links to items of interest:

  • Developer Sells Land Dirt Cheap To Reap Tax Benefits (WSJ)
  • What Britain must do in the crisis (FT/Wolff)
  • Private equity continues to have great parties, even if everyone’s depressed (PE Hub)
  • Unintended consequences of Bernanke/Paulson’s actions (Bloomberg)
  • Intermittently interesting Al-Jazeera (?) video on how Iceland got itself into the global credit bubble (YouTube)
  • Market crises drive alcohol consumption, or at least beer sales (Anheuser-Busch)