Sneak Peak at Weekend Reading

Here is a sneak peek at some links from my weekly Weekend Reading column over at While last week in the column I had argued we were due for a big bounce higher, I can’t honestly say I thought it would be soon and so visceral.

  • Capital spending cuts delay oil sands projects (Oil & Gas Journal)
  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff still being bullish in interview (S.F. Chronicle)
  • Britons are far better at frugality than conspicuous consumption (Telegraph)
  • First Solar’s peek at 2009 surprisingly positive (Fortune)
  • The looming super-subprime crisis: Social security plus Medicare (Fortune)
  • How Las Vegas came crashing down in a frenzy of “liar loans” and fraud  (Bloomberg Markets Magazine)
  • Fund managers learning all sorts of new ways to say “Whoops” (WashingtonPost)
  • Can a Lender of Last Resort Stabilize Financial Markets? Lessons from the Founding of the Fed (NBER)