Afternoon Reading 12/23/2008: Mark-to-Market, Keynes, Quants

  • Mark-to-Market: Discussion minus the Zealotry (Accrued Interest)
  • Christmas quiz for quants (BBC)
  • Keynes offers us the best way to think about the financial crisis (FT)
  • Bush signs pension funding relief bill(P&I)
  • Pondering Madoff as we enter 2009 (The Big Picture)
  • Searching Bernie Madoff’s political contributions (OpenSecrets)
  • Number one sports science story of the year: Limits to human performance (SS)
  • Helpful video on quantitative easing (Marketplace)