Readings: Gold bugs, California, H1N1, and Fed Fallacies

  • Loony new report arguing that a tighter Fed rate policy, more regulation and less leverage wouldn’t have ameliorated the crisis  (Cato)
  • Wall Street’s new research firms try to disrupt the incumbents (Bloomberg)
  • H1N1 now dominant flu strain worldwide (CDC)
  • Pandemic Payoff from 1918: A Weaker H1N1 Flu Today (SciAm)
  • Modified goldbugism at the WSJ (Krugman/NYT)
  • Apple flash memory ardor drives industry shortage (9to5Mac)
  • Crisis marketing works: California & NYC Most Desirable US Locations (MC)